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Can't break the (bad) habit of applying your makeup on the way to work? Sounds like you need a serious dose of beauty inspiration…from someone who doesn't have a fleet of hair and makeup pros on hand. Enter: Jen Laskov, a local stunner who considers lipstick an accessory — not a cosmetic. Despite her sartorial prowess, amazing mane, and glowing skin, she's not a model — instead, she's possibly the hottest realtor we've ever seen.
When you're one of the top agents in the city (with the awards to prove it), looking the part is not an option — it's a must. And while Laskov's not afraid to admit that it takes her up to an hour to get ready, go-to staples (hello, BB cream!) keep touch-ups to a minimum, so she can focus on what she does best: close deals. From her number-one piece of skin-care advice to the Chicago salon responsible for that killer cut, this go-getter gives us the scoop on how to stay gorg no matter how busy you are. We're thinking we don't have to sell you on clicking through…
Photographed by Heather Talbert
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