The Best Transitioning Tips — Advice From Trichologist Dr. Kari Williams

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The proliferation of natural hair videos and blogs has been such a beautiful thing. We created a movement, and I LOVE it! However, there’s a particular side effect I’ve noticed that gives me pause. Now it seems like everyone’s an expert, and truly expert opinions aren’t as highly treasured as they should be. I’ve heard […]

The Afrobella Interview – Jenifer Lewis

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Fierce, funny, and always 100% real — Jenifer Lewis has earned her place amongst iconic Hollywood actresses. Since her stage debut in 1979, she’s had notable, beloved roles in every medium of acting – from the Broadway stage to the small screen to cinemas around the world. She’s known as a consummate professional, and has […]

Ask Afrobella: Natural Hair. Start Here!

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I think I can guess what a few of you made as a new year’s resolution this year – to go natural! Just within the past few weeks, I’ve gotten several messages from new naturals who are seeking guidance and advice. Please allow me to be your guide and answer some of your questions! Welcome […]

Afrobella on Essence.com!

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You know when you’ve got big awesome exciting news and you wanna share it, but it isn’t the right time, so you keep it inside yourself and it kinda feels like you’re holding your breath? That’s how I’ve been feeling for oh, a couple of months now. And finally I can exhale and tell you […]

Natural Reactions

Picture this: I’m standing in line at the supermarket last night, about to pay for my groceries. The casher and bagger are both young African American females with relaxed hair. One of them appears frustrated with her hair (judging from the haphazard way in which it was styled). The bagger turns to me while bagging […]