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 [...]

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 [...]