Business, Beauty & Babies

with Briony Kennedy

A podcast for women who require a compass in navigating the different areas of their lives.

How to Start a Business’ Series Debut Part 1: Coming Up With Your Business Idea

It didn’t start with making my own foundation but teaching others how to apply theirs. The steps and reiterations from that initial business to the company I run now (Adorn Cosmetics), wasn’t on my plan but after testing the waters and seeing opportunity, an idea became a fully fledged business.

How to Strengthen our Focus in a Busy World

As someone who runs a business and a household with three kids, it’s rare I get a chance to myself, let alone a chance to consider the bigger picture. But with some practise (and failures), I have come to understand what tools enable me to stay focused.

How We Can Practice Self-Care

For so many of us, the idea of self-care has become synonymous with massages, red wine and retail therapy. It causes us to feel wracked with guilt and consumed with anxiety over spending time away from our family, or dabbling in our vices. But, for me, the notion of self-care has become a necessity for my survival.

Luxury Without the Guilt

In this episode, I reveal how the beauty industry contributes to waste and how we as consumers can be more environmentally conscious. I also share how we can stick to our values despite the naysayers and how I educate my children about their environmental impact.

Moving Through Marriage: It’s Not Easy, It’s Never Perfect

This episode is about moving through marriage and all of its imperfection and joy. And some parts may even go from PG to MA+! Marriage can feel like a huge commitment to those who haven’t taken the leap and it’s a long road for some who are already walking it with their partners.

Moving through motherhood: From Me to Mum

Undoubtedly, motherhood is one of the most beautiful parts of the human experience. But that’s not to say the joy and the love don’t come with fear, doubt and sometimes even a little terror.

My Guide to Ethical Skincare

Skincare can be overwhelming. As women, we can spend so much time and money buying the ‘best’ products out there to achieve healthy clean skin, only to be left disappointed. Briony knows what it’s like to be on both sides which is why this episode she demystifies skincare once and for all. She shares her routine for clear skin, the ins and outs of ethical skincare, and her tips on achieving that healthy glow.

Navigating Fear & Comparison in the World of Beauty and Business

The rise of social media means that we now have more opportunities than ever to pursue our passions and make a living. But as I reveal in today’s episode, the glossy facade you see online can often be too good to be true.

The Myth of Doing it All

If you’re feeling the pressure to do a bit of everything – all at once, you’re not alone. When it comes to juggling motherhood and a career, plus your own wellbeing, it’s normal to feel like your best is never enough. But, it simply doesn’t have to be this way.