Perfect Holiday Eyes — My Secret Weapon

Picture 74

I love how makeup takes the spotlight during the holiday season. As we edge closer to Christmas and the beginning of a new year there’s a flurry of holiday products and they always focus on a return to beautifully made-up eyes in glitters and metallics and rich holidazzle colors, and of course super bold lips […]

The Eyeshadows by Tom Ford Are As Awesome As You Would Expect

TomFordQuad.jpg

I don’t normally try to be ~this blogger~ who tweets and posts details on the awesome packages I might receive as soon as I rip them open…but I will admit to uttering an ecstatic gasp when I opened this right here. OK. More like a small scream. Yes. I was blessed enough to be sent […]

The Muppets Merchandise Makeup Machine

theBalm Muppet eyeshadow Muppet makeup

I’ve been a major fan of Jim Henson and the Muppets my whole life. Before I even could speak words. I was raised on a steady diet of Sesame Street, Fraggle Rock, The Electric Company, 321 Contact and the original vintage episodes of The Muppet Show — gloriously broadcasted on TTT every afternoon around 4, […]

Fall Makeup Tips from Tia Dantzler

Tia Dantzler celebrity makeup artist

Tia Dantzler is more than just one of my favorite makeup artists, she’s one of my favorite PEOPLE, period. There’s a reason so many celebrities ask for her by name. Tia is professional and polite, but oh so down to earth, genuine, funny and sweet. She’s just great to be around. If you read her […]

My Lancome House of Color Video

AfrobellaforLancome

Part of the motivation for starting my blog was the fact that I wasn’t seeing a reflection of myself in the media. Five years ago, there was nobody looking like me in magazines or in advertisements. If you had told me five years ago — in the not-too-distant future, there’ll be natural haired women in […]

Spring Makeup Tips from Afrobella’s Makeup Expert, Meagan Sheá!

Solange

Bellas, in the almost 5 years that I’ve been blogging, I’ve more or less done it alone. I have been very hesistant to share my baby with anyone, and while I’ve done very rare guest posts here and there it hasn’t been an ongoing thing. Until now. Get ready to see some new faces and […]

Cover Girl Queen Collection How-To’s and New Lipsticks!

2011 People's Choice Awards - Show

Bellas! 2011 is bringing in some gorgeous new makeup to the drugstore, are you ready? The Queen Collection has had a classy new makeover, and their new Queen Collection Lip Color lipsticks are swoon worthy! Moisturizing, smooth, rich, vibrant color in a wide range of shades. I just got some samples in the mail and […]