DIY Haircut Tips

Bella Breakdown So you want to cut your own hair. I mean, guys do it all the time right? So why can’t we? If you want to give yourself a trim, or maybe go bold and try taking off a few inches of hair, there are some basic ground rules to follow so that you don’t have to make an emergency run to the salon. If it’s your first time, I recommend keeping it simple with a basic touch up or bang trim, and then gradually warm up to more complex cuts. For anything super drastic, the salon is...

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How To Start A Bullet Journal

\ Bella Breakdown As the new year approaches, it’s the perfect time to get organized and work on getting all your goals and thoughts down. You’ve probably heard of a bullet journal, the trendy system for logging daily goals, making lists and jotting down thoughts. The idea behind the journal is that it’s beautiful to look at, therapeutic to create and fantastic for keeping yourself on track and organized. If you want to start one this year, follow some helpful tips to get going! The Notebook First thing’s first, channel your old school supply shopping days and get yourself...

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Festive Jello Shots To Turn The Holiday Party Up

Bella Breakdown Holiday parties are a ton of fun, and it’s an excuse to indulge in your favorite food and drinks. If you’re planning on throwing a soiree for your friends this year, mix things up a bit and ditch the usual vodka cranberries for something a little more fun. These jello shots are guaranteed to be a big hit, and they’ll certainly get the party started. Apple Cider Bourbon Jello Shots For the sophisticated palette, here’s a jello shot that even your snobbiest friend will enjoy. You can’t say no to something as classy as bourbon shot. 1...

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Trying Grandma’s Beauty Tricks

Bella Breakdown Our grandmothers could very well think we are the generation that knows it all. We have all of this technology, and information in the palm of our hands. But, Grandma knows she’s got some long lasting tricks up her sleeve that she is more than likely to pass down to us. A lot of our grandmothers were probably born between the 1930s and 50s. They grew up in a totally different era. Some of your grandmothers may have been immigrants from other countries, like mine, and have brought with them some of their own interesting beauty regimens....

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Win A Costume Contest With These Great Halloween Costume Ideas

Bella Breakdown Selecting a Halloween costume is never easy – there are so many different factors to consider such as cost, personal style, time, accessibility, gramablity… the list goes on. Here are some tips to help you work out how to get it right! Group Theme Come up with a theme which your whole group agrees on for Halloween this year and help each other out! Having a theme narrows down your choices and makes it much easier to select the items you need. It can be a lot of fun getting together and replicating a look, plus the...

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