Mother’s Day Giveaway–Shea Radiance

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This Sunday – May 13, in case you haven’t checked a calendar about it – is Mother’s Day! Now’s the time to order those flowers and put together those gift baskets, if you haven’t already. And for the moms who read Afrobella.com – I’ve got special Mother’s Day goodness for you through the rest of […]

Does the Diva Dishwashing Sponge Make You Mad?

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I’ll admit it, I can be really sensitive about anything hair related. I’m not a fan of afro wigs on Halloween or unsolicited touching of natural hair or insensitive remarks about hair texture or type. I am all about celebrating what I’ve been blessed with. Because I love my own hair, I sometimes collect natural […]

Meet Miko and Titi Branch at the Chicago Natural Beauty Expo!

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As the founders of one of the most popular curly hair brands on the market, Miko and Titi Branch aren’t just co-CEOs, they’re ambassadors for their family’s heritage and hair icons to naturalistas around the world! When these stunning sisters make appearances, thousands of eager fans show up to hear their story as they grew […]

What I Learned From Trichologist Dr. Kari at the Eden Brunch!

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A few weeks back I attended a lovely brunch at the W Hotel on Lakeshore Drive. Hosted by Eden BodyWorks to launch the new Jojoba Monoi line (which I LOVE), a truly incredible and inspiring group of Chicago women came together for the occasion!   Many of my favorite people were there, my amigas Luvvie, […]

The Afrobella Interview – Jenifer Lewis

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Fierce, funny, and always 100% real — Jenifer Lewis has earned her place amongst iconic Hollywood actresses. Since her stage debut in 1979, she’s had notable, beloved roles in every medium of acting – from the Broadway stage to the small screen to cinemas around the world. She’s known as a consummate professional, and has […]

Do Yourself a Favor. Go See Fela!

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Recently I was lucky enough to go to Chicago’s glorious Oriental Theater to see Fela! the acclaimed Broadway musical about the life of late, great legendary Nigerian musician, activist, celebrity and larger than life personality, Fela Kuti. The musical is currently in Chicago until April 15, and I HIGHLY suggest you go see it while […]

Who’s That You See on QVC? It’s Me! It’s Me!

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Any excuse for a rhyme, right? I know I’m not the only one who loves the beauty brands for sale on TV – did you know home shopping began in 1977 with lime green can openers? The things you learn on Wikipedia! Look at how far things have come. Now so many of your favorite […]