Afrobella Will Be Working The Oscars Red Carpet!

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Bellas and fellas!! I’m SO beyond excited and proud to share the big news! My amiga for life Luvvie of Awesomely Luvvie (and fifty-leven other websites), and I have been approved and credentialed to cover the 2012 Academy Awards & the Oscar Red Carpet!!! (This is COMPLETELY different from the CVS Beauty Club contest (my […]

The All Of My Purple Life Petition – and Replacement Recommendations

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I can’t even quite put into words how AWESOME you guys are. Thanks to your LOVE and PASSION for All Of My Purple Life, my custom, limited edition MAC lipglass sold out not once, but twice. And when it disappeared from MACCosmetics.com, it popped up for three times the price on eBay. And even then, […]

Naturally Professional — Marisa, Reliability Engineer

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It’s been a long time since we left you with a Naturally Professional to step to! Or something like that… Bellas, the monthly series dedicated to inspiring women in the workplace to wear their hair in the style which makes them feel most free, confident and comfortable is officially BACK on both Afrobella.com and CurlyNikki.com! […]

Medical vs. Cosmetic Dermatologists: Who Do You Make Your Appointments With?

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For Glam Media’s The Future of Beauty. Why do people go to the dermatologist? What sends you to a search engine near you to find an office and make an appointment? There are so many factors at play. Maybe a weird mole or discoloration or rash is causing you concern. Maybe you want to have […]

You Deserve — Algenist Concentrated Reconstructing Serum

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The You Deserve category is generally dedicated to extravagantly priced beauty and fashion items that I’ve reviewed long enough to declare to be of excellent quality and worth your hard earned cash. Sometimes, luxury beauty items earn their price based solely on name brand or scarcity, or because of a celebrity connection. The products I […]

Thank You, Ebony Magazine!

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When you’re sitting at home and writing every day with only a ratchet tabby cat and the internet for company, sometimes you wind up without perspective. It’s wonderful to be reminded of how what you do can affect the world, and how you are percieved by others. I say all that to say this — […]

Be Thankful

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It’s so easy to look at life and see the flaws and downsides and failures and disappointments. But today isn’t about that. Today is about the positive. The good stuff. The successes and the blessings. Family, friends, health, love. Celebrating the things in life that you are most thankful for. This year I have SO […]