Month: May 2020

Wendy Ida: “It’s Never Too Late to Take Back Your Life!”

One would think that the woman who is known as “America’s number one expert on ‘living fit and fabulous after 40’” would have lived an entire life devoted to health, fitness and well…fabulosity. But the path to the present for this fitness expert, best-selling author, speaker, Guinness World Record holder (Oldest Active Instructor in multiple […]

Take Care of You, Sis: FBW’s Mini-Guide to Putting Yourself On Your “To-Do” List

  It’s not the load that breaks you down, it’s the way you carry it. – Lena Horne “Love you.” “Take care of yourself.” How many times have we said this to our loved ones? Countless times a day, right? Now ask yourself this question: how many times do you say those words to YOU? Don’t […]

For All My Single Ladies: Don’t Sleep…5 Really Great Guys You May Be Missing Out On

So…full disclosure: I originally wrote this in 2012. At the time, I was 37, single and “dating hell” does not begin to describe my pain. So what I would like to do is re-visit this topic as my now-45-year-old self. Warning: I was wayyyyy off on some of this stuff. But you know—hindsight is 20/20… […]

Products We Love: 5 Amazing Skincare Products Created By Us For Us*

When it comes to skin care, we women are creatures of habit, wanting to stick with what has always worked in the past. Whether your tried-and-true products aren’t working like they used to, or if you just want to try something new, here are 5 skincare products created by African-American Women, that are definitely worth […]

Makeup Tips for Fearless Black Women Over 40

While makeup is a universal art form, there are some differences in applying makeup to maturing skin. According to Dr. Marnie Nussbaum, a New York City based dermatologist, there are different factors that affect the skin such as: hormones, seasonal changes, medication, and just plain aging. Since makeup application can require adjustment for more mature […]

Black Women and the Economic Effects of the Coronavirus

Black women have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic. According to recent statistics, Black people have been dying at a higher rate from the coronavirus epidemic than other ethnic groups. The economic inequalities became apparent when a survey was conducted in early April by Sheryl Sandburg’s (Chief Operating Officer at Facebook) company, Lean In.   […]

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