featured-beauty-tips Archive

  • You see them everywhere: an onslaught of masks, serums, moisturizers and eye creams that all claim to give you perfect skin while you soundly sleep. If only it were that...

    Beauty of the Night

    You see them everywhere: an onslaught of masks, serums, moisturizers and eye creams that all claim to give you perfect skin while you soundly sleep. If only it were that...

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  • Some brands have staying power, and Sassoon hair products have proven this to be true. For example, Sassoon’s Bi-Couture collection intersects glamour and avant-garde for a new and innovative hairstyle....

    Sassoon’s Bi-Couture

    Some brands have staying power, and Sassoon hair products have proven this to be true. For example, Sassoon’s Bi-Couture collection intersects glamour and avant-garde for a new and innovative hairstyle....

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  • 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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