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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  • The tale of an inspiring entrepreneur’s dream come true. The American Dream is often just a dream. Then, there are those that become reality. Mother/daughter team Marie Bartkova (right) and...

    Ambra’s Vision of Beauty

    The tale of an inspiring entrepreneur’s dream come true. The American Dream is often just a dream. Then, there are those that become reality. Mother/daughter team Marie Bartkova (right) and...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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