| Apr 22, 2012
It's never been easier to feel like a natural woman. The 1960s mantra about getting ourselves back to the garden now applies to an increasing number of beauty products, with some small companies literally going to the garden and farm to bring customers...
| May 1, 2012
“I cannot understand why anyone would want to put the new ball stadium in the middle of town. There is no room. There’s no place to go now. There’s no parking, there is nothing that will attract anyone. Get it out of town, so people...
| Mar 8, 2013
| 2:42 PM
I do not know how old I was when I learned to play chess. I could not have been older than 8, because I still have a chess board on whose side my father inscribed, with a soldering iron, “Saša Hemon 1972.” I loved the board more than...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 4:38 PM
Birgit Biehl sat down in late January with three members of the body care team from Whole Foods.
They tested some of her lotions and scrutinized the packaging and labeling of her soaps and spa items as the North Judson small business owner explained...
| Feb 8, 2013
I'm ticked off at a credit union because it won't consider any sort of refinance of old high interest mortgages, but if you're buying now the interest it's about half of what they charged before the market crashed. People are losing their homes because of...
| Feb 10, 2013
'Rose' perfume can smell green, spicy, powdery, sparkly, fruity or more.
The ubiquity of roses in early to mid-February can be overwhelming (their prices, shocking), but their association with love and romance — and perfume — is hardly a...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 1:15 PM
Stock up now on your favorite professional home care products, and Headlines Academy will donate 10% of all sales for the month of February to Children's Miracle Network.
There are products from Lanza, Paul Mitchell, Biolage, Brazilian Blowout, Malibu,...
| Feb 10, 2013
Here's a news flash, folks: No matter what your guy says, when Valentine's Day arrives, he so does not want that heart-festooned necktie, cupid-covered hot water bottle or I.O.U. snuggle coupon. After briefly recalling the grisly fate met by the holiday's...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 1:57 PM
Chapped lips, flyaway hair, dry skin, cracked elbows — Southern California winters may be mild, but they still cause beauty problems.
"Independent of where you live, your skincare regimen needs to change with the seasons," says Dr. Ava Shamban,...
| Dec 30, 2012
Strike a pose
If you're Madonna and you plan to stage the most fashionable Super Bowl halftime show in years, there's only one way to kick it off: Perform the 1990 smash hit "Vogue" as classic Vogue covers are projected on stage. The Queen of Pop's...
| Dec 23, 2012
The holidays are the season of sparkle. And that goes for beauty treatments as well as for Christmas trees. Spas and beauty companies are capitalizing on the allure of jewels and precious metals, hoping to harness radiance and a feeling of indulgence by...
| Dec 16, 2012
Is it possible to pick a perfume for someone? Should you even attempt such a personal gift? If the recipient likes fragrance or is interested in scent, the answer is a resounding yes. And we've got some tips and guidelines for shopping. For starters,...