Closet Must Haves for Spring

Closet Must Haves for Spring
It’s bound to happen eventually, even in Minnesota.  The warmer weather that signifies spring time means no more long coats or snow boots.  The owner of Curly Girl Boutique, Emily Deutschman, shares three essential pieces to put together great outfits for the season. 3 essential pieces needed for spring/summer: A Pair of Good...

TCL in Your Town Osseo: K & Co

TCL in Your Town Osseo: K & Co
In the heart of Osseo is a popular women’s boutique that caters to all sizes – up to 3X.  TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich takes us inside K & Co where not only can you find your size, but can pair your favorite clothes with accessories and find cute home décor too. K & Co adds new items to the store every week.  Now through the...

Peppered Porch

Peppered Porch
Last year in Early October, mother and daughter pair, Bri and Mary, went out shopping together in Osseo and spotted some doors they thought looked interesting. Upon further inspection, they discovered that inside it was an empty space. They opened The Peppered Porch, and since then they’ve been selling home goods and décor an now are...

Oscar Inspired Fashion

Oscar Inspired Fashion
One of the best parts of Oscar night is the fashions we see on the red carpet.  Stylist Amy Seeman took some inspiration to bring these looks home for every day wear. Model 1: Betsy Melin Inspired by Jennifer Garner in royal blue, we channeled this look in a bright suit set from Express.  You can wear this look to the office or out...

Minnesota Strong

Minnesota Strong
Yesterday TCL Kelli Hanson's friends over at Hagen and Oats surprised her with a pet portrait of Penny ... She loved it so much she almost cried. Kelli caught up with this sister team at a new store inside Ridgedale Center called Minnesota Strong, which is embracing and spotlighting small businesses in our great state. A couple other...

Women Owned Businesses at MOA

Women Owned Businesses at MOA
March is Women’s History Month.  Sara Rogers, Trend Expert at Mall of America, is helping us celebrate with some of the awesome women-owned businesses at the mall. Featured: Baking Betty’s Cookies  Urban 29 A Sure Fit  oh baby! Final Cut Sports Barbershop

House Of Colour Matching

House Of Colour Matching
TCL producer Betsy Melin went to color and style coach, Marissa Ray, for help with finding colors that look best on her. They're both in the studio today to talk more about the process. Marissa is offering a special right now, anyone who schedules a personal color consultation with her and mentions the name Twin Cities Live will get a free...

Good Company: ILLUME Candles

Good Company: ILLUME Candles
Reporter Kelli Hanson takes us inside the Minnesota-based ILLUME Candles facility in Maple Grove. They have their own brand, but more than 7,500 independent retailers carry their candles! They create private label candles for some brands that might be familiar to you, like Anthropologie and West Elm.

MN Homemaker: Earth Clay

MN Homemaker: Earth Clay
Today TCL reporter Kelli Hanson features Earth Clay created by Grace Vanderbush. She sells wearable clay sculptures and shares details about her love for traveling through photographs. Those photos help replicate the color palette for each piece and 10% of your purchase goes directly to the National Parks Foundation. She also was making...

Improving Aging Skin

Improving Aging Skin
There’s nothing wrong with wrinkles. Our smile lines are endearing and add character. But, wrinkles are one of the hallmarks of the aging process and it’s no secret many of us would prefer to keep them under control. Today, Lakes Dermatology introduces us to a skin resurfacing procedure that aims to improve skin texture, reduce signs of...

Pour Moi Spring Skincare Tips

Pour Moi Spring Skincare Tips
In most of the country, folks are packing away their down jackets welcoming spring … but not here! Our closets reflect the roller coaster spring weather in the Twin Cities. But what does your closet have to do with younger looking skin? Pour Moi founder and skincare expert Ulli Haslacher is here with her secret skincare tips! Here’s...

MN Homemaker: BeeNaturalz

MN Homemaker: BeeNaturalz
It’s no secret that TCL is a huge fan of supporting small, local, and businesses. Today Kelli Hanson shares with us her obsession of BeeNaturalz, a skincare line owned by Mandy Dobosenski. Treat yourself (or a friend!) to a mini spa experience with #beepower - perfect for a head-to-toe refresher that will leave your skin feeling pampered...

Buff City Soap

Buff City Soap
TCL reporter Kristin Haubrich takes us to Buff City Soap. It's a brand new, plant-based soap shop with two locations, one in Coon Rapids and one in Forest Lake. This spring they'll be opening stores in Hutchinson and Blaine. Twin Cities Live viewers can get a special deal, if you stop by their Forest Lake location you can get 20% off your...

