Five Years of Afrobella


Five years ago, this week started out like any other. I had a regular work day complete with the weekly Monday meeting. Trudged through Monday and Tuesday’s expected tasks. Met my deadline on Wednesday. Back in those days, we had a busy social circle and friends would just stop by the house as evening fell, […]

Thanks to the Trinidad Guardian


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 Teeshirts! Get Your Afrobella Teeshirts Here!

Bellas! Best. News. EVER. make custom gifts at Zazzle My trademark was finally approved by the USPTO. That means I am finally 100% in the clear to offer Afrobella merchandise for sale! If you love this blog, have natural hair, or just want to show your Afrobella pride, click here to visit my Zazzle boutique. […]

Gifts For Afrobellas


If you’re like me, you love your natural hair. You’re proud of your natural hair. It’s part and parcel of your identity. And what could be better than finding something that reflects that natural pride and joy wrapped up in pretty paper under the tree next week? Here are some picks, fresh outta the Afrobella […]

Chicago! Come for Cocktails and Conversation!


Y’all already know — I’ve been rocking the red pump for a while now! The Red Pump Project, a charitable organization led by my friends Luvvie of Awesomely Luvvie and Karyn of The Fabulous Giver, does everything it can to ensure that women are empowered with knowledge about HIV/AIDS and the issues surrounding it. When […]

Afrobella Round the Web


I love what I do, and I love spreading the word about natural beauty! Recently I’ve had some awesome opportunities, and have been interviewed by and featured in some truly amazing ways online. Please allow me to share with you! A while back I was contacted by the folks at with a specific beauty […]