Under The Dryer

Miss Rita's Hair Essentials

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

Beauty Inside and Out
Ever suffered from dry, ashy skin? Perhaps had an itchy scalp linked to skin inflammations, or just wanted a moisturiser to rejuvenate the skin? Well, local beauty brands Ettenio and Nutrition Block — producers of the Jahzill, Hair & Skin Treasures, and the Jamaican Sorrel and...... Read More

Hair By Grade
There's nothing quite like that feeling of just leaving the hairdresser with a fresh cut, colour, creme and style. Conversely, there's nothing we dread more than a bad hair day! This is not lost on the team at Shop #3, Beauty Village & Makeup Artistry located at Lipstick Plaza, 17...... Read More

Perfect Fairy Nail Story
Every girl deserves her perfect fairy 'nail' story, and with the summer already kicked into high gear, it's imperative that you nail your mani-pedi this season. According to expert nail technicians (and Instagram, of course!), there are tons of nail trends creating waves, and we're eager...... Read More

Summer Beauty Guide

Saturday, July, 20 2019    

We know the feeling: you're at your favourite beauty spot and don't know what to select – because there are so many options. If, like us, you've been in and out of Mirror Mirror JA, Fontana pharmacies islandwide, Discount Beauty Supplies & Salon Equipment, or have checked in with... Read More

Covergirl Full Spectrum Coverage! Pt 2

Saturday, June, 29 2019    

Under the Dryer (UTD) presents the final of its two-part CoverGirl makeover series courtesy of the EC Makeup Bar with Jodi Cespedes and Nicole Wilson, who used products from the CoverGirl Full Spectrum line of cosmetics. Internationally, the brand has released a new campaign... Read More

CoverGirl's Full Spectrum Coverage!

Saturday, June, 22 2019    

Members of staff at the Jamaica Observer headquarters got CoverGirl makeovers recently courtesy of the EC Makeup Bar team. The transformations, which reflect effortless looks fit for the office, can be achieved with a small-yet-nifty collection of products from the CoverGirl... Read More

Serving Face with Pretty Faces

Saturday, June, 15 2019    

Operating from the Portmore Mall at Shop 24B for close to nine years, Pretty Faces Beauty Studio and Spa aims to take its clients on an odyssey of the senses, ensuring that the experience rebalances the mind and body. The spa menu offers a myriad of facials, nail care services, body... Read More


Saturday, June, 8 2019    

Like the fairy tale of Rapunzel letting her hair down, Rupunzel's Hair Boutique also allows women to let their hair down with trendy and fashionable wigs. Read More

“Wigover” Magic!

Kadie & Ash Did That! | Saturday, June, 1 2019    

Last Friday, Under the Dryer (UTD) visited wigologist and award-winning hairstylist Kadie-Ann Brown to witness a few “wigovers”. Since her makeover for Internet sensation Ladaisha “Mackerel” Francis, Brown capitalised on the... Read More

Feeling Hot, Hot, HOT!

Saturday, May, 25 2019    

Summer is almost here and Under the Dryer looks to the international fashion shows for inspiro. What's the new lip colour? Which shade of eyeshadow is Riri wearing? What's the newest beauty campaign Rock models are a part of? It all makes the decision... Read More

At The Nail Bar

Saturday, May, 25 2019    

The blue streak has finally hit the nail polish colour aisle, and Under the Dryer is excited to announce summer's hottest hue. From cobalt to sky blue and teal and a bit of bluish grey, all the blues made the cut. And it wouldn't be a proper round-up... Read More

Kaci's Boss Beauties R Back #BossBeauties

Saturday, May, 11 2019    

Your Under The Dryer (UTD) glam squad witnessed a Carnival prep that provided a world-class experience for fêters inside the Pavillion at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel on Road March, Sunday, April 28. Who'd have ... Read More

Pucker Up!

Saturday, April, 20 2019    

Oils for the SEASONBody oils have been, for decades, a universal go-to beauty product. And, guess what your Under the Dryer glam squad recently caught wind of? Read More

At Roxanne: It's All Hair

Saturday, April, 6 2019    

Since relocating to 75 Old Hope Road a little over two years ago, award-winning hairstylist Roxanne Shields continues to deliver superb hair care for all her clients. A typical Friday at Roxanne goes like this: ladies walk in, sit and relax, then chat about the day/week... Read More


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