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Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 4:00 AM

This year's carnival season just closed its curtains, but I'm sure the bands are still jammin' to the sweet soca beats.So in keeping with the spirit of merriment, we asked a few of our readers to chip down memory lane, and share with Flair their...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 4:00 AM

I couldn't make this up even if I tried. One day I'm walking towards the front gate of The Gleaner. A gentleman who had just crossed the street and was now on the same side as I was called out to me."So hear wha me a say my boss," he started. My...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 4:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

As a 'naturalista', I thought I had a strong knowledge and reasonable expectations of a woman of colour's hair, but I learnt a new thing from my very own sister, who recently did the big chop.There are no concrete rules as it pertains to natural...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 4:00 AM

When it comes to selecting your closet, we talk a lot about investment pieces and budgeting for a well-rounded wardrobe. While this is effective in the long run, the changing seasons and wave of trends add a temptation to buy, buy, buy. Luckily,...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 4:00 AM

Lippies by Shana is back as All Dolled Up Cosmetics queen Sushana 'Shana' Cole has added a few more colours to her collection for the season of spring, which for us in Jamaica is anytime the flower blooms.Her addition lippies lipstain include a bold...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 4:00 AM

Tis the season to live on the lighter side of life and add a little colour into your world. And Shanile Salmon knows just how to do that.The designer explained to Flair that she was always a lover of art, but during her time at home, her husband...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 4:00 AM

When Tesha Miller appeared in court to answer charges that he had made a false declaration to immigration officers by using fictitious names to leave the island, he could have used a few coins to pay the paltry fine. The alternative, of facing 10...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 4:00 AM

Carnival was in full swing all of last week, with many revelers taking on the night life with a passion for fashion. Veterans I Love Soca appealed to the carnival masses and didn't disappoint in hypnotizing those waistlines. While newcomers Tribe...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 4:00 AM

We love spring, the colours, the fashion, the make-up, the fruits. And living in Jamaica, where it feels like spring all year round, you are happy all the time - unless you suffer from allergies.As it pertains to allergies there are several ways in...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 4:00 AM

Sometimes people are beautiful. Not just in looks or what they say but in what they are. This epitomises the life of 24-year-old Davianne Tucker.Known by most as the past Guild president of the University of the West Indies (UWI, Mona) and Sagicor's...

Published:Monday | April 24, 2017 | 4:00 AM

Every year, people are encouraged to do a little spring cleaning around the house specifically with their wardrobe. Well, since it's Spring, we have decided to shed some light on ways you could do some Spring cleaning in your relationship.First...

Published:Monday | April 10, 2017 | 4:26 AMKimberly Goodall

Fatty, champion, thickas, fluffy, whatever name tickles your fancy, there is no doubt in the fact that Jamaican men are just loving the plus size women that have the curves and fat in all the right places. While some might still pull for the...

Published:Monday | April 10, 2017 | 4:03 AM

Being curvy, fluffy, thick or voluptuously sexy is not a crime and Tamia Carey's April Flowers Collection will have you feeling like spring."By paying keen attention to lines of every woman we were able to incorporate the fun, free, feel of spring...

Published:Monday | April 10, 2017 | 4:03 AM

There is no carnival without women. We love to see them on the road in their beautiful costumes representing their inner 'Lucy'.The Gleaner has partnered with Xaymaca International to give you the best of Carnival in Jamaica for 2017.Meet our...

Published:Monday | April 10, 2017 | 4:00 AM

It doesn't matter the shape of their bodies, the overall size of their physique, their skin colour or ethnicity, I love all women.Even though I don't have the best of luck with the ladies, I don't think I have a 'type'.I've heard some guys talking...

Published:Monday | April 10, 2017 | 4:00 AM

"You're pretty, for a fat girl." This is just one of the many problems fat girls face on a daily basis. So let's address some of these challenges, shall we?Shopping is always an issue.You can hardly find clothes our size, and when you do, they are...

Published:Monday | April 10, 2017 | 4:00 AM

The new saying for full-figured women between the sheets these days is, "Once you go fluff, you just can't get enough." Why is that, you might ask? It's because, when given the opportunity, underestimation can lead to domination, and that addiction...

Published:Monday | April 10, 2017 | 4:00 AM

With songs like Mr Killa's Rolly Polly, Kerwin du Bois' Too real and Faye-Ann Lyons' Heavy T Bumpa taking us as far back as 2009, there is little doubt of the full-figured woman's place on that glorious day when revellers take over the streets.Gone...

Published:Monday | April 10, 2017 | 4:00 AM

"The interesting thing is, when I started to love who I was and what I was, everybody else loved me too," the fun-loving, vivacious Gianna Fakhourie told Flair. Fat, curvy women were not always embraced by society, and though being 'fluffy' is...

Published:Monday | April 10, 2017 | 4:00 AMJody-Anne Lawrence

I have always wanted to make a clay mask. It might sound silly but I was always fascinated by seeing women with the mud look on their face all spa-like, with a glamorous glow after they washed off the gunk.I was gifted a turmeric mask. It was nice...

Published:Monday | April 3, 2017 | 4:35 AMKimberly Goodall

Sensuality! the word so many women dread and probably hope they never have to talk about. Surprisingly, it is only a few who take pole dancing and burlesque classes, and honestly admit they are looking to get more in touch with their sensuality....

Published:Monday | April 3, 2017 | 4:12 AMKrysta Anderson

For centuries, stripping has been synonymously linked to sensualising celebrations. And while the act itself is seen in a positive light by a few, the stigma attached to those living the exotic life is sometimes very caustic. Today, we shed a...

Published:Monday | April 3, 2017 | 4:00 AM

Humans beings are creatures of habit. We all have our routines, even if we might not actually realise them until someone points them out to us.It would take some psychological digging to find out why exactly we do the things we do, and more...

Published:Monday | April 3, 2017 | 4:00 AMKimberly Goodall

It was a night of glitz and glamour last Wednesday as the Sagicor Group celebrated their exceptional employees at their annual corporate awards at The Jamaica Pegasus hotel.Stepping onto the red carpet and into the sparkled venue, you were instantly...

Published:Monday | April 3, 2017 | 4:00 AMKimberly Goodall

Tattoos and piercings ... some may overdose on it, some may hate it ,but if you're not a player stay out of the ink game! The sky's the limit for 26-year-old Candice 'Needlez' Davis who specialises in the poetic creation of tattoos and piercings....

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