The Natural Hair Muppet is BACK!

natural hair muppet sesame street

Back in 2010, a little curly ‘froed Muppet on Sesame Street stole my heart and made the rounds of every hair blog on the internet. Who can forget that adorable natural haired Muppet who sang I Love My Hair? Back in 2010, many of us publicly expressed concern that our little Muppet sistren would be […]

Makeup Inspiration – Beyonce’s Countdown and that Yellow Cat’s Eye

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Despite whatever anyone may say about Beyonce — you can never say that she’s boring, or anything less than fabulous. From the moment I caught a glimpse of her video for Countdown, I automatically liked it — not just for the myriad references to 60′s fashion and style but also for the MAKEUP. There are […]

Brad Goreski is Adorable

Brad Goreski, Tia Dantzler, afrobella

…of course, if you watched him on The Rachel Zoe Show, or follow him on Twitter, or read his blog, you already know that! I recently met the handsome and witty fashion expert at my favorite Macy’s in Chicago — that would be the amazing and historic State Street location! Brad was in town to […]

Afrobella of the Month – Tananarive Due

Tananarive Due

I’ve made false promises about bringing Afrobella of the Month back before, and wound up disappointing myself. In all honesty I realize that I’d stopped doing many of the really writing-intense, research-heavy posts that were the hallmark of early Afrobella. Why? Because this blog has pretty much been all written by me for the past […]

Tracee Ellis Ross And That Gorgeous Hair, On The Cover of Jet!

Tracee Ellis Ross Jet Magazine

I hope you haven’t been sleeping at the magazine rack, bellas — in case you haven’t checked out venerable magazines Ebony or Jet lately, they have been bringing the HEAT. Ebony has become thoroughly engaging from cover to cover — the October issue featuring Mary J. Blige is visually stunning and intellectually satisfying all the […]

And Now, A Word From Queen Latifah About Her Cover Girl Queen Collection Lip Color

Cover Girl Queen Collection Lipstick

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Fall Makeup Tips from Tia Dantzler

Tia Dantzler celebrity makeup artist

Tia Dantzler is more than just one of my favorite makeup artists, she’s one of my favorite PEOPLE, period. There’s a reason so many celebrities ask for her by name. Tia is professional and polite, but oh so down to earth, genuine, funny and sweet. She’s just great to be around. If you read her […]