Kerry Washington at the Golden Globes. Get The Look!

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At the 2013 Golden Globes, Scandal and Django Unchained star Kerry Washington went for a classic, sleek, restrained look – blunt bangs, slick, straight hair and a nude Miu Miu gown. Makeup artist Carola Gonzalez gave the scoop on her Lancôme makeup! Photo courtesy Lancôme. For Kerry’s face, Carola used Lancôme Teint Idole Ultra 24H Foundation in Suede […]

Honest, Funny, Awesome. Afrobella Interviews Heather Headley

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  Before I read the May/June 2012 issue of Caribbean Beat (the official in flight magazine of Trinidad’s Caribbean Airlines), I thought of Heather Headley differently. Undeniably beautiful, talented beyond words, and an accomplished singer with her own albums and Broadway legacy. She’s worldly, and incredibly talented. Heather Headley is a superstar. Before I read […]

Afrobella Film Review — Django Unchained

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Let me begin this review with something of a disclaimer – I am a Quentin Tarantino fan. I’ve seen Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction, True Romance and both parts of Kill Bill, From Dusk Till Dawn and Jackie Brown and Death Proof and Ingloruious Basterds. I’ve seen them all, many of them multiple times. So […]

Words of Wisdom from Yvette Nicole Brown

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The first time I met Yvette Nicole Brown, I was nervous. I was at a huge Hollywood event surrounded by superstars and I felt like a fish out of water. I was standing off to the side while all kinds of instantly recognizable people passed by, and I wound up saying hello to Yvette and […]

Happy Birthday Target! Inside the 50th Anniversary Bash and Neiman Marcus Holiday Collection

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If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram, you got to experience the Target Inner Circle excitement with me live as I did! But if you’re not into the whole social media thing, let me tell you all of the awesomeness I experienced last Tuesday. It was the first official meeting of the Target […]

Meet Emily Jayne

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The time of year is here, bellas. There’s a chill in the air and a snap in the wind here in Chicago. The leaves are rapidly changing from yellow to brown. Tis the season for the butters. Maybe this year you’re looking for a new butter experience. Maybe you don’t want to smell like chocolate […]

Prince Welcome 2 Chicago, Opening Night. Almost Purple Rain Perfection

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It’s 12:34 pm on Tuesday, September 25. I’m still basking in the afterglow of last night’s musical experience. Last night I saw Prince live in concert for the first time. Prince gave me everything on that stage! But still, I left the concert with mixed emotions. Let me tell you why. And let this be […]