Portrait of Trinidad – Gran Couva

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While I’m at home visiting my family, I’d love to share a few photos from my visit to Trinidad! Epic posts to come when I am back in the USA. For now, enjoy! Today my family visited a 100+ year old cocoa plantation in Gran Couva, Trinidad. It was so amazing and so cool to […]

Visiting Home – I’m In Trinidad!

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Bellas, fellas — consider this your virtual away message. Right now as you read this, this is where I am. Photo via Wikipedia. I’m in Trinidad — the most southerly island of the Caribbean, land of steelpan, calypso, limbo (and Carnival)! I’m not here for the two-day festival of debauchery, alas — I’ll be back […]

Seasonal Skincare – How Do YOU Deal?

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Beautiful bellas, I’m on vacation! When I left Chicago, it was snowing. When I landed in Miami, it was chillier than expected, with temperatures in the 50′s. And now I’m visiting my homeland of beautiful Trinidad and Tobago, where the heat has been in the high 80′s! My skin is like, what are you DOING […]

Thank You, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. For Everything.

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Today, the USA celebrates the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., the day after what would have been his birthday. Dr. King was assassinated 44 years ago, and in the sands of time it is easy to forget that Dr. King was a real person. A man with a beautiful wife and family. A […]

5 Beauty Resolutions Every Woman Should Make in 2012

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Is it too late to make resolutions for the new year? We’re not yet halfway through the month, so we say YES!!! And also, my bad for not posting Meagan Shea’s first post of 2012 earlier! Afrobella’s #1 makeup artist is back with a brand new post full of the kind of beauty advice that […]

Who’s Coming to Fro Fashion Week?

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I’m so excited for February!! At the beginning of the month, I’ll be headed to Atlanta. Yours truly is the keynote speaker at Fro Fashion Week! I’ll be speaking on Saturday, February 4. The topic? Bloggers, Brands, and Brunch! If you’re coming to the event, I’d love to hear from you. What would you like […]

What Should I Wear To The Oscars – Insight From the Stylists!

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I’ve definitely been doing my own search for the perfect Oscar dress, and I’ve found some options already! But the process can be daunting, even for the most fashionable of us. For expert advice and a professional perspective, I turned to three professional stylists to get their recommendations for Oscar night. Help me choose a […]