Seeking A Natural Hair Salon? There’s An App For That!

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I love technology! As recently as maybe 7 years ago, if you were looking for a natural hair salon in your neck of the woods, you’d have to resort to word of mouth or ye olde Yellow Pages, followed by a whole bunch of interrogative phone calls. Then came the advent of natural hair forums […]

It’s An Honor To Be Nominated!

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It’s An Honor To Be Nominated! Dear readers – you have been so good to me. Over the past four years, you’ve shown me so much love and support. Thank you for reading, thank you for commenting, and thank you for taking the time to vote for me when online award season is in the […]

I Need An Intern

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For the past almost-four years, I’ve been doing this thing completely by myself. Afrobella has grown and grown beyond my wildest dreams. And I’ve come to the realization that I need help to keep things organized. I’m looking for an intern. This is an unpaid position, but I sincerely hope to offer college credit, job […]

Um…Steve Harvey’s Got Hair Advice?

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I’ve been known to chuckle at a Steve Harvey joke from time to time. His delivery amuses me. His opinions…not so much. In fact, it doesn’t really surprise me when Steve Harvey – or any other comedian, really – says something ignorant. It isn’t the comedian’s job to be wise, it isn’t the comedian’s job […]

Meet Renisha. Get Renewed.

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So OK – I’ve dropped hints and briefly discussed my new attitude to weight loss recently, but I haven’t gotten down to the nitty gritty. For years it’s been a struggle for me to get motivated. I know what I need to do to get my health back to where it needs to be…but doing […]

Weave for a Toddler?

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Originally posted at BVHairTalk.com. As an adult, you’re within your rights to get just about any kind of hairstyle you want. Braid it up, loc it up, relax it, get a weave. Whatever makes you happy, go for it. But what about when you’re a kid? I’ve asked the question before, and I must ask […]

Vogue Africa, We Hardly Knew Ye

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Mario Epanya had a dream, and did his best to make the dream become a reality. The dream was Vogue Africa. Epanya – a photographer from Cameroon, who is currently based in Paris – shot a number of beautiful covers. His goal was to prove that Vogue Africa could be viable, vibrant, and admired. On […]