Anastasia Soare The Definitive Eyebrow Expert Brow Trends

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Ann Lauren On TAN OR NOT TO TAN…TANNING BEDS vs. The Sun

What you must know about tanning beds, sunshine and sunless tanners and the FDA. Read more

Metabolism How to Turn It Up And Obesity Rates

Learn how to turn up your Metabolism. The United States ranks 12th in the world for Obesity. Read more

Fashion Expert Ann Lauren Jean Guideline

Fashion tips to take the guesswork out of finding great fitting jeans! Read more
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How to Make Your Waist Look Smaller Ann Lauren Style Secrets

Celebrity style secrets how to make your waist smaller. Read more

Glamilistic ‘Summer Outdoor Design’ Vanessa Deleon

Glamilistic "Summer Outdoor Designs." Making outdoor design look like your ideal spaces! Read more

Beauty Expert For You

Dr. Paulette Szymoniak's expert beauty advice for you. Read more
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Ann Lauren’s Healthy Grilled Chicken Epic Salad

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Ann Lauren ® Fashion Trends 2021

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Ann Lauren Secrets to Better Sex

Healthy solutions to improve your sex life. Read more

Ann Lauren On Choosing The Perfect Nail Color

How to choose the perfect nail color and spot nail trends. Read more
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Ann Lauren On The LBD

Five reasons to own the little black dress (LBD) a tmeless classic. Read more

Hydrate, Hydrate, and Hydrate! ‘Water Your Body’

The importance of drinking enough water for your body. Read more

ABC Pretty Little Liars Star Nia Peeples On Lifestyle and Wellness

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Beauty Tips

Three minutes and done! How to beauty advice. Read more

Crab and Cheddar Tomato Bisque Soup Recipe

Crab and Cheddar Bisque recipe is brought to you by Bella Petite Cover Girl Laura Mason. We know you are going to love this sumptuous dish.  There is nothing better than a great soup and salad pairing! Read more

Beauty Solutions For Your Hair, Skin, and Scalp

Trichology expert advice on hair, skin, and scalp for complete beauty solutions to achieve your best look! Read more

Kathy Ireland Design Ambassador Chef Andre ‘Recipes For Mother’s Day’

MOTHER’S DAY LOVE

This week on the Bella Petite Hour Chef Andre joined Ann Lauren in an “ode’ to Moms!”

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Top Five Careers For Petite Models

Being a petite model can be a very fun, rewarding career and to achieve success you must be smart and make good choices. Read more

4 Things Petite Models Are Tired of Hearing

Since the inception of Bella Petite Magazine, there have been some serious changes in the modeling industry concerning petite models. Read more

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Professional Petite Modeling Advice

How To Become a Petite Model 

1. Regional Work:

Look for local work available in your area. Submit to your local city magazine, as well as lifestyle, fitness, and health-related magazines for their editorial campaigns to  Read more

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How to Find Professional Petite Modeling Work

Bella Petite Magazine’s how-to advice on finding work as a petite model. We are passionate about creating an industry with opportunities for petite models.

Bella Petite Magazine thrives as the industry-standard for petite models.  We are developing the Read more

Top 10 Design Trends People Want To Have In a Home

Top 10 list of home design trends and features you want to have when selling your home. Read more

Supermodel Food Iced Teas That Jumpstart Your Metabolism

Ann Lauren's secrets to jumpstart your metabolism. Several recipes to help you live a happy, harmonious lifestyle with your food and body. Our advice is meant to help you lose weight and, or maintain that perfect figure that you want without the stress of dieting. Read more

Ann Lauren ® Dolls Up Your Look

Fashion expert style guide to follow that will help you pick the perfect jean style for you. Read more
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“Five Day Rule’ Dating Advice

The Five Day Rule. He makes the first call. You don’t make the call no matter how much you want to. Read more

It’s All About the Booty

“How can I make my butt look rounder and more bubbly? Here is a tough workout to get you bootyful gluteus Read more

