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!

Janelle Monae tote bag

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 […]

Holiday Cocktail Inspiration With X-Rated Fusion Liqueur

Afrobella, Necole Bitchie and Awesomely Luvvie

Bellas, look who I met last week! The beautiful and super sweet Necole Bitchie came to Chicago as part of this incredibly fun touring event for Sinnamon, Dr. Renee, Kiratiana, Mrs. Windy City, and Raijean! And hello, UB it was very nice to meet you! The bartenders were working hard to crank out the cocktails, […]

Afrobella’s Holiday Favorites Giveaway #2 – the Fashion Fair Holiday Collection

Fashion Fair Siren Call Holiday Collection

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 for Afrobella readers, and I hope you love the products as much as I do! Second […]

The Essential Gift Guide for Your Favorite Makeup Artist!

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If you have a professional makeup artist in your life, consider yourself BLESSED, bellas. Professional MUAs work so hard for the money. The makeup artists I know and respect take their craft SO seriously. They will spend all day on their feet at a shoot to get the right look. They sometimes have to sacrifice […]