Even MORE Reasons to LOVE Sesame Street!

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I am seriously looking forward to having kids – just so I can share the magic of the Muppets with them. I think Jim Henson was a genius. I grew up loving The Muppet Show and Sesame Street to the point of obsession, so seeing that the Children’s Television Workshop is still continuing the great, […]

Hairstylist Kenneth Walker Speaks His Mind on Tyler Perry’s For Colored Girls

Kenneth Walker and Afrobella

My IT&LY Hairfashion experience was truly epic and amazing on many levels. Not only did I get to go to Vegas and enjoy the VIP experience, not only did I get my hair done by an award winning stylist…but I got to meet and interview and bond with some of the most incredibly accomplished hairstylists […]

Want Of The Week: Tory Burch’s BCA Boots

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October = Breast Cancer Awareness month = All pink EVERYTHING. You’re going to find yourself inundated with pink products this month. Everything’s coming up rose, hot, fuchsia, powder or pale. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness month, I’ll be sharing my top picks for the hottest pink items out there. First stop – Tory Burch. […]

Plus Size Designer Collaborations at Target – Best Idea EVER!

Afrobella and Rachel Roy photo by Tafari Stevenson Howard

An idea has been marinating in my mind for the last few weeks. It was sparked when I went shopping in the suburbs of Illinois, and realized how many items of beautiful plus size designer clothing was for sale. TJ Maxx. Nordstrom Rack. Marshalls. All of these stores had heavy racks of Calvin Klein, Ralph […]

No Makeup Week Challenge

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I used to be such a tomboy back in the day. Teeshirts, jeans, very little makeup. That was me all day every day. Then in my sophomore year of college, I started wearing skirts and realized I looked good in them. And from there it was a slippery slope to complete and utter girliness. Now, […]

Oyin Supports Responsible Reform for Safer Cosmetics!

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Bellas – in my time here as a blogger, I haven’t featured many guest blogger posts. I blame that on my inner control freak. But every now and then we have to admit that we don’t know everything about everything – and the issues surrounding the new proposed bill called the “Safe Cosmetics Act of […]

Tyler Perry’s “Colored Girls” – Will You See It?

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So much has been written about Tyler Perry’s upcoming film adaptation of For Colored Girls Who Have Considered Suicide When the Rainbow is Enuf, penned by Ntozake Shange and loved by so many. This photo of the cast has just emerged, to give fans something to anticipate. From left to right: Anika Noni Rose (as […]