Red Carpet Fabulous With the Glam Beauty Board

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Here’s what they don’t tell you about awards season in Hollywood…it’s more than just one glamorous night down the red carpet. For example, the Academy Awards are on Sunday night, but every single night of the week before that, there are parties and glamorous dinners and events where tributes are being paid and awards are […]

Natural Hair, Winter Care. 7 Products I Recommend

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This week, temperatures in Chicago were reading in the negatives and single digits. As a woman born and raised in the Caribbean I hope you know that I am not about that cold weather life. Neither is my skin (see yesterday’s post) and neither is my hair. Thanks to the extreme chilliness of outside and […]

Medicinal Bubble Baths. Take One Today!

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Your boss turned your stress level all the way up to ten. You got an e mail that worked your last nerve. Your kids won’t take that nap you were really hoping they would. You need some therapy and a massage and an escape from everything that’s weighing you down. A vacation can’t come soon […]

Afrobella’s Big Reveal! Healthy Ways to Straighten Natural Hair

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  In the past ten years, I can remember having my hair blown straight exactly once. It was in Trinidad at my mom’s hairstylist. He said he needed to blow my hair straight to apply highlights. When my hair was straight, my mom took her one and only camera phone photo – she was THAT […]

Behold, the Afrobella Avon E-Boutique!

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Hello, Avon shoppers! Have you seen me on the site yet? Here I am!      One of the coolest things about being an Avon ambassador is the international reach of the brand. Avon is everywhere! I’ve gotten such sweet messages from all kinds of people from around the world, many of them Avon salespeople, […]

You Deserve: WEN by ChazDean Fall Ginger Pumpkin Seasonal Cleansing Conditioner

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This morning I needed to wash the busy week out of my hair. I reached for a product I’d been sent a while back but hadn’t yet tried — WEN by ChazDean Fall Ginger Pumpkin Seasonal Cleansing Conditioner. And lo, I was inspired to the point of poetry. I wrote a haiku to this seasonal […]

Fall Makeup, I am HERE For YOU

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I didn’t get it when I lived in a hot climate but now it’s going to be my third autumn in Chicago and I finally GET it. I get the anticipation of the changing seasons. I get the allure of autumn. It’s still sunny, but cool enough to layer. It’s the season for blazers and […]