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 […]

Your Best Winter Haircare Tips – Creme of Nature Giveaway Winners!

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Another up and down, topsy turvy weather week in Chicago! This weekend, literally, it was snowing sideways. And today the sun is shining and the sky is blue. Go figure! Finally I’m settled down enough to go through all of your amazing entries for the Creme of Nature Argan oil giveaway. You guys are the […]

Winter Hair Care and a Crème of Nature Argan Oil Giveaway!

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Last week there were piles of filthy snow all over the place. This week the skies are bleak and the streets are shiny and wet because of the rain. Chicago’s weather doesn’t quite know what to do with itself, and neither does my hair.   Look at that cold Chicago wind just whipping it back […]

Nyssa Green Beat My Face to the Gods

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From the moment I knew I was going to Atlanta to appear as the keynote speaker for Fro Fashion Week, I had three immediate concerns. 1 – OMG I have to give a speech? And not just be on a panel with other people? Everyone will be looking at me — yikes! 2 — What […]

Totally Loving These Tote Bags!

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Right around the holidays, the New York Times published a piece titled “A Message On Every Arm,” all about how tote bags are the new it bags and status symbols amongst those in the fashionable know. It was a super cute fashion and style piece complete with a slide show featuring the most covetable totes, […]

Travel Beauty — Makeup That Came With Me To The Caribbean

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I travel a fair amount, so I am well familiar with the ins and outs of beauty on the go. When I pack my makeup bag, I tend to go for flat eye shadow palettes, multi-use products, and anything that comes in pencil form. I’ve got an always packed makeup travel bag, so at the […]

Afrobella’s Holiday Favorites Giveaway #5 – Beautiful Curls Gift Baskets for Kinky or Wavy Hair!

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In case you missed it — giveaway #4 is for Facebook fans only. Click to join! Around this time of year it’s a beautiful thing to be given a gift — but it’s even more beautiful to be the gift giver. I reached out to some of my favorite brands to arrange special holiday giveaways […]