Amanda Richards

Amanda Richards is a freelance writer with a background in journalism and digital media. She regularly produces content in the areas of fashion and beauty. She also tackles modern culture topics with a clear-eyed, nonjudgmental viewpoint. Amanda graduated from Cleveland State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Promotional Communications. She has been a senior editor at InStyle, where she managed the editorial calendar and edited most of the beauty, shopping, and fashion content. Amanda has also worked at or with Universal Standard, a site dedicated to size-inclusive brands in the fashion industry, Real Simple, People, InStyle, Health, Shape, and Southern Living.

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