The Hottest Manicure Trends at NYFW

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While I was in NYC, my eyes were definitely on the fashion and the fabulous makeup trends on display for New York Fashion Week. But it’s only since I’ve been back home and able to check out the tiny, magical details that will go beyond the runway, into spas and salons around the country. Backstage […]

Lucky and Fabulous

Afrobella Lucky Blog Conference

I don’t mean to brag, I don’t mean to boast…but attending Lucky Magazine’s first every Lucky FABB (Fashion and Beauty Blogger) conference made me feel both lucky AND fabulous. Last Tuesday was an all-day marathon of amazing. From the moment I arrived at the entrance of Apella, the glamorous waterfront venue where the event was […]

Glamour Magazine Shows Natural Hair Some Love

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Around the end of 2010, I decided to add some new magazine subscriptions to my life. Thanks to an amazing $5 for 12 months special I found online (shoutout to BradsDeals.com!) I signed up for Glamour Magazine. And it’s been nothing but pleasant surprises ever since. To wit: I flipped the February issue open to […]

A Valentine’s Day Recipe from Chef Julius

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Whether you’re single or romantically involved, today should be about love and happiness and things that make for a fuller and more delicious life. I wish you all a Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m back home from New York Fashion Week madness, and looking forward to continuing the Valentine’s Day celebration with my husband. In the […]

Afrobella Loves the Grammy Awards!

CeeLo Grammys

Did you watch the 2011 Grammy Awards last night, bellas? I did, and I really enjoyed parts of the show! Unlike in years past where performances have dragged on and winners left me scratching my head, I thought the 2011 awards got it right in many ways. These were my favorite Grammy award moments! 1 […]

On My Way to NYC!

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I really didn’t plan on being in New York for Fashion Week in February. Last September’s NYFW left me spent, stressed, and a little poorer for the experience (literally). I said to myself, self, you won’t be going back to New York and entering the NYFW vortex until September 2011. But then an e mail […]

My Monday Manicure – Nails by Spifster!

Spifster manicure

Bellas, I’m about to go on a special trip! Today I leave for New York, for the beginning of New York Fashion Week and for some truly special events that I still can’t quite believe I’m going to. I knew I had to hit the streets of New York looking fly from head to toe. […]