Abbigale Loncke: From Humble Beginnings to Major Moves

When given the chance to shine, SHINE! This is the lesson learnt from Abbigale Loncke’s recent adventures in the Americas. Hardworking, fun-loving and determined Abbigale Loncke was among four young Guyanese entrepreneurs selected to participate in the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI). The passion and determination exuded by Abbigale throughout the six-week exchange […]

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NATURALISTA: TARA LEUVINA SMITH

Name: Tara Leuvina Smith Occupation: Editor When did you start your natural hair journey: There is a misconception that a person goes natural, we are born natural and we go ‘un-natural’ or in this context we begin to relax our hair. But to put a date to when I stopped relaxing my hair … I […]

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Good Hair Don’t Care

Ever since I was a child I admired persons with long flowing hair – the kind that went pass the shoulders and moved its way down the back. The kind that looked like silk; oh, how I wished that my own hair was that silky. My mother, being of East Indian descent, may have contributed […]

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Brickdam for Mash: That Making Any Sense?

Hi, I’m the HER in “His Take, Her Take” and for our first feature we will be discussing the new and controversial route for Mashramani 2017 and the comments made by Minister within the Ministry of Education, Department of Culture, Youth & Sport, Nicolette Henry, in this Guyana Chronicle article.

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Let’s Celebrate Each Other!

So much to my annoyance and amusement (more annoyance than amusement), I have been made to endure copious Facebook status updates from a very reputable and overly talented Make-up Artiste (MUA) about her being “THE BEST” MUA in this beautiful country of ours. One of her most recent Facebook updates, posted on December 27 has […]

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Why I go to the gym …

“Why do you come/go to the gym?” has been a question I’ve been hearing for most of my gym life. I’m petite, or for want of a more popular word, slim or ‘fine’ as we say in Guyana; and I weigh about 124 lbs (figure I saw last time I jumped on a scale), so […]

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Coffee Chronicles | Big Magic

I’m not sure if you remember but MAGLYFE was officially launched for the first time on January 13, 2013. That means we celebrated our third birthday a few weeks ago. Happy Birthday to MAGLYFE!!!!!!!!! MAGLYFE is my baby, but to be honest sometimes it is a struggle to find/write stories. A personal struggle, either because I’m […]

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That Time I Had A Coconut Milk Pedicure

I can’t compare this experience to another because 1. this was my first coconut milk pedicure and 2. I’ve only done pedicures at this spa – Healing Waters Spa, but I can say that it was utterly mind-blowing. (I’m not overreacting!) One of my favourite things about Healing Waters is there weekly specials, follow them on […]

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Naturalista | Nakasi Fortune

Name: Nakasi Fortune Occupation: Professional Volunteer When did you start your natural hair journey: October of 2011. Then I tried something new, by way of Brazilian blowout, in December of 2014 and my hair was not turning back as fast as I wanted it to, so I cut it off again.

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