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Bet on Blush for Valentine's

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
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
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
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

Man Up and Be Bold by Racquel J

Saturday, October, 5 2019    

Racquel Jenkins, a mechanical engineer by trade and beautician by choice, has merged both skill sets to design a no-fuss skincare kit for the urban, sophisticated and stylish male who is a little more concerned with aesthetics than the average. Read More

Beauty Trends Milan Fashion

Saturday, September, 28 2019    

The fashion crowd bid farewell to London Fashion Week and jetted to Italy's fashion capital to see what the beauty experts there had in store. They were not disappointed! Milan Fashion Week, the third leg of the 'big four' fashion weeks, has a heritage of high fashion and is home to some... Read More

LFW 2019 Hair& Make-up Trends

Saturday, September, 21 2019    

With two of the 'big four' fashion weeks out the way, bloggers and beauty enthusiasts have taken note of the top beauty trends that have hit the runways thus far. This year, London Fashion Week (LFW) traded the typical, prim, proper and polished looks of past seasons for bold, backstage... Read More

Fresh Cuts @ ShearHolders

Saturday, August, 31 2019    

Your Under The Dryer (UTD) team hit the streets a week ago. The destination was ShearHolders barbershop, located at 11 Ardenne Road, which has been in operation for five years. Principal and lead barber Tevani Smith has been in the business for eight... Read More

Miss Rita's Hair Essentials

Saturday, August, 24 2019    

When commercialised concoctions took its toll on her natural hair, Kellesah Thomas, on the recommendation of her mother, went back to basics with her late grandmother's hair serum. And just like that, Miss Rita's Hair Essentials was born!  Read More


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