August 2017 Ipsy Glam Bag Review

Once a month I publish an Ipsy Glam Bag review and it’s that time again! If you’re not familiar with Ipsy, it is a monthly beauty subscription that sends you 5 beauty products in an Ipsy glam bag based on your preferences each month. The products range between deluxe-sized and full-sized and they come in… Read More

View Post

The Ultimate Self-Care Routine For Busy College Girls

College life is tough. Between homework, studying, your job, AND keeping up with your social life — it’s easy to be short on time. College students are busy and that’s a fact. We’re busy with so many things both academic and extracurricular. It can be…

View Post

The Complete Back To School Skincare Routine

It’s that time of the year again: back to school. Back to college to be exact. It’s time to start a brand-new semester and hit the books. College is a fun and unique experience, but the workload can become stressful at times! I struggle with acne-prone skin and if you’re anything like me…

View Post

How This Tiny Blog Doubled Its Pageviews In 30 Days

It’s no secret that this blog is still new and tiny. I just started blogging on Simply Amanda earlier this year and only started to take it more seriously recently. I dabbled in blogging on free platforms last year but then I made the big decision to start fresh and buy my domain name back… Read More

View Post

Social Native: How I Made My First $200 On Instagram

I recently made my first $200 on Instagram! $225 to be exact. I could not believe that I actually made money from a social media account. This may not sound like much, but this is HUGE for me! Never in a million years did I ever think I would make a cent from being on… Read More

View Post