Going “Bare” At the Mall

My Sephora Experience After spending the day roaming the mall with my teenage daughter, I had come to that place we mommies call "I'm done". With my recently sprained ankle aching and my brain on overload, I ventured into Sephora. Now, keep in mind, I really wasn't in the mood for a makeover or … [Read more...]

Resourceful Beauty

During this financial hardship that most of us have been affected by, I’ve come to know that thrifty beauty is the new thing (or the necessity). Though I’m no cosmetic snob, I do occasionally enjoy a shopping trip to major department store beauty departments and afternoons at the spa. As of late, … [Read more...]

My e.l.f. Experience, Part 2

If you haven't read Part 1, you can find it here. After raiding my local Dollar General for e.l.f. brushes and basic tools I scoped out the website to see what other goodies where available. After perusing for what seemed like forever, I finally made up my mind and picked up these: Mineral … [Read more...]

MAC Paint Pot

I live under a curse. The curse of the Hooded Eyelid Syndrome, which unfortunately, runs in my family. If you don't have hooded eyelids, be thankful. It causes your eyeshadow to crease within hours of application. I lived with creasing eyeshadow for years until I learned of a mysterious … [Read more...]

Quick Eyes

Hello everyone! I'm Kristin, and I am so excited to be joining all of the fabulous ladies here at Chic Critique! I'll be posting here every other Thursday. The rest of the time, you'll find me at Fill My Cup. I love fashion and beauty products, and I can't wait to share my favorites with … [Read more...]