Spring Break Fashion

Spring Break Fashion
Fashion stylist Amy Seeman shares some spring break inspired outfits, perfect for travel.   Model 1: Frances Huso Outfit from Queenie and Pearl Terry cloth sets are going to be everywhere this spring/summer. I love that it can take you from the beach to town. Also is great for lounging after a day at the beach or as a robe...

Black-Owned Businesses at MOA

Black-Owned Businesses at MOA
Mall of America is home to 29 black-owned businesses including beauty, grooming, apparel, and great food!  Mall of America Trend Expert, Sara Rogers highlights four of the businesses.  To learn about all of the black-owned businesses at Mall of America, click here. Nicola: Wig, Nicola’s Wig Boutique $350 Dress, Bougie...

Clothing from Storm Creek

Clothing from Storm Creek
Previously, we introduced you to Eagan-based clothing company, Storm Creek.  You have an opportunity for you to shop their warehouse this weekend!  Owners Doug and Teresa Fudenberg show off some of their styles. Model #1 Chloe – Sidekick Crew in lavender Trendsetter Joggers in dark heather gray Unisex belt/sling bag Model #2...

Sunlight Drops by Pour Moi Climate Smart Skincare

Sunlight Drops by Pour Moi Climate Smart Skincare
Skincare Expert, Ulli Haslacher, knows a few anti-aging tricks.  She shares Pour Moi Climate Smart Skincare’s newest product that will keep you looking more youthful and take in nutrients from the sun. It’s called Sunlight Drops. Click here to get the Angel Face Bundle for just $69.  It includes the new Sunlight Drops, the luxurious...

MN Home Makers: Watercolors by Mary

MN Home Makers: Watercolors by Mary
Every week we feature a Minnesota home maker. This week we're featuring Watercolors by Mary. Mary creates watercolor home commissions. She hasn't always painted homes, but people went wild after she did her first. She does homes, cabins, cars and businesses. The turn around time is 1-6 weeks. She has been painting since 1977 and still paints...

Be Well with TCL: SmoothGlo

Be Well with TCL: SmoothGlo
In the winter, Minnesotans can lose their glowing skin due to the our cold dry winters.  Traveling to a sunshine state can help get the glow back but you don’t really have to travel some place warm to find it. Radiance MedSpa in Woodbury has a new service called SmoothGlo that does the trick. Click here for information on their SmoothGlo...

Small Business Beauty

Small Business Beauty
After 20 years as a makeup artist, Tameka Jones left to start a makeup line of her own. It’s called Lip Esteem, a woman and Black-owned business that sells plant-based, gluten free and cruelty free products. She joins us today after being featured on the show “The Small Business Revolution” and shares her next exciting steps in her career!

Combat Dry Skin

Combat Dry Skin
Beauty expert Hillary Kline is sharing her tips and products to help you combat dry skin this winter. Follow Hillary on Instagram @klinetothetop. 1.Ultraceuticals Ultra Protective Antioxidant Complex. Don't forget to use a great moisturizer! Ultra Rich Moisturiser Cream — there is no better time of year to begin using this luscious...

Good Company: Storm Creek

Good Company: Storm Creek
Apparel Company, Storm Creek, is making a name for itself and it’s pieces of clothing are designed right here in Eagan.  Twin Cities Live reporter Kelli Hanson checks it out. Storm Creek has launched a limited time collection of apparel featuring the #HealthCareStrong design to recognize healthcare heroes working on the front lines of...

Effects of Cold Weather on Your Skin

Effects of Cold Weather on Your Skin
When you think of frigid winter weather, you might not realize what it’s doing to your skin.  It’s true, frigid temperatures are an enemy of your complexion and speed up the aging process.  Ulli Haslacher, creator of Pour Moi Skincare has the winter fix in smart skin secrets. Click here to get the 6 Piece Youth Burst Kit: Midwest for...

Fashion Must Haves for 2022

Fashion Must Haves for 2022
The beginning of the year is the perfect time to clean out your closet.  Stylist Amy Seeman shares her guide for all the pieces that you should be keeping for the new year. Jeans that Fit A Knit Set (an elevated version of a sweat set) A Sheer Turtleneck For more style inspiration, follow Amy on Instagram @mamaseeman.