Famous Faces – Afrobella http://www.afrobella.com Natural Hair, Beauty, Fashion and Makeup Blog Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:34:23 +0000 en-US hourly 1 61361872 New Year, Same You — Why I LOVE the Newest Gabifresh x Swimsuits For All Collection http://www.afrobella.com/2017/01/17/new-year-same-you-gabifresh-x-swimsuits-for-all-collection/ http://www.afrobella.com/2017/01/17/new-year-same-you-gabifresh-x-swimsuits-for-all-collection/#respond Tue, 17 Jan 2017 16:34:20 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=15243 My relationship with swimwear has been a problematic one, dating back to age 11 when I had to find the perfect bathing suit for a class trip to Tobago. That day I learned the dismay that so often comes with trying on bathing suits. Through the years, I struggled to find a suit I loved,... read all

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Issa Rae’s Hair at the Golden Globes – Felicia Leatherwood Reveals the Look! http://www.afrobella.com/2017/01/09/issa-rae-hair-golden-globes-felicia-leatherwood/ http://www.afrobella.com/2017/01/09/issa-rae-hair-golden-globes-felicia-leatherwood/#comments Mon, 09 Jan 2017 23:54:09 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=15231 As a fan of Issa Rae’s since the days of The Misadventures of Awkward Black Girl, I’ve been paying close attention to her glow up. The evolution has been so inspiring and so beautiful! Season one of HBO’s Insecure was nothing short of phenomenal, a true testament of her range and talent. Issa has stepped fully... read all

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Afrobella on the Tom Joyner Morning Show — All About the EWG “Skin Deep” Study http://www.afrobella.com/2017/01/09/afrobella-tom-joyner-morning-show-ewg-skin-deep-study/ http://www.afrobella.com/2017/01/09/afrobella-tom-joyner-morning-show-ewg-skin-deep-study/#respond Mon, 09 Jan 2017 15:40:22 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=15227 The first week of the year kicked off on a great note – on Tuesday, 3rd January I appeared on the Tom Joyner Morning Show, chatting with the incomparable Jacque Reid about beauty, hair and health. Click here to listen if you missed it! The topic we discussed was the recent study by the Environmental... read all

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Going Home For Homecoming. Meet Me in Miami this Friday! http://www.afrobella.com/2016/11/01/home-homecoming-university-of-miami/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/11/01/home-homecoming-university-of-miami/#comments Tue, 01 Nov 2016 18:23:27 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=14857 I’m gonna be honest, y’all. 2016 has been a lot. Life lessons on top of learning experiences. Trials and tribulations, peaks and valleys. This year I planned to celebrate my 10th anniversary in August. I had all sorts of plans, design partnerships and events, I was invited on a special trip that month — so... read all

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Hey Taraji Hey; My Interview at the #MACTaraji Launch! http://www.afrobella.com/2016/09/13/taraji-p-henson-interview-mactaraji/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/09/13/taraji-p-henson-interview-mactaraji/#comments Tue, 13 Sep 2016 18:09:58 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=14658 Let there be a full disclosure at the beginning of this post – I love Taraji P. Henson. I’ve BEEN loving Taraji P. Henson, at least since Hustle & Flow. She has been out there in Hollywood, grinding since the late 90’s. Through it all she has remained true to herself, a riot, a force... read all

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#MACTaraji — MAC Cosmetics + Taraji P. Henson = MAGIC. Check Out My Look! http://www.afrobella.com/2016/08/23/mactaraji-mac-cosmetics-taraji-p-henson/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/08/23/mactaraji-mac-cosmetics-taraji-p-henson/#comments Tue, 23 Aug 2016 21:47:08 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=14629 Bellas, as you may know, I go back with the MAC Cosmetics folks for quite some time now. So when they hit me up to let me know a special collection was soon to be released, and asked me if I’d be interested in checking it out early — of course I said YES. Especially... read all

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Meeting Betsey Johnson http://www.afrobella.com/2016/05/26/meeting-betsey-johnson/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/05/26/meeting-betsey-johnson/#comments Fri, 27 May 2016 00:01:28 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=14347 To be honest, I was having kind of a rough afternoon. It was all hustle, bustle and stress, dealing with things I didn’t want to deal with. But at the end of the day, there was a bright pink ray of light awaiting me. Betsey Johnson was appearing at Macy’s on State Street (along with her... read all

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20 Songs I Think You’ll Love If You LOVE Beyoncé’s Lemonade http://www.afrobella.com/2016/05/02/songs-to-love-after-beyonce-lemonade/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/05/02/songs-to-love-after-beyonce-lemonade/#comments Mon, 02 May 2016 13:16:26 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=14314 It was all so different, about a week ago. Then Beyoncé dropped Lemonade and pretty much broke the internet. Let me tell you how it went down at my house. We had just had dinner. My husband was watching the Stanley Cup hockey game. We live in Chicago. His brother lives in St. Louis. This was intense.... read all

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7 Times That Prince Shaped My Life http://www.afrobella.com/2016/04/24/prince-shaped-my-life/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/04/24/prince-shaped-my-life/#comments Sun, 24 Apr 2016 18:06:32 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=14280 My best friend Lauren texted me at 12:23 pm on April 21st. I thought that was odd, it was in the middle of the work day. I was in the middle of a hectic afternoon myself, and hadn’t been paying attention to social media for much of the morning. “OMG, please tell me it’s not... read all

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Inside Empire – Behind The Scenes With COVERGIRL and Vogue Studio! http://www.afrobella.com/2016/03/30/empire-covergirl-and-vogue-studio/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/03/30/empire-covergirl-and-vogue-studio/#comments Wed, 30 Mar 2016 13:06:39 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=14247 Empire is one of those shows that frequently gets labeled as a “guilty pleasure.” For me, there is no guilt. There is only pleasure. I enjoy Empire for the glamour, the drama, the sizzling intrigue and especially the STYLE. I grew up on a diet of Dynasty, Falcon Crest and Knots Landing; and Empire gives... read all

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