The Awesomeness of Awkward Black Girl

Awkward Black Girl

When it comes to comedy, I tend to steer left of center. I tend to love comedy that’s subversive, quirky, sometimes cringeworthy. I can’t miss Curb Your Enthusiasm, Parks and Recreation, or Community. I think Wyatt Cenac, Donald Glover, and Hannibal Burress are brilliant. Anthony Jeselnik makes me laugh till I cry. I’m a big […]

Afrobella Brides – Natural Hair Bridal Inspiration and Advice by Anu Prestonia!

Natural Hair Bride, Black Bride, Beautiful Black Woman, African American Bride

Anu Prestonia isn’t just a hairstylist. She’s the owner of one of New York’s most well known and well respected natural hair salons, Khamit Kinks, she blogs about her experiences as a stylist and natural hair expert, and she dispenses hair advice and inspiration via Facebook and Twitter. Anu is widely respected as a natural […]

All Of My Purple Life and the MAC Blogger’s Obsession Collection is BACK For a Limited Time Only!

All Of My Purple Life MAC Bloggers Obsession

Bellas, what a wild and crazy amazing experience this MAC Blogger’s Obsession collection has been! The collection hit MACCosmetics.com on June 21, and I don’t think MAC was ready for the frenzy. My friends Temptalia and Lianne the Makeup Girl had their eyeshadows sell out within days, and my lipglass, All Of My Purple Life, […]

Mean Stinks! Amber Riley Takes On The Bullies

Amber Riley Glee Secret Mean Stinks

As one of the stars on the megahit show Glee, Amber Riley is the ultimate high school friend-in-the-head we all wish we had back in the day. She’s fabulous, funny, fiercely loyal to her truest friends and has a voice so big and beautiful, words can hardly describe it. Mercedes rules! And the actress who […]

Naturally Professional – Carolyn Edgar

naturally professional carolyn edgar natural hair professional

The Naturally Professional series on Afrobella.com and CurlyNikki.com was created to make a positive statement. Our intent is to disprove false and long held beliefs that wearing ones hair in a natural style — including locs, sisterlocs, and loose natural hair — makes a person somehow not professional enough for a corporate environment. Natural hair […]

RIP Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse, RIP Amy Winehouse

Amy, Amy, Amy. I’m not even sure what else to say that hasn’t already been said over the course of this tragic weekend. Amy Winehouse’s death is incredibly sad but I believe even her most diehard fans would have a hard time calling it surprising. It was the news you never wanted to hear, even […]

You Deserve — Shea Moisture Black Soap Shampoo and Conditioner

Shea Moisture Black Soap shampoo

Summertime does some THANGS to my hair, y’all. The sizzling hot weather turns my coils into frizz so dense I could lose my wedding ring in the roots of my hair. My scalp gets to feeling hot and sweaty and icky. I get buildup and flakes. If ever there were a time to switch up […]