Inspiration for Natural Hair Brides

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If you look around online, you’ll find inspirational photos of natural haired brides on the best natural hair sites. Curly Nikki and Black Girl With Long Hair both offer regular photo features of natural bridal hairstyles, for ideal example. But every so often you’ll hear about a bride who isn’t down with natural hair at […]

How Do Offensive Ads Get Made In the First Place?

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There’s a cycle that happens in the advertising world. It goes a little something like this. Company goes to ad agency to create a new ad campaign intended to speak to the African American demographic. Ad agency comes up with something that runs the risk of offending the target audience. Ad gets released into the […]

So….You Want To Be a Naturalpreneur?

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First off, what IS a Naturalpreneur? That would be someone who’s passionate about their natural hair, eco-friendly living, or natural product business. If you’re interested in learning how you can turn your passion for natural hair and beauty into a thriving business, listen in to the FREE “So You Want To Be a Naturalpreneur?” Telesummit. […]

Five Years of Afrobella

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Five years ago, this week started out like any other. I had a regular work day complete with the weekly Monday meeting. Trudged through Monday and Tuesday’s expected tasks. Met my deadline on Wednesday. Back in those days, we had a busy social circle and friends would just stop by the house as evening fell, […]

The Awesomeness of Awkward Black Girl

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When it comes to comedy, I tend to steer left of center. I tend to love comedy that’s subversive, quirky, sometimes cringeworthy. I can’t miss Curb Your Enthusiasm, Parks and Recreation, or Community. I think Wyatt Cenac, Donald Glover, and Hannibal Burress are brilliant. Anthony Jeselnik makes me laugh till I cry. I’m a big […]

Mean Stinks! Amber Riley Takes On The Bullies

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As one of the stars on the megahit show Glee, Amber Riley is the ultimate high school friend-in-the-head we all wish we had back in the day. She’s fabulous, funny, fiercely loyal to her truest friends and has a voice so big and beautiful, words can hardly describe it. Mercedes rules! And the actress who […]

Naturally Professional – Carolyn Edgar

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The Naturally Professional series on Afrobella.com and CurlyNikki.com was created to make a positive statement. Our intent is to disprove false and long held beliefs that wearing ones hair in a natural style — including locs, sisterlocs, and loose natural hair — makes a person somehow not professional enough for a corporate environment. Natural hair […]