Afrobella’s Brides – Wedding Inspiration and More!

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Wedding season is upon us, and I’m sure I’m not the only one who’s got ceremonies galore to attend this summer. My husband and I will be in attendance at four weddings, and I’m a bridesmaid in one of them! All of the invitations and registry lists reminded me of my own wedding, so many […]

The Grown Woman’s Skincare Regimen

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When you grow up with acne issues, you learn the importance of a disciplined skincare regimen pretty early on. But if you coast through your teens and early twenties with relatively clear skin, you might be in for a rude awakening. I found myself dealing with entirely new skin issues as the big 3-0 rolled […]

Up and Coming Natural Hair and Bodycare Companies to Look Out For!

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Someone asked me recently if I could name my favorite natural hair companies. I started typing out a list of the usual suspects, the mainstream choices…but then stopped myself. I do still use the most mainstream natural hair products, but I do still very much enjoy supporting the up and comers. The new entrepreneurs who […]

What’s Your Skincare Regimen?

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From time to time readers will ask me about my skin care regimen and I never know quite how to answer. That’s because it changes from week to week, depending on what product I’m reviewing. Sometimes the lack of consistency can be frustrating. Which is why I loved this quote from the late, great Aaliyah, […]

Winter Skin For The Win!

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You’re either stuck inside with drying heat, or shivering outside in the freezing cold. Either way, winter will suck the life out of your skin and leave you looking like Ashy Larry. What’s a bella to do? Well, drink more water for starters. Increasing your internal moisture will definitely make a difference in the appearance […]

Afrobella’s 12 Days of Giveaways – 7 Carol’s Daughter body scrubs!

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2010 has been quite a year. Through the ups and downs, you’ve stuck by me and I am thankful for every one of you! To celebrate 4 years of Afrobella, my site being back up and running, happiness and health – I’m giving you 12 Days of Giveaways! On the 7th day of giveaways, Afrobella […]

You Deserve: Skindinavia Makeup Finishing Spray

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You spend a nice chunk of time beating your face just right. Skin looks flawless, eye makeup to die for. You’re finally ready to step out and be noticed. And then you get out into that awful summertime heat and humidity, and what happens? That beautiful makeup you took care and time to apply starts […]