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 […]

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 […]

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.   […]

Ladies We Love: Tamela Mann Shares Her Joy

Be honest—the first thing you think when you see Tamela Mann is “Coooorrrrraaaaa!!!” This is actually a thing. A good thing. But Tamela Mann is far more than the character she plays in the Tyler Perry film, (also the stage play and TV show of the same name): “Meet the Browns”. The 53 year-old wife […]

Ladies We Love: Tabitha Brown Shares Her Light

Tabitha Brown holds on to dreams. From a very young age, the 41-year-old wife, mother, actress and fashion designer from Eden, North Carolina longed to be an entertainer. She has shared childhood memories of watching The Cosby Show and wishing she could be Rudy’s friend. While she wanted to pursue an acting career in college, […]

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