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Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Following on the successes of last year's Curvy Caribbean Conference, conceptualiser Alisia Jarrett has launched the first-ever Miss Curvy Jamaica, which will be one of the major highlights of this year's staging.Since the conference was birthed to...

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

On April 18, there were several websites that reported on the case involving a 27-year-old hairdresser named Darryl Rowe, who was sentenced to life in prison for infecting or attempting to infect men with HIV.Rowe, who was diagnosed with HIV in...

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Like many people, I have dry scalp and eczema (you wouldn't know it by my roguishly good looks).Once I have my medication - a combination of creams and a soap (along with good old dandruff shampoo) - working, my skin is fine.But every now and then,...

Published:Monday | April 23, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"I am actually the only female among 15 guys," declared Dr Gabrielle Young, livestock support manager and animal veterinarian at Nutramix. The petite, strong-willed and positive Young can be spotted with her megawatt smile and expressive Trinidadian...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley/Lifestyle Writer

It's no secret that when it comes to fashion, women thrive on novelty. A sassy, unique, and bold fashion statement should be the ultimate goal for all fashionistas.With Kimandamisses a Jamaican clothing line, you will get...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMSherry Ann McGregor

At the end of the judgment in the case of Perry v Bough and Others [2018] JMCA Civ 12, Justice Brooks said, "The result is not the happiest, bearing in mind that Mr Perry has purchased the premises for a not insignificant sum. It is perhaps time for...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

I have always been fascinated with the idea of body scrubs, being covered with sweetness and coming out of the shower glistening but with my eczema, I had always been sceptical. Ettenio's Antoinette Davis helped to clear those reservations.Ettenio...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Choosing a fragrance that suits you can be tough, especially if you are not perfume fanatic or just in the mood to shop for a new scent. Maybe you want to go fruity, try something floral or even opt for something musky. Selecting a signature scent...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

As part of its continued commitment to resolve all public complaints relating to its content, The Gleaner has named a new reader ombudsman.He is retired High Court Judge Justice Roy Anderson, who assumed duties on April 1. Justice Anderson is a past...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

Vaginal steaming is an ancient practice that is said to cleanse the vagina and the uterus through the use of healing herbs and steam. This method is said to help to regulate menstruation, ease menstrual cramps, bloating and other ailments associated...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Jodian Duhaney was always one for adventure. The avid world traveller also made it her mission to put fitness first. Until one day, everything changed. She shared her shocking discovery in an one-on-one interview with Flair Magazine."I went to the...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"When two souls fall in love, there is nothing else but the yearning to be close to the other. The presence that is felt through a hand held, a voice heard or a smile seen," this quote from Poet Lang Leav's poem Souls is a true reflection Jolanda...

Published:Monday | April 16, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The Commonwealth Games came to an end in Gold Coast, Australia, on the weekend.Due to my deadlines, I wouldn't have had the final count of Jamaica's medal tally, but I know that in terms of quality, we didn't do too badly.In fact, we got first and...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Absolutely nothing can prepare a woman to face one of her worst nightmares: contracting HIV or AIDS. The harsh reality can sometimes be too heartbreaking, too traumatic, too brutal to bear. But Eve for Life is here to say to those affected: this isn...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Regular readers of this column, might recall that a few months ago, in commenting on the conviction of DJ Ninja Man coming eight years after he was charged, I asked: "How long is too long for an accused to await trial?"For one accused person, Mervin...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

A day out watching a friendly game of polo, athletes straddling sheer power to be the first to score while men will look on in their button-downs and women in flirty dresses ready for the day, their make-up might take a bit more effort to last and...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

On Sunday, April 15, Spry Fitness in association with the Kingston Polo Club will have the first charity polo match in aid of Eve for Life at the Caymanas Polo Club. When getting dressed for a typical polo match, remove the notion that it is...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

The long-awaited, highly anticipated carnival season has finally closed it's curtains, receiving a wining ovation. Now that all the merriment is over, let's see if we can tackle a new challenge and try a few ways to un-wine post-soca.Warm bathTurn...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Quite often, we've heard elders say, "One's attitude will determine his or her altitude". This is indisputable. Your place in society is not always determined by where you come from, the wealth you have or don't have, or what others can do for you....

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMLatara Boodie

I have found the one whom my soul loves, Song of Solomon 3:4 aptly describes the union between Gary Mullings and Boranza Jones, who exchanged vows on March 3, 2018 on the lawns of Bellefield Great House, one of the oldest sugar plantations of...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

Having a baby is a joyful moment for some women, but not for others. Postpartum depression is a mental condition that plagues women, thrusting them in profound despair, misery, and downheartedness at the thought or sight of their newborn. Janelle...

Published:Monday | April 9, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Oh man, I'm going through one of those periods again.Every now and then, I peruse the international news, trying to see if anyone has invented a time machine so I could go back to the '90s.Better yet, I would need someone to also create some type of...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AMRocheda Bartley

The season of intense fun and revelry is on. With your costume ready and your sneakers in hand, ladies it is time to 'wuk dutty,' jump, and gyrate those hips to the beat of sweet soca music. Yes, you will sweat, but you will agree that you still...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

"Agriculture helps to sustain life and if we all can, we should do a little part," the now dairy farmer shared with Flair.Her parents were dairy farmers and she spoke fondly of waking up early in the mornings along with her nine siblings to help her...

Published:Monday | April 2, 2018 | 12:00 AM

Set those soca calendars: Carnival day is this Sunday. Many women and men will be on the road parading, chipping, and wining like they're single.I've always been fascinated by the season - Sokah gives me life, sokah til I die - where everyone levels...

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