Bella Gerard

Bio

Bella Gerard is a beauty and writer at Elite Daily, where she writes about everything from the best problem-solving skincare to the latest Kardashian wig changes. Nothing thrills her more than the chance to test out a new product, and she considers herself the unofficial master of Before & After photos when it comes to writing reviews. Bella's bylines have also appeared on Health.com, InStyle, People, Hello Giggles, Brit+Co, and The Chill Times, just to name a few. She received a bachelor’s degree in English with a minor in Photography from Georgetown University. When she's not covering her body in makeup swatches, Bella enjoys reading and writing poetry, blowing her rent money on plants, and digging around New York's finest thrift shops in search of a good gem or two. She also posts from La Bella Vita, her personal blog, which you can find at labellavitablog.net. For daily beauty hauls via Instagram Stories, you can follow Bella on Instagram at @bellagerard, and learn more at www.bellagerard.net.

Beauty Insider Account Trendmood Is Releasing A Box With All Of Beauty's Best

By Bella Gerard and Theresa Massony
There are beauty influencers, and then, there are beauty news influencers — OK, there's really only one big name in the latter category, and that’s Sophie Shab of the @Trendmood1 beauty insider account on Instagram. If you're already following…

Demi Lovato's Grammys Dress Is Almost As Major As Her Emotional Performance

By Bella Gerard and Kelsi Zimmerman
Gather round, Lovatics, because the queen has returned, and she looks bomb. After taking a year-long break from music that broke my soul and had me listening to everything from the Camp Rock soundtrack to "Skyscraper" on repeat, Demi Lovato is back…

Camila Cabello's Grammys Dress Has The Prettiest, Bejeweled Bodice

By Bella Gerard and Ani Bundel
It's Grammys season, people. That means all your favorite singers and songbirds are hitting the red carpet in their absolute best, and Camila Cabello's look at the 2020 Grammys is already making waves. Cabello is both nominated for and performing at…

Rosalía's Leather Grammys Dress Went Hard, But Her Nails Went Harder

By Bella Gerard and Ani Bundel
Last year, Rosalía rocked the Latin Grammys, and with two nominations for the U.S. Grammys this year, she's not done making waves in the music world. It's a good thing Rosalía's sense of style is as strong as her powerful voice because, ICYMI,…

Ariana Grande's 2020 Grammys Dress Is So Fluffy, You Can Barely See Her

By Bella Gerard and Kelsi Zimmerman
Do you know how hard it is to have such a signature look and still manage to surprise people on the red carpet? Well, Ariana Grande's dress at the 2020 Grammys does all that and more. With five nominations and a Grammy performance slated for 2020,…

Billie Eilish's Grammys Look Matches Her Lime Green Roots Perfectly

By Bella Gerard and Ani Bundel
Stars have really been embracing their personal styles on the 2020 red carpets, but no one more so than 18-year-old singer Billie Eilish, aka the only person to ever make me think basketball shorts looked chic. Her personal style is off the charts,…

Lizzo Wore All White To The Grammys & Brought Old Hollywood Glam To Life

By Bella Gerard and Kelsi Zimmerman
What does one wear to an award show when nominated for eight, yes, EIGHT awards? Well, when you're 100% That Bitch, you find something justright for the occasion. Lizzo's outfit at the 2020 Grammys is absolutely fitting for a night spent celebrating…

Halsey Shared A Ton Of Helpful Hacks In Her 'Manic' Makeup Tutorial

By Bella Gerard
While some stars stick to a signature look, others are brave enough to try out what feels like a totally new vibe every single day. Halsey is one of the risk-takers I'm referring to, so when I heard the news that Halsey filmed a Manic makeup…

The NYX x 'Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina' Collection Is Affordable As Hell

By Bella Gerard
I admit, I had to stop watching Chilling Adventures of Sabrina because it got too spooky for me. What can I say , I'm a scaredy-cat! That said, I still stan Sabrina and her Big Witch Energy, which is why I'm ready to shop the NYX Cosmetics x…

SKIMS Is Coming To Nordstrom, & Soon You Can Shop The Brand IRL

By Bella Gerard
While I've already placed a handful of SKIMS orders, I admit that shopping for solutionwear online isn't always the easiest task. When it comes to both cozy loungewear and sculpting shapewear, it's all about the right materials — Are the PJs soft…

Priyanka Chopra Is The New Face Of Crocs & I Can't Believe It, Either

By Bella Gerard
Y'all, please believe me when I say I'm a fan of taking fashion risks. Even so, I truly don't know how to feel about the news that Priyanka Chopra is the new face of Crocs. Between her love for Nick Jonas and her affinity for Crocs, I'm starting to…

Kylie Jenner Did Kim Kardashian's Makeup On Her YouTube Channel, & The Sisters Spilled Tea

By Bella Gerard
In what I'm referring to as the YouTube video I never knew I wanted but absolutely needed, Kylie Jenner did Kim Kardashian's makeup, and the whole thing was a very cute sisterly-bonding experience. Jenner isn't a full-on beauty YouTuber just yet,…

Kate Middleton's Sequined Red Party Look Is A Lesson In Monochrome Dressing

By Bella Gerard
I know there's a lot of drama going on in the royal family RN, but I'm choosing to focus on the positives — like Kate Middleton's monochromatic red party outfit, for example. This woman serves looks on behalf of her country every damn day, but at a…

The Etude House x Hershey's Chocolate Bar Palettes Look Good Enough To Eat

By Bella Gerard
My two vices are chocolate and makeup, and I'm simply not ashamed. Don't even think about asking me to pick between them, though, because I cannot and will not ever do so. Fortunately, the new Etude House x Hersey's makeup collection combines the…

Versed Just Dropped 2 New Toners For $18 Each, & They Guarantee Glowy Skin — EXCLUSIVE

By Bella Gerard
Raise your hand if you're only half-certain about what a toner actually is. No judgement — TBH, I felt the same for a while, and it took me quite some time to find out what sort of toners might suit my personal skincare routine best. Even now, I'm…

Everlane's Very First Leggings Are Coming, & You'll Want To Wear Them Everywhere

By Bella Gerard
I first heard about Everlane, a brand for luxe, ethical basics, when not-yet-duchess Meghan Markle was spotted wearing it on the reg. Since then I've become quite a fan of their chic jumpsuits, sturdy denim, and downright perfect blouses, so when I…

These 2020 Short Haircut Trends Are Nothing Short Of Gorgeous

By Bella Gerard
If your short hair is in need of a refresh, it might be time to try something totally new. It's far too easy to get stuck in a haircut rut, which is why I've taken a deep dive into the top short haircut trends of 2020 to serve as some much-needed…

These Long Haircut Trends Give Your Hair New Life Without Sacrificing Length

By Bella Gerard
While I love my long hair, I can admit that it can get a bit boring. I've been asking for the same cut for ages — "Just an inch and a half off the bottom, with some light layers, thanks." — and while I don't want a dramatic chop, I am looking for a…

These Adidas x Ivy Park Unboxings Make Me Wish I Was Friends With Beyonce

By Bella Gerard
Athleisure fans and Beyoncé stans alike have been patiently waiting for the diva's Ivy Park brand to make its comeback, and if you need one more reason to shop the line dropping Jan. 18, these Adidas x Ivy Park unboxings from your fave celebs should…

Kat Von D Is Leaving Kat Von D Beauty — & What's Next For Her Will Surprise You

By Bella Gerard
As I scrolled through Instagram this morning, I was hardly expecting to come across any big announcements, but lo and behold, just a few swipes into my newsfeed I was met with some major beauty news. If you haven't heard, grab a teacup and allow me…