You’re Ordering Your Coffee Wrong, 3 Tips To Change That

Have you ordered a bad cup of coffee? We all have gone to a restaurant, ordered something that didn’t taste good and then never went back cc: Yelp reviews. But maybe it wasn’t the restaurant, maybe it was us. See, we all have different taste buds and preferences. So, when you ask a server, “what do you recommend?” it will be based on their preferences … Continue reading You’re Ordering Your Coffee Wrong, 3 Tips To Change That

Disney is Still Magical: Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas

It was magical. Thats how I felt watching the fireworks burst over Disney’s Castle at Magic Kingdom in Orlando, FL. Magic is what Disney and in this case, Mickey does best at Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas. I took a trip with my sister’s family to Walt Disney World to get in the Christmas spirit. It was my first time at Magic Kingdom as an adult … Continue reading Disney is Still Magical: Mickey’s Very Merry Christmas

5 Things I Learned From My Frist Facial

Getting my first facial was a big deal. A lot of my friends are talking about getting Botox and I’m not at that stage yet. So, I’m opting for preventative care – eating right, working out, and having a good skincare routine. Going to the spa has always seemed like something for the rich and famous, not the young and entrepreneurial. But according to experts, … Continue reading 5 Things I Learned From My Frist Facial

Wait, You Can Use An App To Check If You Have an STD?

It’s embarrassing and uncomfortable and we never think it can happen to us. But, 20 million new STIs occur every year in America, half of those among young people aged 15–24. What happens in Vegas doesn’t stay in Vegas, that’s what one midwest doctor thought as he sat at a bar on the strip. “We we’re sitting at a bar and saw people getting into … Continue reading Wait, You Can Use An App To Check If You Have an STD?

Chicago Lifestyle Bloggers to Know

5 Chicago Lifestyle Bloggers: The Story Behind Their Following

Chicago Lifestyle. How do you become the Chicago cosmopolitan city girl you’ve always aspired to become? At Windy City Cosmo, we focus on building genuine relationships and the beauty, events, skills, and cocktails behind them. There are a lot of Chicago lifestyle bloggers with a lot of followers. As we’ve dined with and liked their Instagram posts, a few of them stood out. I’ve spoken … Continue reading 5 Chicago Lifestyle Bloggers: The Story Behind Their Following

Why Be a Female Entrepreneur? Windy City Cosmo

Chicago Women Talk Social Media, Charging Clients, and Why They Pursued Entrepreneurship

Six female entrepreneurs shared their stories of success at Kristin Ford’s first LevelUp – Building a Stronger Her event at The Frontier in Chicago, IL in October 2017.  This was better than a Forbes article – it was the real women – all young, all successful, all entrepreneurs sharing their stories about how they – well, how they got terribly ill, how they were under-resourced, … Continue reading Chicago Women Talk Social Media, Charging Clients, and Why They Pursued Entrepreneurship

the future of jewelry 3D printing Windy City Cosmo Amanda Elliott

The Future of Jewelry: 3D Printing, AR, and These Female Founders

Combining Augmented Reality and 3D printing, a new female-founded Chicago startup is taking a dive to compete against popular jewelry stores like Pandora with it’s faster, more accurate and personal virtual experience thanks to these disruptive technologies. It’s not just an app and it’s not just another piece of jewelry. It’s an app with patented digital sizing API that can measure your ring size with 99% accuracy, … Continue reading The Future of Jewelry: 3D Printing, AR, and These Female Founders

Self-Care for Entrepreneurs

3 Easy Ways For Entrepreneurs to Get Self-Care Every Day

As most of you know, Windy City Cosmo embraces the hustle and self-care. As a female making their way and building their career in the entrepreneurial world—I have to! From frequently attending networking events to appearing on the radio, the freelance life can definitely take its toll. In today’s fast-paced lifestyle, it’s easy to neglect taking care of yourself. Every now and then, we have to pick our heads … Continue reading 3 Easy Ways For Entrepreneurs to Get Self-Care Every Day