Beautycounter Spring Cleaning

throw out the old & bad, throw in some safe & good!

Up until a while ago, I never thought about skincare in terms of "safety". I just wanted it to work. In fact, when I first heard about Beautycounter, I shrugged it off and chose the "ignorance is bliss" mindset. But then I read a statement on Beautycounter that resonated with me. "We are raising a generation that is predicted to die before us". The reason? Because this is the first generation where chemicals are in EVERYTHING. Since before our kids were born, they have been absorbing chemicals. Harmful chemicals fill our water, our food, our pillows, our cleaning products, our pots and pans, our clothes, our skincare. And all of a sudden it "clicked". We need to do something.

It is pretty hard to control what my 3 little girls eat all the time, but I am in complete control of what I buy for them to put on their bodies. Considering that the average woman applies 16-20 products on her body every day, every little change adds up.

I urge you to look around your house, your bathroom, your purse and really think about all the products that touch your skin. And if you feel the urge, just ditch them! Start fresh this Spring with some of Beautycounter's brand new, beautiful, and most importantly, safe products. And if you have not ordered in a while, are you running low? Make sure to reorder so you don't run out!

JJ just admited to what we have known: They use cancer causing ingredients.

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But we are making a difference! We partner with EWG & Campaign for Safe Cosmetics!

What your $$$ is doing!!

When you sign up to become a Beautycounter consultant (aka Advocate) OR simply sign up to become a Beautycounter member ($25.00 with tons of perks!) your money goes to one of our 3 non-profits: Environmental Working Group, Breast Cancer Awareness, Healthy Child Healthy World. Beautycounter also works with the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics and we now have our own law making team!

Freshen up your Spring Make-up!

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Why this matters:

  • 1 in 2 men and 1 in 3 women in the US will be diagnosed with cancer
  • Our children's generation is the first that is sicker and may die younger than their parents'
  • The United States has not passed a federal law to regulate the ingredients used in personal care products since 1938.
  • The European Union has spent the past two decades banning or restricting more than 1,300 ingredients, the US has only banned 11 to date.
  • Decades of studies indicate that serious health issues (including, but not limited to asthma, learning disabilities, cancer and infertility) are on the rise, and due in some part to our ongoing exposure to toxic chemicals—whether it's in the shower, on our commute, while we eat lunch at a local restaurant, or when we clean our kitchens at home.
  • There are more than 80,000 chemicals on the market today. Many don't have any safety data. This is particularly true of those used in the skin care and beauty industry.
  • Only about 10% of the 10,000 chemicals commonly found in personal care products have safety data.
  • What's worse is the Food and Drug Administration (the agency that regulates cosmetics) allows companies to use chemicals known to be extremely harmful (lead, formaldehyde, and phthalates) in the products we put on our bodies and on our kids every single day, day after day.
  • It's time for a change. We deserve better, and we're doing something about it.
  • At Beautycounter, we've banned more than 1,500 ingredients setting a new health and safety standard- all while ensuring our products perform, and that they're as indulgent as any luxe shampoo, lipstick or oil in the market.It's not easy work, but it's well worth it.

Erin Williams

I found this amazing company when my mother- in-law was fighting terminal cancer. I believe that together we can all make a difference and make the world safer for our kids.