Health/Beauty Archive

  • 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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  • Annabelle Volgman, MD, provides a Top 10 list emphasizing what we need to know about our tickers. Not for Cupid, but for American Heart Month, for the number one killer...

    Hearts Aflutter?

    Annabelle Volgman, MD, provides a Top 10 list emphasizing what we need to know about our tickers. Not for Cupid, but for American Heart Month, for the number one killer...

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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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  • Many of us say the same thing year after year: “My New Year’s resolution is to hit the gym more often.” Why wait? Alex Vasileski, celebrity trainer and founder of...

    Jump Start Your New Year’s Resolution

    Many of us say the same thing year after year: “My New Year’s resolution is to hit the gym more often.” Why wait? Alex Vasileski, celebrity trainer and founder of...

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  • Some area athletes are gearing up to compete for Team America slots in the 2014 Winter Olympics. The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, is just  around the corner in...

    INTENSE!

    Some area athletes are gearing up to compete for Team America slots in the 2014 Winter Olympics. The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, is just  around the corner in...

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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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  • What can you expect from the Affordable Care Act? Opella Finley Ernest, MD, chief medical officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, says the new health care reform law,...

    Seniors & Obamacare

    What can you expect from the Affordable Care Act? Opella Finley Ernest, MD, chief medical officer, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, says the new health care reform law,...

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  • Steps are being taken to improve treatment options for cancer patients, particularly those with myeloma. “After being diagnosed in 1996 with multiple myeloma, an incurable blood cancer, and realizing there...

    Revolutionary Cancer Research

    Steps are being taken to improve treatment options for cancer patients, particularly those with myeloma. “After being diagnosed in 1996 with multiple myeloma, an incurable blood cancer, and realizing there...

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  • It’s the latest fitness craze. Confession: I tend to avoid group fitness at all costs. Normally, during my workout, I like to drown my sweat and misery in an artfully...

    Piloxing

    It’s the latest fitness craze. Confession: I tend to avoid group fitness at all costs. Normally, during my workout, I like to drown my sweat and misery in an artfully...

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