My Favorite Face Masks

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Picture this – I’m sitting at my computer, writing a blog post, and wearing a face mask right now. That’s how dedicated I am, bellas! I’m writing the experience! I love a good face mask, and looking back on my skincare history, at home face masks have been part of my regimen since I was […]

5 Foolproof Ways To Wear Red Lipstick

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Bellas! In the interest of always giving you beauty, style, and hair inspiration you can relate to and learn from, I’d like to introduce my newest Afrobella contributor. Sherry Blossom is a freelance makeup artist, mom, FDNY EMT, native New Yorker, and beauty blogger/vlogger. I first became aware of Sherry via Twitter, she’s super friendly […]

Vote for Me and I Could Work The Red Carpet at the People’s Choice Awards!

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Bellas, I don’t enjoy asking for votes or being the kind of blogger who is continually asking for outside support – but I’ve got a major opportunity in front of me, thanks to the CVS Beauty Club and the People’s Choice Awards — click here to check out out and vote! I was challenged to […]

The Afrobella Fashion Lookbook – Fall/Winter 2011

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Here’s a question I get asked ALL THE TIME – “Afrobella, why don’t you ever do outfits of the week?” Or, after I go to an event, “What did you wear? Can you blog about it”?” I don’t do outfit posts nearly enough and there are multiple reasons why. I am not someone who dresses […]

The Eyeshadows by Tom Ford Are As Awesome As You Would Expect

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I don’t normally try to be ~this blogger~ who tweets and posts details on the awesome packages I might receive as soon as I rip them open…but I will admit to uttering an ecstatic gasp when I opened this right here. OK. More like a small scream. Yes. I was blessed enough to be sent […]

RIP Heavy D – Things We Can Learn From the Overweight Lover’s Legacy

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Hip hop legend Dwight Arrington Myers, known and loved by the world as “Heavy D,” passed away on Tuesday at the age of 44. And the news is hitting me hard for a couple of reasons. Even though I grew up in Trinidad, Heavy D was known and loved and was a big part of […]

Ask The Expert: Which Professional Laser Is Best for Hyperpigmentation?

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For Glam.com Hyperpigmentation has been the bane of my existence since puberty and the onset of teenage acne. And so it goes for many of us who are blessed with melanin-rich skin — we get a pimple, it leaves a scar, and we’re left with a spot that takes forever to go away. You can […]