Skincare ABCs: ‘E’ is for EGCG

Skincare ABCs: ‘E’ is for EGCG

Hello lovelies! It has been a hot second since I've done a Skincare ABCs post (whoops), so today's post is long overdue. The ingredient we will be discussing today is epigallocatechin gallate, also known as EGCG. What is it? How does it work? EGCG is the most abundant catechin in green tea. Which basically is [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Double-masking: Sephora & Dr. Jart Mask Review

Double-masking: Sephora & Dr. Jart Mask Review

For today's post, I'm sharing one of my FAVORITE things to do....masking! I know some people are totally anti-masks because they don't find them effective, or they don't like the mess. I personally love using face masks- I have several masks I find effective and relaxing...and lets be real... I can't be the only person who [...]

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 [...]