Ask Afrobella: Knots and Splits and Dead Ends, Oh My!


It’s been a long time since I left you without an Ask Afrobella to step to! < /corny intro> Sometimes when I get your Ask Afrobella questions it sparks a bit of an internal dilemma. I’m not really an expert-expert…can I really come up with an answer for this person’s question? Am I truly being […]

Ask Afrobella: Natural Hair. Start Here!

Natural Hair model Renisha

I think I can guess what a few of you made as a new year’s resolution this year – to go natural! Just within the past few weeks, I’ve gotten several messages from new naturals who are seeking guidance and advice. Please allow me to be your guide and answer some of your questions! Welcome […]

Ask Afrobella — Teenage Love and Natural Hair


Can I just say – I love the natural hair community!! Online and in real life, all over the world — when women with natural hair see each other, we smile. We compliment each other. We show love. And that positive energy we generate is a self esteem booster for ourselves, and for younger generations […]

Ask Afrobella: Little Boys with Kinks and Coils


You guys. I am terrible and I ask for your forgiveness. I haven’t done an Ask Afrobella in WAY too long. Instead, I chose the immediacy of Formspring and even there I’ve been letting questions just marinate. SMH at myself. Mea culpa, and I’m back to answer a question all about raising little kids to […]

Kinky Curly Comes to Trinidad!


One of the most popular questions I get from my Trinidadian afrobellas is – where can I get these products you speak of? It’s true – in the USA we’ve got a wealth of natural hair goodness at ready disposal. When these products are imported and sold elsewhere, they’re often marked up to high heaven […]

Ask Afrobella: Naturally Beautiful at the Prom!

Got a frantic Ask Afrobella question to answer, and time is of the essence! Dear Afrobella, I love your blog! It’s so refreshing compared to other blogs that just write about products! I never know what to expect when I visit your site but I know it’s gonna be good! I’m a teenage transitioning bella […]

Ask Afrobella – What’s a Writer to Do?

I recently got an Ask Afrobella question that’s gone ghost in my inbox, so excuse me if I paraphrase. And apologies to you, if you wrote me the e mail and I didn’t respond personally. I am a total mess w.r.t e mail, to be completely honest. It’s not you, it’s me. I lost your […]