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A good eyeliner, a delicate mascara and an impeccable eyelash curler. That’s all you need to take on any day. But it’s never easy to find the tippy top, best of the best products around. So where do I go for all my beauty needs? The answer is simple: ULTA. And for those of you who live or work in the West Loop, you’re in luck because ULTA just opened a brand new store on Halsted …
...Because for Summer, Skin Is In!May 15, 2013
When it comes to summer fashion, the more bare, the better! As we make the transition into the season of non-stop sunny days, we are reminded that it’s crunch time for shedding the unsightly winter weight. For an extra dose of workout inspo, let’s talk about the hottest styles in swimwear: Crochet: Charming with a bit of sex appeal, the crochet suit is sexy without being lewd. The rare bit of texture in this swimsuit adds loads of character. It leans a little vintage, a little hipster, but is very, very in. Paneling: Not only is a structured silhouette all the rage right now, but panels create the contour illusion of a shapely physique; … Read more
The Best of BeautyMay 1, 2013
You scour over countless magazines in search of the perfect products, finding each company claiming theirs is the most effective, most natural or longest lasting. You take their word and find yourself schlepping to multiple stores and shopping online sites in search of your beauty “to-do list.” After your scavenger hunt, you finally have your hands on that gorgeously-packaged new lipstick, body scrub or face mask, and you give it a test drive. It sure took a serious time investment to get you from point A to point B. Wouldnt it be great if someone took the guesswork out of it and sent your beauty wish-list products directly to your … Read more
The Call-Me-Maybe ShoeMay 1, 2013
Every summer has an anthem. In 2000, it was R. Kelly’s “Fiesta”; in 2007, Sean Kingston’s “Beautiful Girls” and last year Carly Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe.” It’s no secret: we link memories to melodies; and if you’re anything like me – you know what you were wearing when they happened. So, my point? If shoes were songs, the ankle-strap will be playing all summer long this year. Compared to the hideous gladiator and lace-up sandals of years’ past, the ankle strap is simple and classic: the perfect combination of sporty and sexy. You definitely won’t have to get rid of them after a mere season because they are so incredibly timeless. Get fresh for wedding season and … Read more