Under The Dryer

Under the Dryer with... Tashele McLean

Whoever said sporting locs is boring and monotonous has never been farther from the truth. As Jamaicans, blessed with instinctive, ingenious and, might we add, innovative genes, there is never a dull moment with dreadlocks. As the hair statement continues to transcend and impact fashion... Read More

On Fleek or Nah? Get The Look
The art of forming a perfect eyebrow arch has been an envied skill among beauty enthusiasts. The heavily used slang “eyebrows on fleek” was coined by American teenager Peaches Monroee, in a 2014 viral vine video. Since then, it has quickly infiltrated social media and popular...... Read More

Nail it!
Who likes waiting for nail polish to dry? Certainly not your Under the Dryer team! Coloured acrylic and gel polish reduce the time taken for fresh nail sets to dry — almost by half! Mikaelia Williams definitely doesn't like the wait, ensuring...... Read More

#MACLostTribe #MACxCarnival
MAC recently announced its partnership with the Lost Tribe for their 2018 Carnival presentation. MAC Director of Make-up Artistry Romero Jennings worked with Executive Creative Director for the Lost Tribe, Valmiki Maharaj to design the make-up looks for the 2018 costume presentation.... Read More

Annabel Adds Glaze

Saturday, September, 23 2017    

Add Kingston, Jamaica to the list of major fashion capitals unveiling beauty products. Fresh off the introduction of her Spring/Summer Gimmi Sup'n Nail Lacquer Collection, Annabel Glaze, affectionately dubbed The Colour Whisperer, has gven the Under The Dryer... Read More

Shine On UTD

Saturday, August, 19 2017    

Don't forget to pay your light bill, ladies and gents, because this summertime shimmer trend is high voltage! From highlighted cheekbones, to golden eyeshadows, this trend will have you shining brighter than any diamond. Under the Dryer caught up with... Read More

The Matter At Hand

Saturday, August, 12 2017    

Jamaican women may well like to joke around, but it's a known fact that they do not play when it comes to their nails. With such a serious matter at hand (quite literally) we spoke with nail technician Claudia Edwards at Salon Bliss about the trending styles she's been seeing this... Read More

Hair am I

Saturday, August, 5 2017    

When it comes to natural hair, Hair am I Beauty Concepts at Salon Exquisite has made its mark. Hair am I owner Melesia Roberts is an expert in locs and protective styles, which she recommends to give hair a break from harsh chemical treatments. Consider hitting pause on the relaxers,... Read More

Patties and Pampering

Saturday, July, 29 2017    

Devon House is surely home to many secrets, the most alluring of them being The Spa by Island Rituals. Nestled close to the entrance is a door that unlocks to a wondrous cavern of aromatherapy, massages and reflexology. Nip in post-patty or pre-ice cream for a coconut wrap or a guava... Read More

Video: Your Very Own Beauty Journal

Saturday, July, 22 2017    

Pencil it in your diaries, ladies: Beauty Journal Spacare is the place for all of your spa needs. The multi-faceted spa opened by Kadeem Baker offers brow care, massages, scrubs, facials, mani-pedis and even teeth whitening. From brow microblading to rum butter pedicures, this is a... Read More

Pucker-Up For Galle

Saturday, July, 15 2017    

Have you noticed the alluring Gaelle billboards of candy-coloured lips on Waterloo and Hope roads? Your Under the Dryer (UTD) team certainly has. In fact, we could hardly keep our eyes on the road! We immediately set out sleuthing to find the culprit. We were only too happy to discover... Read More

Marley Products @ colette

Saturday, July, 15 2017    

Marley Natural products made their European debut last week at the iconic French retailer colette. Products such as the Hemp Seed body wash, Hemp Seed lotion and Hemp Seed lip balm are now available in-store and online. The collection was launched at a pop-up in the store featuring also products... Read More

Night Beauty Beauty Night Beauty Night

Saturday, July, 8 2017    

Okay - so you work from 9:00am - 5:00pm, then you have to pick up the kids, but you need to have your hair done as you're presenting at a huge meeting tomorrow. But the salon closes by 6:00 pm. What do you do? Cue: Night Beauty, Jamaica's first night salon, housed in... Read More

Annabel, the Colour Whisperer

Saturday, July, 1 2017    

Annabel Glaze is a name known mainly to nail enthusiasts in search of excellent nail care. It goes without saying, therefore, that her foray into the business of creating nail polish would be known for the most part by her circle of devoted clients. Word has thankfully, albeit slowly,... Read More

Hair's To Botox

Saturday, June, 24 2017    

We've heard about Botox for the face, but what about for the hair? “Hair Botox is for those looking to smooth things over,” says hairstylist Lisa Hutchinson. In that case, could we perhaps apply it to other parts of our lives, as well? Read More


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