Lady Gaga Viva Glam 2 – How Do You Rock It?

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I love MAC cosmetics and I especially love their Viva Glam initiative. By pairing up daring and outspoken celebrities with the brand’s initiative of raising awareness and funds for HIV/AIDS, MAC has created a campaign that never fails to inform, inspire and excite. Lady Gaga is THE perfect celebrity to be the face of Viva […]

The Wise Words of Vidal Sassoon

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When I announced to my friends that I was on the line with legendary hairdressing icon Vidal Sassoon, the reaction was hilarious. On both Twitter and Facebook, friends were telling me they didn’t realize Vidal Sassoon was a real person. When I told my husband he quipped, “that’s like you telling me you interviewed Neutrogena […]

Oscar Fashion Highlights!

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Can I be honest? Bellas, I felt lucky to make it all the way through last night’s Academy Award ceremony. I’ve been making it a point to watch the Oscars all the way through ever since I was little, and last night’s ceremony was naptastic. Snoozeworthy. Boring to the extreme. At the end I found […]

6 Words. This Friday. Diana Ross on Oprah!

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Bellas, set Your DVR. Tell the boss you’re taking a personal day! If you’re a big fan of the original female singing group, big fabulous hair, and icons who have earned the title with sweat and talent…you need to see Diana Ross on Oprah this Friday. And it won’t just be Miss Ross. According to […]

Happy 80th Birthday, Toni Morrison!

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Dear Toni Morrison. I’m gonna skip the formalities and just call you Aunt Toni, if that’s alright. Please don’t be offended by my familiarity. In my head, that’s who you are. And you’ve been there for me for years, offering sage words that I may not have always understood, even though they’ve resonated in my […]

Afrobella Loves the Grammy Awards!

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Did you watch the 2011 Grammy Awards last night, bellas? I did, and I really enjoyed parts of the show! Unlike in years past where performances have dragged on and winners left me scratching my head, I thought the 2011 awards got it right in many ways. These were my favorite Grammy award moments! 1 […]

On My Way to NYC!

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I really didn’t plan on being in New York for Fashion Week in February. Last September’s NYFW left me spent, stressed, and a little poorer for the experience (literally). I said to myself, self, you won’t be going back to New York and entering the NYFW vortex until September 2011. But then an e mail […]