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Legs and Lips and Lashes…OH MY!

Knock 'Em Dead this New Year's Eve with Killer Legs, Luscious Lips and Alluring Lashes!

December 24, 2014

There is no better feeling than sashaying your way into the New Year feeling saucy and sexy. It’s that one night of the year you can glam it up, dust the shimmer from head to toe and wear that bold lip with confidence. These expert tips will guarantee the traffic stops when you walk into the room. Legs for days! I know it’s Chicago, and I know it’s freezing, but don’t wear tights or hosiery of any kind. Suck it up and gloss up those gams. Follow these five steps for silky, seductive legs that would make even Carrie Underwood jealous. Exfoliate your legs with a sugar scrub like Beautycounter Glow Sugar …  Read more

Give the Gift of Health: Top Holiday Wellness Gifts

By: Michele Gelman

December 17, 2014
Top Holiday Wellness Gifts

At this time of year when the days are shortest, our bodies need more sleep and warm, nourishing food. Instead, we are busier than ever, going to parties, consuming too much inflammatory, acidifying alcohol and sugar, staying out late and over extending ourselves in the spirit of giving. This leaves us with compromised immune systems just when the cold and flu viruses are lurking everywhere. To make the New Year happy and healthy, I am focusing on gifts of wellness this season for myself and others! Here are some of my top picks: Give the Gift of Greens Nutrient dense green vegetables are always in season (in winter, think kale and chard). …  Read more

Blown Away

Score the Blowout of Your Dreams at Chicago’s Newest Styling Salon

December 17, 2014
Melanie Rud Chadwick

Calling all blow dry regulars! The latest addition to the Windy City salon scene is DreamDry, the chic styling spot founded by celeb stylist Rachel Zoe and Robin Moraetes. With only two other DreamDry locations open in NYC, how did they settle on Chicago for their third? “Chicago is one of the best cities in the world, and we wanted to bring the convenience and affordable luxury of everyday glamour to the fabulous women of the Windy City,” Zoe told us. “They have incredible personal style. We just want to give them the resource to able to perfect their greatest accessory—their hair!” We couldn’t agree more, Rach. Choose from 19 different styles—an …  Read more