The Grown Woman’s Skincare Regimen

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When you grow up with acne issues, you learn the importance of a disciplined skincare regimen pretty early on. But if you coast through your teens and early twenties with relatively clear skin, you might be in for a rude awakening. I found myself dealing with entirely new skin issues as the big 3-0 rolled […]

Tried and Tested and True – Classic Moisturizers

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They’re the bottles and jars you grew up seeing on your mama’s dresser or in your family bathroom cabinet. The products that don’t get buzz about being new, now, or next – because they’ve always been there. The staples. The stand bys. The classics. Although I might incorporate new hot products with more PC ingredients […]

Jumping The Broom – Adorable and Inspirational!

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I’m not typically a fan of the rom-coms. I’m gonna blame it on my film major background – having studied films and scripts and criticism so closely for my college degree, it’s made me a less than fun person to watch a movie with. I can see the script in my mind, and instead of […]

Up and Coming Natural Hair and Bodycare Companies to Look Out For!

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Someone asked me recently if I could name my favorite natural hair companies. I started typing out a list of the usual suspects, the mainstream choices…but then stopped myself. I do still use the most mainstream natural hair products, but I do still very much enjoy supporting the up and comers. The new entrepreneurs who […]

Runway to Reality With Meagan Shea

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YAY! You guys LOVED Afrobella’s new makeup expert Meagan Shea, judging from the comments on the first post! She’s a wealth of information with an infectious personality to boot. I think this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship! For Meagan’s second post, she took a look at the hottest trends on the Spring/Summer 2011 […]

Chicago Spa Review: The Peninsula Spa

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Spa visits are a luxury to be certain, but I firmly believe that they should be considered more of a necessity. Especially if you’re a busy woman who’s always stressed out and has no time for herself. If I’m describing you and your life right now, I’m telling you – a monthly spa date will […]

Afrobella’s Long Overdue Anita Grant Review!

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She was one of the very first people to e mail me and say hey, I love your blog and I want to see if I could advertise with you. In 2007, I named her Afrobella of the Week. Her at home DIY skincare tips changed my life. Anita Grant has been a significant part […]