Health/Beauty Archive

  • Does hypnotherapy work? One snowy night 27 years ago, I sat in a conference room with about 100 people I’d never met. Our singular mission: to stop smoking. We each...

    You’re Getting Very Sleepy…

    Does hypnotherapy work? One snowy night 27 years ago, I sat in a conference room with about 100 people I’d never met. Our singular mission: to stop smoking. We each...

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  • How to prepare for a triathlon. MYTH: You need to be a former-collegiate athlete, regularly run 10 miles before your morning coffee and have a strict diet of tofu to...

    The Trinity of Racing

    How to prepare for a triathlon. MYTH: You need to be a former-collegiate athlete, regularly run 10 miles before your morning coffee and have a strict diet of tofu to...

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  • Full disclosure: I’ve never sweated more in my life. Once at Lara Hudson’s Mercury Method studio in Wicker Park, I half-wondered whatever possessed me to sign up for a heated...

    The Mercury Method

    Full disclosure: I’ve never sweated more in my life. Once at Lara Hudson’s Mercury Method studio in Wicker Park, I half-wondered whatever possessed me to sign up for a heated...

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  • Coco Meers caught TCW’s attention last year when she launched www.PrettyQuick.com, a complimentary ‘beauty concierge’ for professional women in Chicago, and was nominated for our “100 Women To Watch” feature....

    Catching up with Coco Meers

    Coco Meers caught TCW’s attention last year when she launched www.PrettyQuick.com, a complimentary ‘beauty concierge’ for professional women in Chicago, and was nominated for our “100 Women To Watch” feature....

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  • The latest fashion-crowd forays into beauty successfully blend storied cosmetic brand identities with individual designer tastes. Pierre Hardy for NARS The shoe designer’s latest project is a limited-edition cosmetics collection...

    Collaborative Cosmetics

    The latest fashion-crowd forays into beauty successfully blend storied cosmetic brand identities with individual designer tastes. Pierre Hardy for NARS The shoe designer’s latest project is a limited-edition cosmetics collection...

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  • Summer’s heat and humidity are sure to melt makeup, but new formulations are lightweight with staying power. For example, Hourglass Cosmetics offers a vegan waterproof bronzer that’s “just as easy...

    Heat Wave

    Summer’s heat and humidity are sure to melt makeup, but new formulations are lightweight with staying power. For example, Hourglass Cosmetics offers a vegan waterproof bronzer that’s “just as easy...

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  • Pascal Ibgui, owner of Pascal pour Elle salon/spas in Glencoe and Glenview, along with his creative director, David Ifergan, have launched a new salon concept called Pascal Studio in multiple...

    Pascal Studio Launches

    Pascal Ibgui, owner of Pascal pour Elle salon/spas in Glencoe and Glenview, along with his creative director, David Ifergan, have launched a new salon concept called Pascal Studio in multiple...

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  • TCW’s Top 10 Contraception has come a long way since the first FDA-approved birth control pill in 1962. For example, did you know the 30-day pill pack was fashioned after...

    Birth Control Secrets

    TCW’s Top 10 Contraception has come a long way since the first FDA-approved birth control pill in 1962. For example, did you know the 30-day pill pack was fashioned after...

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  • Are you a fan of The Biggest Loser? How about that traning facility? Well now you, too, can access The Biggest Loser Resort – in Chicago! Eaglewood Resort & Spa...

    The Biggest Loser Resort Chicago

    Are you a fan of The Biggest Loser? How about that traning facility? Well now you, too, can access The Biggest Loser Resort – in Chicago! Eaglewood Resort & Spa...

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  • The numbers don’t lie. A report by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recently revealed that Chicago is the 27th ‘fittest city’ of 50 metropolitan areas in the country....

    Fit, Fitter, Fittest

    The numbers don’t lie. A report by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) recently revealed that Chicago is the 27th ‘fittest city’ of 50 metropolitan areas in the country....

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