Beauty Tips Archive

  • Have a love/hate relationship with the sun? It’s essential for Vitamin D, but too much exposure to harmful UV rays can be dangerous. Carolyn Jacob, MD, a dermatologist at Chicago...

    Your Sunny Frenemy

    Have a love/hate relationship with the sun? It’s essential for Vitamin D, but too much exposure to harmful UV rays can be dangerous. Carolyn Jacob, MD, a dermatologist at Chicago...

    Continue Reading...

  • The tale of an inspiring entrepreneur’s dream come true. The American Dream is often just a dream. Then, there are those that become reality. Mother/daughter team Marie Bartkova (right) and...

    Ambra’s Vision of Beauty

    The tale of an inspiring entrepreneur’s dream come true. The American Dream is often just a dream. Then, there are those that become reality. Mother/daughter team Marie Bartkova (right) and...

    Continue Reading...

  • There are so many choices when it comes to looking your best at a wedding, whether you are the bride, in the bridal party or a guest. As a hairstylist...

    Bridal Hair 101

    There are so many choices when it comes to looking your best at a wedding, whether you are the bride, in the bridal party or a guest. As a hairstylist...

    Continue Reading...

  • How today’s Chicago women are aging gracefully and, yeah, looking at least a decade younger. We battle the signs of aging…with help from the needle, thanks to technology and the...

    A Wrinkle in Time

    How today’s Chicago women are aging gracefully and, yeah, looking at least a decade younger. We battle the signs of aging…with help from the needle, thanks to technology and the...

    Continue Reading...

  • From mint green to periwinkle, soft pastel hues provide a refreshing antidote to the run-of-the-mill smoky eye. Yet, for fear of appearing washed out or dated, many women might be...

    Pretty in Pastels

    From mint green to periwinkle, soft pastel hues provide a refreshing antidote to the run-of-the-mill smoky eye. Yet, for fear of appearing washed out or dated, many women might be...

    Continue Reading...

  • From teal eyeliner at Marc Jacobs to pale blue eyeshadow at Badgley Mischka, aqua hues are the hottest (or should we say coolest?) shades of the season. Makeup palettes offer...

    The Life Aquatic

    From teal eyeliner at Marc Jacobs to pale blue eyeshadow at Badgley Mischka, aqua hues are the hottest (or should we say coolest?) shades of the season. Makeup palettes offer...

    Continue Reading...

  • For many people, mornings can be hectic; running around, getting ready, constantly aware of the time. But your morning routine doesn’t need to be stressful. There are tons of quick...

    Quick Morning Hair Tips

    For many people, mornings can be hectic; running around, getting ready, constantly aware of the time. But your morning routine doesn’t need to be stressful. There are tons of quick...

    Continue Reading...

  • Nail art has leapt off the catwalks and hit the sidewalks. Regardless of age, income or profession, some women have embraced nail art as a form of self-expression, with designs...

    Manicure Mania

    Nail art has leapt off the catwalks and hit the sidewalks. Regardless of age, income or profession, some women have embraced nail art as a form of self-expression, with designs...

    Continue Reading...

  • These bold hues are reminiscent of Andy Warhol. Like a real-life ‘Marilyn Diptych’ – Andy Warhol’s 1962 tribute to Marilyn Monroe – this season’s makeup is all about the bright...

    Pop Art

    These bold hues are reminiscent of Andy Warhol. Like a real-life ‘Marilyn Diptych’ – Andy Warhol’s 1962 tribute to Marilyn Monroe – this season’s makeup is all about the bright...

    Continue Reading...

  • Maxine Salon has long been a stopping point for coif-conscious Chicagoans since it opened in 1986. Now, with a new open-concept, laboratory-style Color Bar, Maxine offers clients a veritable candy...

    Maxine’s Color Bar

    Maxine Salon has long been a stopping point for coif-conscious Chicagoans since it opened in 1986. Now, with a new open-concept, laboratory-style Color Bar, Maxine offers clients a veritable candy...

    Continue Reading...