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Alethea’s Skincare Tips


Alethea Tinkle is an absolute skincare guru and aesthetician extraordinaire.  It is her job, it is her hobby, it is her passion. She is the perfect blend of beauty and science and loves to stay current on both in order to bring the latest and greatest to her clients at Bella.

If you do not find the skincare tips or answers you are looking for, we encourage you to Ask Alethea.

Biggest Acne Myths and Why They’re Wrong

Biggest Acne Myths and Why They’re Wrong

Acne is one of the most common skin disorders in the USA (and the entire world, for that matter). Nearly 85% of Americans are affected by acne at least once in their lives, so it doesn't come as a surprise that there are hundreds of myths around the condition. As a...

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Should You Moisturize Active Acne?

Should You Moisturize Active Acne?

So you've mastered your skincare routine and are doing all the right things — uneven skin tones and dark spots are part of the past, but you're now facing a new problem you never thought would be: adult acne. Adult acne can be a result of a myriad of things, including...

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Skincare Ingredients You Should Never Mix

Skincare Ingredients You Should Never Mix

Some things are simply not meant to be, and while I totally believe you can achieve anything you put your mind to, on this occasion, I'm talking about skincare ingredients. Simply put, some ingredients are simply meant to work on their own, especially when it comes to...

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How to Reduce Pimples in Times of Emergency

How to Reduce Pimples in Times of Emergency

Pimples show up riiiiight when you least need them to. Got a date this weekend? Your BFF's wedding? Yep, it's 100% going to show up. Don't take it from me - it's science. The good news is that an inconvenient pimple doesn't have to ruin your day. There are super...

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Essentials for Skincare in Your 40s

Essentials for Skincare in Your 40s

Good skincare habits should start early, but they can look a little different once you reach the fourth floor. By the time we reach our 40s, our skin turnover is much, much slower than it was in our 20s or 30s. What that means is that, essentially, healing from things...

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Best Skincare Products & Treatments for Men

Best Skincare Products & Treatments for Men

When we think of skincare regimens and eye serums, we immediately think of women. It's not surprising, really, especially when you consider most marketing efforts in the industry are aimed at the female gender. I think it's about time we talk about skincare for men....

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Easy Skincare Routine For Busy Moms

Easy Skincare Routine For Busy Moms

As an active mom, farm owner, and business owner, you can imagine my schedule tends to be pretty chaotic. One thing most of my clients have a hard time believing is that my skincare routine is actually pretty simple. I never go over the top with my morning skincare...

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Healthy Skin Vacation Tips for the Beach!

Healthy Skin Vacation Tips for the Beach!

Summer is just around the corner and it looks like we might ACTUALLY get to celebrate the season with sun, sea, and sand! I don't know about you, but I'm soooo ready for a vacation. 2021 has been a pretty busy year with the opening of Bella's second location in...

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Benefits of Using a Jade Roller

Benefits of Using a Jade Roller

Jade rollers have become super popular in the past few years, but they aren’t actually new. They date back to the 7th century in China, but jade has been used for skincare long before that. Jade is cool to the touch, so it works as a natural skincare device to improve...

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How to Reduce Dark Spots

How to Reduce Dark Spots

As we age, dark spots can suddenly appear anywhere on the body, eek!. These age spots, also called hyperpigmentation, happen when the skin produces too much melanin. Melanin is what gives your hair, skin, and eyes their color, but sometimes, we'll get small spots on...

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Remedies for Under Eye Bags

Remedies for Under Eye Bags

Looking for remedies for under eye bags that actually work? Under eye bags are a common concern for many, and even though they can be caused by a million factors, the best way to get rid of them in the long term is by making some easy changes in your daily habits....

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Waxing Tips: Do’s & Don’ts

Waxing Tips: Do’s & Don’ts

New to waxing? Waxing is one of the most popular ways to get rid of unwanted hair because, unlike shaving, it lasts for several weeks. It’s wonderful not having to deal with excess body hair for a month, but the waxing process is definitely not a fun one - especially...

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CBD for Skin: Does It Actually Work?

CBD for Skin: Does It Actually Work?

CBD oil has been touted as the cure for issues ranging from acne to anxiety. Over the past couple of years, it has probably become one of the most controversial skin care ingredients because it’s derived from the hemp or marijuana plant, but what exactly is it and how...

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Vitamin C in Skincare

Vitamin C in Skincare

Vitamin C is often found in skincare products both for the face and for the body. Vitamin C is one of the best vitamins for skincare in the sense that it encourages new collagen to grow, protects your skin from sun damage, fades pigmentation, and so many more benefits...

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Vacation Skincare Obsessions

Vacation Skincare Obsessions

Spending time at the beach or on a summer vacation is relaxing and rejuvenating for your mind, but your skin may need some extra care both during and after your trip. Although you should be practicing good skincare habits every day of the year, it’s easy to slip up...

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7 Benefits of Exfoliating

7 Benefits of Exfoliating

Is your skin looking dull lately? Dull skin can be a symptom of a myriad of issues, including stress! If you're looking for a quick and effective way to instantly brighten your face and make your skin look and feel better, one of my biggest skincare tips is to start...

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Adult Acne Tips For Clear Skin

Adult Acne Tips For Clear Skin

Nothing is worse than finally growing out of your awkward teenage years only to find out that acne is still a thing in your life. Who wants to deal with pimples and acne when you now also have to worry about fine lines and wrinkles? I know I certainly don’t! Adult...

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Things Women With Glowing Skin Always Do

Things Women With Glowing Skin Always Do

We all have that one friend who has gorgeous skin. While genetics does play a role in our skin health, there are some things that women with great skin always do to keep their glow. While using the right products is always a game-changer, sometimes all it takes to get...

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Essentials For Skincare in Your 30s

Essentials For Skincare in Your 30s

Congrats on making it to your 30s! Seriously, our twenties can be messy and they're probably one of the most confusing times for any human being. Somehow, things only start to make more sense once you reach the so-called "dreaded thirties". One thing I did like about...

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Summer Skincare Tips To Get A Natural Glow

Summer Skincare Tips To Get A Natural Glow

Girls just wanna have… healthy and glowing skin! Summer is just around the corner and all I can think of lately is getting that glow on my skin back after such a harsh winter. Even though I LOVE summers, I have to admit they can be tough on my skin. Premature aging,...

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Alethea’s Mommy Makeover Secrets

Alethea’s Mommy Makeover Secrets

If you follow me on my personal Instagram, you’re probably up to date already with the newest member of my family, Luca. He was born in June, something most people have a hard time believing because I certainly don’t look as though I gave birth to my third kiddo so...

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