Love Your Lips! These Are A Few Of My Favorite Lipsticks

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You never forget your first, am I right? I’ve told the story a million times – when I was little, I “worked” at a busy perfume and cosmetics store in the mall in Trinidad, over Christmas. Of course being just a kid, there was only so much actual work I could really do. I remember […]

You Deserve – the We Are Onyx Box

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Bellas, I’ll be honest. Not all subscription beauty boxes are made equal. You sign up and hope for the best, and sometimes you find yourself disappointed by the tiny samples, the overabundance of drugstore products you could’ve bought yourself, or the look and packaging of the box itself. Sometimes you just want more than a […]

Afrobella’s Obsessions. Hair, Beauty, and Bath Edition – Summer 2013

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Welcome to Afrobella’s Obsessions, a new (hopefully monthly) column where I share ALL of my latest favorites. From hair, beauty and bath to fashion, travel and tech – my top recommendations of the month will be collected in one spot! If you’re looking for something new and awesome to enhance your life, stay tuned. Check […]

Your Face Deserves Better. 4 Things Your Moisturizer Needs To Do

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  We’ve all made the mistake before. You go to the drugstore or the department store and you pick up a daily moisturizer that someone told you about. Maybe you read about it in a magazine, maybe your favorite celebrity is endorsing the product, or maybe the helpful store employee directed you towards her favorite […]

How I Put My Face To Bed At Night

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The Aveeno and Glam #healthyskin challenge continues! We’ve discussed healthy food for inner and outer beauty, and we’ve discussed a few of my favorite Aveeno products. Now allow me to share a skincare confession. Now that I look back, I realize that I took absolutely horrendous care of my skin when I was in my […]

Inside Afrobella’s Beautifully Connected Event at Walgreens + Giveaway!

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  Every time I host an event, I have these moments of panic. Will people come out? They said they would on Twitter, but will they REALLY be there? Or will this just be me, standing by myself in a store with all these gift bags? I totally felt that panic last Saturday as my […]

S.O.S Save Our Skin – Ways to Take Care of Your Body’s Biggest Organ

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  In your 20′s your skin is going through all kinds of changes. I think of it as a kind of second puberty. As you transition from 20 to 30, your skin is going through everything from the last throes of teenage acne, to the beginning of thirtysomething concerns such as fine lines, wrinkles, dark […]