Here’s Why You Should Always Be Sleeping Naked

Bella Breakdown If you’re someone who likes to sleep in their birthday suit, aka naked, you may have been on to something all along. A new study has proven that sleeping with no clothing is the best way for you to catch your nightly Z’s. According to the National Sleep Foundation, the amount of time to takes you to fall fast asleep is directly impacted by your sleep satisfaction. The main way to get to this point is to lower your body temperature, which signals your body that it’s time to go to sleep. How do you lower your...

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10 Common Kitchen-Cleaning Mistakes You’re (Probably) Making

Bella Breakdown Cleaning the house isn’t a job that people want to do, but it’s important in maintaining sanitary living conditions. However, though cleaning is something we’ve all done since childhood you might be cleaning your kitchen all wrong. The one mistake people could be making and don’t even know it is that they don’t clean their kitchen from top to bottom. We’ve all done it once or twice, but sweeping the floor before cleaning your countertops is a true waste of time. One thing to keep in mind when cleaning the kitchen is to go from top to...

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Baking Soda Beauty Hacks You Didn’t Know You Needed Until Now

Bella Breakdown The beauty industry has been on the rise in recent years and so do the prices of beauty products. Instead of going out to spend tons of money on creams and oils that don’t always do the trick, try these affordable beauty hacks that use baking soda. If you’re experiencing acne at a very convenient moment mixing baking soda and water will do the trick. The baking soda is a mild exfoliant that helps remove dead skin and cleans your pores. The antibacterial properties will also help prevent breakouts. If you’re fighting blemishes, try using baking soda...

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9 Rules For De-Cluttering Your Kitchen For Good

Bella Breakdown While right now seems like the perfect time for you to renovate your kitchen, but that may not be what you need. Instead of spending money on a kitchen face-lift try out these steps to permanently de-clutter your most popular room in the house. First thing you should do is take inventory of everything in your kitchen. Yes, everything. The problem with a cluttered kitchen is that you have an abundance of items that you don’t even use. So pull everything out and place them into groups and separate them based on how often you use each...

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Refrigerated Yogurt Could Be The Secret To Great Skin

Bella Breakdown If you’re someone who has tried every trick in the book for perfect skin, but nothing has worked then what you need may be in your refrigerator. Celebs like Gwyneth Paltrow, Victoria Beckham, and even Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall have all turned to this dairy product for their facial needs. Celebrity facialist Deborah Mitchell is giving away a few of her skincare secrets and she claims that one of the best things for your skin is cold yogurt. “If you aren’t able to buy quality skin cream, apply some yogurt to the skin, and leave it...

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Shoo Fly! Get Rid Of Pesky Bugs With These Homemade Repellents

Bella Breakdown You may be preparing for some fun summer activities, but one thing that may have slipped you mind are bug repellents. Instead of using chemical repellents found in stores try out these homemade repellents that will keep the mosquitoes away and let you enjoy the outdoors. If you have a few empty mason jars lying around, simply add your favorite essential oils with water. Using oils like peppermint, lavender, eucalyptus or citrus will release a fragrance that will naturally repel mosquitoes. Add about 10 drops of oil to the water in the jar. You’ll then add a...

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These Might Sound Like Some Weird Cleaning Hacks, But They Work

Bella Breakdown If you’re planning on doing some house cleaning this weekend then trying out some new, but effective hacks may be what you need. If you find yourself out of your usual cleaning products try using these household items that will surely get the job done. On top of being a great drink, Coca-Cola can also be used to clean your porcelain toilet, sinks, and bathtubs. Simply pour a can of Coke into a toilet and let it sit for an hour, scrub and then simply flush it clean. The citric acid in Coke removes stains from vitreous...

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5 Ways To Trick Your Brain Into Getting More Done

Bella Breakdown Keeping your mind on track to be productive can be a struggle for some. However, there are a few tricks one can do to make your brain do work even when it’s telling you it doesn’t want to. Trick one would be to take the distractions away. The biggest distraction? Your smartphone. So, whenever you’re at work or needing to do some household chores put your phone away. “By having your smartphone out, you are literally bringing the IQ of the entire room down,” said one researcher from the University of Texas-Austin. Open offices may be cool...

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