September 2019 Favorites

September 2019 Favorites

Happy October y'all! I'm gonna keep this blog post short and sweet, but feel free to let me know if you'd like more detailed information on anything I mention here. I've decided it's about time I share my hodge-podge of things I enjoy from month to month. The blogging world can really force you to [...]

Sephora Summer Bonus Sales Event Recommendations (Rouge & VIB)

Sephora Summer Bonus Sales Event Recommendations (Rouge & VIB)

Hey y'all! Sephora has decided to bless us with an extra sale this summer, which I can definitely appreciate. To be honest, I have shopped significantly less at Sephora over the last year. I've been spending the majority of my beauty budget at Ulta because their rewards program is SO much better. However, Ulta doesn't [...]

How to Build *Your* Perfect Skincare Routine

How to Build *Your* Perfect Skincare Routine

Hi guys! I talk about skincare here A LOT. I talk about ingredients, formulations I like, treatments Iโ€™ve tried, and holy-grail products. But its recently been brought to my attention that I havenโ€™t talked about how to build your own skincare routine. Part of that is because there isnโ€™t really a simple solution to that [...]

Top 5 Reasons You Don’t Have Your Best Skin (Yet!)

Top 5 Reasons You Don’t Have Your Best Skin (Yet!)

Before you roll your eyes about another soon-to-be skincare habits rant, let me sneak in this disclaimer: chances are, you aren't doing everything wrong! The beauty world is full of incorrect information, confusing packaging, and flat out crappy products. The upside, is that the beauty world also has a wealth of good information, and well [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]