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For some, a job is merely a paycheck. But for South Loop gal Melody Thuston, it's an opportunity of a lifetime. When the Johnson Publishing Company's corporate communications coordinator is not rubbing elbows with Chicago tastemakers, she’s busy reppin’ EBONY and JET magazines and Fashion Fair Cosmetics.
But if Thuston is stressed out, it certainly doesn't show — thanks, in part, to her religious skincare routine and “less is more” beauty mantra. Her keep-it-cool tips, right this way…
Photographed by Jennifer Avello