Posts tagged "Chicago"

StockNGo Has it All and We Have a Special Discount Just For You!

You know how sometimes you are at the salon buying hairspray and you think to yourself, “Aw dang, I need some Windex, but I don’t want to stop anywhere else.”? Better yet, you know how sometimes you need both of those things, but you don’t want to go anywhere at all? Problem solved. is... Read more »

Why Didn't Anyone Tell Me? Aaron's Apothecary in Lincoln Park Has it All!

Yesterday, while wandering aimlessly with my boyfriend down Clark St, I stumbled upon Aaron’s Apothecary in Lincoln Park. There aren’t a ton of places on that stretch and we had some time to kill, so I dragged him in to look around.  I was so surprised to see all of the different lines they carried.... Read more »

The Makeup Show Chicago. They Gave Me More Than Just Makeup,They Gave Me Motivation.

On my way to The Makeup Show Chicago, I only half knew what to expect. Post interview with James Vincent, I had a better idea of what the show was going to look like…. Or did I? Yeah, yeah, yeah, we all know a trade show looks like, right? My only hope and prayer was... Read more »

Celebrating Individual Beauty. An Interview with James Vincent, Director of Artistry for the Makeup Show. by Eliza Siep

Ok, so you are me, and Jenna (bff for life/ Pretty Cheap co-author/ PR/ Marketing/ All things amazing with the world) sets up an interview with you and James Vincent. Jenna is trying to make me understand who James Vincent is, along with the unreal, “The Makeup Show,” that is on its way to Chicago. Uhhhhhh…who... Read more »

Get Dirty With LUSH! By Darren Jay

Hey Pretty Ladies!  We all know that women tend to take better care of themselves when it comes to their beauty regime. Us guys tend to be a bit more relaxed when it comes to our skin hair and unfortunately even our morning shower. One morning I woke up after hitting the snooze button for... Read more »

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 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 »

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 »