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#MakeupMonday Tip: How to Erase Your Under-Eye Circles

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Whether genetics or late nights are to blame for your under-eye imperfections, banishing those dark circles is the quickest way to look well rested. In today’s installment of our #MakeupMonday video series, our Head of Innovation, Christy Coleman, reveals her technique for cleverly concealing under-eye shadows and unwanted imperfections.

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Why Our Reds Are Safer

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The last thing you should worry about on Valentine’s Day is whether your red lip is safe to wear—and staying put all night. That’s why we spent years making our Lip Sheer in Scarlet, aiming for a safer formula with a rich, long-lasting color payoff.

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#MakeupMonday Tip: How to Instantly Brighten Your Eyes

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Every Monday during the month of February, we’re sharing a brand-new episode of our #MakeupMonday video series, where you’ll learn an easy makeup trick from our Head of Innovation, Christy Coleman. This week, Christy is demonstrating how to brighten your eyes for a more youthful look. The only products you need? Our Color Shade Eye Duo in Pearl/Champagne, which we’ve extensively tested for heavy metals, and our Precision Brush, which is made with soft, animal hair-free taklon bristles and designed for perfectly precise application. Watch the video below and follow Christy’s steps to instantly wake up your eyes.

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Can Women Have It All? Watch Gregg at the MA Conference for Women

Our Founder and CEO, Gregg Renfrew, has always advocated for the empowerment of women—in fact, Beautycounter has provided economic opportunities to thousands of women across the country through our Consultant program—and she recently shared her dedication to this idea at the annual Massachusetts Conference for Women. There, Gregg also revealed some of the key lessons she’s learned over the years, including how she balances her personal and professional lives (a constant work in progress for the wife and mother!). “I think you can have everything, but I don’t think you can have everything all at once,” she said. Watch to see what she had to say on female entrepreneurism, following your passions, and more.

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Two Looks to Try With Our Sea Salt Spray

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Salt sprays instantly bring to mind messy, textured beach waves—just one of the hairstyles our multipurpose Sea Salt Spray can achieve. Infused with Himalayan pink salt, red algae extract, and clay, our long-lasting formula is designed to work for a variety of styling techniques and methods, including both damp and dry styling. Even better, we made sure our spray wasn’t made with any synthetic fragrances or PEGs—two ingredients commonly found in similar products.

Read on for two easy-to-copy looks you can try using our Sea Salt Spray.

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Plastic Microbeads Banned—Next Step: Safer Ingredients

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A few weeks ago, Congress took an important step toward cleaning up the personal care industry: It banned plastic microbeads from products such as exfoliators, toothpaste, and body wash. We took a moment to celebrate this victory, and you should too! It’s a clear sign of Washington, D.C.’s appetite for change in the outdated beauty industry.

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Everything You Need to Know About Charcoal Soap

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If the idea of cleansing your face with charcoal sounds a little counterintuitive, we’re here to clear up (pun intended) any doubts. Our new Charcoal Face Bar works to clarify and detoxify your skin without drying it out. Read on for seven reasons this is the product you never knew you needed—until now.

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January Is Breakup Month

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Break up with your bronzer. Leave your lotion. Forget your foundation.
End your toxic relationship with unsafe beauty products—and switch to Beautycounter’s safer, high-performance solutions. #switchtosafer

Beauty is one of the least regulated consumer product categories on the market—meaning it’s actually legal to sell skin care and cosmetics that contain harmful chemicals linked to cancer and other serious health impacts. Our unparalleled Ingredient Selection Process ensures that our products perform to professional standards without the harmful or questionable ingredients typically found in the industry. We handpick the best options and exclude anything of concern. There are more than 1,500 ingredients we will never use, no matter what.

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The Toxic Love Affair

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Break Up with Your Makeup

Hear the truth behind your toxic relationship with potentially harmful products. Click here to discover Beautycounter’s commitment to beautiful, effective products that don’t compromise your safety.

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6 Small Changes to Help You Save Water

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No matter what time of year it is or where you live, conserving water is incredibly important—it helps preserve one of our planet’s limited resources, protect our environment, and save you money in the long run. In fact, now’s the perfect time to add this undertaking to your list of New Year’s resolutions. Keep reading for small, easy changes you can make at home to reduce your family’s water consumption, courtesy of Save Our Water.

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