Tag: beauty

Beauty, Chicago, Second City Style

Sassoon Chicago: Meet Assistant Color Director Ronnie Williams!

Native Chicagoan Ronnie Willams is back in town! She started her career working in the downtown Chicago salon as a color apprentice in 2002 and after completing her training, she qualified as a Sassoon Colorist in 2004. For the last 6 years Ronnie was as Sassoon Colorist at the Sassoon Miami Salon and now she moved back to take on…

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Beauty, Second City Style

Winter Skin Needs Extra Love: Tips from Jessie Cheung, MD

Give some love to your body’s largest organ, your skin! With Chicago’s ever-changing winter weather, your skin may be going haywire. Are you seeing dry spots, flakes, blotchiness and dullness thanks to cool and unpredictable temps? It’s freezing outside then the heat is blasting indoors which just adds to drying out your skin. Keep skin radiant and youthful with these…

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Beauty, Chicago, Second City Style

Beauty Tips From The Pros at The Makeup Show Chicago

The Makeup Show was back in Chicago for its 6th year on November 12th and 13th, at a brand new location, Revel Fulton Market. Second City Style stopped in to learn a thing or two along with beauty pros and makeup enthusiasts (over 4,500) that attended! Attendees were able to shop more than 70 beauty brands at exclusive show‐only prices, sit…

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Beauty, Second City Style

H2O+ Beauty Makes Waves While Celebrating 25 Years

If you are a fan of H2O+ Beauty you are probably aware it’s now e-commerce driven and there are no longer free standing stores. Today everyone can enjoy the products with their easy-to-browse website. The company was founded in Chicago by Cindy Melk who believed hydration was the source of beautiful skin. 25 years later, she’s still right! To celebrate…

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Beauty, Second City Style

Chicago’s Best New Attraction? The SEPHORA Chicago Flagship Store!

Add this to your list of Chicago’s best sight-seeing destinations: SEPHORA’s new Chicago Flagship Store which just opened this past Friday at 605 N. Michigan Avenue is an attraction not to be missed! Situated smack in the middle of the Magnificent Mile (along with the city’s best fashion and shopping) you can take a beauty retreat (and spend hours) at…

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Beauty, Health & Fitness, Second City Style

Get Fit At theWit (and Pampered at the Spa!)

Did you know theWit Chicago offers fitness classes? They recently launched a fitness program available to the public as well as hotel guests. For $20 per session you can do yoga, HIIT and/or Pilates. Perfectly located at the corner of State and Lake, you can slip in a fitness class before or after work. Then you can stop at Spa@theWit…

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Beauty, Giveaways, Second City Style

My Sassoon Chicago Experience & A Hair Product Giveaway!

One appointment I never miss is my hair color and cut at Sassoon Chicago. It seems like yesterday but Lauren and I have both been going to Sassoon for hair color and cuts for over 11 years – back when we first started Second City Style! Read about Lauren’s #SassooonStyle at Sassoon in New York. I know that I am…

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Beauty, Second City Style

Beauty News Flash: DERMAFLASH Facial Exfoliating Gives You Spa Results at Home!

DERMAFLASH Facial Exfoliating Device is truly groundbreaking! Why? For the first time there is a safe and effective way to exfoliate at home – in as little as 5 minutes! This breakthrough device, which takes its inspiration from dermaplaning, was created by Chicago spa industry veteran Dara Levy. DERMAFLASH not only exfoliates by removing the top dead, dull layer of…

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Chicago, Retail Detail, Second City Style

Retreat To Soft Surroundings: A Visit To The New Naperville Store

Soft Surroundings recently opened their second Chicago area location at Main Street Promenade in Naperville. You may be familiar with Soft Surroundings from their catalogs and their site but now we are lucky to have another store to shop. Soft Surroundings offers apparel, beauty and home items intended to making women look and feel their best. The new Naperville location…

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