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August may be coming to an end, but that doesn't mean it's time for hibernation just yet. Check out these fun things to do this weekend and celebrate the last dog days of summer. more

Aug 26, 2016 3:00 PM Things To Do

When it comes to beauty, shopping local doesn’t always mean heading to Macy’s on State Street. Chicago is home to several unique beauty lines that offer everything from exfoliating scrubs to roll-on scents and toners founded by Chicago women. more

Aug 24, 2016 5:00 PM Beauty

Need a little financial advice? Let Wealth Financial Groups’ CEO, co-founder and advisor Steve Lewit help you out with these financial tips for any age. more

Aug 21, 2016 3:00 PM Money


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Since spotting Michael Phelps’ bruises at the Rio Olympics, it seems like everyone is booking a cupping appointment. Before you book yours, check out these five truths you didn’t know about cupping. more

Aug 19, 2016 9:00 AM Beauty

Need a little help inspiring or even changing your wardrobe? Check out these five fashion apps you need right now and get ready for a whole new look. more

Aug 14, 2016 3:00 PM Style

If you don’t want to look the way you feel after a night out, check out our guide on how to look fresh after a night out. more

Aug 10, 2016 5:00 PM Beauty


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With the release of Chicago Woman’s August issue, it seems fitting to test out one of the brands feature in the issue – Amazing Cosmetics. more

Aug 5, 2016 3:00 PM Beauty

DesignerShare's co-founder, Sarah Perkins, reveals what it really means to start a business. more

Aug 2, 2016 3:00 PM Entreprenuers

Well we know the obvious one (cough Lollapolooza cough), but here are five less-crowded things to do this weekend! more

Jul 29, 2016 5:00 PM Things To Do

We all know we need sunscreen to prevent sunburns, wrinkles and skin cancer, but not everyone is on the same page about how much, what type or where to use sunscreen. Check out these six sunscreen myths before you head to the beach. more

Jul 27, 2016 5:00 PM Beauty

Chicago Cubs Rockit Burger Bar

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Whether you’re a Chicago Cubs or White Sox fan, you’ll find great burgers on either side of town. Check out our list of the five best burgers for the Crosstown Classic and get ready to root for your team. more

Jul 23, 2016 3:00 PM Food + Drink

Who knew apps would one day help us identify skin problems and book salon appointments? Check out these five beauty apps and make your life a little more beautiful. more

Jul 23, 2016 12:00 PM Beauty

Today, the Chicago Dancermakers Forum (CDF) will honor four Chicago women with the 2016 CDF Lab Artist Award at the Arts Club of Chicago. Each winner will be granted $15,000 by CDF, in addition to receiving 12 months of mentorship and peer support. more

Jul 15, 2016 12:00 PM New + Noteworthy

When your brittle nails break, your elegant fingers look short and stumpy. If you need help strengthening your brittle nails, check out this salient advice from Salon Duo’s manicurist Bernadetta Monastyrski and watch your nails grow. more

Jul 14, 2016 4:30 PM Beauty

MISSION Athletecare

MISSION Athletecare

When the humidity is so high you could slice it with a knife, it’s time to find a new way to beat the heat. Check out these clothing lines dedicated to keeping you cool, comfortable and relaxed. more

Jul 8, 2016 5:00 PM Style

The 30-minute massage is like a Hershey' Kiss – just enough of a chocolate boost to get you through the afternoon, or at least until you can make time for the full candy bar. Check out our favorite Chicago spas that offer 30-minute massages. more

Jul 6, 2016 12:00 PM Beauty

Not everyone in Chicago can grill out on the 4th of July, and not everyone wants to cook and clean up afterwards either. If you’re boycotting cooking this 4th of July, check out these five restaurants and their 4th of July specials. more

Jul 2, 2016 5:00 PM Food + Drink

Want to keep your feet looking fabulous and ready for sandals? Let pedicurist Tammy Charmers of the dana hotel and spa help you out. more

Jul 1, 2016 9:00 AM Beauty

Everyone loves a vacation, but not everyone has the energy for one. Although you’re supposed to be relaxing, you find yourself attempting to squeeze two weeks of activities into one week. By the end, you need a vacation from your vacation. more

Jun 26, 2016 12:00 PM Things To Do

The 20th Annual Chicago SummerDance kicks off with dance classes at the Spirit of Music Garden and continues all summer long. Participants can enjoy free classes between June 24 and September 11. more

Jun 24, 2016 12:00 PM Arts + Culture

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