You guys, it’s been YEARS since I properly took care of my skin.
I went from college student who didn’t know any better and used whatever was on sale and had colorful packaging, to a nature-loving, hippie-esque 30-something who was disappointed by most natural brands and eventually just stopped using skincare and makeup in general.
And even though you could call me a bit of a tom-boy (or a lot), I’ve always liked using various skincare and makeup products.
Since I started using Beautycounter products several months ago, my girly side is definitely coming out! I’ve found myself wearing makeup more, and have been enjoying watching my skin improve with every product I try. And I’m more committed than ever to wearing (non-toxic) sun protection during long days spent outside this summer! I actually enjoy using skincare products again- ones that I feel good about using and know aren’t undermining my health… and it’s quite refreshing, because I ain’t getting any younger!
And “natural,” “non-toxic,” and “safer” talk aside, these products work REALLY well. They were developed with incredible thought and care, with every ingredient having a purpose, which I love.
Beautycounter is a phenomenal brand that you will definitely be seeing more of in the future- their mission to get safer makeup and skincare products in the hands of everyone is something I love supporting!
Want to know more about Beautycounter, what my favorite products are and why I like them?
—> Read more on that here!
The new goods! Beautycounter+ is a brand new line from Beautycounter that just came out- there are three new “sets” all with a different purpose, and all containing a facial oil, mist, and mask.
Want to win a set? Details below!
No 1 Brightening
The No. 1 Brightening Collection is the one everyone is raving about the most- it is citrusy and will reawaken dull skin and boost radiance. It’s the perfect pick-me-up for the spring season and to refresh dry winter skin!
I’ve been using this collection all week and can’t believe what a radiant glow it leaves my skin with- an immediately noticeable difference! The first time I tried the mask, after washing it off I literally exclaimed out loud, “wow, look at my skin!” The people at Beautycounter really nailed this one!
No 2 Plumping
I LOVE LOVE Peonies- we have nearly a dozen Peony plants on the homestead, so when I saw that the No. 2 Plumping Collection was inspired by this flower, I knew I had to try it! It has both Peony and Jasmine extracts to help restore and firm moisture-depleted skin. It is intended to give a more youthful appearance, restoring skin’s elasticity and smoothing the appearance of fine lines. And the smell is incredible!
No 3 Balancing
The No. 3 Balancing Collection was developed to refine oily and uneven skin. This is the same charcoal mask you’ve seen from Beautycounter before, just with new packaging! This is a great set for anyone with oily, combination, or acne-prone skin.
You can get these products in several ways- all are available a la carte, or you can get each set in a larger size, or a mini size… and yes, when you purchase a set there is a discount built into it!
As a spring celebration (I love spring- when everything comes to life and feels new again!) and because Beautycounter introduced a new line of really awesome skincare sets this week, I’m doing a giveaway!
One grand prize winner will receive a Beautycounter+ Mini Spa Set of their choice!
And three runners-up will win a deluxe sample kit of Beautycounter products, including several things from these new collections!
The Grand Prize Winner Can Chose from:
To Enter this Giveaway:
Two ways to enter: the first is required, the second is an optional additional entry- both are very easy!
Required: Simply leave a comment on this blog post telling me which new Beautycounter+ set you’d like to try the most. You can browse all the goods —> here!
In leaving a comment you will be giving me permission to add your email address to my Safe Skincare email list (which you can opt out of at any time). No need to put your email address in the body of your comment, it will show up for me behind the scenes when you leave your comment.
Optional: For one additional entry, join my Safe Skincare Facebook group, and then leave an additional comment on this post telling me that you did so.
Everyone is welcome to enter: friends, family, fellow-bloggers, and of course my readers! Max 2 comments/entries per person, US residents only. Please use a valid email when commenting/entering, otherwise I won’t be able to contact you. Entry period runs until the end of March.
I hope you all know how much I appreciate your support. There is a tremendous need to get safer skincare products into the hands of more people, and I love being part of this movement. More gardening, more organics, safer food, and safer products for our homes and our bodies!
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