Travel Guide: Chicago

Travel Guide: Chicago

I am unbelievably lucky- I have two incredible cities that I get to call home: Los Angeles, which is my current home base, and Chicago, my native city. Making the decision to move to LA was not an easy one; As excited as I was about LA sunshine, I knew that I would miss the Windy City (and my amazing, beautiful, incredibly tight-knit family). Flash forward nearly a decade later and I find myself in the position as a Master Hair Colorist where I get to travel (and travel a lot) for work- I am on an airplane multiple times a month and one of my top destinations is always Chicago. A few days ago, as I was packing to fly back there once again, I thought of all of the awesome places I was looking forward to visiting once I landed, and it dawned on me that you might love to hear some of my recommendations. Below is a list of my Top Five Destinations in Chicago: Fitness: East Bank Club For me, the quality of the gym I go to really matters because it actually inspires me to work out. I can’t just go to a room with a bunch of fitness equipment, it simply won’t cut it. Enter the East Bank Club- this place is gorgeous and it offers the most extensive list of quality workout classes, there is something going on almost every single hour. There is also an array of options for dining, a juice bar, and a sun deck. It is pretty much a great place to hang out for the day! Hair Heaven: Bravco I am a Master Hair Colorist so no matter where you are I am going to be looking out for your hair. This small, family-owned shop off Oak Street has an extensive inventory of quality hair and beauty products- it’s like a beauty mecca! Shopping: Space519 This cute shop is a fashionista’s heaven; It carries a refined collection of clothing, home decor, and beauty products, and their setup is too cute for words. If you want to see for yourself, check out their adorable Instagram account (@space_519). Visit: Millennium Park This park definitely lives up to the hype. It was originally created to celebrate the millennium (hence the name), but ended up opening in 2004, three years behind schedule. You should add it to your list of places to check out when you visit Chicago. The Garfield Conservatory as well as the Wrigley Field should be sight-seeing priorities as well. Eat: Maple & Ash Gorgeous restaurant with food so good that I dare say its other-worldly. I am a huge fan of seafood, so I recommend the King Crab...

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Chicago Bound + Snapchat

Chicago Bound + Snapchat

No matter how many planes I board and long hours I work, my passion for amazing hair color only increases! As a Master Colorist, my mission is to formulate your Optimum Color that will compliment your natural Eye Color, Face Shape, Lifestyle and Natural Hair Color and texture. When my clients are in my chair at my new private studio, they receive my ultimate attention and I work with them to shape a customized color that enhances their natural beauty. I’ve been a Wella Educator for many years now, and every time I work with other Colorists, I’m not only teaching, but learning as well. It was wonderful to spend the past few days at the #WellaStudio amongst some super talented people! I am excited to showcase some of the newest tricks and trends, so if you haven’t scheduled an appointment in a while, now’s the perfect time to do so! From February 5th-8th I’ll be in Chicago doing more of what I love! Be sure to follow along on my Instagram and be part of the adventure. I also share a ton of before and after hair color action on my Snapchat, so be sure to follow :) See you soon Chi-town! Love, Renee   Renee Taglia is located in a Beverly Hills California. Contact her here for a consultation on how to discover (and keep) your perfect color. LIKE Renee Taglia Hair Color on Facebook for more tips and tricks!...

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