featured-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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • 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...

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  • Eyes. Songs have been sung about them, poems have been written – and for good reason. The first time you meet someone, you make eye contact. And for most women,...

    An Eye for Detail

    Eyes. Songs have been sung about them, poems have been written – and for good reason. The first time you meet someone, you make eye contact. And for most women,...

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  • Leave the painting to the pros. To be picture perfect at any event, most women prefer to have their makeup done by a professional. This is especially true for brides....

    Wedding Makeup

    Leave the painting to the pros. To be picture perfect at any event, most women prefer to have their makeup done by a professional. This is especially true for brides....

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  • Reminiscent of glittery party dresses, fashion designers have embraced shimmer in a big way: androgynous at Maria Grachvogel, futuristic at Chanel and ‘50s-with-a-twist at Christian Dior. “Shimmer and shine evoke...

    Shimmer, Spice & Everything Nice

    Reminiscent of glittery party dresses, fashion designers have embraced shimmer in a big way: androgynous at Maria Grachvogel, futuristic at Chanel and ‘50s-with-a-twist at Christian Dior. “Shimmer and shine evoke...

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  • Inspired by film noir leading ladies like Ava Gardner and Sophia Loren, winter hues evoke the drama of the 1940s femme fatale. Like the film stars of an era passed,...

    Screen Siren

    Inspired by film noir leading ladies like Ava Gardner and Sophia Loren, winter hues evoke the drama of the 1940s femme fatale. Like the film stars of an era passed,...

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