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Portmore's PIXIE QUEEN Part 2

We're back with Urban Chic principal Tanya Daniels who, for as long as she can remember, has had a passion for creating gorgeous hairstyles. Indeed, her ability to create romantic curls and razor-sharp edges has resulted in such a loyal client base that her move into her own salon at the... Read More

Portmore's Pixie Queen Part 1
Many believe pixie cuts lack versatility, a myth your Under The Dryer (UDT) team plans to debunk with a slew of edgy styles from Urban Chic's pixie queen Tanya Daniels. ... Read More

Bliss & Release at Irie Baths and Spa
In the 14th century a curative, thermal spring was discovered in a Belgian town call Spa. Yes, you guessed it! That's where the word originated. Well, etymologists would argue that the word spa was derived from the Walloon (a Romance language spoken in the Wallonia region of Belgium),...... Read More

Coconut Oil For Beautiful Skin
Word is, the vegan trend is impacting more than just food, with a growing demand for all-natural face and body products, too. Trinidadian-based CGA, which has dominated the coconut-oil market with its Simply Natural Coconut Oil, has entered the beauty market with...... Read More

Yardie Cosmetics

Tuesday, March, 3 2020    

When Jamaican-born Santana Spence packed her bags for the United States she made extra space for the passion she had for her native language and culture. Years later, as Americans grew fascinated with her dialect, the beauty lover crafted an idea that merged both her passions. A long way... Read More

The Shana Cole Collection

Tuesday, February, 25 2020    

Part of a beauty store's allure is its aesthetic. Its with this premise in mind that The Shana Cole Collection principal Sushana Cole designed her new beauty boutique. The shop is now the exclusive retailer for The Shana Cole Collection, a selection of make-up products for the eyes, brows, lips,... Read More

Bet on Blush for Valentine's

Saturday, February, 8 2020    

The verdict is in: Valentine's Day 2020 is all about dreamy, romantic make-up! Glossy pinks lips, shimmery flushed cheeks, and a skin-like bronzy base are ways to capture the spirit of love day. And for those who just can't imagine ditching their signature red pout, we have collated the... Read More

Top 6 Red Lipsticks for Valentine's Day

Saturday, February, 8 2020    

1 - MAC Ruby Woo: The classic matte shade is a cult favourite and said to be universally flattering. It was one of superstar Rihanna's faves before she created the perfect red for her own beauty line. Read More

Bangin' Brows and Lifted Lids

Saturday, February, 1 2020    

Eyebrows have been in the spotlight more than ever recently, and for good reason. They frame the face when done properly, creating a polished look. But perfectly arched brows is an art that many have not mastered. If you struggle with filling in your brows each morning, shave a few... Read More

2020 Make-up Trends — Pantone's Classic Blue

Saturday, January, 4 2020    

The Pantone colour of the year is Classic Blue, and it seems our local make-up artists — never ones to shy away from colour — were waiting on the perfect opportunity to use the bold shade in eye looks. The Under The Dryer (UTD) spotted the trend at Glamcon Beauty Expo and Conference... Read More

Glamcon's Festive Beauty Trends

Saturday, December, 21 2019    

We're back at Glamcon Beauty Expo and Conference held on December 8 at the Worthington, Spanish Court Hotel where Jamaica's key beauty influencers and two popular overseas make-up artists gathered for a day of trends, tips and talk. Last week we presented festive beauty trends from Trinidadian... Read More

Glamcon's Festive Beauty Trends

Saturday, December, 14 2019    

With Jamaica's most prominent beauty experts and two popular overseas make-up artists under one roof at the Glamcon Beauty Expo and Conference, held last Saturday at the Worthington, Spanish Court Hotel, your Under The Dryer (UTD) team took full... Read More

Graduation Make-up: Mekelia lays down the law

Saturday, October, 26 2019    

Law school graduate and make-up artist Mekelia Green has dominated graduation make-up looks for the past three years, but with a promotion from legal intern to the position of legal associate at Barita Investments Ltd she has decided to pass the baton to other up-and-coming make-up... Read More

Bronze, Bake, Blot... then BRUNCH!

Saturday, October, 19 2019    

In today's world brunch has become a lifestyle, and in an age of social media the outfits often take the spotlight. But, whilst the perfect brunch ensemble is critical, the most important part of the look is often neglected: the face. Hydrated, sun-protected skin with an effortless,... Read More

Bare Natural Artisan Products

Saturday, October, 12 2019    

Your skin is your best accessory, so why not put it in the hands of specialists? Cue: industrial chemist Marilyn Lee and lab technician Joy Falconer. The two long-time friends — who met in the laboratories of Alumina Partners of Jamaica (Alpart) in the early 80s — are... Read More


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