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Kardashian Beauty: Are We Buying?

Bella Breakdown The Kardashians are often seen on Instagram and Snapchat advertising certain products. As if they don’t get enough money from endorsement deals, they definitely take advantage of simple picture advertisement. But do the products that they advertise for actually do what they say they’ll do? Those crazy waist trainers were on trend for a while, and it seemed as though the Kardashians were the first ones to use them. They swear by them, and we can’t help but think that they actually work because somehow those girls happen to snap their waists back into perfect shape. What...

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Katie Couric Explores Women’s Success Stories With Eva Chen

Katie Couric is teaming up with theSkimm to explore the stories of successful women and their journey to the top, starting with getting to know the director of fashion partnerships for Instagram, Eva Chen. Chen works hard in an out of the office, especially at the gym with her co-workers. Chen says that team workouts with her co-workers gives her the motivation to go, also helping to build a bond with her co-workers. When asked if she is worried about what to wear everyday for work, she says that she doesn’t but focuses on her choice of shoes for...

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Fitness – Instagram Vs. Reality

Bella Breakdown I often find I am inundated by fitness pictures and videos on my Instagram feed. I see rock hard abs, toned arms, and frankly perfect rear ends showing me how to do a proper squat on a near daily basis. I can’t help but feel physically inadequate to some of these fitness Instagram pages. It immediately makes me want to throw the cookie I’m usually eating into the garbage and go do about a thousand pushups. But, am I comparing myself to an unobtainable image? Many of the people behind fitness Instagram pages have come out to...

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What Exactly Is A Glo-Up?

Bella Breakdown While doing your daily social media scan you might’ve come run across some “Glo-up” posts. So what exactly is a “glo-up”. Typically documented on Instagram, it’s when someone has had an amazing transformation from being an awkward little kid to an obscenely attractive adult. But don’t get the wrong idea here, glo-ups are also indicative of a major life transformation. It can be as simple as us owning who we are and loving it. One woman took to Twitter to post about her own glo-up. She posted a picture of herself with a prom date of the...

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