Caitlyn Chase - Bellacures

Caitlyn Chase

Occupation: Founder Caviar & Cashmere

Caitlyn Chase has amassed a large online following of luxury lovers since the launch of her blog, Caviar & Cashmere in 2011. The Los Angeles based blogger and brand strategist began her career as a fashion and beauty writer at the young age of 18. Caitlyn thrives on exploring the world of luxury lifestyle; sharing the things she discovers and loves with her audience, aiming to inspire them to lead a life well lived.

Caitlyn has become the go-to girl for all things luxury fashion, beauty, and travel. She has appeared on TV, podcasts, panels, magazines, and newspapers as a trusted expert in the industry. Caitlyn has been awarded  “Trendsetter of the Year” by The Los Angeles Business Journal, “The One to Watch” by Los Angeles Confidential Magazine, and Top 10 Bloggers in Los Angeles by Locale Magazine among other recent accolades.

What is your key to feeling beautiful no matter how busy you are?

Making sure I implement self-care into my day, no matter how busy it is. Whether that is a morning meditation, a face mask, a quick Pilates workout, indulging in a massage or getting a manicure/pedicure.

What is your favorite Bellacures service?

I recently began doing the Gel Builder Overlay manicure, which has strengthened my nails and let them grow! I love that this kind of manicure lasts me on average 3 weeks. I like to pair it with a Power Polish pedicure.

Who is the best mani buddy you like to bring to Bellacures?

I love a good girls day, so I like to  bring my mom, sister, or one of my best friends with me. It’s such a nice way to catch up and treat ourselves.

Do you have a go-to nail polish color?

I do a neutral color 99% of the time, as I like my nails to look clean and polished. I typically gravitate towards OPI Bubble Bath or Put it in Neutral.

Do you ever get nail art?

I used to play around with nail art when I was younger, but nowadays I keep it simple.

Manicures and Pedicures- same time or staggered?

Always at the same time!

What color nail polish would you wear on vacation to Paris?

I would bring my Hermès Les Mains Nail Enamel in Rose Porcelain to Bellacures and use that color for a trip to Paris.

What is your ideal Saturday like?

My ideal Saturday would be staycationing somewhere driving distance from LA, like in Laguna Beach, Palm Springs or Montecito. I would wake up, take a long walk with my dog George, have a big brunch, lay by the pool, do some shopping, and then order in room service!

What is your go-to restaurant in town?

Breakfast: Polo Lounge
Lunch: Farm Shop
Dinner: Craig’s
Dessert: Tower Bar

What is the last book you read?

I try to read one book per month. I prefer to read over watch TV, and I love listening to audiobooks on long drives. Some of my favorites this year have been Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, Becoming Supernatural, Atomic Habits, and The Art of Seduction

Favorite perfume?

Baccarat Rouge 540 by Maison Francis Kurkdjian. 

Favorite hair style?

Sleek waves or a slicked back bun. 

Drugstore or department store beauty products?

I use a mix of designer and drugstore brands. I love NYX and Maybelline, which can be found in any CVS or Rite Aid, and then I also use designer makeup from Bobbi Brown, Sisley Paris, Laura Mercier, and Charlotte Tilbury.

Best way to stay youthful looking?

Drink a ton of water, wear SPF every day, and decrease your stress levels. 

Your go-to outfit for work is….

An oversized blazer, crisp button down shirt, straight leg jeans and a pair of mules. 

Your go-to outfit for weekend is…

In the summer, I love coordinating sets in silk or linen. 

Favorite item in your closet?

My vintage Chanel jewelry collection passed down from my grandmother. 

Best name for a pet?

I love serious human names for pets. My Goldendoodle’s name is George. 

Mac or PC?

Mac everything.

Do you have a nickname?

My family calls me Cait, and my friends call me CC.

Who do you admire most?

My mom. She is a superwoman.