Afrobella on The Root!

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“She was born in Compton. I was born in Trinidad, the most southerly island in the Caribbean. She was raised to become a tennis superstar. In high school, my tennis instructor quietly took my parents aside and let them know that their child was ”more of an academic.” But now that we’re both grown women, […]

Thanks to the Trinidad Guardian

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Back in high school, I was a raging sea of confused emotions. And to channel those feelings, I listened to music and wrote angsty, often angry poems. Even back then I knew I was meant to be some kind of writer. So instead of locking up my poetry in a diary and hiding it under […]

Afrobella Around the Web

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You know I stay busy! Here are some of the latest beauty and hair posts I’ve worked on around the web. Over at Vogue Black, I wrote an homage to the timeless beauty of Tina Turner — complete with skincare recommendations to help us all age as fine as she has. Longer review to come […]

That Twenties Glam

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When I sit to put my makeup on, I sometimes try to evoke the look of the beauty icons who inspire me the most. Of late, I’ve found endless inspiration in flapper chic and the biggest stars of that twinkling era. Especially if I’m going out on a romantic dinner date, or a fab night […]

Bellas! My Second Vogue Black Post is Up

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And this time I wrote all about body scrubs for gorgeous skin. I gave a long overdue shout out to one of my besties in the beauty blogosphere, Julia of All About the Pretty. I’ll tell ya, I touched her arm when we were at Fashion Week in September…her skin is like silk and velvet […]

Say Hello to Vogue Black

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I’ve hemmed and hawed about having big news and the best being yet to come…this is one of the things I’ve been talking about. I’m a contributor to Vogue Italia’s new site, Vogue Black! *cue fireworks and the chorus of Hate Me Now* And I’m not the only one! Andrea of Fly is also contributing […]

March Magazine Madness!

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This year has been so rich with blessings already, and every day I have something new to be thankful for. For example… on Saturday my husband and I strolled on over to the nearest bookstore. He needed to get computer books. And I needed to buy a few of the magazines I’m featured in this […]