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 […]

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 […]