Skincare ABCs: ‘D’ is for DHA (Dihydroxyacetone)

Hello again! Welcome to another week of the Skincare ABC series. Today, we are shaking things up a bit. In the past few weeks, we've discussed three major skincare ingredients (AHA, BHA and Vitamin C). The ingredient we are discussing here today differs pretty significantly from ingredients discussed on this blog previously, mainly because it [...]

Our Engagement/Proposal Story

Our Engagement/Proposal Story

I was thrilled to get to share this moment with my family. There were lots of hugs from my father and brother, and plenty of tears from my mom. As I told my family the story, I realized how lucky I was that Chris didn’t change his mind on the way down to the beach. I guess he is ready to deal with me for the rest of our lives after all!

Skincare ABC’s: ‘C’ is for Vitamin C

Happy hump day y'all! It is Wednesday, and that means we are already halfway through this week! Annnnddd that also means my husband comes home tomorrow- YAY! Anywho, based on the feedback I got from y'all on Instagram this past week, I decided to do this week's Skincare ABC post in a video format. Let [...]

Flannels & Leather Leggings

Flannels & Leather Leggings

So it turns out, I'm not so good at this whole adulting thing. Last week, a series of unfortunate events (that were 100% my fault) turned my work travel into a complete mess. For starters, I accidentally booked my hotel for the wrong dates... and of course, when I arrived at said hotel, it was [...]

Back in Knoxville, Feelin’ all the fall feels

Back in Knoxville, Feelin’ all the fall feels

If you follow me on social media, or happen to know me in 'real' life, you might know that I've been training in Chicago for my new job for the last month. This past weekend, I finally completed phase one of the training program, and had he chance to fly home (woohoo!). While I thoroughly [...]

Sephora Holiday Bonus Event Recommendations

The holidays are fast approaching, and along with them come one of my favorite events of the year- the Sephora Holiday Bonus Event! If you are a beauty junky like me, you probably already know that sales at Sephora are a rare occurrence, usually only happening twice a year. Once in the Spring, and once [...]

Skincare ABCs: ‘B’ is for Beta Hydroxy Acid

Skincare ABCs: ‘B’ is for Beta Hydroxy Acid

Happy Halloween y'all- and welcome to the second week of ‘The Skincare ABC’s’ on The Amanda Kennedy Blog! I know last weeks post was a long one, so buckle up. This week, we are covering a similar topic. Beta hydroxy acids, or BHAs. WHAT are BHAs? As far as cosmetics go, BHAs refer to the ingredient [...]