Top 10 List of Summer Beauty Tips and Tricks You Want to Know

Summer beauty with ease. I always say, "living beautifully is a state of mind." But like anything in life, we must take thoughtful care when it comes to both our well being and beautiful countenance. As your resident, Bella Petite beauty expert, here are our top 10 Beauty tips and tricks. Read more

How to Dress: What Not to Wear When Petite With Big Hips ‘Pear Shaped’

You should know what type of figure you have when choosing clothes. If you are a petite woman with proportionally larger hips that means your figure type is pear-shaped. Read more
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Top Eight List of Tips How to Shop For Petite Clothes

If you’re a petite woman that is 5'5" or under, you already know that finding fabulous petite clothing is not an easy task. Our issues range from; choosing the right fabric prints, pant hems that are too long, big armholes, to the disproportional scaling of skirts and jackets, thus creating fashion faux pas. Read more

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Margarita Grilled Shrimp Recipe

Bella Petite Magazine is proud to have a celebrity chef to the stars Andre Carthen who is the personal chef to; Janet Jackson, Kathy Ireland, and Selena just to name a few contributing his favorite recipes with us and just in time for Summer grilling! Read more

Wine, Dine & Art It’s All in The Mind

Wine, Dine & Art that is Fine…but remember, “ It’s all in the mind.” This is a title I chose when abiding my Hemingway’s suggested writing techniques…. “Write drunk, edit sober." Read more
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8 Easy Steps On How To Buy a Home

Buying a home is one of the biggest decisions you will ever make! In reality, purchasing a home is an important life decision, and you want to be sure to make the best choices emotionally and financially. Read more

Ann Lauren On Luxury Real Estate

Ann Lauren has teamed up with the prestigious broker Keller Williams International and their amazing luxury real estate agent professionals to roll out LiveBeautifully.TV a luxury lifestyle media network that will feature luxury retailers high-end merchandise, and services, along with home design strategies, and beautiful homes. Read more

Vanessa Deleon Top Five List of Home Renovation Tips

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5 THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW BEFORE RENOVATING

When renovating, there are several things that you need to know before executing your design plans. The first Read more

How To Create a Clutter & Stress-Free Environment

Bella Petite: How To Create a Clutter & Stress-Free Environment.

Primetime interior design star Vanessa Deleon from HGTV has design tips to help create stress and a clutter free environment.

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Having It All College and Career

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Vibrant Color Trends Transform Your Wardrobe

Color trends and how to transform your wardrobe. Expert fashion advice for petite women. Read more

Difference Between Petite & Regular Sized Wedding Dresses

Soon wedding season will be in full swing, so we thought it’s a good time to answer this question for you. What is the difference between petites and regular size wedding dresses? 

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Top Ten List Winter Fashion Trends ‘ A Unisex Color Palette’

Green Envy

This Winter  2016 color palette, designers’ pay homage to revolutionary moments in American history, from the seductive ‘20s to the bohemian hippie and modernists of the ‘60s and ‘70s.

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Tips For Reaching Your 2016 Fitness Goals

It’s 2016!  A new year, a new beginning, another chance.  I’m a petite model, former NPC figure competitor and now a fitness expert for Bella Petite.

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Boot Guide For Petite Women

 

A Petite Women’s Guide to Boots

Other than long lines at the mall and seasonal drinks at Starbucks, what is one thing that defines this winter-y holiday season? Boots! Boots are the one shoe that every girl Read more

THE BODY WEIGHT WORKOUT

The Body Weight Workout

You don’t have a home gym and you don’t feel like forking over a monthly fee to the gym down the road where the meat heads stare and grunt…No problem. All you need is your Read more

Beautiful Brows, to pluck, or not to pluck

Beautiful Brows, to pluck or not to pluck? That is the question!

The eyebrow is either beautifully shaped or hairy furry mess. We spend time worrying about wrinkles, the slight notice of a tiny gray hair, but we never Read more

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Fashion For Petite Women Top 5 List of Styles For You

Often we are asked here on Bella Petite Magazine for outfit ideas that are flattering on petite women’s figures. Being a 5’2″ (98lb) petite woman with an hourglass figure (34D-22-34) and a short torso, I have spent a lifetime Read more

How To Look Taller Fashion Tips

Petite Fashion Advice On How To Look Taller

Bella Petite Magazine understands that it is difficult to find that perfect petite fit, so we want to help you focus on some specific styles, clothing items and accessories that Read more

10 Ways To Ignite Your Sex Life

Ladies ever wonder what happened to that fire when you both met. Is your life all work and no play? There is still hope in rekindling that fire. Just snuggle-up, hold each other tight as we take Read more

Top 10 Unflattering Styles For Petite Women

Bella Petite: Does this make me look fat?

