A Harajuku Girls Thanksgiving Giveaway!

This morning if you watched the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, you saw a new float somewhere between Dora the Explorer and that super fun Sesame Street number. Gwen Stefani’s Harajuku Girls made their inflatable figure debut, boogying to an instrumental version of Hollaback Girl. Crazy. I was a Gwen Stefani fan from early on — […]

Thanksgiving Done Right

It’s Thanksgiving, a day to be thankful for what you’ve got, to spend with family and friends. A day to stuff your mouth with food, to wear stretchy pants, to eat until you’re so sleepy you need an afternoon nap. “Mashed potatoes, gravy, and cranberry sauce. Wooo!” Right? Not necessarily. Thanksgiving fare is delicious, but […]

The Sunday Afternoon Beauty Ritual

My world is a whirlwind – I’m always thinking, writing, doing. So whenever I get a chance to leave it all behind, I do. Every weekend I try to indulge in a little me time, to nurture my body and spirit before chugging right back into the work week. Taking my Sunday afternoon to be […]

A Doll For Baby Z

Thanks and respect to my BFF Lauren — my college partner in crime, friend for life, and self-described “Jewbella” always sends me great Afrobella articles and suggestions. And she totally knows about my affectionate obsession with Miss Zahara Marley Jolie Pitt. The beautiful little Ethiopian girl that Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie adopted has more […]

Afrobella Needs Help!

It’s hard out here for a blogger, bellas and fellas. I do the best I can to post something for you all to read, enjoy, and discuss five days a week, but of late I’ve been falling short. I had big bold plans of creating a series of awesome YouTube video interviews, but I lack […]

Sweet Deals!

In my black lipstick wearing, Indian bindi experimenting Gwennabe teenage days, I was practically obsessed with anything glittery. Especially makeup. I even went so far as to buy a little pot of glitter from the stationary store and experiment with making my own fabuleaux glitter eyeshadow. Epic fail. And all the time I was lusting […]

Curls Transitioning Diva Winners!

Hola bellas! I love the responses I’ve been getting from the most recent giveaways I’ve had — first Ododo, and now the Celebrating with Curls transitioning diva giveaway. I asked you to answer the question, why are you a transitioning diva? And Mahisha Dellinger, founder of Curls chose five lucky winners. Normally I just list […]