Ask Afrobella: Where to Wax in Miami?

Wow, I haven’t done an Ask Afrobella since 2008! And wow, I was dancing around my own future in the last one I wrote. My sincerest apologies to all of you who’ve asked questions in the interim. I’m going to rectify this ASAP, starting with a very local, very specific, very time-sensitive Ask Afrobella. This […]

Calling All South Florida Bellas!

Got any plans this weekend? On Saturday I’ll be attending the Macy’s third Women of Color Makeup Event at Aventura Mall! It starts at 11 a.m., ends at 7 p.m., and there are presentations by famous makeup artists like Patrece Williams and fabulous afrofella Damone Roberts, AKA the Eyebrow King. And I’m totally getting a […]

No More Excuses!

On my last 50 Million Pound Challenge post, I got called out in the comments by a friend who has known me for years. Shout out to E-Fresh for always keeping it real! Like everyone else, I hate admitting when someone is right, but le sigh…it’s true. Whenever I try to lose weight, I lock […]

As Seen On Etsy — The Headband Edition

The Things I Wish I Knew Before I Went Natural post was one of my favorites this month — so many of you have great reasons to love wearing your hair as free as you want to be! You got me thinking about some more quirky, superficial reasons, and here’s a good one. Not just […]

Oscar’s Bellas

Did you watch the Academy Awards this weekend? I live tweeted the whole thing, but still I want to shine a light on the beautiful bellas walking the red carpet. This was quite a year for black actresses at the Oscars! First of all, Taraji P. Henson absolutely took my breath away in her Roberto […]

5 Biggest Fashion Week Makeup Trends

I couldn’t make it to this month’s New York Fashion Week, and reading the resports and reviewers from my beauty blog friends did make me turn an unflattering shade of green, I must admit. Turns out my jealousy might just have matched one of the hot beauty trends my blog sisters spotted at the tents […]

The Winner of the Home Depot Giveaway!

Talk about difficulty in choosing a winner — the comments on my Home Depot Black History Month giveaway post were an education in themselves. But there can only be one winner of the $50 Home Depot gift card, and that winner is Shana. Congratulations! I’ll e mail you today for your contact information. Sincere thanks […]