DOES THIS MAKE ME LOOK FAT?

Hello Bella Petites, we are offering you our fashion advice to help you look your best! Do you ever find yourself asking Read more

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Supermodel Food ‘Fish Tacos’

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Bella Petite’s  ‘Supermodel Food’ advice is the world’s most glamorous food suited for every-body! We are bringing you some of our favorite foodie secrets and recipes to help you live a happy harmonious lifestyle Read more

Does This Make Me Look Fat? 10 Unflattering Styles

DOES THIS MAKE ME LOOK FAT? 

“Top 10 Styles That Make Petite Women Look  Fat,” they are amongst some of the worst style offenses a petite woman can commit if you want to look elongated, thin or Read more

Fashion Advice ‘Does This Make Me Look Fat?’ 10 Unflattering Styles

Does This Make Me Look Fat? The remaining 5 styles that make petite women look fat. (Part III) We are often asked by petite women about what they should and shouldn’t wear for their petite frame and we want Read more

How To Dress a Short Torso 10 Petite Fashion Tips

For many of us, selecting the right clothes for a figure flattering fit may be a daunting task.  Especially if you have not properly identified your figure type as apple, pear shaped, hour glass, rectangle (athletic) or inverted Read more

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How to Hide Tummy Fat and Bulges in a Tight Fitting Dress

Many women have issues with tummy fat due to a recent pregnancy, thyroid issues, or just lack of proper diet and exercise.  If you are dieting and exercising, then you are on the right path to getting into Read more

How To Eat Healthy ‘Supermodel Food’ Recipes

ANN LAUREN’S  ‘SUPERMODEL FOOD’

Just in time for the July 4th holiday! Get ready for a feast of epic proportions! Here you go the world’s most glamorous food suited for every-body. As you may know the most popular Read more

‘Gossamer Garden’ By Nicholas Walker

A Gossamer Garden 

Bella Petite Lifetsyle Expert Nicholas Walker of Jardin is here to bring you a world of beauty through butterfly eyes.

We know everybody enjoys watching beautiful butterflies fluttering by them! Right now it’s a good Read more

HOW WOMEN IMPACT THE FASHION INDUSTRY

HOW TO IMPACT THE FASHION STANDARDS

This is our final installment of our three part series of fashion focus on petite women. Now we need to ask ourselves, do we want to continue supporting the current industry standards by Read more

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How To Become a Model ‘Invest in Yourself’

Three Simple Tips: How to Prepare and What To Do To Become a Model.

1. What’s your look?

Establish what your range of looks are.  Look at current fashion magazine advertisements and replicate what you see.  Don’t Read more

Ann Lauren ® Live Interview Don’t Let Life Discourage You

Talking with a special (Gurl) friend (Ann Lauren) the other day over a great cup of cappuccino. Read more

Fashion Trends For Petite Women

Latest Petite Fashion Trend: High-Waisted Pencil Skirt

It seems that petite women are constantly being told what they can and can’t wear. No oversized sweaters or coats. No large prints. No maxi dresses. The list goes on and Read more

Evening Style Tips For Petite Women

A Petite Women’s Guide to Evening Outfits This season when thinking about what to wear in the evening, or a hot date, or a late night out on the town, two words come to mind: glitz and glam! NYE Read more
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Skinny Jeans For Apple, Pear, Hourglass & Rectangle Shaped Petite Women

HOW TO WEAR SKINNY JEANS ON ALL PETITE FIGURES: PART THREE

HOURGLASS PETITE FIGURE: Lucky lady, you have the coveted hourglass shape! Respect your figure by pairing a darker wash skinny with a looser top or tunic with Read more

