// SMUDGE - Mama Mermaid Maternity Shoot  // 

    To be honest, I almost completely chickened out on doing a maternity shoot. I have always had a pretty distorted view of myself and my body image, I am one of those annoying people who regardless of how much I...

// SMUDGE - Circle Herbals Plant-Based Prenatal Body Care // 

I feel so fortunate to have been introduced to the all natural, plant-based, paraben-free skincare company Circle Herbals. Their products are specifically formulated to be safe for pregnancy and breastfeeding...

// SMUDGE - Pregnancy Fatigue Superfood Smoothie // 

I was veeerrryyyyyy lucky to have a pretty symptom free first-trimester. I had little to no morning sickness but I did get hit hard with fatigue. I was napping almost every afternoon regardless of how much I had...

// SMUDGE - Pregnancy Skincare Makeover // 

So being the complete product junkie that I am who LOVES any excuse to try new things, I wasn't exactly upset when I found out I needed to revamp my daily skincare, being an expectant momma and all! 

I found out that...

// SMUDGE - The Items You ACTUALLY Need When Packing For A Trip //

   It was an incredibly daunting task trying to pack for an open ended trip to Europe this past Spring/Summer. I knew I would be in numerous social and weather situations which caused me to over-pack lik...

// SMUDGE - Alima Pure Cosmetics Review + Easy Glam Make-Up Look //

    I had the opportunity to try out three products from Alima Pure Cosmetics, a company that believes in minimal ingredients for maximum impact. Alima uses only the highest quality of pure in...

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Meet Melody

Welcome to SMUDGE beauty, a lifestyle blog started by an obsessive cultivator of all that is beautiful. Melody Joy Kennedy is the founder of SMUDGE Social, co-founder of 3RD & LUXE, an enthusiast of beauty products and the latest in skincare, an unapologetic foodie, and above all a true lover of writing and photography. Smudge all these passions together and the blog was born! 


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