Pinterest and the Power of Style Inspiration

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I have so much admiration for the style bloggers at the top of their game. I’m talking about Gabifresh and Style Pantry, Karen of Where Did U Get That and Eileen of Miss Whoever You Are. Girl With Curves and Marie Denee The Curvy Fashionista. Nicolette Mason and Le Blog de Big Beauty. ChiTown Fashionista […]

And the Shea Radiance Winners Are…

I hope all of you had an amazing Mother’s Day! Finally I’m here, all tardy to the party with your fabulous gift from Shea Radiance! Some of your entries in the Shea Radiance Mother’s Day giveaway really touched my heart. I love knowing more about you and your lives, and I hope those of you […]

Working Out Like The FLOTUS — What’s On Your Playlist?

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Michelle Obama inspires me on so many levels, bellas. She inspires me in terms of her poise, her grace, her accomplishments, her style, and in the way that she makes health and fitness a priority. I’m trying to do the same in my life, and the First Lady’s workout regimen inspires me. Check out this […]

Jody Watley On Life, Music, Beauty, Billy B and Being an Icon

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When you think of Jody Watley, very specific visuals might come to mind. Sleek hair. Bangin’ brows. Hoop earrings. A matte red lip. When I visualize Jody Watley, I always envision her in an all black ensemble. And for me that’s entirely because Jody Watley was one of my earliest beauty icons. Her Eighties hits […]

It’s the EDEN BodyWorks & Afrobella Blogging While Brown Scholarship Giveaway!

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If you’re a blogger who’s serious about advancing your craft, who’s interested in networking and being part of the greater community of bloggers, then you should definitely be going to conferences. There are blogger conferences for every niche of the internet. I’ve been to more than a few in my time, and there’s one that […]

RIP, Donna Summer

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When I read the headline on TMZ, my heart sank right into my stomach. The Queen of Disco, the woman who contributed so much glamour and glitter to the soundtrack of my life, Donna Summer, has died of cancer at age 63. This year has been awful, in terms of losing my childhood musical icons. […]

Billy B on Makeup, Jody Watley, Life, and Being a Legend

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When I first opened my eyes to the world of beauty and makeup and possibility that I too, might be an attractive girl in my own right….there was the makeup of Billy B to guide me. In case you don’t know, the celebrity makeup artist who today is beloved for his work on RuPaul’s Drag […]