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Hi Patrice! It was so awesome being able to talk with you over the weekend :) I'm the community manager here so if you have any questions, please feel free to be in touch with me !

Wish you were in Los Angeles!

Oct 26, 2011

Elena G.

Hey gorgeous! Welcome to Beautylish. It was such a pleasure meeting you at The Beauty Social. 

Oct 26, 2011

Ning C.

Hi Patrice! So lovely to meet you at The Beauty Social this past weekend. Keep up the great writing and I hope to see you again soon. xoxxo

Patrice Y.

Location: Chicago, IL

Be yourself, be natural, be beautiful

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About Me

Beauty, hair and culture blogger extraordinaire. Often imitated, never duplicated. According to some, I'm the Godmother of Brown Beauty Blogging!

Trinidadian-born writer Patrice Grell Yursik created to fill a void and to celebrate the inner and outer beauty of women all shades of beautiful. Her award-winning blog shines a loving light on natural hair and the wonderfully wide range of gorgeous skin tones and sizes women come in.

Afrobella has been featured in Essence, Ebony, Glamour, the Trinidad Guardian, and Fast Company. Patrice has contributed her writing to Vogue Italia's Vogue Black, Essence,,, and She has been featured in print advertising campaigns for haircare brand Cream of Nature and online ads for cosmetics brand Lancome, spoken at the University of Notre Dame and Columbia College, and co-hosted events for brands including Bali Shapewear, Huetiful and Carol's Daughter. Afrobella recently partnered with MAC Cosmetics to create her own custom lipglass called "All Of My Purple Life," as part of the limited edition Bloggers' Obsession collection.

Eye Color: Brown
Complexion: Dark
Undertone: Warm
Skin Type: Oily, Combination
Hair Color: Brown
Hair Texture: Dry, Coarse
Birthday: March 08
Age: 42