Archive for May 2011

Win a Ticket to The Makeup Show Chicago!

Attention Makeup Professionals! Do you want to go to The Makeup Show on June 13th, but can’t afford a ticket?? Problem solved! We are running a contest from now until Thursday at 12pm. Just submit your most creative look from your portfolio to prettycheapblog@gmail.com for a chance to win a ticket to The Makeup Show... Read more »

We Are in Love With the New Wella Haircare Line and Thairapy Salon in Lincoln Square!

When Jenna and I decided to check out the new line from Wella, we had no idea what we were in store for. We ended up taking our friend, Shannon, to Thairapy Salon in Lincoln Square to model for a cut and Wella color to try out the new products and color line. None of... Read more »

Koh Gen Do Aqua Foundation is Perfect for Summer!

Now that it’s FINALLY warm out, it’s time to go through our makeup bags and get ready for summer. Ditch that heavy foundation and replace it with an SPF-containing, lightweight makeup that won’t melt off and leave you broken out.  Koh Gen Do Aqua Foundation is made with the deep sea waters of Rausu, Japan... Read more »
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The Makeup Show Chicago June 12-13

The Chicago date for The Makeup Show is coming up soon! If you are a makeup artist, esthetician, photographer, stylist, or involved in the industry any other way, you won’t want to miss this. Join top makeup artists as The Makeup Show unveils upcoming looks, trends and products! The Makeup Show will showcase top brands... Read more »

A Little Slice of Heaven at Saks Fifth Avenue! Giorgio Armani, Tom Ford, YSL, La Mer and Kilian!

So Saks Fifth Avenue is, like, the happiest place on earth for a woman like me. No one on this earth does beauty like the first floor of Saks on Michigan Ave. I love the whole thing, from the product to the customer service to the Saks experience. It is all there. If you are... Read more »

Method, Consistency, Beauty and Architecture. You Will Find All of These Things and More Throughout the Sassoon Academy in Chicago. Interview with Don Haidl, Creative Director of the Sassoon Academy Chicago. By Eliza Siep

Vidal Sassoon: The Movie| How One Man Changed the World with a Pair of Scissors, is a once in a lifetime experience for someone like myself. In this picture, Sassoon reminds me why I decided to take on a role in the beauty industry in the first place. A reminder that determination, struggle, love, passion... Read more »
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Color Me Chic By Darren Jay

Hey Pretty Ladies!   One of this season’s biggest (and brightest) trends was bright pops of electrifying colors. Now, if you’re anything like me, bright color makes you a little nervous. Well don’t start shaking in your well-heeled boots just yet, there is, in fact a way to wear the season’s mood lifting brights without... Read more »

Eliza Reporting Live from the Streets of NYC Part 3. Grabbing Beauty Tips! Video Blogs for You!

Hey guys! Eliza Here reporting live from the streets of NYC getting beauty tips to bring home to Chicago! Here is a video that I took just for you to check out! I had so much fun taking this beauty journey to the streets of New York! DO YOU HAVE BEAUTY QUESTIONS? ASK THEM HERE... Read more »

Eliza Reporting Live from the Streets of NYC Part 2. Grabbing Beauty Tips! Video Blogs for You!

Hey guys! Eliza Here reporting live from the streets of NYC getting beauty tips to bring home to Chicago! Here is a video that I took just for you to check out! I had so much fun taking this beauty journey to the streets of New York! DO YOU HAVE BEAUTY QUESTIONS? ASK THEM HERE... Read more »
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Eliza Reporting Live from the Streets of NYC Grabbing Beauty Tips! Video Blogs for You!

Hey guys! Eliza Here reporting live from the streets of NYC getting beauty tips to bring home to Chicago! Here is a video that I took just for you to check out! I had so much fun taking this beauty journey to the streets of New York! And as always…. DO YOU HAVE BEAUTY QUESTIONS?... Read more »