SkinPen Microneedling Review

SkinPen Microneedling Review

Hello lovelies, and welcome back to The Amanda Kennedy Blog! Today, I'm going to walk you through the science, background info, and my experience with a popular new beauty treatment: Microneedling. General info: The skinpen, a company operating out of Fort Worth, TX recently earned its claim to fame thanks to the develpoment of their [...]

Gwynnie Bee Clothing Rental Service Review

Gwynnie Bee Clothing Rental Service Review

Hello again! I got lots of questions from the last clothing subscription box review I did, so I thought it would be worthwhile to share my thoughts on another service I recently tried. Like many other ladies out there, I’ve been swept into the clothing subscription box trend. I recently wrote about my experience trying [...]

Express Style Trial Review

Express Style Trial Review

Like many others, I'm a big fan of subscription boxes. I primarily indulge myself in those related to beauty, however, the recent trend in clothing subscription boxes has really caught my interest. There are tons of them out there, ranging from high-end designer styling services, to relatively inexpensive clothing rental services. Recently, I've noticed a [...]

Skincare ABC’s: ‘H’ is for Hyaluronic Acid

Another Skincare ABC's post, another acid being discussed. Before you roll your eyes and think this post is another shameless plug for routine exfoliation, let me assure you that this is not the case. What is Hyaluronic Acid? Hyaluronic acid (HA) is produced naturally by your skin cells in an effort to maintain the skins [...]

My Current Everyday Make-up Routine (High-End)

My Current Everyday Make-up Routine (High-End)

As much fun as it is to experiment with new make-up looks or techniques, the odds of ever seeing a glittery smokey eye or bold lip in the workplace is pretty rare, at least in my job. To be perfectly honest, in most standard/corporate office jobs, the most 'appropriate' look is going to err on [...]

Skincare ABC’s: ‘G’ is for Glycerin

Skincare ABC’s: ‘G’ is for Glycerin

Hey there good lookin'- welcome back to another Skincare ABC's post! In today's post, we will be discussing glycerin, a common skincare and make-up ingredient. What is Glycerin? Glycerin (also called glycerol) is a naturally-occurring compound, found in animal and vegetable fats and oils. Glycerol can also be synthesized from carbohydrates such as corn/cane syrup [...]

Skincare ABCs: ‘F’ is for Ferulic Acid

Skincare ABCs: ‘F’ is for Ferulic Acid

Welcome back to another Skincare ABCs post! This week, we will be covering the potent antioxidant, Ferulic acid. There is a lot less information/research out there about ferulic acid than some of the skincare ingredients we've discussed previously in this series. However, the research that has been done (and my personal experience) is impressive enough [...]