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[STYLE] BE AUT Y WELL STYLED PrettyQuick founder Coco Meers, whose new app is available on the iTunes app store. SPEED ROUND Get Pretty Quickly A NEW BEAUTY BOOKING APP EXPANDS TO THE NORTH SHORE. Good news for time-pressed North Shore women in need of a last-minute manicure, massage, wax, brow shaping, tanning, blowout or color: PrettyQuick, an iPhone app and the nation’s largest beauty-booking network, has recently expanded to include North Shore salons and spas, including Asha SalonSpa in Evanston, Olga’s Day Spa in Highland Park, Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa in Deerfield and Bluemercury in Lake Forest. Launched by L’Oreal veteran Coco Meers, the cutting-edge booking app allows users to immediately book appointments, pay for all services and tips, and even earn bonus gifts. Already live in Miami; Dallas; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; Boston; and Chicago, the app makes a perfect travel companion, offering walk-in convenience at salons and spas that have been screened and vetted by top beauty editors across the country. –KK RUNWAY DEBUT ABOUT FACE BEAUTIFUL SKIN IS A FORMER MODEL’S CALLING. By Kerrie Kennedy | Photo by Jason Little NEW DIGS It makes sense that the woman behind some of the most beautiful skin on the North Shore is a former model, and European to boot. Netherlands-born Kathy Schnetz, a former Marc Jacobs runway model, recently launched KS Advanced Skin Care in downtown Highland Park and, in short order, has built up a client list for her $200 facials that reads like the who’s who of the North Shore, from CEOs to socialites, sports figures to television personalities. Among her specialties: making clients’ faces party perfect and camera-ready, as well as prepping their skin to survive flights to Europe and Asia—something with which she’s uniquely familiar. For Schnetz, a trained esthetician and ANTI-AGING self-described Former model perfectionist, Kathy Schnetz is revitalizing and the new face of beauty in transforming Highland Park. complexions is a labor of love. “I want my clients to walk out looking and feeling instantly better,” she says. “Many of them tell me they no longer feel the need to use Botox.” Indeed, her technique—which blends European tradition, state-of-the-art technology and some serious modeling industry know-how—can literally take years off the skin. Not all of her clients are worried about aging, though. Schnetz’s expertise has also put a smile—and clear skin—on the face of many a North Shore teen. 1866 Sheridan Road, Ste. 213, Highland Park, 312.315.1175, ksadvancedskincare.com 54 Blowout Beauty Good hair days are ahead for Winnetka gals. Finally—a blow-dry bar is coming to Winnetka! After numerous requests from clients who have been driving great lengths to get great hair, BloOuts Blow Dry Bar owner Vivian Arpino is replicating her successful Highland Park brand. The official opening scheduled for this month is welcome news for Arpino’s Evanston, Wilmette and Winnetka clients, who come in two or three days a week for a $35 blowout. “A lot of my clients don’t wash their own hair anymore,” says Arpino, who spent 22 years as lead hairstylist on The Oprah Winfrey Show , taming the tresses of such beauties as Jennifer Aniston, Salma Hayek and Drew Barrymore. “Coming in for a blowout simplifies my clients’ lives,” Arpino says. “They’re saving 30 minutes each morning with a blow-dry that will last three to four days and look better than anything they could do themselves.” Thanks to Arpino, it looks like smooth hair days ahead on the North Shore. 895 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, 224.255.661 1, bloouts.com. –KK DREAM DRY Where the magic happens for blow-dry babes NS SPRING 2015

Style Beauty

Kerne Kennedy

RUNWAY DEBUT

ABOUT FACE

BEAUTIFUL SKIN IS A FORMER MODEL'S CALLING.

It makes sense that the woman behind some of the most beautiful skin on the North Shore is a former model, and European to boot. Netherlandsborn Kathy Schnetz, a former Marc Jacobs runway model, recently launched KS Advanced Skin Care in downtown Highland Park and, in short order, has built up a client list for her $200 facials that reads like the who's who of the North Shore, from CEOs to socialites, sports figures to television personalities. Among her specialties: making clients' faces party perfect and camera-ready, as well as prepping their skin to survive flights to Europe and Asia—something with which she's uniquely familiar. For Schnetz, a trained esthetician and self-described perfectionist, revitalizing and transforming complexions is a labor of love. "I want my clients to walk out looking and feeling instantly better," she says. "Many of them tell me they no longer feel the need to use Botox." Indeed, her technique—which blends European tradition, stateof- the-art technology and some serious modeling industry knowhow— can literally take years off the skin. Not all of her clients are worried about aging, though. Schnetz's expertise has also put a smile—and clear skin—on the face of many a North Shore teen. 1866Sheridan Road, Ste. 213, Highland Park, 312.315.1175, ksadvancedskincare. Com

SPEED ROUND

Get Pretty Quickly

A NEW BEAUTY BOOKING APP EXPANDS TO THE NORTH SHORE.

Good news for time-pressed North Shore women in need of a last-minute manicure, massage, wax, brow shaping, tanning, blowout or color: PrettyQuick, an iPhone app and the nation's largest beauty-booking network, has recently expanded to include North Shore salons and spas, including Asha SalonSpa in Evanston, Olga's Day Spa in Highland Park, Elizabeth Arden Red Door Spa in Deerfield and Bluemercury in Lake Forest. Launched by L'Oreal veteran Coco Meers, the cutting-edge booking app allows users to immediately book appointments, pay for all services and tips, and even earn bonus gifts. Already live in Miami; Dallas; San Francisco; Washington, D.C.; Boston; and Chicago, the app makes a perfect travel companion, offering walk-in convenience at salons and spas that have been screened and vetted by top beauty editors across the country. —KK

NEW DIGS

Blowout Beauty

Good hair days are ahead for Winnetka gals.

Finally—a blow-dry bar is coming to Winnetka! After numerous requests from clients who have been driving great lengths to get great hair, BloOuts Blow Dry Bar owner Vivian Arpino is replicating her successful Highland Park brand. The official opening scheduled for this month is welcome news for Arpino’s Evanston, Wilmette and Winnetka clients, who come in two or three days a week for a $35 blowout. “A lot of my clients don’t wash their own hair anymore,” says Arpino, who spent 22 years as lead hairstylist on The Oprah Winfrey Show, taming the tresses of such beauties as Jennifer Aniston, Salma Hayek and Drew Barrymore. “Coming in for a blowout simplifies my clients’ lives,” Arpino says. “They’re saving 30 minutes each morning with a blow-dry that will last three to four days and look better than anything they could do themselves.” Thanks to Arpino, it looks like smooth hair days ahead on the North Shore. 895 Green Bay Road, Winnetka, 224.255.6611, bloouts.com. –KK

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