Under The Dryer

Katherine's canvas

Visual artist and 2014 Jamaica Biennial exhibitor
Katherine Silvera-Sunley

Your Get The Look glam squad ran into the lovely visual artist Katherine Silvera-Sunley last month at the opening reception of the 2014 Jamaica Biennial where we were immediately taken with her bohemian coif. The variety-loving Silvera-Sunley, who specialises in installations, mixed media and drawin ... Read More

Anika Smith: Assistant Vice-President - Marketing, Mayberry Investments Limited (Celeb Lookalike -Actress Lily Collins) ‘MANE’-TAINING FAB
Anika Smith – “Halle Berry is a personal style icon. She's very chic, classic and demure ... Read More

Grammy-winning recording artiste Ashanti, styled in Reverse romper and LARRUICI jewellery, at the Terra Nova All-Suite Hotel on New Year’s Eve. (PHOTO: LIONEL ROOKWOOD) Passing Notes With Ashanti
THE dawn of the new year witnessed the quiet touchdown of Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Ashanti. ... Read More

The D'Marie
School of Makeup
Artistry team (from
left) Dawn Lindo,
CEO, director and
lead make-up
artist (MUA),
Keneisha Bryan,
assistant and
MUA, and Kim
Kelly, instructor
and MUA. VIDEO: 2015 Make-up Trends
It's a New Year and now that the grand celebrations are past, your Get The Look glam squad brings yo ... Read More


Saturday, January 10, 2015    

Kaci Fennell, who vies for the title Miss Universe on
Sunday, January 25 in Miami, Florida.

It's pagaent time and our Under The Dryer team takes a look back on how our past queens' hairstyles have changed over the decades, starting with Marguerite Lewars's bouffant, Cindy Breakspeare's centre-parted waves and Yendi Phillipps's modernised version of Lisa Hanna's one-sided loose curls. Enter Kaci Fennell and my how times have changed! Isn't it wonderfully refreshing how Miss Universe Jamaica 2014 Kaci Fennell has broken the mould of traditional pageant 'dos with her leading pixie cut. ... Read More

Ombré Lips BY MAC

Saturday, December 27, 2014    

Kelly Rowland

The season's top lipstick trend involves a technique of mixing shades and tones to create ombre lips. Using Make-up Art Cosmetics (MAC) colours you can recreate some of these looks or experiment with new combinations to fit your tone. Kelly Rowland uses both Hang-up and Chili lipstick colours with Vino lip liner from MAC to generate the ombre two-tone look. Liner: Vino Outer Lip: Hang-up Inner Lip: Chili Using MAC's Girl About Town and Saigon Summer lipsticks will create a bright two-toned ... Read More

Go Soft, Classic or Bold

Saturday, December 27, 2014    

Sparkle with some glitter. This is an excellent way to make your eyes pop!

For the New Year festivities, the key element to getting the perfect look starts with a fresh palette - your face. So your Get the Look glam squad found a few looks for the eyes and the lips that are trending for the season. It all depends on the look you're trying to achieve; you can go from soft or classic to a bold look. Here are a few options we think you should consider when getting dolled up. Sparkle with some glitter. This is an excellent way to make your eyes pop! Go for a smoky eye t ... Read More

'Tis the Season For Hair Tips

Saturday, December 20, 2014    

Under the Dryer

It's the season for events galore and regular visits to the hairdresser; little surprise really that conversation at a recent Girls' Night Out inside the Regency Bar & Lounge led from one subject to the next, and then there was hair talk - getting your hair event-ready. (Photos: Lionel Rookwood) Tahnida Nunes: Senior Sponsorship Marketing Manager, Digicel Hairstylist: Ruth Bryan 10 Windsor Avenue, Kingston 6 Holiday Hair Tips: Biotin, Omega 3, and drink lots of water. Jacqueline Burre ... Read More

Kreesha Wows

Saturday, December 20, 2014    

artiste Kreesha Turner

Kreesha's dazzling smile gets your full attention but so too, does her bouncy, healthy mane and her flawless make-up; and don't get us started on those perfectly arched brows. Your UTD team had to sit the Canadian-Jamaican who's signed by Nick Cannon's Ncredible Entertainment label down to get the beauty deets... Read More

Hair in a Bundle!

Saturday, September 27, 2014    

Get hair bundle specials on (from left) Filipino curly, Russian Body
Wave, Peruvian Straight, Malaysian Natural Wave and Brazilian Body Wave
that you can safely colour and style to your preference, one-night-only
on Take Style Out, October 2, 5:00 pm-10:00 pm.

Take Style Out (TSO) has got you covered from head to toe -- everything you need to get glammed up will be discounted at participating locations islandwide on Thursday, October 2nd -- leaving you with enough cash to go out the Friday after in your brand-new attire. Ahead of the big night, Under the Dryer's got the scoop on where you can find the finest quality, 100% virgin hair on sale during our one-night-only event in both Kingston and Montego Bay! Where... Glitzzy Hair The US-based franchi ... Read More

GIrls' night out with Mary Kay

Saturday, May 17, 2014    

Marsha Lumley before and after (PHOTO: GARFIELD ROBINSON)

Stuffed on Mother's Day brunch bites early in the day, your Under The Dryer team took our Sunday evening social activities over to Ribbiz Bar & Lounge for the 'Royal Mothers' event where the iconic door-to-door cosmetic brand Mary Kay was doling out makeovers to the lovely ladies sipping on Cinzano sparkling wine and Baileys Irish Cream, courtesy of J Wray & Nephew and Diageo, respectively, as their day winds down. Despite the night's languid atmosphere, Shaneke Williams, independent bea ... Read More

Because I'm worth it!

Saturday, February 22, 2014    


A repeat visitor to our fair isle, San Juan based L’Oréal Paris international artist Daniel De La Torre — with the able assistance of local make-up artist Julene Dixon — was as it were artist in residence last Thursday at everyone's favourite drugstore haunt, Fontana Pharmacy, Barbican Square, Kingston. A gaggle of beauty junkies all had turns being the most beautiful women in the world from the throne atop his folding make-up chair as he administered makeovers. And ... Read More

Daniel De La Torre L’Oréal Paris International Artist

Saturday, February 22, 2014    

Daniel De La Torre

Your Get The Look dream team wedges itself between the abundant stock of L’Oréal Paris cosmetics overflowing the mobile makeup stations, the bar-height director’s chairs, and the gaggle of beauty junkies who’ve flooded into Fontana Pharmacy, Barbican Square, for the sole purpose of landing a hot seat, to get the in-demand Puerto Rico-based L’Oréal Paris International Artist Daniel De La Torre’s take on makeovers, and why we always turn to this feel-goo ... Read More

Backstage pass: NYFW Fall/Winter 2014 Edition

Saturday, February 15, 2014    


As the fashion crowd sits front row in London-town for the current wave of Fall/Winter 2014 collections, your Under The Dryer Team takes you behind the runway sets, elaborate and minimal alike — thanks to our friends at MAC Cosmetics — to bring you some of our fave beauty looks, from the Thursday-wrapped New York Fashion Week, poised to become the next big things as the weather cools later in the year. Naturally, ALTUZARRA Make-up Artist: Tom Pecheux FACE 1 MINERALIZE MOISTURE S ... Read More



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