Weekend Love

I’d love this to just be a relaxing weekend where I sleep in till the double digits, but I’ve got places to go and things to do.

I’m super, super excited for tomorrow — yours truly will be attending O You!, an all-day event where Oprah magazines’ top experts will be hosting seminars on beauty, fitness, health, and home improvement. I’m on a mission to meet Gayle! And on Sunday, I’m going to go to the opening of Natural Trendsetters’ new salon in Miami. I am really looking forward to meeting the Hylton sisters, and fingers crossed, I will try to get some of the most pressing Ask Afrobella questions answered by these natural hair care professionals. I’ll be writing about both of these fabulous events in the week to come.

Comments are officially closed on the Olay giveaway, and I’ll sift through the comments and declare five winners by Monday. One reader wrote in with a comment that I’d like to address really quickly, and in further detail later on — regarding my practice of using photos of my friends to illustrate beauty issues and reviews. Simone, thanks for writing in. She ends her comment by saying, “What you did say in that post which was so revealing is that there were so few images of black professional women with natural hair to choose from –- now that’s something to hate on.” So true. I do hate that. Sometimes when I am looking for an image to go with a topic I’m writing about, it’s excruciatingly difficult to find an appropriate, usable photo of a bella with natural hair to go with it. So I am reaching out to you, my readers. If you’ve got an exceptionally fly photo of you and your fabulous natural hair, send it to me! When an appropriate post comes up, I’ll feature your style and write a little about you along with it if you allow me to. For example, regular reader Nikki sent me photos of her fabulous wedding day ‘do that I’d love to share with you all very soon, as part of a bigger review of some new cool hair accessories. More photos of you — the bellas who read this blog — will mean less reliance on Google Images for me, and less inadvertent photo controversy. E mail me at bella@afrobella.com, and here’s a little disclaimer — I might not write back right away, so please don’t get mad at me if I don’t. But I am going to try to be better with that.

I always like to end the week with a jam, and I have a confession to make — I’ve always wanted to be a b-girl. I’ve always dreamed of having the kind of skillz that could shut down a dance off. Like the ladies in one of my favorite music videos, the remix of Run-DMC’s It’s Like That by Jason Nevins. It’s Like That has always been one of my favorite Run-DMC songs because of the lyrics, and the male/female battle in the video is just sick in the best possible way. So enjoy this Friday jam, and I’ll catch y’all on Monday.

Happy Friday!

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  1. B Girl Stance says:

    LOL, Bella – I always wanted to be a B Girl myself! Do you like Afrika Bambaata?

  2. You should be on Oprah!

  3. Loved it!!!

  4. How amazing will your weekend be? Have a blast and be sure to post all about it.
    BM! xx

  5. I wish I could be there for NT’s Miami opening!! Can’t wait to read about it!!

  6. what a great idea about the pictures!

    your weekend sounds ultra exciting

  7. I just got back from the Oprah thing and IT WAS AWESOME!!! Will post all about it soon. Trust!

  8. I love the old school rap. Afrika Bambataa, Doug E Fresh, MC Lyte….Love the video bella!!

  9. Bella, I found a new blog penned by Essence magazines fashion and beauty editor Pamela Edwards. On the site are inspirational hair galleries here are a few.

  10. opps, here is the link to the blog where the pictures were lifted.

  11. Hey Coffy — whatchu talking about? I’m confused…

  12. Oh, just figured it out — your comment got stuck in my moderator because of the links. Thanks, Coffy! I missed ya!

  13. Hey Bella, glad I could find the link. I’m hoping things will slow down for me and I can come hang with you and the girls more often.

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