Bella tells BET about her purple passion
(Photos: Afrobella.com; MAC)
In what could only be described as a beauty blogger’s dream, M.A.C. recently gave nine lucky beauty aficionados the opportunity to create their own signature eye shadow or lipglass as part of the company's newest collection: Bloggers' Obsessions. These personally developed treats are only available online and feature a variety of bright and fun shades. Rounding out the group of blogging babes are Lianne Farbes of The Makeup Girl and Patrice Grell Yursik of Afrobella.com.
“It was such an honor to go in with eight other bloggers to make our dream products,” Afrobella dished to BET.com. The long-time writer chose to create a sassy lipglass that was birthed courtesy of her childhood loves. “My lipglass is purple grape with subtle sparkle, named All Of My Purple Life. The inspiration came straight from Prince's song “Erotic City,” and the fact that purple has always been my favorite color ever since I was a little girl back in Trinidad.”
Purple is one of the it shades of the season, so Afrobella set out to create a shade that every woman can wear. “I set out to create the perfect true purple for women of color, for all shades of beautiful, as I say on my blog, Afrobella.com. It can be worn on its own for ultimate purple POW, or it can be made darker, sexier, and more noir with the use of a lip pencil like MAC's Plum or even Chestnut.”