Lush Lashes

They say the eyes are the windows to the soul, so why not make sure you take care of your lashes too? False lashes seem daunting, but with the right tips and tricks, are shockingly easy and will have you looking doe eyed in five minutes flat. A few lashes placed on the outer corner of your lids will give impression of wide eyes….

Blogs I Love

1. What Should I Eat For Breakfast Today?  I stumbled upon this blog fairly recently when my boyfriend developed an egg allergy, and with the loss of eggs in his diet, came the loss of eggs for breakfast. With a morning staple gone, I turned to Marta Greber’s blog, which has archived hundreds of great breakfast recipes that are as delicious as they are…

Keeping Up With Popstar Erika Jayne

Not many artists can say that they have had seven, #1 hits on the Billboard charts, while surpassing the likes of Katy Perry, Rihanna, and Lady Gaga. Dance song sensation Ekira Jayne landed on the charts in 2007 with “Rollercoaster,” and has been taking over the music scene ever since. The Los Angeles native will be in Chicago this week to perform at Roscoe…

Beauty In Review: Clarins One-Step Gentle Exfoliating Cleanser with Orange Extract

What is it: A gentle, light orange, slightly grainy, but effective cleanser. What it does: Scrubs away make-up, skin impurities, and dead skin. Why I love it: Clarins gentle, spa-fresh facial exfoliator rids skin of make-up, embedded impurities and dead surface cells in one time-saving step. After use, my skin was left feeling clean, fresh, and polished. Orange extract softens, refreshes and renews radiance….

Fall Polish

  1. OPI Russian Navy. 2. Deborah Lippmann Dear Mr. Fantasy 3. Jin Soon Auspicious. 4.Essie Skirting the Issue. 5. Deborah Lippmann I Knew You Were Trouble. 6. Chanel Mysterious.

Chatting With Kristin Cavallari

It is safe to say that Kristin Cavallari is far from her days on MTV’s The Hills. She is now a wife, mother, designer, entrepreneur, and the list goes on and on. Cavallari just released her fall collection with Chinese Laundry, and it will leave you lusting after every pair on the shelf. Somehow, between caring for Jaxon and Camden, designing her next collection…

Think Pink For A Cure

  On Thursday, October 2, the lovely Four Seasons Hotel Chicago hosted the Third Annual Think Pink Fundraiser to benefit The Lynn Sage Foundation. Over 250 stylish guests were in attendance, and raised more than $6,700 – the most profitable Think Pink event at the Hotel to-date. Among the stylish crowd, many adorned in fashionable pink attire, were some of Chicago’s top bloggers, who…

Classified Beauty: Exclusive Tips From Shannon O’Brien

Shannon O’Brien’s work has been featured in CS Magazine, Refinery 29, and national ad campaigns, but that’s just the start. This isn’t why O’Brien’s clients rave about her, it all boils down to her incredibly refined work and relationships with everyone she comes across. Beauty can get complicated, and that’s why we asked Shannon to let us in on her favorite hush-hush beauty secrets…

Blackhead 101

Summer. So amazing for our souls, but so bad for our skin. Summer weather means dirt and grime building up in our pores, thus producing tons of pesky blackheads. A solid routine can help put an end to these little guys, for good. 1. Scrub. every. damn. day. Every morning, whether it be in or out of the shower, make sure to use an…

Oxblood For Fall At Every Price

  1. MAC Lipstick, $16.00. 2. Essie Nail Polish in Wicked, $8.00. 3.Chanel Les 4 Ombres Quad in 37, $61.00. 4. NARS Lip Pencil in Matte Train Bleu, $25.00.