I first posted about my favorite makeup products around this time last year when I first started blogging, but I haven’t shared my favorite beauty products yet! Where have I been?! To be honest, my skincare over the summer was on the back burner. I ran out of some of my favorite products and picked up some random products from Target a few weeks ago. I started noticing a huge difference in skin – my under eye area became super dry, scaley (is that even a word) and red. I also noticed more puffiness and dark circles and my skin was just all around dull. I was contributing it to caffeine, wine and stress because this summer I was one big ball of stress. I finally thought one day – ok maybe those are contributing factors but I did change pretty much all of the products I had been using. I have never had problem skin, it’s always been a little bit on the dry side but I knew I needed to do something about the changes I was seeing. At my age, if I start taking care of my skin now it will definitely help in the long run. So I ordered the products that I have been using for so long that I knew my skin was missing. It has been almost a week since I started using the products again and my face is literally rejoicing! It feels smoother, brighter and more hydrated. I started using Beauty Counter the summer of 2016. It was a year after our son was born and I wanted to make the switch to products with safer ingredients. These products are some of my favorite and keep my skin looking the best it can! While I would love to switch out all of my makeup as well, there are a few things I just can’t give up. So for now, skincare it is!
I have used the nourishing eye cream since I started using Beauty Counter. It was a must have for me but I wanted to try something from the new Countermatch line and this won! My under eyes have instantly looked bright and more hydrated! I apply this before I go to bed every night.
My all around favorite moisturizer. If I use too many products to keep my face hydrated during the day, I notice my makeup does not last all day. This is super lightweight that I can put on right after I wash my face and then apply makeup.
It is a sad, sad day when I run out of this cleanser. When I ran out over the summer, I picked up a random product to try. Not the best idea. I like my cleanser to remove my makeup and this really does the trick! It doesn’t dry my face out and I can use it morning and night.
I never knew how important it is to use an oil until I started using this one. It not only moisturizes but also helps fine lines and to firm the skin. I apply this at night by adding a little drop to my moisturizer! I love it! I think I will try the brightening oil next!
Moisturizing at night is just as important as moisturizing during the day. This one keeps my face hydrated overnight and mixed with the facial oil is amazing!
I use these products daily (except for the oil) and about once or twice a week I switch out my cleanser for the nourishing cream exfoliator! And that’s it! I do realize that everyone’s skin is different. What’s great about Beauty Counter is that they offer something for everyone’s skin type. You can search for skincare products recommended for certain skin types on the left side of the toolbar here.
I hope you have a great weekend!
*I am not a Beauty Counter consultant. This is from my own experience using these products for the past 2 years.