July Fun in Chicago!

June 29, 2018

Head’s up, Chicago! Summer has arrived and sunshine and happiness are in full swing! There is no better time to get outdoors and have some fun than now. There’s a lot going on this month, so check out a few options and get your booty out for a good time! If you like ribs, you can’t miss the Windy City RibFest in Uptown on July 1! There will be food, beer, wine, bands, arts & crafts, and afternoon kids activities. Also, ending on July 1 (beginning June 29th), Lisle’s Eyes to the Skies Balloon Festival has colorful hot air balloon launches, flights, and evening balloon glows, plus a food court, craft booth, kids’ area, live music, and nightly fireworks! The carnival opens the 27th of June, and kids 0-8 are…


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Ladies, we get it! When you’re ready to change up your hairstyle, it can be hard to wait. Especially when the change you’re looking for involves the length of your hair. Lucky for us, we have solutions! If you currently have a short style or thinning hair and you want to change it up a bit, let the professionals at Charles Ifergan help you out with hair extensions! Here at Charles Ifergan, we use only high-end hair extensions including Hot Heads and Halo. Hot Heads hair extensions are human hair adhesive extensions that are designed to be applied without the use of tools or heat, otherwise known as tape in extensions. Halo hair extensions are 100% Indian Remy human hair that can be clipped in or permanently applied for longer…


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The temperatures in Chicago are slowly on the rise, and you know what that means? Outdoor festivals are going to be aplenty in June! We’ve got a little bit of something for everyone, so allow us to highlight just a few options to get out and enjoy a good dose of Vitamin D! June 1-3 will bring us a selection of heritage festivals, from the Lincoln Park Greek Fest featuring Greek food, music, and dancing, to Maifest with German beer and food, or perhaps you’d enjoy Taste of Mexico, with food, music, and carnival rides? Either way, you are sure to enjoy celebrating your heritage or learning more about someone else’s! If music is your thing, you may want to check out one (or all!) of the music festivals going…


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Summer is right around the corner, and what better time to prep for swimsuit season than now? The temps are heating up and the time to throw on your favorite suit and head to the beach or pool will be here before you know it. In the spirit of the upcoming season, let’s talk about ditching that unwanted hair, shall we? For many women, waxing is the only way to go! Aside from helping you look and feel your best, waxing as a hair removal method has other benefits as well. Here at Charles Ifergan at our Chicago location, we offer a full range of waxing services, from brow shaping to legs and virtually everywhere in between. We’ve put together a list of the benefits of waxing to help you…


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Chicago is a busy place, and May will be no exception! Below, we’ll highlight just a few of the fun events coming to town next month, and with any luck, the warmer weather will come along too! Ballet Chicago will perform a condensed version of three beloved story ballets at Harris Theater in Millennium Park on May 5th. Featuring Swan Lake, The Creators of Prometheus, and Hansel and Gretel, you won’t want to miss this crowd pleasing performance. Also on the 5th of May, the Chicago Kids and Kites Festival at Lincoln Park is sure to bring a smile to your little ones’ faces. They can fly free paper kites, get their faces painted, and enjoy crafts in the great outdoors. The best part? It’s totally free! Feel like getting…


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Did you know that here at Charles Ifergan, we have our own line of shampoos, conditioners, and styling products? With our extensive knowledge and experience, we have created a full product line to help you manage and maintain your beautiful style. No matter what hair issues you may be dealing with, we are here to help! Have fine, or thin hair? This is very common, but our volumizing line is the perfect solution. Massage the shampoo gently at the roots for silky, shiny hair, then follow up with our volumizing conditioner. For best results, give our volumizing thickening spray a try. It adds incredible volume and body to your blowout while adding texture for great styling. Just spritz on towel dried hair and continue to blow dry and style as…


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Spring is in the air, and April is right around the corner! We’ve rounded up a list of some exciting events coming to Chicago next month to inspire you to get out and have some fun! Easter this year falls on the first of April, so start making your plans! On Easter Sunday at Brookfield Zoo There is an Easter Champagne Brunch, enjoy Easter Brunch With a View at The Signature Room, or enjoy an Easter egg hunt and brunch at the Chicago Botanic Garden in Glencoe. Running through April 8th, Macy’s Flower Show presents “Once Upon a Springtime” where you can enjoy flowers and exotic topiaries as well as other scheduled events. Free at the Macy’s location on State Street. The Chicago Beer Fest is on Saturday, April 7th,…


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So, you’ve met the love of your life and you have the ring to prove it? Congratulations, you’re engaged! Among the many details you have to think about, you need the perfect hairstyle to compliment your perfect day. We’ve been inspired by the Spring 2018 Bridal Fashion Week, and we’re bringing that inspiration to you. Low ponytail. A simple hairstyle pairs well with an exquisite dress, and Oscar de la Renta’s newest collection featured models with low ponytails and loose strands framing their faces. The look was beyond chic and allowed the ornate dresses to take center stage. Half up with texture. The models for Marchesa NOTTE were styled to perfection with two parallel dutch braids on each side of the head that joined into a low half ponytail in…


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Suffering a bit of cabin fever during these last blustery weeks of Winter? Lucky for you, Chicago is abuzz with ways to get you out of the house and into the happenings. With events ranging from film festivals to Easter -and of course St. Patrick’s Day- we have a bit of something for everyone! Film: If you’re a movie buff looking to get out of the house, look no further. Chicago is home to no less than six film festivals this month! The Chicago Irish Film Festival focuses on films that capture the spirit of Irish culture and runs from March 1-4. The One Earth Film Festival features more than 30 award-winning films that help educate about climate change. This festival runs March 2-11 at venues throughout Chicago. The Chicago…


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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner, and while many couples say a gift is not required, the gesture is absolutely charming and will not go unnoticed. In the spirit of the holiday, we’ve rounded up a list of tantalizing gifts that are sure to woo your love in the best way. Skip the age-old last minute bouquet (unless it’s an add-on) and read on for some V-day inspiration that won’t disappoint. Bath Bombs: Let’s face it. There is something magical about bombing your bath water to create a rainbow of delightful colors. Even better, today’s bath bombs are more than just a pretty face. Many now contain aromatherapy to influence your mood. Take for example, a bath bomb infused with aphrodisiacs. Now that’s a mood fit for a Valentine!…


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