Poolside Friendly Canned Cocktails And Wine

Bella Breakdown The best part of summer may be sitting poolside with a cold beverage in hand. Unfortunately, bringing a drink in a glass to the pool is an accident waiting to happen. But with these canned wines, spritzers, and cocktails, you can enjoy your poolside drink worry free. These drinks are super easy to throw in a cooler and you never have to worry about making a drink because they are already made! First on our list is Mule 2.0. The can mimics a copper mug and tastes just like a true Moscow mule. You can find the...

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Try Your Summer Workout In The Pool

Bella Breakdown Stay cool this summer and take your workout into the pool. Working out in the pool is beneficial for your body, not to mention that it is super fun. Here are just a few of the benefits from exercising in the water… You get stronger! Because water has way more resistance than air, it makes your movements a little bit harder. Therefore, you are growing your muscles. It also allows for a greater range of movement. If your joints are stiff or you are recovering from an injury, working out in the water will allow for you...

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Dermatologists Don’t Approve Of Green Sunscreen

Bella Breakdown Hawaii recently banned sunscreen brands with certain chemicals such as oxybenzone and octinoxate. These chemicals hurt the coral reefs and marine life. While environmentalists are excited about Hawaii’s protection plan, dermatologists are not so pleased. Sunscreens with harmful chemicals are effective because they block UVA and UVB  rays. The ‘green’ sunscreen that acts as a replacement is feared to not be as effective. As Hawaii has the highest amount of melanoma diagnoses’ in the country, dermatologists fear that with this new ‘green’ suncreen, that number will rise. Environmentalists are applauding the new legislation and argue that people need...

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Body-Positivity Is On The Rise!

Bella Breakdown Body-positivity has been a hot topic for the past couple of years and people are finally starting to adopt it. Most of us can think of a time when we went into a fitting room that had awful lighting, and we hated how we looked. Instead of the day being about getting a new blouse for work, it then became about how we hate our body. This is the exact feeling the body positivity movement is trying to eliminate, in men and women alike. As summer is approaching so is bathing suit season. But this summer things...

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Pro Tip: How To Cut A Watermelon….The Right Way!

The Perfect Poolside Snack When we think of summer, we think of hot and sunny days by the pool or beach, complete with fresh fruit. Watermelon has long since been a summer BBQ staple, but it’s not the easiest fruit to cut…until now, that is. Refinery29 has brought us the best demo on how to cut a watermelon, and it’s just in time for your summer BBQ with friends! Be the hostess with the mostess, and cut the perfect watermelon slices for a poolside summer staycation! How To Cut A Watermelon, by Refinery29 Step 1: Buy a watermelon. Step...

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