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Cheryl Scott


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By Ariel Cheung and Allison Duncan

Photography by Kevin Penczak | Shot on location at W Chicago – City Center


Some people just seem to have it all—or, at least, they have all it takes to stay vibrant and healthy around the clock. So we’ve asked some of Chicago’s top health and beauty influencers how they stay fresh and flawless in 2018.

Cheryl Scott
Meteorologist at ABC7

Since she was a little girl enamored with The Wizard of Oz, Cheryl Scott has been fascinated with the science behind forecasting the weather. Now one of Chicago’s favorite meteorologists, she saw how impactful her work could be during her coverage of a rash of tornadoes threatening the safety of thousands. “That was the day I realized this is more than just a job; this is a platform to keep people safe and help them when they need it most,” Scott says. While her work doesn’t leave much spare time, the Brown University graduate and former collegiate runner keeps fit with hot yoga, spinning classes and long walks with her beagle, Lola. “Yoga and meditation are playing a bigger part in my life—those things can really help you out physically, but also mentally,” she says. And having the perfect products and workout spots takes a lot off her mind. 

1 “I like high-impact exercise. I love to get a good sweat in with spinning and hardcore cardio, so I go to Studio Three.” Unlimited membership, $240 per month, 648 N. Clark St.

2 “I’m really low-maintenance when it comes to taking care of my skin. I get all the makeup off, then I use a simple cleanser. I finish with a nighttime serum and a face mask from time to time. Honestly, that’s really it.” SkinMedica HA5 Rejuvenating Hydrator dermal repair cream, $178, Cadella Med Spa, 34 E. Oak St.

3 “I just bought a towel to drape over my yoga mat, and it makes a world of difference so you’re not slipping during hot yoga classes.” Yogitoes Skidless yoga towel, $68,

4 “Being on air every day, we have so much makeup on, so the first thing I do when I get home is use Aveeno Ultra-Calming makeup remover wipes, which I swear by.” $7