Category Archives: Beauty

Join the celebration of Lucian womanhood

A not to be missed cultural and artistic showcase celebrating women presented by, for International Women’s Day.
she lc celebrates womanhood in all it's joy and pain celebrates womanhood in all it’s joy and pain!

Curator of Kentillia Louis has worked tirelessly over the past few months to bring the internal and varied insight of womanhood to the public.
Join on Tuesday March 22nd, from 7pm at the National Cultural Centre, to revel in the expressions of the Lucian woman through poetry, dance, theatre, music and art.



Saint Lucia hosts the second annual Health & Wellness Retreat November 1-3, 2013.

The tropical island paradise of Saint Lucia is the perfect haven for rejuvenation, restoration and renewal. Home to some of nature’s most precious natural attractions, coupled with world class spas in a number of island resorts, Saint Lucia is a natural fit for spiritual and physical awakening.

Leading experts will present wellness seminars, beachside fitness clinics, healthy cooking demonstrations and even sunrise meditations at the upcoming Health and Wellness Retreat in Saint Lucia.SLu Health and Wellness '13

Support for Your Lifestyle Choices or Determine Your New Lifestyle Strategy

The Saint Lucia Health and Wellness Retreat will help participants support and develop their lifestyle choices and for those new to holistic living, determine a lifestyle strategy inspired by the stunning locale. All of this is supported by local and international experts in the realms of cuisine, alternative therapies and holistic living.

With ample time for relaxation, the three-day retreat will feature seminars, activities such as beachside massage therapy, Tai Chi and yoga instruction, and healthy cooking demonstrations. Also included are daily spa treatments at participating resorts as well as the opportunity to indulge in the natural therapeutic benefits of Soufriere’s mineral and mud baths.

The various activities will take place in locales across the picturesque island, from Pigeon Island National Landmark in the north of the island to the UNESCO World Heritage Pitons at the southern town of Soufriere.

Click here to visit the Sportivo Fitness and Health club website.

Our Diverse Programs Will Be Lead by Renowned Experts in the Health and Wellness Field Including:

  • Cat Cora, an American professional chef best known for her featured role as an “Iron Chef” on the Food Network television show Iron Chef America and as co-host of Around the World in 80 Plates on Bravo
  • Gabrielle Bernstein, New York Times Bestselling Author of the book May Cause Miracles. Her earlier titles include Add More ~ing to Your Life and Spirit Junkie. Gabrielle is also the founder of the social networking site for women to inspire, empower and connect.
  • Luke and Joanna Gray, operate a lifestyle company aimed at transforming lives through fitness, food and lifestyle.

Luxury Accommodations in Saint Lucia Set the Tone

Enjoy the ultimate in relaxation and rejuvenation. Book now with one of our participating Hotels.

Auditions Announced for 2013 Carnival Queen Pageant


2012 Carnival Queen, Janelle Desir

The Select Committee of Stakeholders and the National Carnival Queen Pageant Committee announce auditions for the 2013 National Carnival Queen Pageant.

Representatives from the 2012 Anse la Raye, Vieux Fort and Gros Islet pageants have already secured their place in the National Pageant this year. Auditions will be held on March 17th  2013 in the following segments:

  • Talent
  • Swimsuit
  • Evening wear
  • Interview

The deadline for registration is March 1st, 2013. Application forms can be obtained at the Cultural Development Foundation, or from the Select Committee of Stakeholders, or the Facebook page ‘Lucian National Carnival Queen Pageant’. For more information please contact Mrs R. Henry-Wynne and Mrs B Duboulay at the CDF at 4537385.


Lucian Carnival 2013 is slated for July 15 & 16 with the Calendar of Activities of main events scheduled to begin on June 28, 2013

For further information:

Kentillia Louis – PRO –National Carnival Queen Pageant Committee – Tel: 722-1677

Caron Tobiere – Administration – Select Committee of Stakeholders for Carnival -Tel: 720 1085

“I Am Beautiful Day” Celebrated Tomorrow


WELLNESS INNOVATORS, a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals whose mandate is to create a culture of health awareness, collaborates with ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF MEDICINE (AUSOM) in executing the 2012 I AM BEAUTIFUL DAY. The event has received the endorsement of the Ministry of Education and will be celebrated at all Secondary Schools on the island on Friday 12th October under the theme WORTHY TO BE HEALTHY.

