The Only 5 Makeup Brushes You’ll Ever Need

Bella Breakdown The right makeup brushes can make all the difference – here are five you should know about. #1 Eyeshadow Brush – use this small fluffy brush to blend eyeshadow. #2 Angled Brush – use an angled brush to define your eyebrows, then use it to apply eyeliner. #3 Foundation Brush – spread concealer on first, then buff on your foundation. #4 Blush Brush – place bronzer on cheeks, jawline, and temples. Apply blush on the apples of the cheeks. #5 Fan Brush – use a highlighter on cheekbones, forehead and nose....

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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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How to Master the Tic Tac Ten Manicure

Bella Breakdown To get this new hot look, you will need: A base coat China Glaze nail polish in “Teen Spirit” Smith & Coat Flatte Topcoat A striper brush Butter London polish in “Cotton Bud” A top coat. Step 1 Apply base coat, then a coat of “Teen Spirit”. Step 2 Next, using ”Cotton Bud” and the striper brush, make several stripes across the nail horizontally. Step 3 Then, do the same thing vertically, creating a tic tac toe pattern. Nail this...

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WHAT?! This Powder Is Actually a Lipstick!!

Bella Breakdown With great powder (lipstick) comes great responsibility. This powder is actually a lipstick that when pressed, melts together. It’s made with pigment, natural oils, and extracts. It goes on just like a lipstick. Apply thinly and the stain lasts for hours. You can also dab it on your cheeks as blush. You can easily mix colors. Layer your colors to create an ombre effect. Purchase it online for anywhere from $5 to...

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Oscars 2017 Red Carpet: Wow & Whoa Moments

Bella Breakdown This year’s Academy Awards red carpet was filled with jaw-dropping gowns, unexpected print choices, and that overreaching devotion to fashion that we’ve come to expect from the Oscars crowd. So, without further ado, let’s dive into the “wow” & “whoa” fashion moments of the evening! Wow Emma Stone in Givenchy.   Viola Davis in Armani.   Taraji P. Henson in Alberta Ferretti.   Hailee Steinfeld in Ralph & Russo.   Kirsten Dunst in Christian Dior.   Karlie Kloss in Stella McCartney.   Brie Larson in Oscar de la Renta. Whoa (In a Good Way) Dakota Johnson in...

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Give a Flattering New Meaning to the Term ‘Red Eye’

Bella Breakdown This dramatic glossy red eye make-up is surprisingly flattering. To get this look: Apply a deep red eyeshadow from the lash line to the eye crease. Line the under eye with the same red shadow. Blend well with a Q-tip. Next, apply a coat of black mascara. Finally, dab on a glittery glossy red shadow to complete this look....

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