Viola Davis, Octavia Spencer and The Help Ruled the SAG Awards

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“”The stain of racism and sexism is not just for people of color or women. It’s ALL of our burden. All of us… I don’t care how ordinary you may feel, all of us can inspire change. Every single one of us.” Photo via CNN.com. Those were the poignant and wise words uttered by Viola […]

Sanaa Lathan on Natural Hair, Hollywood, and Being the New Face of Pantene

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Sanaa Lathan is no ingenue. As the star of such films as Love and Basketball, The Wood, The Best Man, Brown Sugar, Out of Time and most recently, Stephen Soderbergh’s Contagion — she began her acting career at Yale, performing in Shakespearean plays while attending the Yale School of Drama. Sanaa has been in top […]

Travel Beauty — Makeup That Came With Me To The Caribbean

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I travel a fair amount, so I am well familiar with the ins and outs of beauty on the go. When I pack my makeup bag, I tend to go for flat eye shadow palettes, multi-use products, and anything that comes in pencil form. I’ve got an always packed makeup travel bag, so at the […]

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 […]

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 […]

Sam Fine’s Red Carpet Beauty Tips

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In just about six weeks, the Academy Awards will be taking place in Los Angeles. And I’m not going to be watching it on TV this time. I’m gonna BE there, and instead of just critiquing the looks of the stars, I need to be thinking about my own look for a change! And yes, […]

What Were The Top Makeup Trends of 2011?

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For an answer to that question, I turned to Afrobella’s friendly makeup vlogger and reviewer Sherry Blossom (follow @MsSherryBlossom on Twitter)! She did amazing, exhaustive research to give you the definitive answer. Take it away, Sherry! What Were The Top Makeup Trends of 2011? With responses from over 100 of my makeup peers: pro makeup […]