Up and Coming Jewelers You Should Know!

up and coming jewelry designers

Summer’s a time for maxi dresses and flowy tops, sandals and flip flops, bold, bright colors and big, bangin’ jewelry. In my opinion there’s nothing more summertime sexy than short natural hair, sizzling eye makeup and huge earrings. You know I love my jewelry, and I love my up and coming designers. I have been […]

Natural Hair Diary – Venita Griffin, Digital Marketing Expert

natural hair diary venita griffin

The Natural Hair Diary continues here on Afrobella.com – don’t forget, you can send in submissions to my e mail, or nominate yourself in the comments below! I plan to continue the natural hair inspiration here as long as you want me to keep it coming! This week’s Natural Hair Diary comes from a friend […]

How Do You Clean Your Makeup Brushes?

clean makeup brushes

Bellas, question time – how often do you clean your makeup brushes? C’mon, you can tell me! Here’s my embarrassing, shameful but true confession…I don’t clean my makeup brushes nearly often enough! I use them daily and I’m honestly embarrassed to tell you how often I take the time to deep clean my makeup brushes […]

Hi, My Name Is…

Photo by Errol Dunlap, makeup by J. St. Jaimes

I’ve been writing posts more-or-less five days a week for five years right here at your friendly neighborhood Afrobella.com, and over time I’ve assumed a certain familiarity. But lately I’ve been hearing from brand new bellas who discovered Afrobella by hearing about me via The Michael Baisden Show, or from the news about the MAC […]

Afrobella Interviews Jill Scott — Wisdom, Wit, and Light Of The Sun

Jill Scott interview

During my interview with Jill Scott, she impressed me as a woman who can’t be reduced to a soundbite. Jill Scott gives a thoughtful, considered answer to every question you ask her. Excerpting one sentence or snipping a quote won’t work. When Jill responds to a question, there’s nothing flippant or offhanded about it. When […]

All Of My Purple Life and the MAC Bloggers Obsession Collection, On Sale TODAY!

MAC Blogger Obsession Collection Afrobella

Today’s the day. It’s the summer solstice. June 21. Today, the MAC Bloggers Obsession collection will be officially on sale! And now YOU TOO will be able to rock All Of My Purple Life. If you visit MACCosmetics.com, you’ll find All Of My Purple Life is the first lipglass in the tinted lipglass category. Last […]

Afrobella on Michael Baisden!

Michael Baisden

Last week Thursday, I had the honor of being interviewed in a brief segment on The Michael Baisden Show. And bellas, I don’t think it could have gone ANY better! The original topic was all about why women cut their hair after a relationship. But soon it turned into a let’s-learn-more-about-your-awesome-blog and I loved listening […]