Live! At the Oscars!

In an interesting new move, Glam Media is presenting a live Oscar Twitter feed right here on Afrobella! Read on to see my views on the fashion, the celebrities, and Oscar night in general live as the show takes place! If you’re on Twitter, click here for my profile, and all you gotta do to […]

What I Wish I Knew (Before I Went Natural)

I saw this brilliant feature over at YMIB, and LOVED it. YMIB Circle Sister NaturalReign’s, list of the 20 things she wished she knew before going natural made me think of a few things of my own. — I wish I’d known that the mysterious hairstyle I’d been looking for all my chemically-relaxed life, the […]

Even More Tips to Stay Fly on The Cheap

Bellas, I found myself in excellent company when I was included in this article on hot new blog In Her Shoes. Renae Bluitt’s blog is all about fly female entrepreneurs and she features inspiring information and interviews. For the staying fly on a dime post, she interviewed yours truly, Najwa Moses, singer/songwriter Lizz Fields, Candace […]

Inner Conflict of a Budgeting Beauty Blogger

Halfway through the Frugalista’s No Buy Month and it feels both like a blessing and a curse. A blessing, because I’ve been able to add to my savings account. Going shopping in my own closet, makeup drawer, and pantry has helped me appreciate the value of what I already have. I’ve been quite proud of […]

Home Depot Black History Month Giveaway!

Bellas, I just discovered a new makeup muse. The beautiful black woman with the stunning gaze that you see before you is Nina Mae McKinney. She was among the first African-American film stars. Nina Mae appeared in over 30 films — more than Lena Horne or Dorothy Dandridge. She was called “The Black Garbo,” “The […]

Valentine’s Day, The No-Buy-Month Way

So far I’ve been a very good bella with my no-buy-month pledge. The one big expense I was concerned about for the month of February? Valentine’s Day! It’s traditionally been a time of bounty for beauty product junkies like myself. And I know V-Day is a commercially-created creation, but I’m in love with love. I’ll […]


So bellas – I’ve embarked into a new online world and I don’t know what the heck I’m doing. But I’ll announce it anyway. Welcome to Afrobella’s Ning page! I don’t quite get what Ning is, but I’m jumping in head first. Any guidance is very much appreciated. I’m very much learning as I go […]