What I Want For Christmas, AKA Possible Gift Ideas For the Busy Blogger

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If you’re all focused and smart and prepared for what life brings, you’ve probably already completed your Christmas shopping. If you’re like me and my husband…you may not have started finished yet. And that’s OK! This might mean dealing with more than the usual amount of traffic and stress in the next few days, but […]

What To Buy Your Lady — 5 Tips For Men Trying to Christmas Shop

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Recently I had the privilege of shopping with my husband and a guy friend of ours as he tried to buy a present for his lady. I hope he’ll forgive me for saying this, but it wasn’t pretty. In fact, it gave me QUITE the lesson in the differences between genders. I got all kinds […]

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 […]