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Flair Fashion Show

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Flair Fashion Show at the Fairmont supporting The Lighthouse foundation for the blind.

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WHO WORE WHAT WHERE: LEATHER

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Originally posted by Zak Stemer on splash.suntimes.com

Embrace the autumn chill with one of fashion’s coolest trends: leather dresses. From Catwoman to James Dean, slick black leather has always been the epitome of casual cool, but this fall labels like Diane von Furstenberg and Burberry are upping the ante with sleek, form-fitting cocktail sheaths and mini dresses with plunging necklines. Keep the look monochromatic — think black blazers, bangles, belts and bags — and you’ll give The Fonz a run for his money.

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Pamper Your Skin with Mineral Makeup

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Have you looked at the ingredients of your makeup lately? What you find might surprise you. Preservatives, parabens, mineral oil, chemical dyes, and fragrance are all common in drugstore beauty buys. Many dermatologists recommend mineral makeup because it’s less likely to cause a reaction in women with sensitive skin. It also doesn’t contain oil, so it won’t aggravate acne-prone skin.

Need another reason to switch to minerals? They’re natural looking, almost like a second skin. And on hot autumn days they wear better than traditional liquid makeup. Here are a few favorites from our new Leah Chavie Mineral Makeup Line and tips for how to apply mineral makeup.

 

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Lady in Red Develops Natural Makeup Collection

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Leah Chavie was featured and interviewed in CS Magazine about her inspiration and motivation to expand from skincare products into developing completely natural makeup.

 

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I on Beauty: Chapter 5 – Irene Michaels’ Favorites for Fall

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Originally Published on Huffington Post Blog by Irene Michaels on 8/26/14.

2. Skin Care: Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique (Latest in Skincare)

I didn’t know what to expect when I entered Leah Chavie- a unique skin care center and I was very impressed with how I was greeted and taken care of.

Leah made sure I was very comfortable and then proceeded to give me a stem cell facial. Wow, I looked ten years younger after her treatment (and the quiet atmosphere helped me unwind.) A must do!

Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique is a research-inspired skin destination, physically designed and fashioned with the most high tech equipment and exclusive treatments on the market. Beautiful skin is enhanced and maintained with immediate results. As a one-stop shop for skin therapy using non-invasive, high tech treatments with immediate results, Leah acts as your skin concierge, figuring out what you need and how to do it, best. http://www.leahchavie.com
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Where Is It OK to Cut Corners in Your Beauty Budget?

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Originally published on Groupon website by Ashley Hamer on 8/12/14.

Ever since Adam Sandler debated the virtues of shampoo vs. conditioner in the movie Billy Madison, society has wondered: which is better? If you asked Dillon Spranley, an educator at Toujours Spa & Salon in Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood, she would say conditioner. Sort of.

To find out which beauty products are the most important and therefore deserve more of an investment, we talked to Dillon and to Leah Chavie, the owner of Leah Chavie Skincare Boutiquein Park West. They gave us advice in three different product categories—haircareskincare, and makeup—about what to skimp on and what to splurge on.

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Makeup Experts Share Tips for Looking Flawless Through Labor Day

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Leah Chavie Pressed Mineral Powder ($45). Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique, 2457 & 2500 N. Halsted St., 773-327-7051

 

Leah Chavie, founder of Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique

The Chicago-based beauty-preneur launched a namesake mineral makeup line this summer, so we dug a little deeper and found out…

“Mineral powder lays on the skin and allows it to breath and function normally. It’s weightless coverage will still look flawless even if you feel like a sweaty mess. Minerals are also anti-inflammatory, anti-microbial, and have a natural SPF.”

“Use blotting papers or rice papers to absorb oil and leave pigment in place. Hydration mists are also great for balancing your skin and controlling oil.”
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Rest of article at : http://michiganavemag.com/the-latest/style-and-beauty/postings/chicago-beauty-experts-share-summer-makeup-tips

Fashion and music rock Glamorama

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Originally posted on Chicago Tribune website on August 12, 2014.

Macy’s Passport Presents Glamorama, themed “Fashion Rocks,” was a sellout with nearly 1,500 in attendance Aug. 8 at the Harris Theater at Millennium Park. For the sixth year, the fashion and musical extravaganza benefited Ronald McDonald House Charities of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana.

The hourlong production featured collections from Tommy Hilfiger, Calvin Klein and Ryan Seacrest Distinction. Crowd favorites included a segment featuring an appearance by a Hello Kitty character accompanied by eight young dancers who wowed the crowd with their moves, and Diesel, whose male models drew wild applause from the audience.

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Shopping Spy

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Made-up: Veteran makeup artist and esthetician Leah Chavie ups our face value with her recently launched 14-shade mineral makeup line and series of 17 crème lipsticks, polishes and eyeshadows, starting at $19. Monday-Thursday 10 a.m.–9 p.m. and Friday–Sunday 10 a.m.–6 p.m., 2457 N. Halsted; Leahchavie.com

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