Under The Dryer

The Matter At Hand

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
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
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
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 Gaëlle

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

Short Hair, Don't Care

Saturday, June, 17 2017    

“My hair colour changes like my underwear. My husband is the luckiest man alive; he gets to sleep with a new woman every month,” says Under the Dryer's (UTD) hair model Alicia Stephenson. Read More

Roxanne's Red Light

Saturday, June, 10 2017    

They say a woman who is about to cut her hair is about to change her life, a statement to which Roxanne Shields-Barnes can attest. “I think getting your hair done is empowering for a woman,” she tells Under The Dryer (UTD). Read More

Totally Male, Totally Worth It

Saturday, June, 3 2017    

The clientele of Sandra Samuels' Totally Male Club Spa speak of the institution as if it were a spiritual experience. Samuels and her squad of all-female staff have created the ultimate oasis for the modern-day man, elevating the concept of a barbershop to an all-encompassing pampering... Read More

JNSBL Barber and Beauty Battle Part 2

Saturday, May, 20 2017    

Your Under the Dryer team shares more of the outstanding talent and creativity that were on display at the National Arena when the JN Small Business Loans (JNSBL) Barber and Beauty Battle took centre stage on Sunday, May 7, 2017. Read More

JNSBL Barber and Beauty Battle

Saturday, May, 13 2017    

Talent and creativity were on display at the National Arena when the JN Small Business Loans (JNSBL) Barber and Beauty Battle took centre stage on Sunday, May 7, 2017.At the end of the night, 20-year-old barber Demaye Riley; make-up artist Ariel... Read More

For All It's Worth

Saturday, May, 6 2017    

The slogan “Because you're worth it” has a whole new meaning for Facey Commodity as the Jamaican consumer goods conglomerate has inked a six-figure distribution deal with the global haircare and make-up brand L'Oréal to retail the iconic style product to The Rock's... Read More


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