Foolproof Thanksgiving Recipes

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I used to think I was a good cook, once upon a time. But of late I’ve been second guessing myself in a major way.  It may have started with some woefully overcooked salmon. Then I made some rubbery pork chops. Long story short, I lost some of my kitchen confidence. And then my big […]

Black Women, Hair, and Exercise. Tips From the Pros

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Here’s one natural hair story I’m sick of — the “black women don’t exercise because of their hair” story. It’s been written too many times and guess what? It isn’t necessarily true. Yes, sure — there are women of color who don’t want to get their hair all sweaty, especially after getting their hair freshly […]

Sign Up for the Afrobella Newsletter!

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It’s taken me a while to jump into the newsletter game. Here’s why. I get so many of them in my inbox — some I’ve signed up for, some I certainly didn’t. In deciding to create an Afrobella Newsletter, I decided a few things. – I won’t be simply rehashing or just linking to articles […]

Would You Spend $4000 to Make Your Hands and Feet Look Younger?

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For Glam.com. You can put on makeup, slather on expensive creams and gels, get injectables, or get plastic surgery. There are any number of things you can do to slow the signs of aging for your face and certain parts of your body. But there are certain body parts that inevitably will reveal what a […]

The Afrobella Interview – Project Runway, Season 9 Winner Anya Ayoung-Chee!

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**Edited 10/28/2011 — Spoiler alert, ANYA AYOUNG-CHEE is the new winner of Project Runway! American viewers may be new to her, but Trinidadians around the world have already come to expect great things from Anya Ayoung-Chee. As Trinidad and Tobago’s representative in the 2008 Miss Universe pageant, she showed the world the diverse range that […]

Lancôme Genes Day = Genius

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If you are familiar with this blog then you already know, I love the combination of beauty and charity. October is a month dedicated to breast cancer awareness, but in the midst of the pink ribbons, the folks at Lancôme are also raising funds and awareness for a different, but still very special cause. Lancôme […]

The Natural Hair Muppet is BACK!

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Back in 2010, a little curly ‘froed Muppet on Sesame Street stole my heart and made the rounds of every hair blog on the internet. Who can forget that adorable natural haired Muppet who sang I Love My Hair? Back in 2010, many of us publicly expressed concern that our little Muppet sistren would be […]