The Afrobella Interview – Janet Mock

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I’ll be honest — when I first read Janet Mock’s brave and beautiful confessional to Marie Claire, I Was Born A Boy, I wasn’t so much shocked by the headline as I was awestruck by Janet’s beauty. LOOK AT HER. Look at that hair, look at that skin, look at that smile. Janet Mock is […]

The Afrobella Interview – Miss Jill Scott. Part 1

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I’ve been fortunate enough to interview a wide variety of famous folks through the years. Enough to be able to honestly say – not every celebrity is an interesting person. Not every celeb is a scintillating conversationalist. You don’t walk away from every interview thinking, wow – I’d love to be friends with this person […]

5 Things I Didn’t Know About Chantecaille

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Last weekend, the Nordstrom Spring Trend Show was BANANAS. B-A-N-A-N-A-S. Picture a department store makeup area just packed with anxious customers to the point where you can’t even make it down an aisle. Everywhere you look, women are getting makeovers or buying makeup or watching demonstrations. Amidst the madness, I had the opportunity to meet […]

The Wise Words of Vidal Sassoon

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When I announced to my friends that I was on the line with legendary hairdressing icon Vidal Sassoon, the reaction was hilarious. On both Twitter and Facebook, friends were telling me they didn’t realize Vidal Sassoon was a real person. When I told my husband he quipped, “that’s like you telling me you interviewed Neutrogena […]

Meet Mimi – 40 Years In the Beauty Biz

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My eyebrows were getting no love in Chicago. I was having a hard time finding someone with the availability and expertese to maintain my brows. I tried to do them myself, but if you get your brows done you KNOW – there’s nothing like a freshly shaped pair of brows to make your features pop. […]

Afrobella Radio – 10 am CT/11 am EST! Tune In!

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Bellas, today’s episode is for you! On today’s episode of Afrobella Radio, I’ll be interviewing two of the most fabulous women I’ve had the pleasure to meet since I moved to the great city of Chicago. Viola Nicholson is the creator of incredible brush line Brushes By Viola, and a phenomenal makeup artist in her […]

An Interview with Phylicia Rashad

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Phylicia Rashad is an icon to women around the world. Note that I just say “women,” not African American women or black women…The Cosby Show reached into households of every creed, and inspired people all around the world to laugh and love. It’s been almost twenty years since the show’s been off the air (how’s […]