The Perfect Textured Braids For Any Occasion

Watch This Stylist Create The Perfect Braids Forewarning…these aren’t your every day braids. These are the kind of braids that will turn heads and having you feeling yourself in the mirror. Stasha Harris defines hair #goals when she gives this model the perfect textured braids. Cosmopolitan gives us a quick look at how these effortlessly chic braids are created. Harris is a celebrity stylist, salon entrepreneur and educator who is known for her #blackgirlmagic braids. She operates two salons in New York, called Magic Fingers Studio. If you are ever in the Brooklyn area and want some boss or...

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Birth Control Myths Debunked

Birth control is being debated on a national level, in the government. Business Insider says that there are still many myths about the medicine. They spoke with gynecologists who talked about the untruths surrounding birth control. The myths include that “You can’t get pregnant if you’re on birth control.” Doctors say that is false. They say no form of birth control is 100 percent effective. Another myth is that the morning after pill is 100 percent fool proof. Gynecologists say that products like Plan B work by delaying ovulation, but if you have already ovulated, emergency contraception won’t...

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Thinking About Pet Insurance For Your Furry Friend? Here’s What You Need To Know

Bella Breakdown Health insurance isn’t just for humans anymore. If you have found yourself spending bookoo bucks on your buddies, it may be time to consider insurance for your pet. Pet owners in the Unites States spent $16 billion on their pets’ health expenses last year. Many pet owners are leaning towards the insurance route to help take some of the sting out of unwanted and unplanned vet bills. Here are a few things to keep in mind if you’re in the market for pet insurance! 1. Check the limits: Some plans, like health insurance, have annual or even...

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America’s 7 Best Small Towns for Christmas

Bella Breakdown These places will definitely get you into the holiday spirit! We have found America’s best small towns to celebrate the holidays! Durango, CO: The Durango & Silverton local steam engine offers snowy rides along the Animas River. Asheville, NC: Much of Asheville‘s holiday focus is on Biltmore, the historic Vanderbilt mansion. Newport Beach, CA: The Newport Beach Christmas boat parade features more than 100 boats that light up for the holidays. Leavenworth, WA: 21 miles of lights trace each peaked roof of the half-timbered village during the month of December. Jackson, WY: Stick around until New Year’s...

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How To Make Croutons With Your Leftover Bread

Bella Breakdown A good salad is all about achieving that perfect balance of flavors and textures, and nothing adds crunch quite like a crouton. You can purchase pre-made croutons pretty easily, but it you want a truly great cube of golden, crispy, just slightly chewy bread, you should make them yourself. They’re also dead easy to make. Once you’ve picked a shape and fashioned your bread into bits, toss them in a bowl and drizzle them with olive oil. Then season them with salt, pepper, garlic powder, onion powder and whatever else suits your fancy. Spread them on a...

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