4 DIY Sugar Scrubs

Bella Breakdown Get baby–soft skin with this easy DIY! #1 Peppermint Sugar Scrub- Start by pouring sugar and coconut oil into a bowl and mix well. Then add peppermint oil and green food dye. #2 Coffee Brown Sugar Scrub- Pour brown sugar and coffee grounds into a bowl and combine well. Stir in coconut oil. #3 Raspberry Vanilla Sugar Scrub- Mix sugar, coconut oil, raspberry oil and vanilla extract together in a bowl. Add red food dye. #4 Lemon Lavender Sugar Scrub – Combine sugar, coconut oil, lemon oil and lavender oil in a bowl. Add yellow food dye....

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Show Yourself a Little Love: Ways to Rejuvenate Your Life This Year

Bella Breakdown Doesn’t a face mask and a hike sound good right now? Start your year off right with some tips that will help ease your mind, body, and soul. R29’s Lucie Fink is starting her year off with five days of rejuvenation. #1 On day 1 she got a facial. Liquid microdermabrasion stimulates collagen production while removing dead skin cells. This is a great way to make your skin glow. #2 On day 2, Lucie discovered Binaural Beats on YouTube. This is a great way to rejuvenate your brain. One frequency of music goes into each ear, combining...

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The Magic of Tiny Eyelash Extensions

Bella Breakdown Droplet sized extensions can transform your whole look. Traditionally, eyelash extensions are applied to the entire natural lash line. However, by spacing small clumps of eyelash extensions uniformly across the entire eyelash line, you create a real statement. To get this look, apply eyelash glue to a section of eyelash extension clumps and place them along your natural lash line with tweezers. For a more dramatic look, do the same to the lower lashes as...

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DIY Felt Succulents

Bella Breakdown Bloom! DIY felt succulents are a cheap and easy way to create a chic home decor craft that you’ll be proud to display. Step 1 To make these pretty decorations, fold a strip of felt in half and cut into a leaf shape. Repeat this four times. Step 2 Use a fabric marker to add more color. Using a hot glue gun, roll each leaf, then repeat by layering the four “leaves”. Step 3 Fold the leaves outward to shape the succulents. Have fun with different colors, shapes, and sizes. Step 4 Display in a bowl filled...

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6 Coconut Oil Beauty Hacks

Bella Breakdown We found some of the best ways to use coconut oil in your everyday beauty routine. #1 Use it as a face moisturizer. Use at night to allow time for the oil to sink into your skin. #2 Use it as a substitute for full-body moisturizer. This is especially useful in the summer to make your skin glow. #3 Use it to remove waterproof makeup. Use with a cotton round to remove eye and lip products. #4 Use it as a post-blowout styler to tame frizz. A small amount of coconut oil tames flyaways and adds shine....

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Kill the Clutter: How to Organize a Child’s Room

Say ‘Goodbye’ to Kid Clutter! When you have kids, their toys and books can start to take over. Some people are not bothered at all by clutter and others are practically offended by it. Wherever you stand on the spectrum, keeping your child’s room neat is a way to help to make your life a little easier because when you need to find things, you will be able to. Helping your kids learn to be organized is a skill that needs to be taught. If the chaos in your child’s bedroom or playroom is out of control, there are...

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