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Alison Martin

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. Read more

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. Read more

Money

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exhale Gold Coast

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. Read more

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. Read more

Fashion + 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. Read more

Beauty

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

Trailblazers

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. Read more

Beauty

Chicago Cubs Rockit Burger Bar

Rockit Ranch Productions

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. Read more

Food + Culture

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. Read more

Beauty

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. Read more

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. Read more

Fashion + 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. Read more

Beauty

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

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. Read more

Events

If you’re anything like me, then you put your eye makeup through a lot. From early meetings to late-night drinks to miles on the treadmill, you need a mascara, eyeliner and liquid liner trio that will make you look like a beauty all day long. Read more

Beauty

This week, Imperial Lamian – Chicago’s authentic Chinese restaurant just off the Magnificent Mile – is launching its new Rosé Around the World flight. Check out these cool wines and then head to Imperial Lamian and try them! Read more

Entertaining + Recipes

Last Saturday, Chicago Market – a community co-op based on the city’s Northside – held the first of two May pop-up markets at The Bell Shore in Edgewater. We caught up with a few vendors there to get their best business tips. Read more

Work + Money

The Twenty-fifth Annual Tribute to Achievement honored three women for their personal achievements as civic and corporate leaders as well as their ongoing impact on young women in their communities. Read more

Social Scene

Want to impress your friends with your wine knowledge? Take a few tips from Villa Graziella's Consuelo Martinez-Quattrocchi. Read more

Entertaining + Recipes

Not everyone is born with a green thumb. If you’re looking to liven up your desk at your office this Earth Day, check out these four hard-to-kill houseplants and see just how green you can be. Read more

Life + Love