Remix Your Space!

OK, so we’re in Chicago, been living with my in-laws for almost two months now. But tah-dah – we’re finally in position to find our own place. This weekend we’re looking at a TON of apartments and I. Cannot. Wait. to find a place! No offense to my in-laws, they are ridiculously awesome, so kind […]

Define Your Natural

About a decade ago I was hair-color happy, blissfully experimenting with a veritable rainbow of semi-permanent shades and relaxing my hair bone straight all the while. Then I made the decision to go natural, and man oh man did I notice a difference in the health of my hair. Relaxer and regular coloring chemicals had […]

Ask Afrobella — Curly, Coily, Kinky, or Coarse

I had a really interesting experience recently. Picture this. It’s a Wednesday afternoon, I’d just finished my deadline for work. About to have a window of downtime before the cycle picks up again… Then my editor-in-chief calls and asks me to represent our newspaper on a panel at a meeting of the South Florida Black […]