I’m happy and proud to announce that I’ve been nominated for a Fabbie Award! It’s the first ever fashion and lifestyle blogger-created and organized awards, I’ve been nominated in the beauty category. Apparently there’s going to be some kind of fancy awards ceremony in New York and everything. I am beyond honored, and very excited… read all
“Why December 31? If you want to make a change in your life, you shouldn’t wait for this one magical day to make it happen.” That’s my husband’s argument against New Year’s resolutions. And in recent years, I’ve agreed with him. I’d grown sick of making ridiculous promises to myself every year, and inevitably breaking… read all
Happy New Year!! I missed you guys so much. After a beautiful vacation in Chicago — complete with fun with friends in the city, family time in the suburbs, and a big ol’ family reunion in Findlay, Ohio — I am back at home and settling happily into 2008. I hope all of you had… read all
I’m so excited! Yours truly will be featured as part of the Blogger’s Roundtable on NPR’s News and Notes today. Tune in and tell me what you think!
Maybe you’ve been experiencing breakage, or maybe your hair’s pretty much damaged beyond repair. Maybe you want to make a style statement, or you want to stand out in the crowd. Maybe you just want a big change in your life, and your hair seems like a good place to start. Maybe you want to… read all
Yours truly is being featured this month on Clutch Magazine! I love Clutch, and I’m honored to be interviewed. Check it out and tell me what you think!!
I’m proud to announce that I’m the newest member of the Glam Network! The decision came after a lot of deliberation, and patient-question-answering by the peeps at Glam. I didn’t want to sign a contract with just anyone, and it’s important to me that the advertising on this site goes with the Afrobella aesthetic and… read all
Thank you so much to everyone who entered the Afrobella logo contest. It was really cool to see how each designer depicted their vision of Afrobella, and over the weekend I plan to post a gallery of all the entries. Some made more use of text and fancy fonts, some relied solely on image. I… read all
A year ago, I was frustrated. As an avid magazine and blog reader, I wasn’t finding the kind of intelligent, informed beauty writing I hungered for. As a writer, I was hard pressed to find a magazine or website that would provide a platform for expression for someone like me. As a black woman with… read all
Most of you probably saw this photo of the current case of Mo’Nique’s F.A.T Chance making its way around the gossip blogosphere in July. From the second I saw that photo pop up on sites like Perez Hilton and TMZ, I steeled myself for horrible comments. If you’re at all sensitive about weight issues, those… read all