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Build Your Coffee The Right Way

Bella Breakdown Coffee is a ritual, a process, a tradition. Those who love to drink coffee often know what kind of coffee they prefer, exactly how to build it, and if they want to add anything to the final product or take it black. If you are new to the coffee scene, you may be overwhelmed with the endless amount of coffee makers you can choose from. They all prepare coffee differently, take different amounts of time to fully steep or pressurize, and some work better with certain types of coffees. I suggest asking your friends and family to...

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Apply Fake Eyelashes The Right Way

Bella Breakdown I tried fake eyelashes once. After that, I said to myself that I would never do it again. They were very hard for me to put on and they just didn’t look right. And then, halfway through the night, they started to come off! After watching this video, I realized that I had absolutely no idea what I was doing. I probably looked like a total fool to makeup connoisseurs who saw my flimsy fake lashes falling off my face. Now, with the advice in this video, I have renewed faith in my ability to put on...

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Cold Weather Skin Care Musts

Bella Breakdown As much as some of us may be ready for the winter months to come to an end, in many places in the United States it seems like we might be in for cold weather for a while longer. If you live in a chilly place, then taking care of your skin throughout the winter season is absolutely essential. Cold weather is especially harsh on the skin, and it can make it raw, itchy, irritated, or dry. Frigid temps can even lead to people’s skin aging more quickly. Follow these precautionary actions to protect your skin no...

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Grow Your Own Food

Bella Breakdown Although vegetables aren’t the most expensive food on the market, buying good veggies can take up a large amount of time. If you’re truly want to make vegetables a large part of your diet, then you need to go to the grocery store once or twice a week in order to keep it fresh. What most people don’t know is that there are many leafy, edible greens that can actually be grown in house. All you need to do is harvest the seed from a plant you buy at the store. Check out these veggies you can...

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Make Your Eye Makeup Pop

Bella Breakdown I have to admit it: I am tired of the smokey eye. I feel as though I never do it quite right, and half the time I’m walking out of the house looking like a just got in a back alley fight and got a black eye. Instead, I recently used this video to make my brown eyes stand out and look extra chocolatey. First off, I never knew this, but apparently you should use colors that naturally accentuate your eye color. So, purchase an eye shadow palate that is complementary to your shade. If you have...

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DIY Skin Care Hacks

Bella Breakdown An average American Woman spends a total of $15,000 in her lifetime on beauty products. When I first heard this stat, I am ashamed to say that I was not surprised, given the fact that eye creams, facials, skin care, and hair products can cost a pretty penny, no matter whether you are shopping at Walmart or The Body Shop. Not only do these products cost a small fortune, but they are also filled with chemicals and ingredients that most people can’t even begin to pronounce. However, some skin experts believe in a more natural take on...

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DIY: Facials You Need To Try

Bella Breakdown All of the facial products on the market with 100 weird ingredients can be overwhelming. If you are done with spending way too much for fancy facials that contain who knows what, then turn to these secret tricks from some Mexican abuelitas. 1. Use milk as a makeup remover! 2. A lettuce facial to work as a toner. 3. Exfoliate with lime juice, sugar, and salt (and then make a little Marg after!) 4. Avocado and olive oil facial for smoothness (…or just grab some chips and make guac?) 5. Lime juice, honey, and wax to prevent...

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