A Solid Foundation

We all know that the most solid foundation you can have for a healthy face is the right skin care. That means removing makeup and washing at night, toning, moisturizing, and treating breakouts. And of course, sunscreen in the morning. But even the most diligent among us can find ourselves with … [Read more...]

Starry-Eyed Surprise

Following runway beauty trends can be a full-time job (really!), and busy moms have no time to scour style.com trying to figure out how to incorporate out-there looks into their personal beauty routines. That said, there is something so satisfying about attempting--and pulling off--a fresh, … [Read more...]

Cita’s Skincare Routine

Snazzy title, right? ;-) Lack of title-creativity aside, I have three skincare products I use nearly every single day: Clinique's Three Step System, St. Ives' Invigorating Apricot Scrub, and MAC's Microfine Refinisher. I've been using Clinique's Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion for … [Read more...]

What’s In Trina’s Makeup Bag?

Hey, hey everyone! I'm Trina, a 30-something married momma of 2. I was born and raised in Sweet Home Alabama, and my family and I still call it home. I've always loved fashion and makeup but over the last few years have really become obsessed with it. I contribute here at Chic Critique every … [Read more...]

What’s In My Everyday Make Up Bag

Hi Everyone! I'm Emily a 30-something new mom to an adorable five month old girl. I grew up in Canada (where I currently live) but I spent most of my twenties in London, England which massively influenced my sense of style and beauty. Before we get to my bag I have a confession to make. I'm … [Read more...]

I Love Candy

A few weeks ago, I sent out a plea on Twitter for favorite brands of everyday eyeshadow. The votes were clear: once you go MAC, you never go back. So I hightailed myself to Nordstrom and got my first MAC eyeshadows - All That Glitters and Trax. Around the same time, I got a flyer in the … [Read more...]