Under The Dryer

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Dianne Brown and Chevonese Stultz

We take you to the scene of the recently held Caribbean’s Next Top Model casting call for inspiration from the upcoming fleet of model hopefuls. What caught our attention were the equally hot hairdos and model fabulousness. The ladies lit up for our photog showing off fab hair and striking g ... Read More

Goldilocks 7 Looks for Summer
‘G’ is for Goldilocks The client: Dorrett Davidson, food services co-ordinator at Burke ... Read More

Phoenix Inspired
Consider this an avant-garde inspiration created by Make-Up Pro Sasha Bowie and inspired by the phoe ... Read More

PrP Therapy & More
MARIE Hall-Smith, managing director of the award-winning Face Place Spa, continues to afford her cli ... Read More


Saturday, February 28, 2015    

Model: Allison Graham

Allison's gorgeous skin tone lends itself to hues of deep red, plum and violet. Here's how to Get The Look. Tinted red eyebrows: Take a deep red lipstick pencil and fill in the brows -- ensure every hair is covered. It is a simple trick for a unique Carnival make-up look. The violet colour blush: Violet is one of the most flattering colours on very dark skin. To intensify the Carnival look, add blush to the apple of the cheeks. Make a C and bring the blush all the way up to the temples. ... Read More

Soca ‘butterfly’

Saturday, February 14, 2015    

takes a dip
in the pool
with her

“ The butterfly,” explained make-up artist Sasha Bowie, “is what inspired this gorgeous Carnival make-up look.” There's no disputing this. Thankfully Bowie not only walks us through, but takes time to explain how to prolong your Carnival make-up looks through rain, shine, sweat and of course, in between ‘Jumpin’ — in other words, Bowie movement-proofs the look. The model, with a full face of make-up complete with lashes, rhinestones, lipstick, eye shado ... Read More

Much A 'do About Hair

Saturday, February 14, 2015    

Grande at
57th annual
show. Herbal Essences Dry Oil Spray was used to slick back
Grande's mane into a high ponytail.

Music's finest stepped out in fine style at the 57th annual Grammy Awards held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California last Sunday night. Viewers got the chance to see their faves dolled up and dressed to the nines for music's biggest night. Your Under The Dryer mane squad shows you how to recreate some of the evening's 'do's. Ariana Grande Ariana Grande stunned in a white Versace Spring 2014 one-shoulder gown with matching Versace white pumps and a grey purse. Staying true to her pon ... Read More

5 Hairstyles for Sherone Simpson

Saturday, January 31, 2015    


Five Looks, One Athlete Who To See: Tanecia Thompson Where To Go: Salon Phoenix, Toma Place, 9-11 Phoenix Avenue, Kingston 6 Contact: 833-4393 Follow on Twitter: @salonphoenix E-mail: tanecia.thompson@hotmail.com Your Under The Dryer team was on the spot as Olympian Sherone Simpson visited her long-time friend and hairstylist Tanecia Thompson at Salon Phoenix, 9-11 Phoenix Avenue, to get styled for five fab looks. Thompson shows you how to get all the looks in one sitting. Hair Tip from t ... Read More

Katherine's canvas

Saturday, January 24, 2015    

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 drawing, and describes her idiosyncratic style as Expressive Afropunk, breaks down the textural palette that makes up her fun, oxymoronic mane. RELAXED BANGS “I straighten my fringe because it&rsqu ... Read More


Saturday, January 24, 2015    

Anika Smith: Assistant Vice-President - Marketing, Mayberry Investments Limited (Celeb Lookalike -Actress Lily Collins)

Anika Smith – “Halle Berry is a personal style icon. She's very chic, classic and demure. I try to emulate that when I'm getting glammed up.”   Celeb Look alike Actress Lily Collins sporting centre-parted waves. Hairstylist: Suzanne Wilson, OXX Solutions, 9 Merrick Avenue Kingston 10 Outfit: Anika styled in an orange trapeze dress from Elle Boutique — at 9 Merrick Avenue, Kingston 10. A Banana Republic velvet clutch and a strappy croc sandal from SAKS Fifth Aven ... Read More

Passing Notes With Ashanti

Saturday, January 17, 2015    

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)

THE dawn of the new year witnessed the quiet touchdown of Grammy-winning singer-songwriter Ashanti. The recording star was the special guest for Marketplace hotspot Fiction Fantasy which celebrated the arrival of 2015 with a 'Finale: Midnight In Toyko' party. In between her scheduled capital city engagements the spunky, street-smart artiste sat down with Under The Dryer writer Curt Cawley to gab about all things hair, beauty, fashion and beyond -- plus, we learned from the hitmaker why your came ... Read More

VIDEO: 2015 Make-up Trends

Saturday, January 10, 2015    

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.

It's a New Year and now that the grand celebrations are past, your Get The Look glam squad brings you up to speed with this year's make-up trends. Our first stop is at D'Marie School of Makeup Artistry where Dawn Lindo and her team took us from desk to dinner; a blushing bride to a fierce "winged diva"; and high-fashion runway to a dazzling carnival look. PHOTOS: GARFIELD ROBINSON SKINCARE TIPS Skin tips: 1. Know your skin type whether dry, normal/sensitive, or oily (seek the help of a derma ... 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



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