At Diamond Nails Salon, a team of trained technicians beautifies bodies head to toe with an impressive array of nailcare, waxing, and makeup treatments. They doll up digits during classic spa mani-pedis, and slick on no-chip polish formulas that stand up to wear, tear, and piranha nibbles. Staffers add lush length to eyelashes with extension treatments or remove unwanted growth during full-body waxing procedures.
Since 1976, Chicago Costume has festooned trick-or-treaters, performers, and everyday masqueraders with a trove of eye-catching costumes, theatrical makeup, and whimsical accessories. Façade aficionados find a vast lineup of themed costumes for purchase including zombies, pirates, and Harry Potter characters, and more than 10,000 rental costumes ($65–$250 on average) allow for post-celebration returns with a refundable $100 deposit. Purchase a hip-swiveling Elvis getup ($49.99), or don a Catwoman costume ($54.99) to conquer pretend superheroes and real-life laser pointers alike. A collection of political masks, including those of Barack Obama ($25) and Sarah Palin ($19.99), keeps costumes current, and accessories such as wigs, makeup, and hats outfit people planning multiple costume changes to portray the entire ensemble of Cheers.
When it first opened its doors in 2000, the European Foot and Ankle Clinic set out to keep feet healthy by combining conventional medical treatments and holistic practices. Over the past 12 years, this unique approach to treatment has garnered a following, and the clinic gradually expanded to 9 locations throughout Chicago. At each location, multilingual doctors in podiatric medicine treat issues ranging from heel pain to toenail fungus to chronic stubbed toes caused by regularly throwing childlike temper tantrums.
At Dye & Wave, the team of beauty experts has one focus: to create looks that complement each client's inner beauty. Stylists administer fresh haircuts along with keratin treatments that leave locks sleek and shiny. Nail care, waxing, airbrush tanning, and facials are also available for all-over beautification and pampering.