Happy New Year from Afrobella!


2010 was quite a rollercoaster, and I can’t say I’m sad to see it end. But it’s crazy to think that this isn’t just the end of a year, it’s the end of a decade. Wow! This past decade has been so extremely eventful. I’ve changed and grown SO much! Here’s to a bright new […]

Here’s to the Afrobella Mom of the Year!

I know I say this about all of them…but I REALLY wanted to give this prize to everyone who entered. All of you are inspirations. But I can only name ONE Afrobella Mom of the Year for 2010. And the winner is… Crystal G., AKA TheDiamondcrystal1 on YouTube. Well, SHE didn’t actually win. Her mom […]

Memories of 2010


I’ve had ups, I’ve had downs. But thankfully, 2010 was mostly a positive year filled with strong friendships, love and support from my family, travel, adventure and opportunities I couldn’t have dreamed of. Here are some of the best memories from 2010 — some of which you may have read about before, and others for […]

Peace Images Giveaway Winners!

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As the 12 Days of Giveaways wind down to a close today, I just want to again say thank you to all of you who entered, and thank you to the brands that contributed so generously. I reached out to my absolute favorites, and there was so much warmth and love in the giving. All […]

You Deserve: The Karim Rashid eee PC


For years I was posting these here blog posts from what can only be described as a janky laptop. And by janky I mean of inferior quality, broken down, undesirable. It was old and slow and crusty looking, unpredictable and unworthy of the kind of greatness I yearn to achieve. So when I was offered […]

Huetiful Steamer Giveaway Winners


WOW. I knew there was tremendous interest in the Huetiful Hair Steamer. I knew it was a desirable gift for any naturalista interested in improving the care of her hair in 2011. But 285 comments over the Christmas weekend?! Like I said, WOW! I was so honored to be Huetiful’s final giveaway for the year, […]

Marc Jacobs Lola Giveaway Winners!

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I got SO much amazing fashion (and seduction) tips from you ladies in that Marc Jacobs Giveaway post! Wowza, I’m gonna have to step my game up in 2011! So many great entries, but only 4 of you can win. And those winners are: BLK GRL Sharyn Felton Rachel Stewart Ashley H Congrats, and please […]