Beat the Summer Heat Thanks To Sam Fine and Cover Girl!

Cover Girl makeup Sam Fine Afrobella

Aloha bellas! Summer’s in full effect and sizzling temperatures are the order of the day. How do you make your makeup last all day through the summer heat? That was my question for Mr. Sam Fine — amazing celebrity makeup artist, witty gentleman, and dare I say friend o’ mine? Sam came up with special […]

The Afrobella Fourth of July Menu!

4th of July recipes

It’s the Fourth of July weekend, tis the season for grillin’ and chillin’. The weather’s warm and around the world Americans are celebrating with beer and barbecue and summertime fun! I’m not sure what all my husband and I will be getting into this long weekend, but I can guarantee you that the grill will […]

Up and Coming Jewelers You Should Know!

up and coming jewelry designers

Summer’s a time for maxi dresses and flowy tops, sandals and flip flops, bold, bright colors and big, bangin’ jewelry. In my opinion there’s nothing more summertime sexy than short natural hair, sizzling eye makeup and huge earrings. You know I love my jewelry, and I love my up and coming designers. I have been […]

How Do You Clean Your Makeup Brushes?

clean makeup brushes

Bellas, question time – how often do you clean your makeup brushes? C’mon, you can tell me! Here’s my embarrassing, shameful but true confession…I don’t clean my makeup brushes nearly often enough! I use them daily and I’m honestly embarrassed to tell you how often I take the time to deep clean my makeup brushes […]

All Of My Purple Life and the MAC Bloggers Obsession Collection, On Sale TODAY!

MAC Blogger Obsession Collection Afrobella

Today’s the day. It’s the summer solstice. June 21. Today, the MAC Bloggers Obsession collection will be officially on sale! And now YOU TOO will be able to rock All Of My Purple Life. If you visit MACCosmetics.com, you’ll find All Of My Purple Life is the first lipglass in the tinted lipglass category. Last […]

The Makeup Show NYC & the Three Brands MUA Meagan Shea Fell In Love With!

Billy B Meagan Shea

Meagan Shea is a hardworking makeup artist, and when she isn’t beating faces in the DC and Maryland areas or being a busy honeybee at Oyin, she’s a-traveling the land to further her craft! When Meagan told me she was attending The Makeup Show NYC, I asked her to clue me into the three brands […]

Sam Fine Gives You Cover Girl’s Best Summer Beauty Looks!

Summer Fierce

If you follow celebrity makeup artist Sam Fine on Twitter, you know that he’s a rare and special kind of makeup artist. Sam offers sage advice on products and cosmetics application for women all shades of beautiful, while interracting with his fans in an unpretentious and fun ongoing conversation. But here’s a bit of helpful […]