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Five Beautycounter Products For Summer

Hello my friends! Can you believe we are already itching dangerously close to fall? I always feel like after the 4th of July, we have a few more weeks of summer before the back to school madness begins. Of course, while the stores may be advertising all of the sweaters and boots and pumpkin spice flavored everything, we have a solid month of humid and sticky weather ahead of us. With such drastic weather changes living in a four season state, it is always important to modify my skincare and beauty routine during the summer months. I have rounded up my five Beautycounter products for summer. They are perfect for keeping your skin healthy, balanced, and rocking that sunkissed glow.

Five Beautycounter Products For Summer

Five Beautycounter products for summer

Overnight Resurfacing Peel

This magical peel has been surrounded by SO much hype. But it lives up to every last expectation. Acne scars? On in. Fine lines and wrinkles? Done. Dry and uneven skintone? Easy. Seriously, I have spoken with ladies with so many different skin types, and yet they all see amazing results from this peel. You apply it to a clean face at night and sleep with it on. That is it. No burning, no peeling it off. It is just a quick application 2-3 times per week before bed. I wake up with glowing skin every single time I use this.

Nourishing Cream Exfoliator

I don’t know about you, but with summer comes extra sunscreen, sweat, and time spent outside to clog my pores. I love using cleansers that have exfoliating properties, and the nourishing cream exfoliator does a great job at smoothing your skin while also being incredibly gentle. And it smells delicious. This product is so gentle that it will work on your skin year round.

Countersun Sunscreen

It is a no brainer to grab sunscreen in the summer. This was one of the first products I had to use on my children that I felt so uneasy about. I tried to find ‘safe’ options on the shelves of the stores I shopped, but if it was deemed safe, it often didn’t provide the sun protection I wanted. The countersun sunscreen is AMAZING in terms of safe ingredients, and goes on so well and blends in nicely. If you have ever used a natural sunscreen, you know the sacrifice is often a slimy white layer that is impossible to blend in. Countersun goes on and blends like a dream, smells great, and provides amazing protection. My boys have been free of any sunburns after a long summer spent outdoors!

Charcoal Cleansing Bar

The properties of charcoal and its ability to draw out impurities is incredible. So it makes sense that this charcoal bar leaves your skin feeling squeaky clean. I tend to use it 3-4 times per week, and sometimes every day during the summer when I am feeling extra oily. It draws out oil, and helps to reduce blemishes. Again, a must have if you have oily skin and struggle to keep it under control during the summer months!

Dew Skin Tinted Moisturizer

This is one of my absolute FAVORITE products. It has SPF 20 in it, and is a nice everyday moisturizer that provides a subtle tint to even out your skin tone. I will note that since it is not a true foundation, it will not hide blemishes or major skin imperfections. But in the summer especially, I like to let my freckles show through and look as natural as possible. This moisturizer feels SO good on my skin; like it is being pampered without feeling weighed down. I wear it in the linen shade, but could likely go one shade darker in the summer.

 

While it is always so easy for me to talk about the incredible performance of these products, I always come back to the reason WHY this company is so amazing. While the United States bans 30 cosmetics ingredients (which is shockingly low compared to over countries), Beautycounter bans over 1,500. To find products that provide the comfort of being safe while also delivering and allowing me to invest in my skin, is such a blessing.

If you have ever considered how you can begin to make the switch to cleaner products, start in your medicine cabinet! I am always happy to answer any questions or provide product recommendations based on your skin type. You can also fill out a questionnaire for product recommendations here! I may have only shared five Beautycounter products for summer, but I am happy to help you find the exact products that work for you and your needs!

Friday Favorites: Weekender Bag and Beautycounter Eyeshadow

Hello hello my friends, happy Friday! We are extra happy today because we are headed to the lake for the weekend! It isn’t supposed to be very warm, but I am sure the boys will still be forcing us into the lake. One of the many joys of having your children, right?! 😉 Hopping right into my favorites for the week (including the BEST new Beautycounter eyeshadow), keep reading for all the details!

Beautycounter Eyeshadow

I have been sharing bits and pieces about Beautycounter recently, and I am absolutely in love with the new classics Beautcounter eyeshadow palette. Beautycounter recently launched a new line of powders with a brand new formula, and trust me when I say that they are GOOD. I am by no means a makeup pro, and do not claim to be. But this palette is on par, if not better than, the other designer palettes I have used in the past. There is also a romantic palette and a statement palette, and I honestly cannot decide which one I love most. Of course, my favorite thing about these powders is that they are SAFE and have over 1,500 ingredients that they DO NOT USE. I could shout it from the rooftops how excited I am to have found high performing makeup that is also 100% safe.

5 Ways To Simplify Your Life

Did you catch my post earlier this week with easy ways to simplify your life? I have been on a major kick of purging and getting rid of unnecessary things lately. I committed not only to cleaning out my closet, but to not refilling my closet! Womp womp. I love shopping, but just hate clutter and having too many things. I am thinking about looking into a ‘capsule wardrobe’ for fall/winter. Have you ever done a capsule wardrobe? I have no idea how to begin!

Crocband Crocs

Okay, I did not purchase these for MYSELF. I just don’t think I can ever find a way for Crocs to fit into my style 😉 But we grabbed Jackson this pair of shoes last week, and I am honestly surprised by how cute they are, and he LOVES them. Of course, Mike discovered that the exact same pair comes in grown up sizes, so now he has a pair, too. SALE ALERT: the grown-up pair actually cost HALF as much as the kids sizes on Amazon and a fraction of what I have seen them for in stores! I will say that I love that they are easy to clean and are perfect for use during the summer months!

Tie Front Top

Yesterday I shared one of my favorite trends of summer. These tie front tops are my absolute favorite and are universally flattering on everyone. They are basically a top that was MADE to be worn with a cute bralette! You can check out the full post with all of the details here.

Lily Jade Weekender Bag

Look for a full review coming next week, but since we are all packed for the lake I couldn’t resist sharing my FAVORITE new bag. As I talk about capsule wardrobes, Lily Jade bags really fit the bill. They are of the absolute BEST quality and materials, and I have no doubts I will use them for YEARS to come. And the style is so classic, I don’t worry about it not being ‘trendy’ in a few years! Did I mention the weekender bag is HUGE and holds everything you could need, and more!?

 

I hope everyone has an amazing weekend-there aren’t many weekends left of summer, so make sure you make every last moment count!

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