TV segment: Spring Fashion Trends

Posted on Mar. 29, 2017

I've been appearing on live TV for MANY years, but what happened on set today was a FIRST -- and I hope a last. I arrived at the station expecting to meet 3 models to showcase each of the trends I would be talking about. Due to a last-minute time change, the models weren't available. I regrouped and did what you have to do -- I made it work. We switched the segment format from a live fashion show, to a tabletop segment. I was still able to ...


TV Segment: Your Most Common Beauty Problems Solved

Posted on Feb. 16, 2017

I was back in the Windy City Live studio today solving some of our most common beauty problems. Watch the segment and scroll down to shop the products! 


WGN TV Segment: Introducing the Athleisure Fashion Trend

Posted on Feb. 8, 2017

 What the heck is "Athleisure" and why is it so popular? Here's my latest segment highlighting this fashion trend and showing 3 affordable looks (everything featured is between $20 and $60!). 



Highlights from Our Main Event -- Beauty Bash

Posted on Feb. 3, 2017

 We introduced our first Beauty Bash back in 2011. At the time, I was just 10 weeks pregnant with Rex and was crossing my fingers that this night I worked so hard on producing with Bump Club and Beyond would exceed everyone's expectations. It did! Mom's and mom's-to-be keep coming back for more. The Beauty Bash has become a signature event that's so popular, we now do it twice a year.

We hosted the most recent Bash at Vertigo Sky...

TV segment: Top 2017 Beauty Trends

Posted on Feb. 2, 2017

Wondering what's in for 2017? I revealed the hottest beauty trends on FOX Good Day Chicago. Here's the segment and scroll down to shop my picks! 






5 Things To Pack For A Wine Country Weekend

Posted on Jan. 25, 2017

In a recent story I wrote for the Orbitz travel blog, I was inspired by a trip to Napa (the above image was taken during sunset at a winery were were visiting) and shared the key pieces to pack for a trip to wine country. Scroll down to shop my picks! 



5 Questions with Celebrity Makeup Artist Charlotte Tilbury

Charlotte Tilbury
Posted on Jan. 19, 2017

Charlotte Tilbury is undoubtedly one of the most sought-after makeup artists in the celebrity world. She was responsible for Nicole Kidman's ethereal rock chick makeup look, which was one of my favorites, at this year's Golden Globes (details on that look are coming soon!). I sat down with this fiery, working mom to find out her personal product picks, what drives her and more. Watch part one of my interview with Charlotte here. Scroll...

Style Trend: Fanny Packs Have Grown Up. Introducing the Belt Bag

belt bag
Posted on Jan. 17, 2017

With two little ones on my heels, being hands free has become a priority. My boys prompted me to want a belt bag because they're practical. The fashionista in me felt I needed one because I love how they look. There's isn't much of a difference between a fanny pack and a belt bag, except for the fact that the former may remind you of something your grandma would wear. Hence, the fashion world adopted a new name for these convenient carryalls and came out with updated designs that are giving crossbody bags a run for their money. The one I'm wearing from...

TV Segment: The Ultimate Beauty Gifts for the Holidays

Posted on Dec. 19, 2016

Need a good gift idea? Check out my TV segment for Windy City Live. I'm sharing my top beauty gifts this season. Scroll down to shop the products and to see behind-the-scenes photos.

I got this dress many years ago at a sample sale when I was living in New York City, and it's still a favorite. 

Snapping for social media before going live in my READ MORE

Exclusive Deal: Get 20% off the Hot Beauty Device -- DermaFlash

Posted on Dec. 6, 2016
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We all have peach fuzz, but if yours is more than you can bear, you need to try the The DermaFlash. It's one of the year's hottest at-home devices, and you'll understand why once you try it. It uses a sonic vibration and a gentle Edge that gently removes dead cells and peach fuzz from your face. It doesn't hurt, and after your first use, you'll feel the difference. Skin is super smooth, makeup goes on easier and you'll be free of those...

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