Category: Hair and Makeup

Ayanna Pressley: Living With Alopecia

Before we get into the headline, let us make a proper introduction of U. S. Representative Ayanna Pressley (D): the first Black woman elected to Congress from the state of Massachusetts, the first woman of color to serve on Boston’s City Council in its 100-year history, co-author of the ‘End Qualified Immunity Act”, an act […]

How To Care For Your Natural Gray Hair

Gray hair can make its grand entrance at just about any age,  but for most of us, our hair follicles don’t start to run out of melanin until we enter our 30s and 40s. Suddenly, we find that those pigment cells that were responsible for providing our hair with its vibrant natural color begins to […]

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 […]

The Skin You’re In: FBW Skin Care Tips

Sometimes clichés endure for a reason: they happen to be true. “Black don’t crack” is a perfect example. As Black women, we are blessed in that our skin tends to age gracefully. African American women are less inclined to wrinkling due to natural oils and a strong composition of melanin that protects against ultraviolet rays. While […]

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 […]

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