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October 23, 2014

I don’t want to hear about Ebola. I don’t want to hear about Enterovirus. I don’t want to hear that the shampoo I used on my child the entire first year of his life has cancer-causing ingredients. Sheesh. One click on the news and it’s enough to force any young mom to grab her children by the armful, blow a huge bubble and dive in. Nobody warns you about how scary parenting can be, and while we technically can’t protect ourselves from everything, we are moms, so you can bet we are going to try. And it might be true that I am not, er, um, “mentally equipped” to take on evil viruses, but I can certainly do a little research, read some labels, and use products that are safer for my family.

Over the past year I kept hearing about Beautycounter, a beauty and skincare line, that hails the highest safety screenings for all of its products. I was thrilled when Jessica Chait, a Beautycounter representative asked me to try some products out to share with you all. The selling point for me was that Beautycounter has banned over 1,500 ingredients. Currently the US only has 11 banned ingredients. Yikes. I know… my reaction too.

Here are some more noteworthy facts courtesy of Beautycounter:

  • 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. Beautycounter has banned more than 1,500 ingredients setting a new health and safety standard.
  • Only about 10% of the 10,000 chemicals commonly found in personal care products have safety data.
  • Did you know that Beautycounter is the ONLY U.S. company that is testing for heavy metals in color cosmetics?

Now I know you are thinking, “Okay, that’s great they are safe and everything, but are the products any good?”

Personally, I think yes, definitely. These are high-quality products without all the scary junk and I’d love to share with you a few of my favorites.

Favorite Beautycounter Products:

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Routine Cream Cleanser: A great every day face wash spiked with coconut oil – leaves your face feeling hydrated and not stripped dry. Oh, and I’ve never used a cleanser that takes eye makeup off so easily. I’ve been switching this up with the Gentle Exfoliator Polishing Cream because nothing feels better than a little sloughing of the skin (especially this time of year).

Vibrant Eye Perfector: This is a must-have for any mom. Just a dab goes a long way. And although the eye baggage problem is not completely cured, this is certainly helping it from getting any worse.

Lustro Oil 2: This product is one I haven’t tried yet, but it’s on my list! It’s for dry and tired skin… um, hello… where have you been the last 5 years? You can add a few drops to your lotion or use it alone as a primer before makeup.

KidCounter Bath Collection: This I LOVE and is easily the best kid bath set I’ve tried. The entire collection is nut free, soy free, gluten free, free of dyes and PH balanced….. and not that this is as important, but the creamsicle inspired scent is pretty awesome.

Who is ready to try this line out?

Jessica is giving 10% off to all Sisters to Sons readers! If you’d like to take advantage of this offer (and you should!) you can contact her directly via email with your orders!

Jessica Chait
www.jessicachait.beautycounter.com
jchait11@gmail.com <— email  Jessica here to receive 10% off your order! Make sure to mention Sisters to Sons!

Jessica is also giving away the Lustro Oil 2 ($64) and the entire KidCounter Bath Collection ($42)!

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There will be 2 winners! 1st place winner will get first dibs on which product they would like to try 🙂

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  • Jessica Chait
    October 23, 2014 at 3:51 pm

    Can’t wait to share these safe, amazing products with everyone. Please email me with any questions.

  • Mandy J
    October 23, 2014 at 4:28 pm

    I would love to try the kids bath set! I always try my hardest to get the best for my kids and it’s not always so easy to know what that is!

    • Jessica Chait
      October 23, 2014 at 4:56 pm

      I cannot say enough great things about the Kidscounter Collection. I have been using it on my boys since May and they love it. Their skin is so soft and my oldest son’s eczema is completely gone! No more prescription creams. 🙂 Please let me know if you would like to order, I am offering 10% off to all Sisters to Sons readers. By the way, our return policy (our return rate is 1.2%) is great. 30 days money back if you don’t like it….but I know you will!

  • Courtney
    October 23, 2014 at 9:07 pm

    Would love to try the exfoliator.

    • Jessica Chait
      October 23, 2014 at 11:06 pm

      Courtney,

      I just sent you an email. 🙂

      Jessica

  • Andrea Troutman
    October 23, 2014 at 10:26 pm

    I would love to try the routine cleanser and the exfoliator. The kids bath set would be great for my boys and their sensitive skin.

