Category Archives: Budget Babe

Budget Babe: Rimmel Lasting Finish Lipstick by Kate Moss | The Cheap Chica's Guide to Style

Let’s face it: a good lipstick can be hard to find. You need a lipstick that will stay on without caking or looking overly glossy. And let’s not even talk about finding the right color. Rimmel has come to the … Continue reading

Posted on April 21, 2014 | no comment
Budget Babe: Beach Waves

Budget Babe: Natural Beach Waves

Written By: Robin Reetz

With festival season beginning and the promise of summer-worthy warm temps on their way, we’re thinking ahead to our warm weather beauty routines. The first thing on our wishlist? Beach waves. If you’re lucky enough to score waves naturally, then … Continue reading

Posted on April 8, 2014 | no comment
Hoopla Studio Nail Polish

Daily Deal: Hoopla Studio Nail Polish

Written By: Robin Reetz

We could always do with another nail polish (or two…or three). There’s no better way to update your look on a budget than with a new nail polish, or at least that’s always been our thinking. This is one of … Continue reading

Posted on March 25, 2014 | 1 comment

Budget Babe: SOKO GLAM!

Written By: Robin Reetz

We’re always looking to add a new product or two (or three, or four) to our makeup bag, and with the discovery of online site SOKO GLAM! we may have just hit the jackpot. This beauty site sells Korean makeup, … Continue reading

Posted on March 10, 2014 | no comment

Winter white is always on trend…having winter white skin however, is not so trendy. Thankfully, we now have the gradual tanning and moisturizing savior that is Jergens.  Jergens newest product, which has quickly become one of our favorites, is Shea Beauty … Continue reading

Posted on March 5, 2014 | no comment
Tangle Teeze

Budget Babe: A Must-Have Hair Brush

Written By: Robin Reetz

Gather ’round, gals, because we’re about to let you in on a big secret. We’ve found an absolutely perfect hair brush and have to spill the beans. The Tangle Teeze, found exclusively at Topshop, doesn’t look like your normal hair … Continue reading

Posted on February 10, 2014 | 1 comment
Plum Lipstick

Budget Babe: Plum Lipstick

Written By: Robin Reetz

Yesterday we told you about the Pantone Color of the Year, radiant orchid. It must be in the air, because lately we’ve been so into plum lipstick. It’s a nice change of pace from our regular red and looks gorgeous with winter-y pale … Continue reading

Posted on January 28, 2014 | 2 comments
Spring Beauty Tips

Budget Babe: Spring's Top Beauty Tips

Written By: Robin Reetz

It may feel like a long way off (and, in truth, it is), but it’s never too early to start prepping your spring look, especially when we’re talking beauty. Cheap Chica’s got the spill on the best spring beauty tips from … Continue reading

Posted on January 21, 2014 | 1 comment

Budget Babe: Elizabeth and James Nirvana

Written By: Katelyn Chef

We all know that Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen are the pint-sized powerhouse actresses turned full-time fashion designers behind luxe labels The Row and Elizabeth and James. They’ve designed it all-everything from lavish handbags to your anything-but-normal white tee-shirt, but … Continue reading

Posted on January 7, 2014 | no comment

Budget Babe: Holiday Nails

Written By: Robin Reetz

With Thanksgiving now in the past, we’re officially into holiday territory. And that means updating your beauty routine – we’re talking about smooth skin, bold lips, and of course – holiday-worthy nails. And for the holidays, it’s all about the … Continue reading

Posted on December 2, 2013 | 1 comment