My London Strength Of Nature Brit Beauty Afro Hair Show Experience!

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I’ve been blessed by readers and commenters from across the pond since I started this here blog back in 2006. I’ve always had the good fortune to know that Afrobella is read in the USA and the Caribbean, and also there are Afrobella readers in the UK, Europe and beyond. But knowing isn’t seeing and […]

How To Look More Glamorous, Instantly

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Several years ago, a good friend in the beauty industry told me something that I didn’t quite believe. She said that brown eyeshadow made you look glamorous and wealthy, and took her beauty game up a whole nother level. This good friend is a woman of color with a fabulous, deep chocolate complexion. I didn’t […]

Bright Eyes. Get Springtime Fresh With 5 Colorful Eyeliners

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  For the past few weeks I’ve been sharing all my spring beauty picks and tips and experiences with Target, from bright lips to DIY nails. This week, I’m all about the eyes. The bolder and brighter, the better for spring!     However, it can be tricky and intimidating, trying to pull the look […]

Manicure Monday – A Monet Impressionist Floral Manicure

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You know, I’m not an artist. I was that kid in kindergarten who took just a little longer than the others to figure out that you should stay perfectly within the lines. And when I minored in art in college, my focus was ceramics. Handbuilding, to be specific. Precision and detail work has never been […]

DIY Smoky Eye With Target and Napoleon Perdis!

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Quick – off the top of your head, name an eye makeup look besides a smoky eye or cat eye. Did you come up with anything immediately? Kinda challenging, right? The smoky eye has become THE look for both makeup newbies and makeup junkies. It can be intense and sexy when paired with a red […]

Is It Spring Yet? Behold, the Beauty in Bloom at Target!

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The sun is out and the sky is blue, and I’m hoping it stays like this long enough to melt all the snow in Chicago! I’m SO over this winter thing. Snow on the ground and grey skies have been killing my mojo and my joie de vivre. I’m ready for leaves on the trees […]

P&G Beauty on the Red Carpet! GRAMMY Glam + Janelle Monae’s Makeup and Nails!

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  Bellas, last night was SO MUCH FUN! Thank you all for joining into the @PGBeauty Style United GRAMMY Glam Twitter party with me – together with Galtime and The Makeup Girl, we were trending! WOW!   SO major. Thank you all for joining and congrats to the Twitter giveaway winners! I absolutely loved the […]