ChickAdvisor Reviewers' Choice Awards 2014: Top Rated Products in Beauty, Home, Lifestyle, and More!

Thursday December 18, 2014 by ChickAdvisor Team

So many amazing new products hit shelves this year, and beauty aficionadas were only too eager to test them all. 

However, not every newbie was able to bump classic favourites off our reviewers' must-have list, and so without further ado we present the ChickAdvisor Reviewers' Choice Awards for 2014: the top products in Beauty, Food, Wellness, and Mom & Baby as rated by our members!

First up...

#ICareAfrica Update: How Much We Raised to Help Fight Ebola

Monday December 15, 2014 by Ali

Chicks, you did it!

We asked you to join in the fight against Ebola, specifically to help the children who, in addition to losing their parents are also victims of social stigma as villagers fear for their own health.  These children are left to fend for themselves while we shop for Christmas gifts.  I know that is not what anyone wants to hear but it is reality.

We promised to match you...

How to Lose Belly Fat After Having a Baby

Friday December 12, 2014 by Ali

How to Lose Belly Fat after having a babyBefore we get into the details of these super helpful tips prepared by my Personal Trainer, Steph Sibbio (pictured above with my baby girl) let me get one thing out of the way first: wanting to firm up your belly after a baby is not a reflection of how you feel about becoming a mother or about your children.

Getting a toned tummy is a desire shared by many women at any stage of life. Having your...

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: For Babies, Kids, and Teens

Friday December 5, 2014 by ChickAdvisor Team

Need gift ideas for babies, kids, and teens? While Cold Hard Cash is never a bad idea, it's not as much fun to unwrap so try one of these suggestions instead:

(1) Shimmery tweed coat, C$43.99 (sale) / US$36.99 (sale) at GAP

(2) Warmest hooded puffer vest, C$35 (sale) / US$39.95 at GAP

(3) Kids Fisherman Pullover, C$40 (sale) / US$38 (sale) at American Apparel

(4) Cable knit one-piece, C$39.95 / US$34...

A Baker’s Dozen: Top 13 Easy-Peasy One-Bowl Wonder Cookie Recipes

Friday December 5, 2014 by Catherine

Christmas comes but once a year, so why not make the best of it by skipping those boring chocolate chip cookies and roll out one of our favourite top THIRTEEN delicious Holiday-inspired cookie recipes!

Unfortunately, the mess and time pressure can make even the jolliest among us feel the Bah Humbug spirit, and so we've rounded up some unique recipes for mess-free stress-free cookies! You can thank...

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: For Him

Thursday December 4, 2014 by ChickAdvisor Team

Sick of choosing no-brainer gifts for your man like Cabela gift cards and sweaters he'd never buy himself but you think he should be wearing? Then take a peek at this year's Gift Guide for Dads, Brothers, and Lovers! You're welcome.

(1) Men's Fleece Lined Rugby Robe, US$79 at L.L. Bean

(2) King's Crown Travel Shave Set C$249 at King's Crown

(3) Ultimate Man Razor Bump Relief, C$37 at

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: For Acquaintances, Secret Santas, and Teachers

Thursday December 4, 2014 by ChickAdvisor Team

Secret Santas, coworkers, teachers and other casual acquaintances can make holiday shopping tricky. We've got a list of sure-to-please gifts you might be tempted to keep for yourself!

Price Limit: Under $20
(1) Red Wine Decanter, C$19.50 at Indigo

(2) Me to We Rafiki Bracelet, C$10 at Indigo or Staples
Editor's Note: These bracelets are more than just pretty jewelry. Handmade by mothers in Kenya...

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: For Her

Wednesday December 3, 2014 by ChickAdvisor Team

Stuck on a gift idea for your Mom, bestie, or sister? (Or perhaps you fear your significant other won't know what to get for you?) Check out our top gifting suggestions for 2014 here!

(1) Gold-accented Throw Pillows, C$79.50 at Indigo

(2) New Slow Cooker Favourites by Canadian Living, retail C$24.95 but on sale at most major bookstores

(3) Cole & Mason Derwent Pepper Mill, C$49.99 at Hudson's Bay...

Holiday Gift Guide 2014: Stocking Stuffer Favourites!

Wednesday December 3, 2014 by ChickAdvisor Team

Be sure to show Santa this list!

We've put together our Stocking Stuffer favourites to enhance the magical fun of opening stockings on Christmas morning. For a closer look, check out our fun video featuring MJ who's crazy about the holidays!

Like what you saw? Here are some more details:

(1) Bliss Diamonds For The Rough Hand Cream: $12.50 at Sephora (in stores) or Blissworld
This product's...

ChickAdvisor 50-50 Christmas Contest

Thursday November 20, 2014 by ChickAdvisor Team

Chicks, it's that time of year when we all like to Give Back. And today, we're giving back to you! We've just launched ChickAdvisor's 50-50 Christmas Contest, and here's what's up for grabs: 
  • 3 Grand Prizes of a $50 gift certificate for Sephora
  • 50 Prizes of a $10 gift certificate for Starbucks  
Get that? $50 Grand Prizes, 50 Regular Prizes... yes, we're so clever. Entering is the...

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