How To Care For A New Tattoo

Bella Breakdown So you finally got the tattoo you wanted flaunting the specific design you picked and now you need tips on how to take proper care of it. Here are a few basic tips to help you with the aftercare for your most recent tattoo. 1. Talk about your allergies Ensure you talk about your allergies with the artist so they know what to avoid and use. Most times people are allergic to latex and metals used for tattoo application. 2. Be informed about the tattoo covering For convenience and care, it is good for you to ask...

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Exercises To Beat Belly Bloat

Bella Breakdown It’s that time of year when there’s constantly yummy food around. You may be eating a little more than normal, or indulging in some heavy foods. You shouldn’t feel bad about treating yourself, it is the holidays after all, but your body may fight back with uncomfortable bloating and gas. Even if you’re at home with family and don’t have access to your gym, there are some exercises you can do to help combat the bloat, and to get you back to normal. As a bonus, a little exercise can also help offset some of that rich...

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How To Stay Fit While Traveling

Bella Breakdown Traveling at this time of year is wonderful. You’re probably spending time with family, enjoying lots of yummy food and staying cozy inside. It can also be a time when we tend to fall off the exercise wagon though. I know that I’m a lot less inclined to work out when I’m traveling, and have people to visit and things to do and see. But this is also an opportunity to jump start your New Year’s fitness goals and get on track! 1. Bring Sneakers and Fitness Clothes This may sound obvious, but if you don’t pack...

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Five Tips To Stay Hydrated This Winter

Bella Breakdown We all know that staying hydrated in the summer is important, but it’s easy to let our hydration habits slip in the cooler months. Winter can be extremely dehydrating, especially for our skin and hair, which means it’s critical to keep drinking plenty of water throughout the day. In addition, you may be indulging in more alcoholic drinks this holiday season, and the best way to counteract their effects is to keep hydrated! 1. Try Warm Water If you’re too cold to even think about guzzling ice cold water, try warming up a cup with some flavoring...

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Should You Exercise When Hungover?

Bella Breakdown Let’s face it, being hungover is the WORST. As if you didn’t already have enough regret about the previous night’s debauchery. You’ve probably heard a lot of myths and tricks about curing a hangover, but one of the most controversial ones is exercise. Should you exercise even when standing up feels like a big effort? While it’s true that exercise can help you sweat out the toxins in your body and get rid of excess alcohol in your blood stream, it can also be damaging. One of the biggest reasons not to exercise intensely is dehydration. If...

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