| Jul 24, 2014
| 10:00 PM
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I am 51 and as embarrassed as I am to ask you, how does one walk in high heels? I would like to wear wedges, with some height without looking like a newborn giraffe trying to walk for the first time.
Dear Di: You...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 6:30 AM
Brazil seems to be the center of the sports universe at present, what with the current World Cup and the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games.
Beauty companies are taking note, launching products that capitalize on the attention as well as the country's...
| Jun 23, 2014
| 2:33 PM
You know those colorful, plastic, exfoliating microbeads suspended in hundreds of face and body washes, scrubs and toothpaste? They can pollute waterways and poison fish and birds. Environmentalists, politicians and others, including groups in Los...
| Dec 6, 2013
Dear Answer Angel Ellen: I have been invited to a black-tie dinner at a fancy private club. Is a knee-length dress acceptable attire? The dress I would wear is sleeveless, decorated with rhinestones around the neckline and around the edges of the three-...
| Oct 16, 2012
Applying false eyelashes is becoming as routine as hair-washing for some women. And not just those whose last name is Kardashian. "They can look really fresh when you wear them with minimal makeup during the day," says Andrea Pomerantz Lustig, Glamour's...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 6:15 AM
Summer officially starts on Friday and no matter how old you are, the season still beckons your inner kid with play, adventure and freedom. Just don’t let grown-up, self-conscious worries zap the fun.
Swimmer, 12-time Olympic medalist and...
| Dec 9, 2012
Deck the halls, plum the pudding, make merry under the mistletoe: The holidays are party season and now's your time to shine. And whether you're headed to the festivities directly from the office or just need to get ready fast, the quickest way to add...
| Jan 13, 2013
Badly matched foundation can look downright scary: too gray, too goopy, too mask-like. This is an area where one size does not fit all. And now the diversifying face of America, the rise of high-definition image technology and a photo-happy population has...
| Mar 15, 2012
When it comes to sleeping peacefully at night, it's not so much about the money under the mattress as the money invested in the mattress — and in white noise machines, blackout shades and medicinal sleep aids.
The long list of sleep-time...
| May 11, 2012
Was your mother right? Do you really get what you pay for? Is spending the extra money worth it?
We ask ourselves that whether we're buying a lipstick or liposuction.
One day not long ago, I wandered into the drugstore to buy myself a little treat, some...
| Dec 20, 2010
| 11:21 AM
Well friends - I think my first venture in making the most of Chicago Shopping was a success!
One item I've been dying to try forever is Philosophy Hope in a Jar. It was one of Oprah's Favorite Things, which means I just had to get my hands on it! I'...