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Glitter & Glam

Carnival season might be officially over but, according to make-up pro Sasha Bowie, there's no reason not to amp up your weekend look. Get The Look... withA pair of fishnet stockingsCreamy eyeshadow such as Make Up Forever Flash Colour Read More

Gabriella's Cosmetics' Fairy Brush Collection
It is widely accepted that the invention of the make-up brush was by the Egyptians for use amongst their well-to-do. Centuries later, in 1925, the BBC reported the discovery of a Saxon cemetery on Argyll Avenue, Luton, England, where, buried amongst...... Read More

Gabriella's Cosmetics Glam Squad Face-Off
Gabriella's Cosmetics AG (Switzerland) through its Jamaican subsidiary Gabriella's Cosmetics Limited has partnered with the Jamaica Observer to unearth and nurture the next generation of image architects from whose hands and lens stories of Jamaican beauty will unfold on the pages of the...... Read More

Glitz N Glam - Metallics For Carnival
Each year the Carnival season in Jamaica brings to life vibrant pulsating rhythms, the backdrop against which socaphiles, adorned in a dazzling array of costumes, share in the revellery of the moment. Carnival make-up provides an opportunity for self-expression and transforms revellers...... Read More

Lashes & FUCHSIA

Saturday, March, 10 2018    

Your Under the Dryer team continues its Carnival countdown with make-up pro Sasha Bowie. Oh, what a difference lashes can make! Here's How To Get these looks: Read More


Saturday, February, 24 2018    

Lakayda Brown, who got an early introduction to the hair business from her hairstylist mother, has been in that world since she was 18 years old when she opened her own salon. She transitioned into wig making after noting the convenience of the tool for those who simply did not have time... Read More

Cosmetic Surgery: The latest in the industry, part 2

Saturday, February, 17 2018    

Part two of our plastic surgery series concludes with the focus on currently trending non-invasive surgeries — procedures requiring minimal to zero body intrusion, which are a big deal in the world of cosmetic procedures at the moment. Read More

Pixie Cuts

Saturday, February, 3 2018    

Longer than the buzz-cut but shorter than the neck/shoulder-length bob, the pixie cut rests somewhere in the middle, but has remained a classic choice for women because of its edgy-but-vintage appeal. Celebrities, from Rihanna and Beyoncé to Jennifer Hudson and Janelle Monáe, have... Read More

Chocoholic Indulgences at Adam & Eve Day Spa & Salon

Saturday, January, 27 2018    

Valentine's Day is synonymous with cute dates, fluffy stuffed animals, and quality time with romantic partners, but for those who may not be as relationship-inclined, however, the focus is perhaps self-care and self-love. But one thing that remains constant on this day of love, no matter... Read More

By Racquel J

Saturday, January, 20 2018    

Racquel Jenkins is referred to as “the Guru” of make-up artistry in Jamaica. Indeed, her phone has not stopped ringing since her return late December. Jenkins credits her mother for introducing her to and nurturing her interest in the industry. “My mom made it a fun and... Read More


Saturday, January, 13 2018    

Sometimes as the pressures of everyday life mount, we need a quick getaway from it all. Under The Dryer is here to give you tips you can employ to bring the spa to you. We have gathered tips for hair, skin and nail care that can have... Read More

Plastic surgery? Yes, but consider this too

Saturday, January, 6 2018    

Everybody wants to look good; that is a fact. Social media's influence has been so strong and intrusive that privacy is arguably an ideological relic. As a result, a wide array of beauty soultions, including the now-burgeoning practice of invasive cosmetic surgeries, is being offered... Read More

Earth Elements: Quick Picks for Holistic Health

Saturday, December, 30 2017    

As a new year approaches, people are seeking new ways to reach optimum health and wellness goals. Fairly new to the beauty scene, Earth Elements has set itself apart from the rest with an all-natural approach to holistic health in the form of 100% natural products for hair and skincare,... Read More


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