Last year Wellness Innovators delivered presentations to the general assembly at each school with an emphasis on awareness of sexually transmitted infections, oral hygiene and emotional health.

This year the unique collaboration of WELLNESS INNOVATORS and AUSOM will remind every student that they are beautiful and worthy to be healthy. Students of Atlantic University School of Medicine will facilitate health expositions at the schools while the collaboration works to foster the sharing of uplifting words and deeds among the student population.

Anyone interested in supporting or contributing to the “I AM BEAUTIFUL DAY” 2012 is invited to contact WELLNESS INNOVATORS at telephone number 458-2623 or email

Tel# (758) 458-2623/488-2614/285-9321

Strandz Comes to LHBT Day Spa


Leo’s Holistic Body Therapy Day Spa would like to officially welcome Strandz Hair Salon (formerly located at the American Drywall Building) and Pamela Herman-Dolor to our family. We wish you, Pamela all the best in your future endeavours and may GOD richly bless you.

Please take some time to read her biography below:

Pamela Herman-Dolor

Pam’s Philosophy is one that has taken her to where she is right now and translates into any language “I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me”.

Her skills are very much in demand and she has been at the forefront of local hair dressing for over 20 years.

Working with a team of hand-picked experts, Pam has developed her own style and elegance.

She has demonstrated her skills at various pageants, advertisements, hair and fashion shows.

Renowned for her skills in dressing long and short hair, Pamela is also the consummate professional, inspiring hairdressers with her unique blend of education and her fantastic ability to make even the most complex hair style look easy.

Her charismatic personality with a totally creative mind and her strong faith in GOD has made her an inspiration to others.


To take Strandz Hair Salon to the main stream public.

For Salon Services Call Pam at 758-488-5286 or Maria Leo, LMP 489-7903

Sandals Emerges Victorious as MISS SLTA 2012


The Saint Lucia Hotel and Tourism Association (SLHTA) congratulates Sandals Resorts International on their successful bid for the MISS SLHTA 2012 Crown. The show was held on Saturday, September 08, 2012 with the theme “Celebrating Icons of Saint Lucia’s Arts and Culture” seeking to forge stronger links between tourism and culture.  The five contestants representing Hotels, Destination Management Companies and other Allied Members exhibited a variety of talents and passion as they competed in four categories, including an exhibition of the Wob Dwiyet, for the coveted Crown.  Contestants hailed from the following companies:

Miss Duty Free Caribbean Holdings – Glenda Willabus

Miss Jalousie Plantation – Tracy Nicholas

Miss Sandals Resorts International – Gladys Noel

Miss Sea Spray Cruises – Merlika Modest

Miss Windjammer Landing Beach Resort – Nadege Maximin

The Saint Lucian Icons represented on the night were Mr. Luther Francois, Mr. Kendel Hippolyte, Sir Dunstan St. Omer, Mrs. Teresa Hall and Ms. Joyce Auguste and were also in attendance at the show as the Guests of Honour for the evening.

The results of the MISS SLHTA Pageant 2012 are as follows;

MISS SLHTA 2012 – Miss Sandals Resorts International – Gladys Noel

1st Runner Up – Miss Windjammer Landing Beach Resort – Nadege Maximin

2nd Runner Up – Miss Duty Free Caribbean Holdings – Glenda Willabus

The MISS SLHTA Pageant celebrated its 21st year and seeks each year to raise awareness and advocate the importance of Saint Lucian culture in Tourism.

About the SLHTA: As the principal tourism private sector agency in St. Lucia, the SLHTA is responsible for facilitating tourism sector development and management in St. Lucia. The SLHTA is a private non-profit membership organization that functions as the “official organization and national spokesperson” for the hospitality Industry and its wide membership. The Association has a grouping of over two hundred members covering a wide segment of the economic spectrum of St. Lucia to include the tourism, manufacturing, agriculture and services sectors. The SLHTA is dedicated to representing, informing, educating and upholding the interests of its membership in the tourism industry, which has earned it the reputation as the “Voice of the Hospitality Industry”.