We don’t know who came up with the idea that 40 is old because, as the kids would say, famous women who’ve hit that milestone in recent years are giving the young girls a run for their money.

While many of us are still getting our bearings after a tumultuous 2020, the ladies on this list have reemerged on sets and red carpets looking like they’re doing nothing less than flourishing. While Tiffany Haddish, Ashanti, Kimora Lee Simmons, and Tracee Ellis Ross are getting finer with time, Lizzo, Lori Harvey, and Keke Palmer and living their best lives while young, wild, and free.

Scroll below to see the stars we’re gazing at this week and peep why we think blue might be Black women’s new color.

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