How to Master the Triple Layer Manicure

Bella Breakdown Nailing this look is as easy as 1-2-3! You will need: base coat Mark Jacobs polish in “Warm Blue” Deborah Lipman polish in “I’ll Take Manhattan” CND Polish in “Brass Button” striper brush topcoat #1 First, apply base coat to the nails. Next, apply one layer of “Warm Blue” polish. #2 Next, apply one layer of “I’ll Take Manhattan” to about 3/4 of the nail. #3 Using the striper brush clean up the edges of your “I’ll Take Manhattan” layer. #4 Apply a dab of “Brass Button” to the base of each nail, a layer of topcoat...

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The Busy Mom’s Guide to Potty Training

Potty Training Made (Somewhat) Easy! Did you know that you can pay someone to potty train your child? Yes, you read correctly – for a large fee, (some people even charge up to $1000), someone will come to your house and teach your child how to pee and poop in the potty. Toilet training is something of a rite of passage for our toddlers, and common sense tells you that they will figure it out eventually. However, it is a topic that is very stressful to many busy parents. So, if you are one of those people who are...

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DIY Spring Lotion Bars

Bella Breakdown Moisturize your skin and take in the sweet scent of spring with this DIY lotion bar! In a pot, melt 2 ounces of beeswax, 1 cup of coconut oil 1/2 cup shea butter, and a few drops of rose oil. Mix well. Pour the mixture into a cup and refrigerate for 10 minutes. To moisturize your skin, rub the bar onto your skin as you would a soap. Coconut oil helps to moisturize dry skin, shea butter has anti-inflammatory properties and helps heal irritated skin, beeswax has high antioxidant properties and acts as a skin rejuvenator, and...

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10 of the Best-Selling Beauty Products from CVS Under $10

Bella Breakdown These beauty products are popular for a reason: they are both affordable, and people swear by them! Even better: you can get them at the drugstore. Get More Bang for Your Buck with These 10 CVS Beauty Products 1. Essie Gel Setter Top Coat costs $10. Extend the life of your polish from a few days to a full week. 2. E.l.f. Poreless Face Primer costs $6. It leaves skin with a soft focus and blurred look. Skin will stay matte all day long. 3. NYX Soft Matte Lip Cream in Stockholm costs $6. This beauty blogger...

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Wellborn Cabinet: Enter Now And You Can Win $12,000 For The Kitchen Of Your Dreams!

Enter To Win The Kitchen Of Your Dreams In most homes, like mine, the kitchen is usually the place where everyone gathers and shares a good meal. It’s the place where everyone hangs out and essentially, it’s the heart of the home. With that being said, we want our kitchen to be beautiful, functional, and ready to take on our everyday needs. Thanks to one company the kitchen of your dreams is just an entry away! The company is called Wellborn Cabinet. Wellborn Cabinet came from humbling beginnings in the early 1960s to become the high quality, thriving, kitchen...

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Anti-Stress Lavender Putty

Bella Breakdown This clay has a lavender scent that will help calm and ease anxiety. In a bowl, combine flour, salt, cream of tartar, oil, lavender essential oil and boiling water. Mix well. Stir in some lavender food coloring and purple glitter. Wait 20 minutes until the putty has cooled. You can now knead it and stretch it while taking deep breaths to calm yourself...

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