These Tampon Companies Are Merging Feminism with Feminine Care

Bella Breakdown Feminism in the tampon aisle isn’t limited to the sport-specific variety, nor is it embodied by a woman clad in white who dances on the beach, accompanied by a script telling you to enjoy your flow. L. When you buy a box of these organic cotton tampons, the company will donate a box to a female entrepreneur in a developing country. Monthly Gift Totes, sweatshirts and makeup bags appropriately tagged with “feminist AF” across the front. Cora Besides giving pads to girls in India, Cora also hires the women there to create the products. It empowers them...

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Summer Yum: DIY Frozen Watermelon Pops

Bella Breakdown Watermelon popsicles are everything we need the summer. To make this delicious treat, cut watermelon into 1 inch round slices. Then cut those rounds into quarters. Next, pierce a hole in the rind and place a stick into the hole. Lay your watermelon “popsicles” on a sheet and drizzle melted chocolate over them. Then add your favorite toppings such as pistachios or shredded coconut. Freeze the popsicles until they are frozen....

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American Heart Association: Go Red For Women #GoRedGetFit

(This post is sponsored. However, as always, the opinions are all my own) National Movement To End Heart Disease (And Stroke) In Women Heart disease in women is extremely high. In fact, each year, 1 in 3 women die of heart disease and strokes! Unfortunately, the facts don’t lie and this is an alarmingly high number. But together we can change that because 80 perfect of cardiac events can be prevented…it’s easy! Friends that do fitness challenges together, stay healthy together! A barrier to being fit and healthy is simply not having the guidance and support. By rallying together...

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You Can Now Drink (or Eat) Your Sunscreen – Sort Of!

Bella Breakdown Chances are that when you see a partygoer passing a bottle of pills around, the contents of that bottle aren’t going to be good for you. But in the case of this month’s fitness-trend de jure health is the optimal goal. The latest craze to hit the Hamptons comes in pill form – but it isn’t a party drug, it’s sunscreen! Heliocare is the latest trending one-a-day dietary supplement for the rich and playful and it’s designed to help your skin protect itself from the harmful effects of free radicals. The folks at Heliocare aren’t the only...

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Breakfast on the Go: Morning Smoothie

A Delicious Breakfast Smoothie Recipe for All the Breakfast Haters Out There I don’t know about you but breakfast is not my favorite meal of the day. If you offer me a big plate of pasta bolognese for dinner or a delicious chopped salad for lunch, I’m all in. For whatever reason, breakfast is not my thing. Between the rush of getting kids out the door and the fact that I just don’t feel that hungry in the morning, I needed to get creative with finding something both nutritious and filling to eat for breakfast on the go. I...

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This 200-Calorie Lentil Chili Is Actually So Delicious

Bella Breakdown Pumpkin purée is the secret ingredient in this chili, made with good-for-you lentils and black beans. Here’s How to Make This AMAZING Low-Cal Chili Sauté one chopped onion in 1 tablespoon of olive oil over medium heat. When the onion becomes translucent, add 1/2 cup of chopped red pepper and 1/2 teaspoon of kosher salt. When the vegetables start to soften, add two cloves of minced garlic, 2 teaspoons of taco seasoning, 2 tablespoons of tomato paste, 1 tablespoon adobo sauce, one 15 ounce can of lentils and 1 quart of chicken stock. Once this is well...

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