He’s Making a List, and Checking It Twice

In case you were wondering, this is what terrible two looks like. Here’s hoping my niece, Little Afrobella Dominique, can still make the “nice” list after this incident! She LOVES makeup, and this photo was taken immediately after she got all up in my Aunty Opal’s makeup bag. She got lipstick and foundation all over. […]

Miss Jessie’s Giveaway Winners!

Without further ado, here’s the lucky five – Warrior 11209 Candice Gabby Staynatural and LBellatrix. Congratulations! Look out for an e mail from me in order to get your contact info, but if you read this before you hear from me, just drop me a line with your full name and address to bella@afrobella.com. I […]

En Vogue, Retro Chic

Please don’t ask me to choose my favorite En Vogue video. The funky divas had a hold on me ever since Hold On. Like Lauren from Stereohyped, I too wanted to be one of them — usually Cindy, but I always thought Dawn was too fierce for words. Lots of En Vogue videos really honed […]

What Would You Do?

I read this story on Bossip, and I was struck on so many levels. Jill Scott tells the story of a recent racist encounter. “I was waiting outside for the valet to bring the car round, and these … I say kids, but they must have been 25, looking wealthy, five-o’clock-in-the-morning wasted. And this guy’s […]

Back To Reality

Monday mornings after a lovely long weekend normally catch me totally off guard. Not this time! I’m working hard on my time management. This weekend was beyond full and fabulous. Let me tell you all about my Thanksgiving getaway, bellas. Instead of dealing with airport hassles and expensive, too-brief flights, we made reservations and drove […]

Condition Contented

When my hair is at it’s dirtiest and knottiest and most difficult, when I haven’t had a chance to give it a good wash or comb it out in a week, there’s one product I reach for before all others. That’d be Miss Jessie’s Rapid Recovery. It is THE BUSINESS. There are a lot of […]

Ask Afrobella — Seeking Natural Hair Salons

Here’s an Ask Afrobella question that I’m gonna need you all to help me answer. Ready? Here goes… Hello Afrobella, First, let me start off by letting you know how much I really respect you as a Woman, Journalist, & Fellow Afrobella! I really appreciate your point of view. Please know that you have filled […]