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  • Colorescience mineral makeup and products help you achieve a clear, even complexion and protect your skin from the damaging effects of the sun.

  • For the seventh year, our readers have voted for their favorite Chicago-area businesses in 11 categories. We received more than 6,700 nominations!

  • It is essential that a bride feels beautiful. My intention is to create the look she wants – fresh-faced, glowing, elegant, bohemian, romantic, sultry, exotic, or vintage – making her vision a reality

  • We all want to skip steps and use less makeup to achieve flawless skin. Foundation is really the “cure all” for perfect, glowing skin. Choose a foundation that will benefit your skin best.

  • Many brides contact me who would like to learn how to do their own makeup for their wedding day. Here are some quick and easy steps for perfect Bridal Makeup:

  • For the second year in a row, Elise Brill of Leesi B. Cosmetics wins the Best Makeup Artist award from Make it Better. Brill is in high demand with more than 1,000 brides singing her praises.

  • Rachel Geller describes her courtship with Max Kaplan as serendipitous. The pair went on their first date in February 2012, but — call it timing — they didn’t hit it off. Still, for the next year, the

  • Elise Brill of Leesi B Cosmetics (a MIB Best Of 2015 winner) stumbled on a new use for her Leesi B Vibran C Lip Treatment when she forgot to pack her eye cream for vacation. “I swiped it under my eyes

  • Elise Brill of Leesi B. Cosmetics shows how to use bronzer on all ages in this video clip from WGN style files.

  • “My favorite makeup product right now is the Ink Eye Liner from Leesi B Cosmetics. This highly pigmented liquid liner is incredibly easy to use with its felt-tip applicator for a precise line that per

  • Chicago’s premier makeup artist Elise Brill of Leesi B Cosmetics is an expert in the industry. Recognized by Colin Cowie Weddings, Elise is known as the “go-to” makeup artist.

  • Today’s chalk and sparkle themed wedding inspiration shoot is just overflowing with gorgeous, twinkling details. Shot beautifully by both Caili Helsper and Tuan H. Bui Photography. Leesi B. Makeup

  • Beautiful spring bridal images organized and designed by Heartily Wed, Fab Flora Flowers, First look dresses by Jenny Yoo, Erin Gallaghar Jewlery, Leesi B Cosmetics, Lil Epic Event Design, Black Dog G

  • We have gathered some fantastic tips and tricks from leading beauty experts to help your inner glow shine through on the happiest day of your life!

  • Your wedding is one of the most-photographed days of your life. Look your best in all those pictures by avoiding these common makeup mishaps.

  • Clients of Elise Brill, a makeup artist for 24 years, finds that tranquility of her private makeup studio (adjoining her home in Northbrook) adds to a positive makeup experience.

  • It's a job requirement for these local beauty mavens to try every product under the sun and unearth ones that'll make a bride look and feel beyond gorgeous. Check out their day-of-picks.

  • See beautiful images of Theresa and Dane's wedding at the Union League Club of Chicago on June 7, 2013. Leesi B Makeup. Stems Chicago, Blaine Siesser Photography, Golden Girl Chicago, Underwater Peop

  • Glittery heels, a (beautiful) blushing bride, a breathtaking ballroom reception – this stunning soiree captured by Olivia Leigh Photographie is what a wedding blogger’s dreams are made of. Leesi B. Ma

  • Jessica Schwartz and Andrew Morris are an example of a blind date gone right. Set up by a mutual friend, the Chicago-raised Schwartz had lived in Los Angeles for a year before meeting Morris, an L.A.

  • As soon as I laid my wedding loving eyes on these gorgeous images, I knew this was going to be the perfect way to kick off another week here at SMP Illinois. You know a wedding is beyond gorgeous when

  • See beautiful images of Stephanie and Jeff's wedding at the Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel, Chicago. Leesi B Makeup, Ines Di Santo, Alliance Bakery, Vera Wang, Rojo Foto//Design, The Orchestra 23, Gre