Naturally Professional – Carolyn Edgar

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The Naturally Professional series on Afrobella.com and CurlyNikki.com was created to make a positive statement. Our intent is to disprove false and long held beliefs that wearing ones hair in a natural style — including locs, sisterlocs, and loose natural hair — makes a person somehow not professional enough for a corporate environment. Natural hair […]

You Deserve — Shea Moisture Black Soap Shampoo and Conditioner

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Summertime does some THANGS to my hair, y’all. The sizzling hot weather turns my coils into frizz so dense I could lose my wedding ring in the roots of my hair. My scalp gets to feeling hot and sweaty and icky. I get buildup and flakes. If ever there were a time to switch up […]

Afrobella Bride – Kiwana

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With the Afrobella Bride series, I’m going to feature businesses that cater to your special day, ideas for your special day, and photos FROM your special day. So bellas, please give a warm welcome to my first ever Afrobella bride! Kiwana is a jewelry designer and soap maker, among many other things! Check out her […]

Afrobella’s Brides – Wedding Inspiration and More!

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Wedding season is upon us, and I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s got ceremonies galore to attend this summer. My husband and I will be in attendance at four weddings, and I’m a bridesmaid in one of them! All of the invitations and registry lists reminded me of my own wedding, so many […]

Natural Hair Diary – Venita Griffin, Digital Marketing Expert

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The Natural Hair Diary continues here on Afrobella.com – don’t forget, you can send in submissions to my e mail, or nominate yourself in the comments below! I plan to continue the natural hair inspiration here as long as you want me to keep it coming! This week’s Natural Hair Diary comes from a friend […]

All About The Butters

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A YouTube video by Heady 1313 recently made the rounds of social media and the blogosphere, stirring up controversy and laughter in its wake. Provocatively titled “I Am So Pissed At Black People Right Now,” the video wasn’t about some hot-button racial issue. It was about The Butters. As in shea, cocoa, mango, etcetera. When […]

Natural Hair Diary — Alycia Carter, Attorney

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Hey Bellas! Consider this a new transition (ha! get it?) in the Natural Hair Diary. The weekly series is going continue showcasing your beautiful curls, favorite tips, best products, and hair inspiration over here at Afrobella.com, so please continue to submit yourselves and share your stories with me! This week’s Natural Hair Diary comes from […]