Carol’s Daughter, In Her Own Words – The Lisa Price Interview

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News hit the internet on Monday October 20th via WWD. Carol’s Daughter has been acquired by French cosmetics mega-brand L’Oreal. The company that also owns Lancome, YSL, Giorgio Armani, Kiehls, Shu Uemura, Clarisonic, Garnier, Maybelline, Essie, Urban Decay, Softsheen Carson and Mizani, now also owns the brand that Lisa Price began mixing up in her […]

Words of Wisdom from Yvette Nicole Brown

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The first time I met Yvette Nicole Brown, I was nervous. I was at a huge Hollywood event surrounded by superstars and I felt like a fish out of water. I was standing off to the side while all kinds of instantly recognizable people passed by, and I wound up saying hello to Yvette and […]

Catching Up With Patra! The Queen Of The Pack is BACK

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Picture this. 1994. A young Afrobella is living in Trinidad, still in high school, and watching videos on BET and MTV every day. One day the video for Patra’s Romantic Call comes on the television. “My property is my property!” declares a stunningly beautiful black woman with thick braids sprouting from her head like a […]

Melanie Fiona – The MF Life, Her Beauty Favorites and More!

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Melanie Fiona’s songs so often speak of heartache and longing. She’s got that kind of voice — emotive, deep, intensely soulful. I so clearly remember the first time I saw her sing, in the subway series she did to promote The Bridge. How amazing was THAT? I love Melanie’s voice, and I love that her […]

Sanaa Lathan on Natural Hair, Hollywood, and Being the New Face of Pantene

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Sanaa Lathan is no ingenue. As the star of such films as Love and Basketball, The Wood, The Best Man, Brown Sugar, Out of Time and most recently, Stephen Soderbergh’s Contagion — she began her acting career at Yale, performing in Shakespearean plays while attending the Yale School of Drama. Sanaa has been in top […]

Mean Stinks! Amber Riley Takes On The Bullies

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As one of the stars on the megahit show Glee, Amber Riley is the ultimate high school friend-in-the-head we all wish we had back in the day. She’s fabulous, funny, fiercely loyal to her truest friends and has a voice so big and beautiful, words can hardly describe it. Mercedes rules! And the actress who […]

Afrobella on Michael Baisden!

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Last week Thursday, I had the honor of being interviewed in a brief segment on The Michael Baisden Show. And bellas, I don’t think it could have gone ANY better! The original topic was all about why women cut their hair after a relationship. But soon it turned into a let’s-learn-more-about-your-awesome-blog and I loved listening […]