RIP Amy Winehouse

Amy Winehouse, RIP Amy Winehouse

Amy, Amy, Amy. I’m not even sure what else to say that hasn’t already been said over the course of this tragic weekend. Amy Winehouse’s death is incredibly sad but I believe even her most diehard fans would have a hard time calling it surprising. It was the news you never wanted to hear, even […]

Win Tickets To See Rihanna in Philly!

Rihanna concert Nivea Challenge

Rihanna puts on a really fun show, and there is no fellow island-girl bias when I say this. Trust. This year alone I’ve seen the gamut of live performances — from Janet Jackson and Beyonce, to Eddie Vedder and the Dave Matthews Band. I know a good live show when I see one. And I’m […]

Summertime Makeup Tips, Tricks, and Looks

Gabrielle Union summer makeup

Tis the season for summer makeup, and the lovely and amazing MUA Meagan Shea is here to offer professional insight and tips on looking your best all summer long! Without further ado…here’s Meagan! Summertime, Summertime! So lovelies, Summer is OFFICIALLY here.  It’s hot, the sun is baking our skin & everybody should be glowing!  We’re […]

Beat the Summer Heat Thanks To Sam Fine and Cover Girl!

Cover Girl makeup Sam Fine Afrobella

Aloha bellas! Summer’s in full effect and sizzling temperatures are the order of the day. How do you make your makeup last all day through the summer heat? That was my question for Mr. Sam Fine — amazing celebrity makeup artist, witty gentleman, and dare I say friend o’ mine? Sam came up with special […]

Afrobella Interviews Jill Scott — Wisdom, Wit, and Light Of The Sun

Jill Scott interview

During my interview with Jill Scott, she impressed me as a woman who can’t be reduced to a soundbite. Jill Scott gives a thoughtful, considered answer to every question you ask her. Excerpting one sentence or snipping a quote won’t work. When Jill responds to a question, there’s nothing flippant or offhanded about it. When […]

Afrobella on Michael Baisden!

Michael Baisden

Last week Thursday, I had the honor of being interviewed in a brief segment on The Michael Baisden Show. And bellas, I don’t think it could have gone ANY better! The original topic was all about why women cut their hair after a relationship. But soon it turned into a let’s-learn-more-about-your-awesome-blog and I loved listening […]

Rihanna’s Concert Hits Chicago!

AfrobellaatRihanna

Bellas, I’m still on a high from Rihanna’s concert in Chicago on Wednesday! Thanks to my friends at Roc Nation, I came back from the Bali Style Summit in NYC (more to come on that soon!) — got off the plane, showered and changed into my fiercest outfit, then headed over to see Rihanna, live […]