In her Today's Chicago Woman blog, Living Well and Beautifully, Tiffani Kim shares her thoughts on eating well, maintaining healthy skin, and dealing with stress. At her River North medical spa, she transforms these thoughts into action. A true renaissance woman, she?s also a fashion designer and artist. She creates a spa-like environment in which her legions of devoted readers can actively follow her online advice. Her staff of professional aestheticians and massage therapists exfoliates complexions with facials and soothes sore muscles with massages geared toward men, women, and teens. They also offer holistically minded acupuncture sessions and laser treatments that eliminate unwanted hair, tattoos, and spacecrafts illegally parked in the spa?s lot.
E! News anchor and Fashion Police host Giuliana Rancic was born in Italy but she has strong ties to Chicago?namely, her husband Bill, the Trump-approved entrepreneur and restaurateur behind RPM Italian. In the My Chicago by Giuliana Rancic collection, the star of Giuliana & Bill gives the scoop on her favorite local spots to get glammed up, be entertained in style, and even shop for Bill.
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A stay at Four Seasons Hotel Chicago places you in the heart of Chicago, steps from 900 North Michigan Shops and Hancock Tower. This 5-star hotel is close to Millennium Park and Art Institute of Chicago.
Make yourself at home in one of the 530 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and DVD players. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and flat-screen televisions are provided for your entertainment. Bathrooms have hair dryers and bathrobes. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with voice mail.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Be sure to enjoy recreational amenities, including a health club, an indoor pool, and a spa tub. Additional features at this Victorian hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, a concierge desk, and babysitting/childcare.
Enjoy a meal at a restaurant, or stay in and take advantage of the hotel's 24-hour room service. At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, currency exchange, and express check-in. Limited parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.
Always with one eye focused on the evolving techniques and trends of hairstyling, Robert Jeffrey's haircare professionals help clients design a flattering new look that complements their features as well as their sense of style. A simple trim can add layers and shape to a hairdo, although highlights, deep conditioners, and texturizing treatments can create more dramatic changes by adding depth, dimension, and healthy luster to the strands.
Beyond hairstyling, Robert Jeffrey caters to its clients' needs by offering a variety of classically indulgent spa services, including personalized facials, waxing sessions, and makeup-application lessons that teach patrons how Fun Dip powder can double as rouge in a pinch. The staff members' passion for effective care also extends to the product-display shelves, which feature the salon's exclusive, eponymous line of shampoos and conditioners designed for simple at-home use.
Inside Salon Envy, orchids stationed by cushy chairs mix their fragrance with the clean scents of Bumble and bumble, K?rastase, L'oreal Professionnel, and Dermalogica products. A modern look complements clean styling stations, soft lighting, and anti-gravity waxing chambers.
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Celebrity hair stylist Larelle Johnson, protege of AJ Johnson, cuts, coifs, and does custom hair color at AJ's of Chicago, treating her clients like celebrities themselves with her stellar customer service skills. AJ Johnson himself is the celebrity stylist behind AJ's of Chicago. He's appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show, the Style Network's Chicagolicious, and Steve Harvey, where he doles out style tips and tricks as a beauty advisor. AJ's expertise is not just restricted to the hottest way to use a pair of scissors, a blow dryer, or a squirt gun—he also has his own signature line of haircare products as well as his own clothing line. At his salon, he oversees a crew of stylists, barbers, makeup artists, and nail technicians whose primary goal is to make their clients beautiful.
The licensed stylists and technicians at Marianne Strokirk Salon, a Chicago beauty haven that has stood for two decades, apply the latest styles and techniques to trendy haircuts. Each stylist must first complete a rigorous apprenticeship and arm wrestle hundreds of ponytails before becoming a full-time staff member. Wielding professional products, beauty gurus handily resculpt hair and nails or remove unwanted fuzz during waxing treatments. Marianne Strokirk, one of the salon's cofounders, has seen her styles featured in local and national publications such as the Chicago Tribune and_Glamour_.