Rihanna’s Concert Hits Chicago!

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Bellas, I’m still on a high from Rihanna’s concert in Chicago on Wednesday! Thanks to my friends at Roc Nation, I came back from the Bali Style Summit in NYC (more to come on that soon!) — got off the plane, showered and changed into my fiercest outfit, then headed over to see Rihanna, live […]

All About The Butters

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A YouTube video by Heady 1313 recently made the rounds of social media and the blogosphere, stirring up controversy and laughter in its wake. Provocatively titled “I Am So Pissed At Black People Right Now,” the video wasn’t about some hot-button racial issue. It was about The Butters. As in shea, cocoa, mango, etcetera. When […]

Natural Hair Diary — Alycia Carter, Attorney

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Hey Bellas! Consider this a new transition (ha! get it?) in the Natural Hair Diary. The weekly series is going continue showcasing your beautiful curls, favorite tips, best products, and hair inspiration over here at Afrobella.com, so please continue to submit yourselves and share your stories with me! This week’s Natural Hair Diary comes from […]

The Makeup Show Chicago MUA Ticket Giveaway!

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As I just mentioned in the previous post, I’ll be at The Makeup Show Chicago this weekend. What I didn’t mention is that I’m not just attending, I’ll be speaking! I’m one of the speakers in The Makeup Show’s Industry Insider Pro Pods, where industry professionals, pro artists, top beauty bloggers, agents, photographers, beauty editors […]

The Makeup Show NYC & the Three Brands MUA Meagan Shea Fell In Love With!

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Meagan Shea is a hardworking makeup artist, and when she isn’t beating faces in the DC and Maryland areas or being a busy honeybee at Oyin, she’s a-traveling the land to further her craft! When Meagan told me she was attending The Makeup Show NYC, I asked her to clue me into the three brands […]

Sam Fine Gives You Cover Girl’s Best Summer Beauty Looks!

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If you follow celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine on Twitter, you know that he’s a rare and special kind of makeup artist. Sam offers sage advice on products and cosmetics application for women all shades of beautiful, while interracting with his fans in an unpretentious and fun ongoing conversation. But here’s a bit of helpful […]

The Afrobella Interview – Janet Mock

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I’ll be honest — when I first read Janet Mock’s brave and beautiful confessional to Marie Claire, I Was Born A Boy, I wasn’t so much shocked by the headline as I was awestruck by Janet’s beauty. LOOK AT HER. Look at that hair, look at that skin, look at that smile. Janet Mock is […]