| May 22, 2012
| 5:54 PM
Kris Nequin has been teased for his covert visits to the tanning bed by the only person who knows his secret: his wife.
He would prefer people think his glow is all natural, but at least one trademark of the sunless tan—that tell-tale scent of...
| Jun 1, 2012
| 10:47 AM
Chicago Shopping is here to take the guesswork out of selecting certain products for you by laying out all of the details to help you decide which item is the better buy.
In Chicago, you can never rely solely on the sun to achieve a golden goddess tan....
| Jun 26, 2012
| 12:33 PM
Could Orange County become any sweeter?
We just celebrated the new 'lette Macarons at Fashion Island, a place for authentic French macarons. We can order French pastries at Pandor Artisan Boulangerie that taste as delicious as ones in Paris.
| Jul 10, 2012
| 4:19 AM
The dangers of self-tanning
Dr. Holly Gunn, Chief Resident of Dermatology at Lancaster Skin Center, talks about the risks associated with using self-tanning products. Many people "self-tan" as an alternative to sitting out in the sun.
| May 24, 2010
It's something almost every woman over the age of 14 knows: Putting on a bathing suit isn't as simple as just putting on a bathing suit.
Even the perfectly sculpted among us know there is a lot of prep that must be done when you're going to expose that...
| Aug 24, 2011
NOTE: This story ran in the Aug. 24, 2011, edition of the Chicago Tribune.
Tanning was as much a part of Lindsay Walsh's teenage social life as talking on the phone.
Two or three times a week — more for special occasions — she and her...
| May 27, 2011
| 4:39 AM
I just wanted “a little color” on the two glow sticks I call my legs. Back in the day, I would have basted in baby oil at the beach to get that Malibu Barbie tan. But since experts now say you'll croak of cancer by merely thinking about the...
| Jun 15, 2010
| 4:34 PM
Hitting the beach this summer, are you? Here's something to help with the sun protection: Sephora and The Skin Cancer Foundation have unveiled the fourth edition of the Sun Safety Kit.Â It features the best-of-the-best in sun protection, andÂ 100% of...
| Apr 30, 2010
Bev Phinney had many sun-soaked days growing up in southern California. When Bev moved to Missouri as an adult, she couldn't suntan year-round. She could go to a tanning bed. Bev liked the warmth, how she looked and how she felt.
"It put me in a lot...
| Mar 31, 2011
If you’ve ever suffered from a rash, hair loss, infection, or other problem after using personal care products or cosmetics, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants to hear from you. And yes, even if you didn’t follow product...
| May 9, 2011
| 12:44 PM
Time to fill those summer bags with the latest and greatest in summer beauty must-haves! Today is the start of our summer beauty product series, and we've got almost 2 dozens products and gadgets to share with you over the next few weeks! Here's the...