The month of December is a magical one in Chicago. The winter is upon us, the city is lit up in festive lights, there’s caroling in Millennium Park, and it’s the time of year where you’re flitting from holiday party to holiday party. Be sure to enjoy all Chicago has to offer with friends and family. Whether you are young and just a bit older, this is a classic that should be enjoyed year after year. The Chicago Ballet and their annual performance of The Nutcracker runs through December 17th. Remember to buy tickets now! It’s sure to get you in the holiday spirit! Lincoln Park Zoo is fun for all in the month of December. Families and couples will enjoy the brilliance of this fun, free, family-oriented holiday celebration….


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It seems once Halloween is over with, BAM, the holiday season is just around the corner and the next thing you know you’re booked with family gatherings, holiday parties, and company events that have overtaken the calendar. This year, take out some stress of your planning by simplifying your holiday hairstyles without them “looking simple” when you just cannot get into our salon before the big event. The best way to save time is to learn to love what you have. Whether Mother Nature graced you with thick hair, gorgeous curls, or baby fine hair, learn how to use it to your advantage. Start with a great cut, keep your hair healthy, and find a few tricks to styling your hair in a pinch. Like what you may ask? How…


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There’s no doubt about it, fall is here and winter is right around the corner. Not only can the cold, dry air be very damaging to your hair but indoor heating can dry out your hair just as much. It’s time to start protecting your hair from the damaging winter elements. Here’s top tips that will help you keep your hair healthy and beautiful all season long. Staticky hair is a given this time of year. Combat static by using a good heat styling product like our Blow & Boost before blow drying. Now’s a great time to start treating your hair to a once a week deep conditioning treatment. Our Reparative Hair Mask penetrates deep into the hair shaft to repair damage and dryness brought on by the harsh…


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Just because the weather is turning colder doesn’t mean things stop happening in Chicago! In fact, the year is just heating up as the holidays are coming upon us. Baseball season is still in full swing but besides cheering for our beloved Cubs, here’s some upcoming events for October. Want a night out on the town or a great date night? How about  Les Misérables playing at the Broadway In Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre from October 11-29, 2017. This classic Broadway play features new staging and reimagined scenery inspired by the paintings of Victor Hugo. Les Misérables tells an enthralling story of broken dreams and unrequited love, passion, sacrifice and redemption—a timeless testament to the survival of the human spirit set in 19th-century France. If American cinema is…


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Simple is Chic This Fall

September 22, 2017

Awhile back remember when people would say ‘KISS’ (as in Keep It Simple Stupid)? Well, hairstyles this fall are keeping that that acronym ‘KISS’ but it’s more like Keep It Simple & Sassy. There’s nothing better than knowing you look great except maybe getting up each morning and knowing it’s simple to make your hair look great. The hairstyles this fall promise to deliver great, simple, and sassy! The foundation to any incredible style is a great cut that correlates with your hair texture and facial shape. That’s why the wide variety of style trends this fall is so perfect – from uber short to long flowing lochs, there’s really something for everyone. If you want to go long, the smooth, straight hair with trimmed ends to keep them looking…


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We’ve all been there… realizing you really need a haircut or fresh color from your favorite Charles Ifergan stylist. However, you’ve put it off longer than you’d have liked because you just didn’t have the time to call. No worries! We’re here to remind you that we have an app to make your life easier. A few tap and swipes of our user-friendly app and you can book your appointments in a matter of minutes, finding the perfect appointment time that is right for you. Use your tablet or smartphone right in the comfort of your home or while you’re on the go. Other great features of our app include the ability to: ** View current promotions or offers ** Explore our staff and services we offer at all three…


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Airbrush makeup is one of the hottest trends in beauty, and for good reason. Celebs love it for its flawless finish and you will, too! The finish is perfect because airbrush makeup doesn’t settle into any lines or imperfections, it just covers you perfectly with one flawless, smooth finish. Used to the look of traditional makeup? You’ll be pleasantly surprised when you see how airbrushing leaves more gradual transitions between your makeup and bare skin, making it impossible to tell where your makeup ends, even under bright lights of the office. One of the best benefits is how long it lasts. You can go all day and well into the night without any touchups, even until the end of a night on the town. Getting married or in a wedding…


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It’s getting a little cooler outside, but your summer hair is still giving you trouble – it’s frizzy, hard to style and takes forever to blow dry every morning. Your Charles Ifergan stylist is here to help! A smoothing treatment may be just what you need to get those unruly locks under control. Smoothing treatments infuse your hair with protein, making each strand healthy and shiny. Sounds dreamy, right? The frizz goes away because the protein levels out the rough spots caused by damage from the heat of styling tools or the environment. You can literally save hours each day, because smoothing treatments cut your blow-drying time drastically, and you no longer need to fuss with straightening irons every morning before you go to work or school, and every night…


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Chicago is second to none when it comes to celebrating, and that’s especially true this month. As we head toward the end of summer, it’s as if the tempo is picking up and there are more and more great choices for things to do before the weather changes for another season. Here are just a few of our favorites – maybe we’ll see you there? The 59th Annual Chicago Air and Water Show kicks off at the North Avenue Beach on the weekend of August 19 and 20. It runs from 10am to 3pm both days, and it’s absolutely free. Headlining the event this year are the US Navy Blue Angels, the US Navy Parachute Team Leap Frogs, and the US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team, but there will also…


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You’ve got that rockin’ color and style by your favorite Charles Ifergan stylist yet when you look in the mirror, something is missing … what could it be … oh, if you only had longer eyelashes. Lush and long eyelashes actually help to accentuate your features and that includes that great new hair style. Eye mascara, artificial lashes, and extension treatments are always fixes for that, but these things can actually make your lashes weaker over time. Want to getting stunning lashes naturally? Here’s 3 of the most popular ways to help your eyelashes grow naturally: Coconut Oil & Essentials: A great way to make your own home treatment is by mixing a half-teaspoon of coconut oil with four drops of lavender oil. Make sure to start with a clean…


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