What is Beautycounter and Does it Work?

What is Beautycounter and Does it Work?

I recently discovered Beautycounter, a safer skin care and cleaner cosmetics company out of Santa Monica, CA. I had heard about them here and there on social media but hadn’t personally known anyone who had bought any of their products. They’re a newer company with nearly 130 products across skin care, color cosmetics, advanced anti-aging, kids, baby and personal care collections. Besides having delightful products and a worthy mission, their stuff works well. It’s the trifecta of skin care, folks. Let me explain why I find this is so exciting! I’ve been a slacker when it comes to my skin care routine. Most of my choices growing up were based on pretty labels, cheap prices, and familiar brands. Face wash would get tossed in my shopping cart along with magazines, Cadbury eggs, and shaving cream. My skin was typical for a young adult – I had an oily t-zone and breakouts but never dealt with any severe issues. I’d bounce around from brand to brand but was never impressed enough to stay consistent with any one. Fast forward to 6 years ago when I was trying to get pregnant. I cleaned up my diet dramatically, but was less educated about what was going on my skin. A beauty product minimalist, I figured less is more and that I’d be ok with that. When I learned I was pregnant, I researched safe options for body lotions and baby shampoos but found very few affordable options. Greener alternatives were hard to find online and even harder in stores where I could see and smell before buying. So I DIYed things like...