Beachy Waves You’ll Want This Summer

Bella Breakdown There’s nothing quite like the hair you get after a day at the beach. The salt water can turn any kind of hair into that of the mermaid’s we’ve always dreamed of as little girls. Now, some of you might not have constant access to the beach, or maybe you just don’t want to deal with the sand and swallowing salt water, or maybe you’re terrified of the ocean. Don’t fret, there’s still a way to achieve beautiful beach waves without having to go into the ocean. This lavender sea salt spray is the perfect at-home DIY...

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‘Easy-Cheesy’ Lasagna

Everybody loves lasagna. I love it, you love it, we all love it. Unfortunately, we don’t all have time to make your grandmother’s sauce that takes eight hours. It is the perfect dish for feeding a crowd but doesn’t have to take your entire day. Try these simple, but delicious, lasagna dishes that are better than their grandmother’s. The first lasagna is a classic red sauce version with a twist. Instead of making your own sauce, we suggest buying Rao’s Homemade or Victoria Fine Foods. Using a store-bought sauce and no-boil lasagna noodles will expedite your lasagna making process....

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The Leesa Mattress is a Must Have For All College Students

 Bella Breakdown! Are you a college student? Do you know a college student? Are you still living like a college student? If you answered yes, then the Leesa mattress is for you! Hear it from me, a college student living 700 miles away from home and in desperate need of a mattress that a 5’2 girl can carry and un-roll all by herself. College is about independence! We need a company that can provide us with a mattress that we can independently put together. Luckily, Leesa has done just that! I mean, let’s be real, there’s no way...

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4 Super Simple Ways to Save Money on Makeup

Bella Breakdown With these few simple tips, you can get the most bang for your buck when it comes to your makeup. #1. Cut open your moisturizer when it’s running low and scrape it into a small container. #2. Save your broken blush. Crush the powder with a bobby pin, then add rubbing alcohol and mix into a paste. Mash the paste back into the container with a spoon, clean the edges with a Q-tip and allow to dry. #3. Soak your tube of mascara in warm water when it is running low. It loosens the mascara on the...

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Make Quick, Crunchy Pickles with Your Vegetable Scraps

Bella Breakdown Ever wonder what to do with those leftover veggie scraps? We have your answer: pickles! This is the perfect way to put some crunch in your lunch. Ingredients red cabbage 2 parts salt 1 part sugar carrot radish rice vinegar Preparation Combine the red cabbage, salt and sugar in a bowl, toss to coat the cabbage thoroughly and let the mixture sit for 10 minutes. Place your cabbage mixture into a clean tea towel and wring the towel out over a bowl or sink to rid the cabbage of it’s excess water. Then, place the freshly wrung...

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