DIY Toothpaste

Bella Breakdown Now you can customize your toothpaste to be whatever flavor you want. Combine 1/2 cup coconut oil, 3 tablespoons baking soda, two packets of Stevia powder, and 20 drops of peppermint oil (or other flavoring of your choice) and mix well. Pour the contents into a jar with a lid and use as your daily...

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Bold And Beautiful Lips Are Always In Style

Beauty Bar Breakdown Beauty Bar Basics teams up with beauty guru Nur (@nurberxo), to give us the lowdown on how to make a statement with your lip color! Here are a few tips to get that bold and beautiful lip color: -Pick a color by experimenting: According to Our, if you have fair skin, bright colors will work better for you. Blue tones and colors will keep those pearly whites look bright! -Swatch to compare tones: Use your hand as a swatch for lip colors, to compare colors against your skin tone and also compare colors to each other....

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Be The ‘Punny’ One This Halloween

Bella Breakdown It’s that time of year, well, when we all say, “it’s that time of year.” But for most, with Halloween a month or so around the corner, it’s crunch time: what to be for Halloween? I think even Shakespeare said something along those lines…right? Girls are trying to decide whether or not to be sexy or funny, while guys are still enamored with football season starting back up again (finally). So, if you’re still deciding what to rock on all hallows eve, we’ve got you covered. From sugar mama to Nickelback, here are some of the puniest...

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DIY Kahlúa®

Bella Breakdown With caffeinated cocktails continuing to pick up steam in bars and in coffee shops across the country, we take matters into our own hands and make our own coffee – infused liqueur. It’s sweet, only three ingredients and will leave you with the perfect buzz. To make this delicious concoction: 1. Put 8 ounces of cracked coffee into a carafe 2. Add 750 mL of Armagnac 3. Allow to steep for 48 hours 4. Strain into a pot and heat the solution over medium heat 5. Add 1 3/4 cups of demerara sugar 6. Stir for 45...

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Wallpaper Cake Art Is the next Treat all Baking Beauties Should Add to Their Bucket Lists

Bella Breakdown Old Hollywood aficionados will know the wallpaper at the Beverly Hills Hotel intimately: It’s banana leaf patterned and synonymous with luxury and glamour – and now that wallpaper has become edible cake art. Wallpaper cake art is the next treat all baking beauties should add to their bucket lists. People have been making cakes by copying different cool styles. One person copied the Martinique wallpaper. Another “just for fun cake” looks like dripping yarn and a “pineapple right side up cake” is decorated with mini pineapples and topped with an actual pineapple stem. They are amazingly...

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