Here’s What You Should Eat If You Feel A Cold Coming On

Bella Breakdown There are a lot of rumors and myths about what you can do to boost immunity and prevent a cold or flu. Generally, it’s all about taking care of yourself, getting plenty of sleep and eating right. But sometimes, you just can’t avoid a little cold. When you feel the symptoms coming on, you can ramp up certain immunity-boosting foods to help fight the illness faster. Breakfast Start your day with lots of water. Drink at least one full glass first thing if you can. Next, opt for antioxidant packed fruits and probiotic rich yogurt. Greek yogurt...

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Winter Workouts For When It’s Just Too Cold Out

Bella Breakdown It can be even harder to get yourself to go to the gym, or hit the pavement for a run when it’s freezing cold out. It’s warm inside, you’ve got a blanket and a good book, and the last thing you want to do is leave the house. If you’re trying to push yourself to get in shape this winter, I’ve got some easy workouts that will make exercise a lot more tolerable. In just 20 minutes, you can get your heart pumping, get your muscles warm, and work on getting that toned body you crave. The...

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These Products Will Save Your Lips This Winter

Bella Breakdown We all know that person that has a chapstick in ten different places. One for the office, one for the car, one for the purse, one for the gym, etc. And while it may seem like overkill to someone who only owns one chapstick at a time (ahem…me), it’s time we take a lesson from those people when the winter months hit. Now, I may not own ten lip moisturizers, but I’m also very picky about my products. But trust me, each of these lip saviors will keep you hydrated and protected all winter long. So go...

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Hydrating Face Masks To Save Winter Skin

Bella Breakdown Winter can be extremely harsh on your skin, and if you’re like me and have naturally dry skin already, it’s important to take extra steps to make sure skin is hydrated and protected. There are a lot of ways you can pack on the moisture, and face masks are one of the best ways to deliver that boost your skin needs. Try one of these ultra-hydrating masks this winter and your skin with thank you. First Aid Ultra Repair Instant Oatmeal Mask With shea butter and oatmeal, this repairing masks hydrates and soothes, calming irritated, sensitive skin....

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Last Minute New Year’s Getaways

Bella Breakdown It’s not too late to plan a last minute trip to ring in the New Year. Whether you’re looking for a cozy getaway with your partner, or want to party it up with the girls, there’s a destination that’s right for you. So forget Times Square – trust me, you don’t even need to do it once – and opt for something a little more unique this year. Zion National Park This year, REI is hosting a six-day New Year’s adventure in Zion and Bryce Canyon National Parks. Celebrating Utah’s soaring vistas, hiking the rustic trails and...

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