The Afrobella Fashion Lookbook – Fall/Winter 2011

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Here’s a question I get asked ALL THE TIME – “Afrobella, why don’t you ever do outfits of the week?” Or, after I go to an event, “What did you wear? Can you blog about it”?” I don’t do outfit posts nearly enough and there are multiple reasons why. I am not someone who dresses […]

The Eyeshadows by Tom Ford Are As Awesome As You Would Expect

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I don’t normally try to be ~this blogger~ who tweets and posts details on the awesome packages I might receive as soon as I rip them open…but I will admit to uttering an ecstatic gasp when I opened this right here. OK. More like a small scream. Yes. I was blessed enough to be sent […]

Citizenship Day = My Golden Moment

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Even though I’ve been told that I sound pretty much “like a Yankee” by members of my own family ( ) I am now and always will be a proud Trinidadian in my heart. (cue Benjai’s Trini). I love my country and I’m proud of my heritage! But I’ve been living in America since 1998. […]

Manicure Trend Du Jour — Chicago Blues

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If Chicago were a color, apparently it would be blue (although judging from the sky today, gray might be more apropos). Within recent months not one, but two different popular establishments here have created very different shades of nail polish to pay homage to the Windy City. And both nailpolishes are blue. And as fashionable […]

Home Devices vs. An Expert Esthetician — Which Do You Prefer?

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For Glam.com When I was a teenager, I had awful acne issues. Blackheads, whiteheads, cystic bumps…you name it. The solution at the time was to send me to regular appointments at the esthetician for facials using their specially prescribed cleansers, potions and pastes. I remember the esthetician using old school tools (like this scary thing […]

New Looks for Fall Beauty, from the Glam Beauty Board!

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Spring is pretty and Summer is fun, but Fall is the season where it’s all about impact. It’s the season that sees a resurgence of rich colors and eye catching patterns, boots and blazers and unrestrained beauty. It’s about animal prints, luxe metallics and darker nailpolish, and decadent lipstick and eye makeup. As you can […]

Summer Into Fall Skincare Faves!

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Bellas! Fellas! My favorite MUA Meagan Shea is BACK with a fresh post that will help you keep your skin soft and smooth and lovely for the changing seasons. Take it away, Meagan Shea! Summer Finds that are now officially Autumn MUST HAVES! Hello there my lovelies! Well, Summer is officially gone and it’s now […]