Why I Support Lancome’s Genifique Day (And You Should Too)

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My blogging career takes me to some amazing places. Some are decadent and glamorous. Some can be more glitter than gold. But some are just so special that it’s hard to put them into words. That was this trip that I’m about to tell you about. Lancôme Paris took me and a group of fellow […]

Meet Emily Jayne

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The time of year is here, bellas. There’s a chill in the air and a snap in the wind here in Chicago. The leaves are rapidly changing from yellow to brown. Tis the season for the butters. Maybe this year you’re looking for a new butter experience. Maybe you don’t want to smell like chocolate […]

Addicted to Instagram

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I joined Instagram on September 28. Just two weeks ago. On October 1 the good folks of Instagram allowed me to have my official trademarked name on there. You can find me on Instagram now @afrobella, and while we’re discussing that please allow me to make a confession. My name is @afrobella and I’m addicted […]

At Home Pedicure Products For The Softest, Prettiest Feet Ever

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  It’s always said that Pisces rules the feet, and this Pisces girl can testify that my feet have always been a factor. I have flat feet. Special needs feet. And a summer of nonchalance and flip flops led my feet to not feel their absolute best. I love it most when my feet are […]

Behold, the Afrobella Avon E-Boutique!

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Hello, Avon shoppers! Have you seen me on the site yet? Here I am!      One of the coolest things about being an Avon ambassador is the international reach of the brand. Avon is everywhere! I’ve gotten such sweet messages from all kinds of people from around the world, many of them Avon salespeople, […]

A Little Patience. Chescaleigh on Natural Hair Issues, Critics and More

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One of the most frequently asked questions, frequently addressed topics, and hot button issues in the natural hair community, is the issue of hair growth. It’s the fuel for blog posts and epic message board threads, and sparks flurries of product purchases for special hair challenges. It’s something I get asked about ALL the time, […]

You Deserve: WEN by ChazDean Fall Ginger Pumpkin Seasonal Cleansing Conditioner

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This morning I needed to wash the busy week out of my hair. I reached for a product I’d been sent a while back but hadn’t yet tried — WEN by ChazDean Fall Ginger Pumpkin Seasonal Cleansing Conditioner. And lo, I was inspired to the point of poetry. I wrote a haiku to this seasonal […]