Publication: Candid Candace

Man-about-town Marco Foster was a man with a mission in his desire to create a successful fundraiser for One Hope United, an organization which is near and dear to his heart. On July 27th, his many friends and supporters came out in force to help Marco give back. Held at Underground, this annual event was also a celebration of Marco’s birthday with 100 percent of the proceeds going to this organization whose mission is to protect children and strengthen families in Chicago.

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Wacky spa treatments

Publication: Timeout Chicago

Snail secretion rejuvenator
Folks in Chile allegedly have their finger on the pulse when it comes to sunscreen trends—via a snail secretion rejuvenator. They say snail slime will not only revitalize the skin’s surface, but it also serves as a shield against pollution and UVA/UVB rays.
Local reaction
 Leah Chavie of Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique (2457 N Halsted St, 773-327-7051) isn’t impressed with the goopy regimen. “I understand people are always looking for the next big thing in skin care, but there [isn’t a need] for the fluff,” she says. “These wacky trends are just ways to get people’s money.”
Try instead
 The boutique offers an Intense Pulsed Light treatment ($250) that targets unsightly age and sun spots.

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Ten Local Ladies Get Cheeky at Spiaggia

Publication: Racked

This Thursday at 6PM at Spiaggia, Cheeky Chicago will announce their picks for the top 10 Cheeky Chicks of 2012. Some of the women included are Kiran Advani, the brain behind city-sponsored fashion efforts, Leah Chavie, owner of Leah Chavie skincare boutique, Charity Gonzalez, founder of, Melissa Muoio, personal stylist and Ashley Zisook, owner of Sofia. If you’d like to attend, tickets can be purchased on Cheeky Chicago’s site or at the door.

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Leah Chavie Open House

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Publication: Moder Luxury – CS

Chicago’s most fabulous gathered at Leah Chavie’s Skincare Boutique, nestled in the heart of Lincoln Park, to indulge in a night of pampering, relaxation and discounted spa services. Leah Chavie’s many years of experience coupled with her wonderful staff and exciting spa packages make her boutique truly one-of-a-kind.

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Forever Young, Forever Cheeky – Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique

Publication: Cheeky Chicago

Good thing I discovered Leah Chavie, founder and owner of Leah Chavie Skin Care Boutique in Lincoln Park, in the nick of time.

Ladies, if you haven’t met Leah, you should. Aside from being one of the most knowledgeable and passionate skincare professionals I’ve ever met (more on that in a minute), she’s also one of the Cheekiest chicks I know. A warm, down-to-earth, fiercely fabulous girl you’ll want to grab a cocktail with once you’re done with your facial. Seriously.

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Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique by Kate Stahl

Publication: Popsugar City

Leah Chavie has been in the beauty business for more than 20 years, as a makeup artist, esthetician, and skincare expert. Her newly opened medical spa on Halsted offers incredibly effective skin treatments, which target fine lines, wrinkles, sun damage, pigmentation, acne, scarring, and more. None of Chavie’s treatments are cookie cutter: she’s dedicated to understanding your skin and working to improve it.

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(Face) Time Machine

Publication: Time Out Chicago

Electronic devices are becoming the norm during facials. Here are the ones you should know about. By Kevin Aeh and Jessica Herman

Biologique Recherche Remodeling Face machine
What it is The machine uses small electrical currents and products from French skincare company Biologique Recherche to stimulate the outer layer of skin cells. Promised results include brighter eyes, more prominent cheekbones and softer wrinkles. And the machine is pretty exclusive: You’ll find it only at spas in New York, Paris, Moscow and Chicago.

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Fresh 5: Luxury Facials

Publication: Popsugar City

Facial Pilates at Leah Chavie Skincare Boutique (2457 N. Halsted Ave., 773-327-7051). Yes, facial Pilates sounds weird, but when it involves the skin-tastic Leah Chavie, you know it’s going to be good. The treatment is actually called Biologique Facial Remodeling, and Chavie is one of only two spas in the country with the machine — developed in Paris — that uses bio-electrotherapy to promote softer, smoother skin, lifted eyes, and a defined jawline. Pretty amazing, right? $300, 90 minutes.

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