Living in a big city, the options are endless when it comes to where to get your beauty services. We cut out the guess work with our ninth annual Best Of awards, where you share your favorite and most trusted local businesses.
Best Cosmetic Dermatologist (City)
680 N Lakeshore Drive, #1425, Chicago; 125 W. 2nd Street, Hinsdale
Dr. Jordan Carqueville is a board-certified dermatologist specializing in cosmetic, general, and surgical dermatology. She sees patients in Chicago and Hinsdale.
Best Cosmetic Dermatologist (Suburbs)
Amy Forman Taub, MD, FAAD, Anne Marie Mahoney, MD, FAAD, Monika Kaniszewska, MD, FAAD
716 Vernon Ave., Glencoe; 275 Parkway Drive, Lincolnshire
With offices in Lincolnshire and Glencoe, Advanced Dermatology offers the latest in cosmetic and dermatological skincare treatments and procedures.
Best Facial (City)
1006 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago
With top-of-the-line technology and a tranquil atmosphere, Images Med Spa focuses on a “complete image” experience, encompassing both the mind and body. Find your best skin at one of Images Med Spa’s four locations.
Best Facial (Suburbs) | Best Massage (Suburbs) | Best Nail Salon (Suburbs) | Best Spa (Suburbs)
1521 Sherman Ave., Evanston
Since 2003, this spa has been a go-to for body wellness and skin health. Services include massage, laser treatments, cosmetic fillers, medical peels, HydraFacial, SculpSure Body Contouring, and more.
Best Massage (City)
120 E. Delaware Place, Chicago
Offering a menu full of luxury level massages, the Four Seasons Hotel Spa is the perfect place for an afternoon of relaxation.
330 N. Wabash Ave., Chicago
Visit the Chuan Spa at the Langham for a one-of-a-kind spa experience. Meaning “flowing water” in Chinese, Chuan Spa invites guests to take part in its special bathing ritual prior to treatments.
Best Nail Salon (City)
11 E. Walton, Chicago
Explore the signature spa and beauty services at the Waldorf Astoria Spa.
Best Spa (City)
108 E. Superior St., Chicago
The luxury spa offers stunning views of the city with complimentary amenities to guests, including a sun terrace, fitness center, and indoor half-Olympic length swimming pool.
Best Med Spa (City)
676 N. Saint Clair St., Chicago
Services here include facials, chemical peels, laser treatments, body contouring, and microblading.
1133 W. Armitage Ave., Chicago; 1048 W. Madison St., Chicago
SpaDerma has served more than 20,000 patients with highly trained aestheticians providing advanced skincare and laser treatments. With almost 20 years of experience, this medical spa continues to keep up with the industry’s latest trends and standards.
Best Med Spa (Suburbs)
200 Northfield Road, Northfield
A repeat “Best Beauty” winner, Trio Med Spa offers the latest anti-aging technologies with its menu of superb aesthetic procedures.
Best Men’s Haircut/Salon Services (City) | Best Women’s Haircut/Salon Services (City)
333 E. Benton Place, Chicago
Find your next new look with Gordon Salons. With Gordon’s 100 percent Money Back Service Guarantee, every stylist ensures that their clients leave feeling confident and happy.
Best Men’s Haircut/Salon Services (Suburbs) | Best Women’s Haircut/Salon Services (Suburbs)
840 Willow Road, Northbrook; 901 N. Milwaukee Ave., Vernon Hills
With salons in Northbrook and Vernon Hills, Andreas Hogue Salon offers a variety of services: haircuts, hair coloring, extensions, facials, bridal hair, and makeup.
Best Makeup Artist
Repeat winner Elise Brill is a Chicago makeup artist and owner of Leesi B. Cosmetics, a brand committed to natural beauty.