Springtime Fresh! Bright, Fun Colors With Ideeli and Desigual

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Spring is here and the landscape has transformed completely! Chicago has shed it’s winter whites and pale gray skies and now it’s all about bright blue and the crisp color of new leaves and fresh grass as it unfurls from the earth. I LOVE this time of year for the weather, the general ambiance of […]

Beautiful Textures Review and Giveaway. Your Chance to Try My Faves!

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I already started gushing about Beautiful Textures in my Who’s Got Next post about up and coming natural hair brands. Allow me to gush a little bit more. Spoiler alert – there’s a giveaway for 10 lucky bellas at the end of this post! In Atlanta during Fro Fashion Week, Felicia Leatherwood was on hand […]

Spring Nail Trends and Mastering The Ombre Nail

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Greetings, bellas! It’s the first day of SPRING! How appropriate that today’s post is all about SPRING beauty trends! Let’s talk about nail polishes I’ve reviewed, and a technique I’ve finally mastered. It took me a minute but I think I’ve finally got ombre nails down pat. The trend has been around for a while, […]

Natural Hair Products–Who Got Next?

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The natural hair market has come a LONG way and it’s growing every day! Remember when you could only buy certain products online, or special ingredients at some hard to find natural health store? Not anymore! Now you can roll up to Target, CVS, Walgreens, or Whole Foods and find products in the aisles that […]

Afrobella Loves Sofistafunk!

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I’ve raved on and on already, but allow me to rave some MORE about Sofistafunk The Skirt Company. I love the aesthetic – inspired by antiquity, but with a modern sensibility. Their clothing is decidedly feminine and undeniably distinctive, made in Montclair New Jersey by a small group of women with a lot of love […]

Quest for the Oscar Dress

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If you’re curvy and fabulous, you already know – fashion made to fit and flatter can be hard to find under the best of circumstances. It’s hard to find the right outfit for a job interview. It’s hard to find a super cute dress for a party or fashion show. It’s even harder to find […]

You Deserve–Mario Badescu Enzyme Cleansing Gel

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In my line of work, products come and go. Sometimes you find one you really like and you keep it in the arsenal. More often than not you find products that are practically interchangeable. And every so often, once in a blue moon…you find one of those holy grail products you want to shout from […]