The IT&LY Hairfashion Las Vegas Experience

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Every so often I wind up in a place or a situation where I wonder…whose life is this? And how did I get here? I had that experience in Las Vegas recently, when I was flown in as a VIP attendee for the IT&LY Hairfashion “Hollywood Loves IT&LY” event at the Hard Rock Hotel and […]

Huetiful Steamer Natural Hair Review!

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You’ve probably seen it on other natural hair blogs, or heard about it on forums. I was lucky enough to host a giveway on Afrobella Radio, and the kind folks at Huetiful sent me a hair steamer of my own to try out! I was pretty skeptical at first. But, here’s my before pic to […]

Event Recap: My NYFW Natural Hair Blogger Meetup in NYC!

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It all started on Twitter, when I mentioned I’d be in town for New York Fashion Week. First one natural hair blogger mentioned they wanted to meet me. Then another. Then I said – what if I had some kind of natural hair blogger meetup during Fashion Week? After that, the concept snowballed into something […]

Los Angeles! Get Ready to Love Your Hair!

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Natural hairstyles can be super intricate, or super simple. Our hair is so amazing, we can wear it in any style we want! Often our only limitations are our skill, and our imagination. That’s why I love the lessons Felicia Leatherwood of the Loving Your Hair With Natural Care Workshop has to give. She’s all […]

My Aveda NYFW Hair Transformation

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I got to New York City yesterday afternoon and already got swept up into fashion week fabulousness! Last night’s first stop – a hair, makeup and pampering session at the Aveda Advanced Academy. First – the BEFORE picture. So many of my favorite beauty bloggers were in the house – it was like a fabulous […]

Gorgeous Naturals, Howard University, and the Ford Fiesta

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Back in February, I had the opportunity to be part of something really special. I went to Howard University to cover a unique casting call for Ford Focus – their Inspired By Color event was SO Afrobella-tastic. I was absolutely astounded by the beauty of the aspiring models – all students at Howard with SO. […]

Afro-Inspired Art, From France With Love

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One of my favorite things to do online, is search for afro-inspired art. Many images are cliche. And every now and then, you find something genius. IMO, this is the latter. I stumbled across the button-art of Anouchka Potdevin via Apartment Therapy and HAD to look her up and share with my bellas. Anouchka Potdevin […]