Up and Coming Natural Hair and Bodycare Companies to Look Out For!

BelleButters

Someone asked me recently if I could name my favorite natural hair companies. I started typing out a list of the usual suspects, the mainstream choices…but then stopped myself. I do still use the most mainstream natural hair products, but I do still very much enjoy supporting the up and comers. The new entrepreneurs who […]

Little Girls, BIG Hair

Lindsay

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a photo of Little Afrobella, AKA my niece Dominique. And I’ve shared even fewer of her sister, my even littler niece Isabella. So here’s their official Afrobella reintroduction! Are they not ADORABLE? As you can imagine, it takes quite a bit of patience and love to get their […]

Who’s Going to the World Natural Hair Show in Atlanta?

Huetifulpromo

I’ve been wanting to go for years, and finally – I’ll be there! Thanks to my friends at Huetiful – I’ll be in Atlanta to experience the World Natural Hair Show! And if you’re in attendance, you can come by the Huetiful booth to meet me on Saturday April 30 from noon to 2 pm. […]

Ask Afrobella – Dealing With Flakes

scalp issues

When it comes to Ask Afrobella hair questions, I may try to offer my two cents based on personal experience. But for this very specific Ask Afrobella question, I needed the sage advice of an expert. If you’ve ever dealt with flaky scalp issues, this may help you! Hi, Love your work. Your site is […]

Afrobella’s Long Overdue Anita Grant Review!

Anita Grant hair products

She was one of the very first people to e mail me and say hey, I love your blog and I want to see if I could advertise with you. In 2007, I named her Afrobella of the Week. Her at home DIY skincare tips changed my life. Anita Grant has been a significant part […]

Ask Afrobella: Knots and Splits and Dead Ends, Oh My!

shaquillenaturalhair

It’s been a long time since I left you without an Ask Afrobella to step to! < /corny intro> Sometimes when I get your Ask Afrobella questions it sparks a bit of an internal dilemma. I’m not really an expert-expert…can I really come up with an answer for this person’s question? Am I truly being […]

Naturally Professional – A New Monthly Series by Afrobella and Curly Nikki!

photo via CurlyNikki.com

One natural hair meme that I’m sick of hearing is the oft-repeated and completely false idea that natural hair is unprofessional, or that being natural can cost you a potential job. Around the world there are doctors, lawyers, accountants, executives, politicians and CEOs who proudly wear their hair as they will, and are respected for […]