One thing you can’t say about Chicago is that it’s boring. Whether you’re looking for something to do at night, on a weekend, or a family day, there’s always something for everyone. April and May is no different. Here’s just a few exciting things to get out and do this next month. Chicago Humanities Festival: Springfest/17: Stuff – April 28-30 2017 Looking to broaden your horizons? The Chicago Humanities Festival wants to open your eyes and mind with today’s most sought after writers, politicians, and artists from all walks of life, including Sheryl Sandberg, Marie Kondo, Caitlyn Jenner, John Waters and many more. The best and brightest take over Chicago from April 28-30 2017 so don’t miss it! Tickets range from $10-$44 so get tickets today! Randolph Street Market Festival –…


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Whether you are a late sleeper, slow-to-get-moving morning dweller, or love to have a hot, relaxing shower before bed instead of in the morning kinda gal, you’ve probably been a victim of bed head. Ya’ know, that condition where your hair sticks straight up in the morning and you just want to run screaming back to bed and hide? All you need is a little planning to combat that bed head. Try some of these hair care hacks at night before going to bed and you’ll be better prepared to tackle your hair in the morning. Dry Your Hair Thoroughly: If you go to bed with wet hair, you’re just asking to wake up with your hair standing on end. Make sure your hair is completely dry before heading off…


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Many of us as young girls dream of our wedding day. From the dress to the venue to the reception details, at some point in time many of us have written down or day dreamed about our perfect day. Was your hairstyle one of those visions?  How you choose to wear your hair for your wedding day should complement the style of your dress as well as show off your unique personality. You also need to think about how you’ll feel years from now when you look back at the photos of your special day. You want to look back fondly, not look back and wonder, “What was I thinking?” Good news! There’s several wedding hairstyles that stand the test of time and their beauty never goes out of style….


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March is all about the GREEN. Not many cities celebrate St. Patrick’s Day as well as Chicago. From food to a green river to beer runs and bar crawls, there’s something for everyone no matter the age. Be sure to check out all the great events Chicago has to offer. March 5-12 ~ Restaurant Week at MB Financial Park Calling all foodies! It isn’t too late to take part in some of the best food from the top restaurants in Chicago. Enjoy prix-fixe, three-course menus from all of the Park’s restaurants starting at $20 per person. Check out the menu and schedules to plan on hitting this event before it’s too late. Saturday March 11~ River Dyeing and Parade The fun starts are 9am with the annual dyeing of the Chicago…


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As you’re still sporting your parkas and winter gear, the last thing on your mind may be waxing – but the hot weather is on its way …. eventually! (this last week was a teaser) Besides, keeping a regular waxing routine, even in cold weather, is important and here’s why: Keeping a regular waxing routine conditions body hair to grow at the same rate, making waxing more effective and less painful. Once you are on a regular schedule, hair tends to grow back more slowly so that two weeks will turn into six weeks, and eventually, hair may stop growing back in all together! Need more reasons to get in for a wax? Waxing exfoliates the skin, which helps this time of year with dry, winter skin. It also encourages…


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Win an iPad Mini!!

February 18, 2017

Are you one of those people that feel you never win anything? Well, besides already enjoying a great experience at any one of our three Charles Ifergan salons, all you have to do is one more step to winning an iPad Mini. Simply snap a selfie of your new ‘do and post it to Instagram! Details are above ~ Really … Follow, Snap, Post … What could be easier?    


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Tired of the Chicago cold? Why not heat up your look with a hot, fresh spring hair color! We’ve taken a look at the latest trends pulled right from the red carpets and fashion mags this year. Natural, almost minimalist, is the trend for both hair and makeup this season. This doesn’t mean forgo the hair color – there’s many cool shades that your colorist can help you choose form. Here’s a few hair color ideas to get you ready for spring: Brunettes indulge this spring is chocolate. No, not the tasty stuff … the hair color. Fair or golden complexion? How about a warm milk chocolate shade while olive & red-based skin tones should embrace a deeper tone with cool undertones like mocha or espresso. No matter which end…


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Looking for a way to pamper your man, ladies? Or maybe you’re wanting a fresh look for yourself, fellas. We’ve got the insider scoop on all the latest hair trends for men. 2017 has a few staple predictions we have seen swarming our salons. From short cuts to lengthy waves, there is a place for all hair textures and lengths. Consulting your stylist about what will work best for your hair as well as what’s on trend is the best first step! So, here’s the skinny on what’s hot: Get faded. Fades tend to be a bit more of an edgy look. Fades are extremely popular among barbers where the hair is very, very By definition it’s a transition from short to long, so for the guys wanting their necks…


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Here we go! 2017 in Chicago is in full swing and with the New Year, you may be looking to explore the city from a new angle or get dolled up for an exciting night out downtown. Whichever way the Windy City blows, make sure you know what’s happening in every direction! We’ve put together a little guide for your February: Set your taste buds afire and discover new places to make your mouth water! Get a special deal on a fixed-price lunch or dinner at 350 restaurants during Chicago Restaurant Week, February 1 – 9, 2017 (begins Jan. 27). Taps your toes and dance the night away while you celebrate traditional music from around the world in concerts and workshops at University of Chicago Folk Festival, February 10 –…


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When it comes to a new haircut it’s all about a flattering shape! Haircuts and Color (just like makeup and clothing) can draw attention away or to certain facial features. That’s right ladies, a haircut can make a face look longer and leaner taking pounds away, and it can even take years off your face when done just right. A good hairstylist can design the perfect haircut and/or color to frame and flatter your face shape, highlighting your best attributes, and hiding some that may not be your favorites. Sounds too good to be true? You may think so, but a trained stylists eye can truly work magic when it comes to cut and color. Expert hairstylists will know exactly what shapes and styles will work best for each face…


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