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Saturday, August 23, 2014

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Yomatsy Maurineth Hazlewood de la Rosa is a headturner. She walks into the lobby of the Hyatt Regency Hotel, on Wrightson Road, Port of Spain, unassuming and cool and heads turn. In fact, some admirers do a double turn. Read more »

  • The 2nd Black Woman in 15 years

    SHE made history on June 12, becoming the second black woman in 15 years to be chosen to represent Panama at an international beauty pageant. And with the date and venue of Miss Universe 2014 still to be announced, the reigning Miss Panama/Universe 2014 is hoping to make her country proud and make history again by bringing home the coveted crown and title of Queen of the Universe. Read More »

  • United in ART

    AT her home in Chaguanas, artist Margot Tidd is busy working on her latest painting. It’s of a colonial style building — one of Margot’s favourite subjects and while the outline is practically complete, she is still fussing with the sky making sure it’s perfect or at least close to perfection. Read More »

  • A Good Head & a Good Heart

    The yearly tradition which sees new lawyers “called to the bar” is an event filled with much pomp and grandeur. Even passers-by stop and admire them dressed in their black robes and striking white collarettes, as they walk from the Civil Registry to the formal ceremony at the Convocation Hall in the Hall of Justice. Read More »

  • FACE OF T&T Finalists in Tobago

    We are a Republic laden with aquatic beauty around us. This Face of T&T (FOTT) 2014 photoshoot was born from the love of our sister isle, Tobago, and the wonders of the Buccoo Reef! Featuring the incredible H2O Plus skin care line, the Top Ten finalists were treated to a range of products, including the Face Oasis Dual-Action Exfoliating Cleanser, which deeply cleanses their facial pores while gently revitalising their skin. Read More »

  • Animal Brothels MY WORD! WHAT NEXT?

    Well yes! “We reach!” “We really reach!” When animal brothels, also known as bestiality brothels exist in this world, “yuh know dis world reach!” Animal brothels are legal in Denmark, Norway and Germany; yes, you heard me correctly. Animal brothels are legal in Denmark, Norway and Germany; and “animalsexuals” or whatever it is they are calling themselves, are now demanding the right to have sex with animals in other countries. Read More »

  • The Comparison Trap

    If you are like most women, you spend way too much time comparing yourselves to others, wishing you were young-er, smart-er, pretty-er, thin-er, creative-er, rich-er, and the list goes on and on. Instead of embracing your own unique gifts, you covet those of your friends or co-workers. Read More »

  • Divorce your way to happiness

    I don’t believe that two individuals in love with each other, legitimately get married only to purposely divorced months or years later. In lieu of calculated marriages, most individuals enter marriages with hope, brimming with love and with great optimism for what their future holds. Read More »

  • Get a sexy back

    What muscle groups does it work? This exercise targets and tones the upper back, shoulders and thighs. If that wasn’t enough, it also strengthens the core while challenging your balance, making it a very effective move to include in your workout. Read More »


    Writer’s Note: Wait for it… Seriously, wait for it… The modern woman has made significant strides in the world. Coming from days when our female ancestors could not or dared not work publicly or at all, women can now choose and enjoy any desired profession. As a woman reading this, you’re probably loving being a woman, right? We have arrived! Wait for it… Read More »

  • This is so exciting but are we safe?

    Have you ever had déjà vu? Have you ever also had a “gut feeling” that something would just not go right? Let me start with déjà vu. I just heard on CNN that 24 odd people are stuck on top of one of those thrill rides at an amusement park in Maryland, USA. The ride (or is it the park?) is called Six Flags. That is so déjà vie. Read More »

  • Nothing like a great pair of jeans

    YOU can dress it up, make it sexy and it is a staple in any woman’s closet — THE JEANS! We all know you just can’t beat a great pair of jeans...no matter what you do. The jeans is in the starring role this week. Don those jeans ladies! Read More »

  • how to protect your skin

    We love the sunshine and the feeling of having a (very) subtle sun-kissed glow, but skincare is extremely important. The sun may be glorious, but it can be a danger zone for your skin. So, stay safe in the sunshine this summer with Paul’s top tips... Read More »

  • Editor's Note

    Have you heard? I am sure you may have by now. People are talking about her physical attributes, the beauty, the class, the grace and of course that fabulous body. I would readily admit she is all that and more. But what many of us are not aware of is the huge dose of humility which seems to be enshrined in her soul. Read More »

  • The depth & spirit of her soul

    “Jevon is ah sweet child, you simply must get to know her. Girl, is like she always had it in her... I remember we were watching Wendy on TV when she won the Miss Universe crown, Jevon was just nine years old. Read More »

  • Shaming or blaming?

    I read with great interest some weeks ago Stephanie Leitch’s article on “slut-shaming”. I read with similar interest Akilah Holder-Stewart’s response to the same. Read More »

  • My Job is a calling

    THE hair industry is big business — a billion dollar industry to be exact. Wigs and hair extensions have evolved greatly since the 1960s and today, for the right price, you can get the hair texture, length, cut and colour you desire. It might surprise you to know how much some women would pay for top quality hair extensions. Read More »

  • Let’s talk first date sex

    In the past, I’ve dissuaded women from having sex on the first date and I still do. However, like my views on Internet dating, after much thought and the growing trends (one in every five relationships now begins online, according to Match.com) I have a slightly different view of sex on the first date — emphasis on ‘slightly.’ Read More »

  • The Rincon Roots woman & the Hugging Tree

    The drive was long but scenic and my co-pilot, Nigel Sylvester was just as amazed as I was at the hidden beauty of our twin island Republic. Crossing two rivers and trekking through the undulating dirt road in the Rincon hills — my 4x4 vehicle proved its worth and so did my football boots (my footwear for the mud). Read More »


    Many of us women love to get ‘dolled-ed up’. We love to primp and preen and totally pamper ourselves or get pampered. With the economic pressure these days, one might really have to cut corners to enjoy a simple personal care treat but what if you could afford anything though? Would you indulge shamelessly? Read More »

  • What to do about youth & Sex

    The girls’ conversations are a mix of innocence and experience. Talk about hairstyles or music gives way to questions about the fathers of their children. They are enrolled in a Child Welfare League programme for teen mothers, Choices. Read More »

  • Creating Your Persona with Make-up

    It is common knowledge that make-up can redefine a woman’s characteristics, to accentuate her features or change her entire look altogether and when done right everyone takes notice. Read More »

  • The Beautiful Bride & her father

    Is this the most fabulous wedding this year in Trinidad and Tobago? Read and let me know. The radiant bride — escorted by her debonair father — seemed to float on a white carpet laid around the swimming pool and then spread on a dazzling green lawn towards the elevated platform, shaded from the brilliant sunshine in the magnificent garden, by large pristine white umbrellas. Read More »

  • The look of the 50s

    It’s all about the look of the 50s. Old-schcol glamour, teasing and seductive. These are the new length skirts- Lace with bodysuits and cardigans-TRENDING. Embracing a different era. Read More »


    Denille Jack, at 22, is a student of Physical Therapy who participated in the Miss World T&T pageant this year. A past pupil of Holy Faith Convent, Couva, and the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, she made her debut in the world of pageants and modelling with the pageant, and was selected ‘Miss Photogenic’. Read More »

  • Editor's Note

    We live in an age where we are all connected by the click of a mouse due to our worldwide Internet access. And it was while surfing the Internet that I came across two unique women, twin sisters Julene and Tamika Campbell, popularly known as The Tun Up Twins. Read More »

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