Tips To Revamp Your Online Dating Profile

Bella Breakdown Refinery29 staffer Lauren Magenta tries her hand at making a coworker’s Tinder profile go from “meh” to “swipe right for sure”. Someone can be really cute, but their profile might still make you want to swipe left. First, it is important to have a single picture of yourself looking straight at the camera. You want your pictures to show confidence, but not too much attitude. Be sure to include enough quality photos and enough information about yourself to pique people’s interest. Tip #1: be sure to have a great shot as your first picture. Tip # 2:...

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Morning Mantras To Make You Feel Instantly Powerful

Bella Breakdown In this episode of Body Image School with Sophie Tweed Simmons, we share some of our morning mantras with you! Body image is mostly mental, not physical. Feeling good about your body starts with a positive attitude toward yourself. Mantras are personal to yourself. Write them out on a piece of paper and hang them on your bathroom mirror. Say them every single day, at least twice before you leave the house in the morning. Start the day with positive thoughts about...

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How To Give Up Sugar Without Ruining Your Life

Bella Breakdown This week, Lucie Fink tried giving up the food she loves most in the world – processed sugar! Some suggested she cut out sugar gradually, but Lucie went all-in and stopped cold turkey. Watch to see how she felt after five days sans sweets. Some believe that processed sugar is our generation’s cigarettes. We all grew up knowing that cigarettes are bad for you, but were given plenty of sugar in our diets. It is important to know the difference between natural sugar and processed sugar. Fructose is the sugar that is naturally found in fruits, vegetables,...

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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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