Can't Wear White After Labor Day? 7 Reasons Why We Think This Rule is Bogus

Friday August 22, 2014 by ChickAdvisor Team

We’ve all heard it said not to wear white after Labour Day -- a terrible fashion rule as far as we are concerned because there are few things in a classically stylish wardrobe that stand out more than a crisp white jacket or elegantly tailored white pants.

But where did all of this come from? According to Time Magazine, this "rule" is part practical and part upper class snobbery. You see, back in...

Sleep Training My Baby (and why I hired a Sleep Consultant)

Thursday August 21, 2014 by Ali

I used to think that people who hired Sleep Consultants were lazy rich people, too precious to put their own children to bed.  But then I had a boy who didn’t sleep through the night until he was 1 and a girl whose first birthday came and went without ever getting more than 4-5 hours of consecutive sleep.  So combined, I’ve had over 2 years of never sleeping through the night myself...

New Product Review Club Opportunity: OxiClean™ Max Force™ White Revive™

Monday August 11, 2014 by Claire


I shared recently that my home is Grand Central Station to three busy kids, a neighbourhood-ful of friends, and our two pets. Now in the middle of summer vacation it's only gotten busier. Summer camp, fishing day trips with Dad, and helping Grandma in the garden are par for the course, but this summer we're also building our new house. Overcommitted? Yeah, you could say that.

And so, to...

New Product Review Club Offer: Arm & Hammer™ Spinbrush™ Truly Radiant™ Toothbrush

Monday August 11, 2014 by Claire


A few years ago I jumped on the power toothbrush bandwagon and never looked back. In fact, due to my raving I know of quite a few people who received a power brush in their Christmas stocking. Most of them were initially disappointed (kind of like receiving socks, you know?) but everybody changed their tune after using these miracle workers for a week.

Miracle worker, really? you say. I...

Product Review Club Super Panel Offer: GOSH Cosmetics

Monday August 4, 2014 by ChickAdvisor Team


Hey, GOSH Goddesses! We're SO excited to announce this new opportunity which is practically guaranteed to knock your socks off.

You know, normally when we introduce Product Review Club offers we start with a personal anecdote to explain how well a product could fit into your daily life. On this occasion, anecdotes are completely extraneous because (a) it's makeup, (b) it's from GOSH,...

New Product Review Club Offer: vitafusion™ MultiVites™ Gummy Vitamins

Thursday July 17, 2014 by Claire


Every year I resolve to do more for my health. Not being strict enough to go completely over the top with my health resolutions, I tend to pick a new, very achievable goal every couple of months in the hopes of turning it into a long term habit. 

For example: 

(1) start eating kale (yessss! where have you been all my life??)
(2) eat less bread (#sadface. Am waiting for the garlic...

6 Things You Should Know Before Booking Your Next Nail Appointment

Wednesday July 16, 2014 by Maddie Jo


For most of us, when booking a mani/pedi we don't think beyond what colour of polish to choose. But since you're subjecting your fingers and toes to any manner of tools, germs, and experience of the technician, we've gathered the following guidelines you must read before your next nail appointment. 

We met up with spa owner Cathy Mancini who runs Lux-Spa located in the...

How Not To Offend Fellow Transit Commuters

Thursday July 10, 2014 by ChickAdvisor Team

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We all want to smell fresh at all times, and a decent deodorant is hard to come by.
The Chicks downtown Toronto at the ChickAdvisor Headquarters say their favourites work like a charm, and leave them confident even in the most crowded places.

MJ's Pick: Lavilin Roll-On Deodorant - Health & Wellness stores,...

9 Summer Trends You Will Actually Wear

Wednesday July 9, 2014 by Ali

I love when magazines compile trend pieces showing images from the runway that most of us would never wear.  It’s great to get the inspiration, but translating that into what is actually available in stores is another thing.

Here are 9 summer essentials you can’t go wrong with:

White Pants

(1) Banana Republic White Skinny Ankle Jean, $110

White pants are an obvious summer staple, but...

PHOTOS: Spring 2014 Vancouver ShowCase

Tuesday July 8, 2014 by Ali

A huge thank you to all of the lovely Chicks who came out to our first ShowCase event in Vancouver on June 22nd.  A fabulous time was had by all and everyone loved the wonderful products they tested and reviewed on the spot from our sponsors: GOSH, Soap & Glory, Rocky Mountain Soap, Kleenex, No Bleeding Lips, No Dark Shadows, Bourjois, and Skinny Cow.  Almost 2200 reviews were...

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