    • Jessica Chait
      October 23, 2014 at 11:08 pm

      Andrea,

      Those are all favorites of mine. The Routine Cream Cleanser is my all time favorite (and yes it removes my eye makeup too!) I cannot say enough great things about the Kidscounter Collection. It has been a game changer for my son’s eczema. Please contact me to place an order if you are interested. 614-980-6472.

      Jessica

  • Julia
    October 24, 2014 at 7:27 am

    I love the concept of these products!

    • Jessica Chait
      October 24, 2014 at 8:33 am

      The performance of the products is just as amazing as the concept. 🙂

  • Kelly Moran
    October 24, 2014 at 7:59 am

    The routine cleanser and exfoliator sound awesome

    • Jessica Chait
      October 24, 2014 at 8:34 am

      They really are! Contact me if you would like to take advantage of the 10% off. 🙂

  • Marci
    October 24, 2014 at 9:48 am

    I switched to organic products when I was pregnant for moisturizer, face wash and shampoo/conditioner. I would love to try some of these products. Thanks for sharing!

    • Jessica Chait
      October 24, 2014 at 8:39 pm

      Marci,

      So awesome to hear that you switched to organic products while you were pregnant. I would love for you to try some of Beautycounter’s products to compare the performance. 🙂

      Please contact me if you have any questions or want to place an order.

      Jessica Chait

  • Xandra
    October 24, 2014 at 11:50 am

    I would love to try the kids products! I’m always look for new nontoxic products for my family and these look great.

    • Jessica Chait
      October 24, 2014 at 12:06 pm

      Xandra,

      Please give me a call or text and I will take care of you. 🙂 I love the Kidscounter collection!

      Jessica
      614-980-6472

  • Erin B.
    October 24, 2014 at 2:59 pm

    I would love to try the kids body wash! Have been looking for a good chemical free product to use!

  • Rebecka Pauline
    October 24, 2014 at 3:37 pm

    cleanser and exfoliator sound awesome i always love a good exfoliate!

  • Lilith Katz
    October 24, 2014 at 8:08 pm

    I’d like to try the eye perfector

  • John Hutchens
    October 25, 2014 at 12:23 am

    I would like to try the lustro oil

  • Connie
    October 25, 2014 at 12:27 am

    I’d love to try the Gentle Exfoliator Polishing Cream.

  • reesa lewandowski
    October 25, 2014 at 4:50 am

    I would love to try anything! I have been really searching for products like this lately!

  • Kate Vocke
    October 25, 2014 at 10:42 am

    These products look amazing!

  • Jennifer O
    October 25, 2014 at 10:45 am

    I’d love to try the kids bath collection. I’m still using Johnson & Johnson and I know that is awful. Love learning about this – thanks!

  • Lana Bradstream
    October 25, 2014 at 5:12 pm

    I want to try the exfoliator

  • Jessica Chait
    October 25, 2014 at 10:06 pm

    Sounds like everyone is excited about the products. They really are amazing. PLEASE reach out to me if you have any questions about the products or want to place an order. I love getting SAFE products into the hands of everyone. 🙂

    Jessica
    jchait11@gmail.com
    http://www.jessicachait.beautycounter.com
    614-980-6472

  • sarah hughes
    October 26, 2014 at 9:40 pm

    Oh the kids bath products!!!!

  • Jessica
    October 26, 2014 at 9:48 pm

    Would love to try the kids bath set! Everything looks great though!

  • Colleen Boudreau
    October 26, 2014 at 11:09 pm

    I would love to try the Lustro Oil 2.

  • Ruth Griffeth
    October 27, 2014 at 8:26 am

    I am excited about the vibrant eye protector!

    • Ruth Griffeth
      October 27, 2014 at 8:29 am

      Eye perfector lol wow that was a whoops not Eye protector

  • allyson tice
    October 28, 2014 at 12:06 am

    i want to try the SHAVING CREAM!

  • amanda gray
    October 28, 2014 at 12:16 am

    I would love to try the Routine Cream Cleanser!

  • Gina B
    October 29, 2014 at 3:04 pm

    The Lustro Oil sounds like just the ticket for me!

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