Skinny Jeans For Petite Women

PEAR

As a pear-shaped petite, you probably already know the benefit of a basic dark wash for your bottom half – this applies to skinny jeans as well! This takes care of slimming your bottom half, leaving you Read more

Petite Women How to Wear Oversized Winter Fashion Trends

How to Wear “Oversized” Winter Trends If You Are a Petite Woman

We were on board for peplum, plaid and emerald green, but when oversized looks began to dominate the fall 2013 runway, a cry was heard around the Read more

Skinny Jeans Can Be Worn By All Petite Women

Petite Skinny Jeans: How Any ‘Body’ Can Wear Them!

Skinny jeans. They’ve made appearances throughout the twentieth century, and now most recently popped up in the mid-2000s. With no sign of slowing down, is it time you gave them Read more

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How to Look Taller Without Heels

 

How to Look Taller Without Heels

Almost every petite women encounters the same dilemma throughout their life: Wear the heels, or rock the flats? This question is one that rings the brains of petite women Read more

New Year and New Look For Petite Women

What better way to kick off the New Year than with a brand new look? A pixie cut and oversized coat is the perfect petite winter trend to start 2014 in style. Short hairstyles have been trending this past fall season, Read more

Sincerely, NIA…”Beauty is in it. Your best you is in it”

“Beauty is in it. Your best you is in it  Believe it. Trust it. Never doubt it.”

I want to share a little story with you about trusting in your individuality and uniqueness.

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Petite Women Fabulous How To Holiday Fashion Tips

Look Festive and Fabulous This Holiday Season

Tis the season for hot drinks, cold weather, and endless invitations to your social list’s holiday soirees. Of course, with the season comes long lines at the mall that can be deterring, Read more

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How To Wear Fall Petite Fashion 2013 Trends

Petite Fashion Tips: How to Wear Fall 2013 Trends 

Fall, already? We’re not ready to say goodbye to Summer yet, either, but the good news is you still have some time left. We just wanted to share some Read more

Fabulously Petite: Dressing Between Seasons

Fabulously Petite Celebrities: How To Dress Between Seasons

Summer coming to an end only leads to one thing: The awkward time between Summer and Fall means saying goodbye to the daily uniform of shorts and flip flops, but not Read more

How To Find The Right Swimsuit For A Petite Figure

Finding the right swimsuit for a petite woman’s frame (and height) can sometimes be a frustrating task. We have decided to take the guess work out for you. We have the largest inventory in the world. Whatever your figure Read more

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Top Five List Do’s and Dont’s of Wearing ‘Maxi’ Dresses For Petite Women

5 Do’s and Don’ts of Wearing Maxi Dresses for Petite Women

Our friend’s at The Petite Shop offer a fabulous selection of clothing specifically made for you the petite woman! You have asked us to bring you stylish and Read more

Between Seasons How To Dress Fashionably Petite

How To Dress Between Seasons

Cool mornings and warm afternoons make for pleasant days, but dressing for this spring-ish type of weather can really be a nightmare. Here are some tips on how to stay stylish through the awkward Read more

How To Dress Petite: Can Petite Girls Wear a Mid-Length Coat

Petite fashionista Victoria Beckham (5’3″) is a great example of how to be a fashionably-dressed petite!  Here in the U.S., the average height of a female is 5’3″ tall according to the census bureau.   Yet, the Read more

How to Stay Warm in a Halter Dress

It’s that chilly time of the year when you need to know how to stay warm in a halter dress. This season many of your favorite petite celebrities like Victoria Beckham, Eva Longoria and Hayden Panettiere are reaching for Read more

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How To Dress: Dress Styles For Petite Women ‘Dresses For Short Women’

Five Top Petite Dress Styles

PETITE DRESS: WRAP DRESS

1. One of the most flattering dresses for petite women and our figure is the wrap dress as shown on petite celebrity Eva Longoria in coral. Wrap dresses are Read more

Top 10 List How To Achieve Awesome Quads Workout

Go For It! Get the best quads you can imagine. Here are ten (10) top tips. Complete workout regime and fitness advice to get you in shape for life! Read more