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Stories by Jody-Anne Lawrence

Published:Monday | July 11, 2016 | 12:01 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Microblading is the new cosmetic phenomenon that has cut down women's morning prep time since they can eliminate sketching in those perfect brows.Jahrene Wilson from Glam by JW, who has been formally trained in the procedure, describes microblading...

Published:Sunday | July 10, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Jamaica Exporters' Association (JEA) celebrated their 50th anniversary with elegance and by rewarding 50 exporters for a job well done.The night was a bit humid and guests made it blazing hot in their black-tie...

Published:Thursday | July 7, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Americans at home and abroad prepared for another Independence Day celebration, and United States Ambassador to Jamaica Luis G. Moreno took us on a journey down memory lane...

Published:Friday | July 1, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

As part of its Drink Right campaign, Red Stripe hosted an event called Sip and Paint - the iPledge to Drink Right Edition. It was held last Tuesday at the Red Stripe Hospitality Suite in Kingston.Specially invited guests were warmly greeted with the...

Published:Monday | June 27, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Jennifer Thomas* wanted to lose weight but her love for food made it a real challenge. She decided, however, that a lifestyle change was needed.Dieting usually failed but Thomas had heard about a number of shakes on the market that she wanted to try...

Published:Monday | June 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

When Jennique Small* noticed that she was gaining a few pounds, she started a weight-loss system with healthy eating and exercise - but soon fell off the wagon. Citing the culprit as her lack of time to exercise, a friend introduced her to an...

Published:Monday | June 13, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Heaven Conner is a true reflection of her anointed name. She is following her dream to be a singer, and performed her second major gig in Jamaica at the Island Child Style fashion show held on Saturday, June 4.A few years ago, if you had asked the...

Published:Sunday | June 12, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

International model and cast member of The Real Housewives of Atlanta, Cynthia Bailey sat down with Outlook while in Jamaica last week for the Island Child Style children's fashion show.She entered the Paul...

Published:Thursday | June 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

From teaching a 16-year-old to forming a cooking club and now her own reality cooking show, chef Latoya Panton set no limitations on herself. Now, she has collaborated with BIGGA, and developed Jamaica's first reality cooking show Young Chef.The...

Published:Monday | June 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Founded by the forward-thinking Joan Duncan, it came as no surprise that Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) Group Limited formed a sorority-like forum dedicating to helping working mothers in their daily acrobatics - managing work, family,...

Published:Monday | June 6, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Yoga means addition - addition of energy, strength and beauty to body, mind and soul." These words from Amit Ray's book Meditation: Insights and Inspirations, seems to hold true for yogis Roxanne Wright and Nadine Cobourne...

Published:Sunday | May 29, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Many persons swear by the 'good cop, bad cop' style of parenting, where one parent adopts a strict, forceful demeanour while the other's approach is easy-going and friendly. However, some experts suggest that this might...

Published:Sunday | May 22, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Technology has integrated itself into our lives so much so that we spend every waking moment with a phone or tablet at arms length.Although we are in a digital age, we all need to shut down and unplug from these devices once in a...

Published:Monday | May 16, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

When we have found love, it is understandable that you feel like you want to celebrate it with the world, especially when it comes time to say 'I do' forever. Unfortunately, we cannot. Cutting down the guest list can be an overwhelming task, so...

Published:Saturday | May 14, 2016 | 11:04 PMJody-Anne Lawrence

It's a well-known fact that women are self-conscious about any weight gain around their midsection. So when Journalist at Television Jamaica Janella Precius saw the increase in her circumference, she was quick to try and rectify whatever was...

Published:Monday | May 9, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Once, in the small district of Inverness, St Ann, was a little girl with big dreams. Today, Ingrid Christian-Baker can say her dreams have come true as she is now the general manager of Jamaica Private Power Company.In a recent interview with Flair...

Published:Sunday | May 8, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Mommy downtimeIt is no easy task being a mother. From the day a child is conceived, a mother goes through endless changes - from the disturbing morning sickness to swollen feet and backaches, all before her bundle of joy enters the world.Then there...

Published:Thursday | May 5, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Being healthy is one bandwagon that many of us have joined, and a very good one at that. However, not many healthy meals are easy to come by and most times we find ourselves falling into unhealthy habits.And in our fast-paced life, we don't have...

Published:Monday | May 2, 2016 | 12:01 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

We love our mothers but sometimes we don't take enough time out to show our appreciation for all they do for us. With Mother's Day fast approaching, here are a few gift ideas to bring a smile to that special woman's face.1. A personalised pillow,...

Published:Friday | April 29, 2016 | 12:51 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

The Republic of South Africa rolled out the red carped to welcome well wishers at the Knutsford Court Hotel on Wednesday night, to celebrate their National Day (Freedom Day).Twenty two years ago, on April 27, the republic held their first post-...

Published:Thursday | April 28, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Asthma is a common respiratory illness which sometimes results in difficulty in breathing. In light of the upcoming World Asthma Day on May 3, let us look at some ways your diet can impact this illness.According to nutritionist and registered...

Published:Monday | April 25, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

You could say that Dushyant Savadia has mastered the 'Art of Living' after managing to steer his life off a destructive path.Savadia was born into a well-to-do family in India. However, the younger of Dinesh and Smita Savadia's two sons was a bit of...

Published:Sunday | April 24, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

When it comes to the love that a parent has for their child/children, there is truly nothing that competes. But as the child develops, there are stages and instances that seem to test this...

Published:Monday | April 18, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

For many persons, getting to their ideal weight is a major struggle.Sometimes problem areas can be stubborn and we take some detours from the traditional diet and exercise. We are exposed to so many new fads - from pills to shakes - that promise to...

Published:Monday | April 11, 2016 | 12:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

Today's Denim is not your mother's old jeans. Denim has stood the test of time because it has evolved. As fashion and trends have changed, so has denim. This multifaceted fabric has become a mainstay in the fashion world.If you haven't noticed, it...

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