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Stories by Jessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Published:Monday | December 2, 2019 | 12:12 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

No, your eyes are not deceiving you. Yes, this is rope. ‘The Rope Project’ by Lisu Vega, an America-born Venezuelan artist and fashion designer graced Jamaica’s most esteemed runway, Collection MoDa 2019. The pieces were strikingly beautiful and...

Published:Monday | December 2, 2019 | 12:11 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Menstruation is a beautiful part of a woman’s life. However, most of us seem to have a very tiresome time dealing with the monthly nuances that hold hands with our periods. From figuring out which pills ease the pain to satisfying cravings; the...

Published:Monday | November 18, 2019 | 12:20 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Many wait with bated breath to figure out what’s on her playlist while she’s on air. And, fans are in for a groovy surprise when they discover all the excitement of her party juggling. This week, Flair goes behind the turntable to find out what ZJ...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:14 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Dating has become one of the most stressful experiences of 2019, and by the look of things, the possibility of it getting better any time soon seems little to none. As we seek to satisfy the need for companionship, we stumble upon people of...

Published:Monday | November 11, 2019 | 12:13 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Imagine walking into a room and you’re not only noticed but remembered. In this day and age, because of technology, we have access to the world of fashion without having to book a flight and endure the nuances that are married to travel. Bringing...

Published:Monday | October 14, 2019 | 12:16 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

S urvivor: A person remaining alive after an event in which others have died. If you know anyone who has been tried in the fire of breast cancer and has been coming out pure as gold, showing up for themselves and their families time and time...

Published:Monday | August 19, 2019 | 12:25 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

It’s been two months since you met him. There’s an unquenchable fire of lust in your soul. Thoughts of him intrude on your thoughts of work, bills, and food. Your heart gallops when the phone rings and his name comes up on the screen, and the sex...

Published:Monday | August 19, 2019 | 12:23 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

There are some women who live their lives against the grain, while capturing the hearts and attention of all those who come across how they choose to express issues of concern. Meet 18-year-old Akalia Patina Simms, a second-year student at the...

Published:Monday | August 12, 2019 | 12:16 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

If you hate exercise but love having fun, this one’s for you. Spinning has been around for quite some time and most gyms offer this service as part of their membership packages. Once you get past the part where the seat doesn’t quite seem to fit...

Published:Monday | August 12, 2019 | 12:15 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

As an adult, one of the most embarrassing experiences you could ever endure is peeing yourself in public. “Why can’t she hold her pee?” “Didn’t she feel it coming?” These questions and more will be whispered as you drown in a sea of shame. So, what...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:14 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Consistent exercise means pushing your body beyond what your mind thinks it can handle to get desired results, be it weight loss, bulking up or maintenance. From sore muscles to shifts in the appetite, people experience a total body and mind...

Published:Monday | August 5, 2019 | 12:12 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

You’re on a date, sitting across from the beautiful woman you met in the transport centre. The food is great, the service is exceptional and she’s a good conversationalist. Thing is, every time she opens her mouth to give you insight on who she is...

Published:Monday | July 29, 2019 | 12:22 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

It’s been a long day, you’re exhausted and perhaps the children need you to review their homework. You just can’t seem to catch a break and relax. Maybe yoga is for you. For many years, people have used yoga as a means of exercise, relaxation, and...

Published:Monday | July 22, 2019 | 12:25 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Ahh, yes. The story of the almighty bush. As women, especially when we aren’t in long-term committed relationships, we are concerned about the growth of our pubic hair and, other times depending on the mood we’re in, quite frankly, we just don’t...

Published:Monday | July 8, 2019 | 12:23 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Once per month, on a Sunday, a group by the name of Kingston Creative turns downtown Kingston into an art district by putting on an event dubbed ‘Art Walk’. The June edition was spectacular as an old building on Harbour Street hosted several...

Published:Monday | July 1, 2019 | 12:15 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Beauty is one of the most enduring and controversial topics to discuss in any setting. Over the years, we have all heard several ideologies on beauty but we never forget our grandma’s words, “Beauty is in the eyes of the beholder.” There has,...

Published:Monday | July 1, 2019 | 12:13 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Losing your hair before 30 years old can be a tough situation to be in. All your friends are wearing their Afro puffs and you, well, you’re stuck with only certain hairstyles to hide the patches of hair loss plaguing your life. If you or anyone...

Published:Monday | June 24, 2019 | 12:19 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Meet 33-year-old Jaevion Nelson, with a big heart and passion for development that could indeed change a nation. Born and raised in a little community in Clarendon, Jamaica, known as York Town, Nelson grew up in an extended family and had dreams of...

Published:Monday | June 17, 2019 | 12:11 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

“In high school, after Hurricane Dean, I didn’t have electricity for a really long time and so there was no Internet. Out of boredom, I spent five or six days writing my first 20-page novel,” said 26-year-old Aliceia Dawkins, as her eyes glistened...

Published:Monday | June 10, 2019 | 12:14 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Freelance creative director, film director, graphic designer, painter, art director, and director of photography. All these hats sit on the head of one woman, Nickii Kane. Not many adults knew exactly where they wanted to be as a child, but Kane...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2019 | 12:18 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

So you’re just a few weeks away from your desired ‘summer body’ but you’ve become weary, you lack motivation, and somehow, sleep sounds like a far better idea. Everyone goes through a fitness funk at some point in their journey to a better image of...

Published:Monday | June 3, 2019 | 12:17 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

In the summer, the sun seems to come out at its brightest and blesses our skin with that radiant natural filter glow we love for our fun selfies. With all the prep for the long-awaited summer shenanigans, most things about your daily routine will...

Published:Monday | May 27, 2019 | 12:17 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Twenty-five years ago, a couple gave birth to a young man who has been doing great things for himself and his peers. Raised in Portmore, Kristofferson Nunes, a past Ardennite, has always dreamt of putting his entrepreneurial spirit to good use...

Published:Monday | May 20, 2019 | 12:10 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

Look into the future of beauty and one thing seems to be certain, each woman will have to sharpen her skills. Despite being confident souls, we love to add a little this and that to enhance our God-given flair, especially for an extra special...

Published:Monday | May 13, 2019 | 12:26 AMJessica Harrison - Lifestyle Writer

As the years go by, women in entrepreneurship are coming to the forefront and doing great things. Dania Beckford is a local entrepreneur, who is the head cook and bottle washer at full-figured fashion house, ‘Broadtail Designs’. Since 2016, the...

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