Sam Smith Is All Of Us During Holidays

Bella Breakdown British musician Sam Smith opened up about the vulnerabilities they experience during Christmas holidays, revealing that this time of year “always triggers tricky body issues.” The singer posted a black and white image of their exposed chest on Instagram and asked fans to be kind to themselves. The caption states: “Christmas time is upon us. This time of the year always triggers tricky body issues with me. I love me some mince pies and all the trimmings, and I always find I gain a bit of weight during this time.” Smith continued to explain that the words...

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For The Wellness Friend: A Gift Guide For The Person Who Has It All Together

Bella Breakdown From maca powder to matcha lattes, we all have a friend that’s always ahead of the wellness trends. They were jade rolling their faces and taking vitamins A-Z before the rest of us even knew what toner was. Dermarolling, lymph drainage trampolines, juicing…whatever it may be, they have all of the gizmos, gadgets, and grocery items to make up for a wellness routine fit for the queen. Though this person can be difficult to shop for, we’ve rounded up some essential wellness items to make their holiday season filled with self-care. The best part? Everyone needs some...

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Countdown To Christmas With Some Extra Spirit

Bella Breakdown There’s something certainly nostalgic about counting down the days to Christmas. Crossing off days on the calendar, keeping up with the ABC and Hallmark movies, and of course, advent calendars. In my family, each night of December we shared the most festive part of our day before moving a star along on a giant felt Christmas tree and retrieving a Hershey’s kiss to waltz into dreams of sugar plum fairies all month long. As an adult, the countdown to Christmas can be a bit more stressful—each passing day represents another day that you couldn’t find the perfect...

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Emilia Clarke Rocks New Holiday Color

Bella Breakdown Our Mother of Dragons was Mother of Holiday Cheer at the premiere of her upcoming film Last Christmas this week. Emilia Clarke may have traded in her crown at the end of Game of Thrones but her time ruling the red carpet is long from being over. Her look was fit for royalty as she sparkled in a deep purple gown by Valentino with matching nails purple sparkling nails and slicked back mid-parted hair. The look has inspired a new take on holiday-appropriate color schemes. While deep reds and greens and gold are all safe bets for...

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Toys’ R’ Us Is Reportedly Re-Opening Just In Time For Christmas

Bella Breakdown For anyone who was sad to see Toys ‘R’ Us closed its doors, you can rejoice because the once dominating toy retailer is coming back. According to those close to the subject, Toys ‘R’ Us will reopen about a half dozen U.S. stores and an e-commerce site just for the holiday season. While the store won’t be Toys ‘R’ Us, it will be a reincarnate of the former toy store called Tru Kids Inc. Former Toys ‘R’ Us executive and now Tru Kids Inc. CEO, Richard Barry, has reportedly been pitching the idea at an industry conference....

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