On My Way to The Women’s Conference!

Every year around this time, Long Beach California becomes incandescent with star power. Celebrities of blinding wattage and executives of incredible significance converge with the world’s most acclaimed authors and gurus in their respective fields. The event is called The Women’s Conference, and its the pet project of Maria Shriver and Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. This […]

Song For Today: Nina Simone, Sunday In Savannah

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Does anyone do it better than Nina? You already know what I have to say! Her voice is so soaring and powerful in this live version of the song. The perfect song for a Sunday afternoon. Enjoy! Hope you’re having a beautiful Sunday, wherever you are!

All Cover Girl Queen Collection Everything

Cover Girl makeup

Please know that I’m not a makeup artist or a professional by any means. I’m just a bella who loves to play with the stuff. However people frequently ask me, how do you put on your makeup? So I’ll show you! The look you see here is all Cover Girl. Here’s exactly what I used! […]

Willow Smith’s Whip My Hair How To’s


On the last episode of Afrobella Radio I interviewed stylist Marcia Hamilton, who was on the verge of releasing something big. But couldn’t quite talk about it yet. Well now Willow Smith’s Whip My Hair video is out and the world is LOVING the song and Marcia’s crazy amazing hairstyles! I just got the inside […]

Sign Up For My Mediabistro Class!

blogging photo from LifeLearningToday.com

There are no great secrets to being a successful blogger – it requires hard work and persistence. But hearing the experiences and lessons of other bloggers can really help to inspire you to build your own online dreams! I hope to offer experience, insight, and lots of information to you all in my first ever […]

Even MORE Sesame Street Natural Hair Goodness

Syd loves I Love My Hair! (Thanks Annella!!)

This has been quite a week for a new muppet on the small screen! The Sesame Street natural hair muppet has been blogged about EVERYWHERE. On my Facebook page she stirred up controversy – The Fashion Bomb blogged about the dissenting opinions here, and the Hey Bella Blog expressed some concerns as well. But for […]

Internet Pirates

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For some reason I feel the need to start this post with a little Donny Hathaway. We’re alone and I’m writing this blog post for you. In my career in the blogosphere, I’ve experienced so many things. I’ve recieved more than my share of blessings, and found some good friends and wonderful opportunities that have […]