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Top 5 Tips for Keeping Your Skin Hydrated This Fall!

November 5, 2014

As the weather becomes cooler (okay–colder), we need to be extra vigilant about keeping our skin hydrated. When our skin dries out, it can become itchy, ashy and more prone to showing our wrinkles–no thanks. With the polar vortex (round two) coming our way, what’s a Cheeky gal to do? “The fall is a great time to get into good skin care habits to protect your skin throughout the harsh winter months,” says Kelly Mack, a licensed esthetician and owner of Absolute Precision Skin Care in Chicago’s Lakeview neighborhood. “Keeping your skin properly hydrated will make your skin look brighter and healthier all winter long.” Here are Kelly’s top five tips for …  Read more

Bridal Boot Camp Take 3

Session 3 at Leah Chavie Bootcamp

September 17, 2014
Erica Bethe Levin
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Being a bride-to-be has been the most fun time of my life. With just 32 days to go until the big day, all of the marquee celebrations have happened: the bridal shower, the engagement party, a day of fun with the women of Terry’s family teaching me the ins and outs of “becoming a Kane,” and most recently–the bachelorette party. I’ve done my best to take care of myself for all of these functions, but the most important one is just around the corner. To help prepare for the big day, I have had multiple sessions at Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique, testing their waxing, tanning and laser hair removal services. Let’s …  Read more

CHANEL Cosmetics: The Experience

A Makeover to the Nth Degree

September 17, 2014

When I think CHANEL, I think luxury. I’ve never been much of a luxury cosmetics consumer. Partly because, as a makeup artist, the constant replenishment can get very costly and CHANEL has yet to offer an artist discount program (AHEM!). So when I was asked to cover the launch of their new eye shadow quad, I have to be honest, I wasn’t that thrilled. I mean, it’s eye shadow. What can be so different and brilliant about eye shadow? Well, it’s not just eye shadow. It’s the entire CHANEL experience. I feel like I’ve been missing out for so many years. Is this what happens when everyone else shops for makeup? …  Read more