Mama Bella Says – Protect Your Neck!

I’ve written about my mom more than a few times, and just about every time I have, I get requests from readers for her to share her beauty tips. I did a post like this, featuring Mama Bella’s top five beauty tips. I still love number 5, and I try my best to live by […]

Afrobella Loves Stila Loves Barbie!

I caught a glimpse of the new limited edition Stila Loves Barbie collection over at Temptalia, and I m absolutely head over heels for the packaging alone! This belongs on my dresser. Stila shows love to the 1980’s black Barbie with a special Barbie Loves Stila Paint Can that costs $40, and comes stocked with […]

RIP, Eartha Kitt

Man. I planned to do a special Afrobella Christmas post, and the day got swept away in a whirlwind of gifts and family phone calls. But I read this news and it knocked the wind out of my sails. The legendary Eartha Kitt has passed away at the age of 81, succumbing to a long […]

Last Minute Gifts, By Bellas For Bellas

In a perfect world, I would have posted this roundup of fabulous by bellas, for bellas items over a week ago. But as many of you know, the holidays can be insanely hectic. I feel like the white rabbit in Alice in Wonderland. I’m late! I’m late! I don’t know if you can still put […]

Beautiful Black Bloggers – Zandile Blay

I’m a girl who clicks around the Internets, and I’ve noticed something — whenever there’s a list of “bloggers we want to see in bikinis” or “most beautiful bloggers,” there’s a distinct lack of melanin in the women featured on the list. What’s with that? It’s noticeable to me because I am part of a […]

Ask Afrobella – Be A Bella Bride

Planning a wedding can be super stressful, and pulling off the wedding of your dreams can be insanely expensive. From the catering to the flowers to the dress to the invitations, thank you cards, and favors — there are so many little details to remember, and so many bills to pay. Especially with the economy […]

Where Do You Find Beauty Inspiration?

Between the Vogue Italia hubbub and the New York Fashion Week’s will-they-or-won’t-they ethnically ambiguous post, I’ve been thinking A LOT about models, the fashion industry, and where women of color find themselves in the midst of it all. Where do you look if you want to see beautiful, inspiring images of women of color — […]