Beauty Tips Archive

  • 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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  • 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...

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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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  • 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...

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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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