Amanda Etkind

Amanda is a passionate beauty and lifestyle writer. After graduating with a degree in magazine journalism and a specialization in fashion and beauty communications from Syracuse University, she went on to work in beauty editorial and copywriting. Since then, Amanda has written for, Birchbox, and more. Follow her on Instagram @abetkind.



Amanda is a former beauty copywriter for Birchbox. Her work has also appeared on and Spotlyte, and Reader's Digest. 


Amanda has a B.S. in magazine journalism from Syracuse University.

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