Ask The Expert — Which Beauty Gadget Should Every Woman Own?

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For Glam.com’s The Future of Beauty series. There was a time not too long ago in the world of beauty, when if you wanted a professional grade facial using the latest skincare and beauty gadgets you would need to book an appointment with a dermatologist or professional esthetician. You’d go off to your appointment and […]

My Favorite Face Masks

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Picture this – I’m sitting at my computer, writing a blog post, and wearing a face mask right now. That’s how dedicated I am, bellas! I’m writing the experience! I love a good face mask, and looking back on my skincare history, at home face masks have been part of my regimen since I was […]

5 Foolproof Ways To Wear Red Lipstick

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Bellas! In the interest of always giving you beauty, style, and hair inspiration you can relate to and learn from, I’d like to introduce my newest Afrobella contributor. Sherry Blossom is a freelance makeup artist, mom, FDNY EMT, native New Yorker, and beauty blogger/vlogger. I first became aware of Sherry via Twitter, she’s super friendly […]

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 […]