When I first told my dad about Vintage Black Glamour, he had one question: “Is Freda Payne in the book?” Why yes, Dad. Yes she is. This photo by Terry O’Neill (via Getty) is from the early 1970s.
Phyllis Hyman getting her makeup done, mid 1970s. Photo by Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images.
A 1974 Fashion Fair ad featuring Pal Henry, a woman who describes leaving her nursing career behind to go back to modeling because “one medic in the family was quite enough.” Let’s hope that worked out for her in the long run…
A groovy 1971 Maybelline ad for Moonstars and Glamour-Fluffs (lashes!) that appeared in Ebony magazine.
Beverly Johnson @BeverlyJohnson1 in a 1970s Max Factor advertisement. She has a new show, “Beverly’s Full House,” coming up on Oprah’s OWN on March 31st.
Whitney Houston in a 1980s Max Factor ad.
Natalie Cole in a 1970s Fashion Fair cosmetics ad.
Diahann Carroll in a Fashion Fair Cosmetics ad from the 1970s.
Aretha Franklin in a Fashion Fair Cosmetics ad from the 1970s.