Last Day to Vote!

Hey bellas and fellas! Tomorrow, April 10, is the last day to vote for me to win the Glam Network Award, in the Best Beauty category. Now that I’ve been lucky enough to meet some of my fellow beauty bloggers, I realize what stiff competition I’m up against! Still, I dream. If you’d like to […]

It Doesn’t Suck

Allow me to be totally, completely random for a minute. Yes, this is a beauty blog. Yes, I typically will switch it up with music, fashion, and/or politics. But today, I’ve got something on my chest and I need to vent. I hate the Dirt Devil Kone. Hate it. My hand-held vacuum is totally ticking […]

I LOVE New York!

Seriously, I think I want to live there. And soon! I didn’t say much about my trip beforehand, but now I can. I was invited by for a whirlwind beauty blogger weekend to be a “Beauty Editor for a Day”. Thanks so much to the amazing India Jewel Jackson of GlamBlush and Susan Cernek […]

Afrolicious Winners!

You bellas are so creative and funny and inspiring. It’s a joy to read the entries to the giveaways, for real. The response to Rhonda Ray’s Afrolicious earrings giveaway was big fun. With Rhonda’s help, I picked five lucky bellas who are about to become a little more afrolicious! toni lawrence Topaz Jessika M Seans […]

Ask Afrobella — Curly, Coily, Kinky, or Coarse

I had a really interesting experience recently. Picture this. It’s a Wednesday afternoon, I’d just finished my deadline for work. About to have a window of downtime before the cycle picks up again… Then my editor-in-chief calls and asks me to represent our newspaper on a panel at a meeting of the South Florida Black […]