Hair – Afrobella http://www.afrobella.com Natural Hair, Beauty, Fashion and Makeup Blog Thu, 09 Feb 2017 20:41:35 +0000 en-US hourly 1 61361872 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/#comments 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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Natural Hair Gifts You Still Have Time For! http://www.afrobella.com/2016/12/16/natural-hair-gifts-still-time/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/12/16/natural-hair-gifts-still-time/#comments Sat, 17 Dec 2016 00:03:11 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=15154 In most of the USA right now, the weather outside is FRIGHTFUL. The weather report is talking about all kinds of negative degrees and wind chills. Christmas is in 9 days and the time for gift shopping is yesterday NOW. I’m here for you, with some natural hair gift suggestions you still have time to... read all

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Internationally Natural – Continuum Dance Project, Trinidad and Tobago http://www.afrobella.com/2016/12/12/internationally-natural-continuum-dance-project-trinidad-tobago/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/12/12/internationally-natural-continuum-dance-project-trinidad-tobago/#comments Mon, 12 Dec 2016 11:15:46 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=15088 Many of you may know that I’m from Trinidad. And many of you may also know that I didn’t rock my natural hair until 2002, years after I migrated from my homeland. When I lived in Trinidad, I felt pressured to wear my hair relaxed. Even when I saw signs of damage, I kept on... read all

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Be Kekoa – Discovering the Heart, Soul and Mana of Their Tamanu Oil from Huahine http://www.afrobella.com/2016/11/23/be-kekoa-tamanu-oil-huahine/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/11/23/be-kekoa-tamanu-oil-huahine/#comments Wed, 23 Nov 2016 22:10:05 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=14910 Take a moment and look at the hair products that clutter your bathroom cupboards or counters. Where do they come from? Who made the ingredients that go into them? Are those ingredients being made or harvested in a healthy and sustainable way? How do you know? Of all of the hair products and body products... read all

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Bellas! Vote For Your Faves in the Refinery29 Beauty Innovator Awards! http://www.afrobella.com/2016/10/25/refinery-29-beauty-innovator-awards/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/10/25/refinery-29-beauty-innovator-awards/#comments Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:27:27 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=14846 This post is sponsored by Refinery29 The 4th quarter of the year is a time for reflection and projection. We look back on what we’ve experienced and anticipate future possibilities to come. It’s no different in the beauty space – this is the season for recognizing the developments we have enjoyed and admired the most.... read all

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“What’s Normal?” SheaMoisture Asks Tough Beauty Industry Questions http://www.afrobella.com/2016/09/19/whats-normal-sheamoisture/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/09/19/whats-normal-sheamoisture/#comments Mon, 19 Sep 2016 17:22:54 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=14682 This post was sponsored by SheaMoisture. I’ll never forget the first time I had to buy my own hair products in America. It was late August, 1998. I had just become a freshman at the University of Miami. I had grown up in Trinidad, surrounded by women with similar hair issues to my own. We... read all

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10 Summer Hair Stylers – Light, Creamy Moisture For Your Natural Hair! http://www.afrobella.com/2016/07/15/10-summer-stylers-natural-hair/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/07/15/10-summer-stylers-natural-hair/#comments Fri, 15 Jul 2016 16:09:46 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=14490 Summer’s here and the time is right for switching up those hair products. I don’t know about you, but my hair has special needs at this time of year. I need deeply penetrating moisture, I need light, creamy styling products to give my hair the nurturing sustenance it craves. Especially because I’m rocking blonde highlights,... read all

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Predict Your Pretty – Let The Cast Beauty App Guide Your Look http://www.afrobella.com/2016/06/16/cast-beauty-app/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/06/16/cast-beauty-app/#comments Thu, 16 Jun 2016 21:48:05 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=14467 Summer weather can throw unexpected curveballs. Here in Chicago, I can expect balmy breezes only to be faced by humid, hot air. Surprise thunderstorms can blow our way at any time – ask anyone who attended Lollapalooza in 2012 and/or 2015. The sky will be perfectly clear and then all of a sudden clouds roll... read all

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Touring Trinidad and Tobago — My Adventures With #EDENGoesGlobal http://www.afrobella.com/2016/06/08/touring-trinidad-and-tobago-eden-bodyworks/ http://www.afrobella.com/2016/06/08/touring-trinidad-and-tobago-eden-bodyworks/#comments Thu, 09 Jun 2016 04:40:31 +0000 http://www.afrobella.com/?p=14403 Trinidad is my land and of it I am proud and glad But I can’t understand why some people does talk it bad But I know all of dem who running dey mouth Don’t know what dey talkin ’bout They will paint here black every day And the right things they would never say — Portrait of Trinidad,... read all

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