Rocheda Bartley

Whether it's through her written profiles or quick retorts, Rocheda Bartley has a way with words. Quiet, diligent and observant, she brings balance to the Flair team and never ceases to surprise.

Rocheda Bartley

Bladder pain syndrome (BPS), or interstitial cystitis, is a chronic health issue that involves pain and pressure in that region of the body. With no diagnostic tests to identify it, the gender-neutral condition is difficult to diagnose. However, as obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Robyn Khemlani noted, it’s even harder to recognise in women. That’s because …

COULD IT BE BE BLADDER PAIN SYNDROME? Read More »

Alanah Jones is becoming a notable brand and an illustrious entrepreneur with the hope of making a big difference in the working world. The multifaceted individual wears several hats and is “a combination of seasoned and fresh” with diverse professional experience. “I am driven by curiosity, personal growth, and a sincere effort to make a …

ALANAH JONES: A FORCE TO BE RECKONED WITH Read More »

Hey! How many wombs do you have? This might sound nonsensical, but some women have two, many of whom don’t even know. It’s a condition that’s medically termed as uterine didelphys, or double womb. This can increase your risk of infertility, miscarriage, preterm labour, breech presentations, and, as a result of the latter, Caesarean sections. …

THE DOUBLE WOMB PHENOMENON Read More »

As a medical student in 2006, Kaie-Ann Smith experienced an outbreak of dengue.  However, for the good doctor, that experience cannot be compared to the current novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. She is not deterred by the gravity of the situation and is forging ahead on the frontline at the Kingston Public Hospital, practicing what she …

COPING ON THE FRONTLINE WITH DR KAIE-ANN SMITH Read More »

“As daunting as this COVID-19 pandemic has proven to be, and as devastating as its impact is on people both here at home and around the world, we must stand together, united. We must all act with purpose, resolve, love and compassion because when we do so, there is nothing than can defeat us. As …

ETTENIO BRINGING THE SPA HOME FOR MOTHER’S DAY Read More »

Since the outbreak of the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 in Jamaica, the importance of practising good personal hygiene has been stressed, but what has been said about make-up? I bet you’re wondering, is this even a good time for women to adorn themselves with widely appreciated cosmetic products? Absolutely! That’s according to Gabrielle Waite, …

GLAMMING IN QUARANTINE Read More »

Chenele Wallace-Hall shares a deep bond with her mother Eulette Wallace. This tie is further fortified by a shared devotion to fashion and style. That’s why when it was time for Chenele to make a trek down the aisle, she knew the only person fit for the job of stitching the perfect gown was her …

A perfect wedding gift Read More »

Kegels can make your sex life better! That’s according to gynaecologist Dr Kiri-an Bridgewater, who says that the pelvic-floor exercise allows for stronger orgasms.   “The pelvic floor muscles are important because just like the other muscles throughout your body, if you don’t use them, they will become weak,” she told Flair.  MORE BENEFITS Pelvic floor …

Kegels and you Read More »

Chic, eclectic, timeless and original. These are probably the things you’ll first think of when you set eyes on Inzzpire (Inspire) 365 pieces. Kevin Miller and Lashawndla Bailey-Miller are co-owners of the health and lifestyle local brand. It’s now setting stylish trends in your choice of jewellery. Bailey-Miller, the designer, initially made jewellery as a …

Say it with Inzzpire Jewellery Read More »

“Nature gives you the face you have at age 20; it is up to you to merit the face you have at age 50,” fashion designer Coco Chanel once said. While you may not be hitting the half-century mark as yet, you’ll definitely want beautiful and healthy skin. So, why not invest in coffee scrubs? …

The beauty in coffee scrubs Read More »