Show Yourself a Little Love: Ways to Rejuvenate Your Life This Year

Bella Breakdown Doesn’t a face mask and a hike sound good right now? Start your year off right with some tips that will help ease your mind, body, and soul. R29’s Lucie Fink is starting her year off with five days of rejuvenation. #1 On day 1 she got a facial. Liquid microdermabrasion stimulates collagen production while removing dead skin cells. This is a great way to make your skin glow. #2 On day 2, Lucie discovered Binaural Beats on YouTube. This is a great way to rejuvenate your brain. One frequency of music goes into each ear, combining...

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The Magic of Tiny Eyelash Extensions

Bella Breakdown Droplet sized extensions can transform your whole look. Traditionally, eyelash extensions are applied to the entire natural lash line. However, by spacing small clumps of eyelash extensions uniformly across the entire eyelash line, you create a real statement. To get this look, apply eyelash glue to a section of eyelash extension clumps and place them along your natural lash line with tweezers. For a more dramatic look, do the same to the lower lashes as...

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Make Your Lipstick Do Double Duty As Blush

Bella Breakdown Using your lipstick as a blush is a smart beauty trick. To give yourself the perfect pout and to finish it off with rosy cheeks, start by applying a few dots of concealer to the outer edges of your mouth and blending them in well. Next, apply your favorite lipstick and smooth the edges with a Q-tip. With your freshly done lips, kiss your fingertips and pat each cheek with a kiss. Blend the color into the apples of your cheeks and voilà instant...

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How to Make False Eyelashes Look Real

Bella Breakdown As we’ve matured, we’ve come to realize that less and less intimidates us. After all, once we’re forced to confront something, we’ve got no other choice but to soldier on. So, consider this your final showdown with what may be the most feared beauty product of all time: false eyelashes. Over the years, they’ve garnered a pretty bad rap. Because when faux lashes go wrong, they tend to go really wrong. That being said, look at this step-by-step tutorial as your golden ticket. We’ve taken the guesswork out of applying false lashes, breaking the procedure down into...

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New Year’s Eve Outfits That Will Dazzle Everyone

Bella Breakdown Style vlogger Jenn Im walks you through two different looks for New Year’s Eve, are you a sequin or an LBD kind of girl? Look #1 The first look is your more classic party outfit. You can’t go wrong with a glamorous little black dress. You want to have just enough skin showing so you don’t look like a nun, but also don’t want to look trashy. Having a part cut out of the dress or an asymmetrical hem always works wonders. Adding a really hot pair of shoes and a beautiful crown top off this outfit...

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