Work with reaches a dedicated audience of loyal women who trust the brands they find on our site, in our emails, as well as on Facebook and Instagram. From top new products to cutting edge treatment trends, is the trusted online beauty resource for tens of thousands of dedicated, female readers.

Based in Chicago and established in 2001,'s expansive, beauty loving audience reaches from the sandy shores of Miami to the palm-tree lined streets of Los Angeles and every oh-so-pretty U.S. city in between.

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Meet The Team

Carolyn Jarrett Brundage

Carolyn Brundage, Publisher
Email: cbrundage at prettycity dot com

After founding several successful dot coms and penning lifestyle columns for top publications for over 15 years, including The Chicago Sun Times Red Streak edition, The St. Petersburg Times, The Tampa Bay Times and more, Carolyn Brundage developed a keen eye for content marketing.  Her first project, launched in 2001. In 2013, her flair for developing effective, appealing content paired with a love of social media, led her to develop, alongside her partner Johanna Grange, Oak Street Social, one of Chicago's fastest growing Social Media Agencies.

Carolyn lives in Chicagoland with her three sons. A runner, writer, entrepreneur and lover of life, Carolyn thrives on challenges, new experiences and building new businesses. 

For a peek into the life of this creative entrepreneur, author and working mama follow Carolyn's personal Instagram account @carolynjarrettbrundage

Gabrielle Zepeda, Marketing Coordinator

Gabrielle is a San Diego native with a love for everything fashion, lifestyle and travel. When the city called, she answered and headed to Loyola University Chicago where she is pursuing a major in public relations with a minor in marketing. When she isn’t hitting the books, you can find her on the Magnificent Mile shopping to her heart’s content or finding her new favorite restaurant of the month.