B-Girls, Be Smart, Be Beautiful


Since moving to Chicago I’ve had the pleasure to encounter some truly remarkable people who have inspired me to do more and be better. Among those people are the Watkins sisters. The two of them are so passionate about being the change they want to see in the world. You can’t help but be inspired […]

Aveda Water Warrior Earth Day Giveaway!

Aveda Light the Way Candle 2011

Today is Earth Day, and the celebration isn’t just going on at your local park. I’m celebrating Earth MONTH right here, and you – lucky, beautiful bella, you – might win an amazing prize pack from Aveda! I already let y’all know – I’m an Aveda Water Warrior. This month I’m partnering with the eco-conscious […]

It’s Not Just Earth Day, It’s Earth Month!

High-Res Candle (1)

It’s been 40 years since Marvin Gaye released the poignant Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology), but the lyrics remain as scarily relevant as ever. Radiation on the ground and in the sky. Fish full of mercury. All of that awful stuff, worse than ever before. One change for the better in the last 40 years […]

Chicago! Come To the Rock The Red Fashion Show!

Last year it was spectacular and this year promises to be just as fabulous! The Red Pump Project‘s Rock The Red Fashion show takes place Thursday, March 24, 2011 from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM – that’s next week! OMG where did this month go? Some of your favorite Chicago bloggers will be there to […]

Beauty Bloggers Thank You!!

photo from http://minterdial.com/2009/12/if-i-were-a-rich-man-whats-a-wealthy-state-to-do/

Together with the other bloggers and brands who generously donated products for the BeautyBloggers.org auction, we raised a collective $4,916 for Doctors Without Borders. I’ll be shipping out the items I donated ASAP. Thank you SO much for supporting the cause!

Five Gifts That Give Back


The holiday season is all about giving – and it’s even cooler when the gift you give, also gives back to a charitable organization. If you know where to look, there are some absolutely lovely and fashionable presents you can get for your loved ones, and the purchase will also benefit a cause truly worth […]

Bid at BeautyBloggers.org!

makeup galore

The holidays are a time to shop and a time to celebrate, but they also should be a time to give. And a time to love and support the less fortunate. In the spirit of giving for the holidays and beyond, I’m going to be featuring a whole lotta charitable initiatives here on Afrobella. Tis […]