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 programme and during her hub’s pitch competition landed her a … Continue reading Abbigale Loncke: From Humble Beginnings to Major Moves


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 believe it was November, 2015 Why did you: I began … Continue reading NATURALISTA: TARA LEUVINA SMITH

Good Hair Don’t Care

pinterestEver 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 to the bias I had when it comes to hair texture – I just couldn’t get over how smooth her hair was, while mine was ever so kinky. Continue reading “Good Hair Don’t Care”

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 compelled me to pen this piece; the piece is NOT meant to serve as a read to her but as reading material that I hope can create an atmosphere of inspiration and camaraderie among women. Continue reading “Let’s Celebrate Each Other!”

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 too lazy or just not motivated enough. Continue reading “Coffee Chronicles | Big Magic”

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 Facebook and you’ll know what I’m talking about. Continue reading “That Time I Had A Coconut Milk Pedicure”