You know what I love?? Going full GLAM with my makeup and then promptly taking it off for bed. Monday nights I do my LIVE makeup tutorial on Facebook where I share my super WILD life stories and makeup faves/tips etc. while doing my makeup. But really, it’s like hanging with my friends once a week...but on-line. What a strange world we live in 🤷🏼♀️🤷🏼♀️Thanks to al of YOU who make coming on here and sharing my life and vice-versa absolutely worth it. I’m a nut job 50% of the time....the other 50% we’re not sure about yet. Thanks for hangin around and LOVE YOU GUYS! Check out my stories for the link to this easy glam holiday look using (mostly) all @beautycounter ❤️❤️
There's the magic right there.
Pure #essentialoils makes every Verissima product unique. Each one was carefully chosen by a qualified aromatherapist when developing a particular product.
Today we are creating our super popular Rosehip Moisturiser. Essential oils of bergamot, lavender, lemon and rose geranium make this blend perfect for everyday skin but in particular, problem skin. It has helped to clear up acne, lessen the redness and scarring associated with acne, even out skin tone, decrease oily tzones and dry patches and create gorgeous smooth, hydrated skin 💞
Women of all ages, across Australia, have been using and falling in love with our Rosehip.
Are you next?
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Luscious #vegan handbag by @matt_and_nat 😉
✨our Black Friday sale begins tomorrow, November 20th! ✨
go ahead and make your wishlist & to-gift list! Get ready to treat your self and those you love with safer beauty 🎁✨ _
keep your eyes peeled 👀 tomorrow for great deals you don’t want to miss!
click the link in the profile and add that wishlist to your cart ✨
It’s almost Thanksgiving and we’re thankful for each and every one of you! Spend $100 on your favorite RESTORE® items and receive our NEW Healing On The Go Pack. ($15 value) #RestoreMe#crueltyfree#vegan
I AM RADIANT ✨ .
Did you know our Organic virgin Jojoba oil is cold pressed right here in Australia 😍
I hand blend the ingredients with Australian certified organic essential oils.
Have you tried our facial oil? I would love to hear your feedback 😍
I have been using Jojoba oil on my skin for the last 10 years and will never look back.
I use it morning and night and before applying my make up 💛 #jojobaoil#mikashskincare 📷 @my3ratbagz3614 😘
To answer the questions about my makeup from yesterday, here is what I used 💋
Dew Skin (tinted moisturizer)
Touch Up Concealer Pen
Highlighter in Halo
Precision Liquid Eyeliner (upper lash line)
Color Outline Eye Pencil (lower lash line)
Color Define Brow Pencil
Color Intense Lipstick in Girl's Night
Statement Palette (Flaxen, Cider, Mulberry)
Love abounds. It certainly does.
Yesterday, at a moments notice, we had to urgently leave town for a family emergency on Bronson's side of the family. When we told friends, they, without hesitation jumped in to check in on my cat, Jinx.
When we were driving through the night and our tire pressure drastically dropped and needed air for the tires, a kind clerk pointed us to a where we could find a working air station. (That is a rarity in Holbrook apparently)
When we realized it would be dangerous for us to keep driving and needed a hotel, the lady at the front desk went out of her way to find us a hotel room that would let is bring our dog Trixie inside with us.
And finally, this very cold morning at Dutch Bros in Flagstaff, the kind ladies at the drive thru gifted Bronson's drink after hearing why we were traveling through.
Sometimes just the little things we do, smiling at strangers, holding doors, taking a moment just to offer a hand- make the most impact in others.
Thanks Dutch Bros for the reminder as I drink my coffee this morning.
It's the most wonderful time of the year! Giving gifts is so much fun but who doesn't love a little something for themselves?! Let's make sure you get a that little something you've been wanting under the tree too!
Ps- there WILL be Black Friday deals. Get that wish list filled out and I will be sure to send out Black Friday updates to your wish list recipients so they can shop those deals- more savings, more gifts!
It's Monday- let's get after it. I have a lot to accomplish this week and I need to look put together but don't have a lot of time. @beautycounter FTW.
Highlighter in Halo is the only thing on my skin, mascara, eyeliner and my favorite lip sheer in currant. ❤❤❤ Off to crush my Monday goals and to-dos!!
Ah Happy Friday!! These past few weeks have been so busy for me.
Today has been a whirlwind too, getting spider bites looked by the doctor, house cleaning, last minute school party prep and keeping the threenager in line and the 4 yr old's love cup filled and I just don't have the time like I used to get myself ready and out the door.
It is busy mornings like this that I am extra appreciative of good skincare and safe high quality make up. Feeling put together before Beautycounter usually consisted of a full face of make up. But now- a few swipes of mascara, a little brow fill in and some face lotion and this girl is out the door.
Quality skincare doesn't have to cost you your health and let's face it coconut oil isn't always the answer [though I do like my coconut oil and essential oils😏]. If you want some help finding the right skincare option for you message me! I'd love to help you find the right option for you! 😘
"It was rather beautiful: the way he put her insecurities to sleep. The way he dove into her eyes and starved all the fears and tasted all the dreams she kept coiled beneath her bones." -Christopher Poindexter
Long, weird day.
Saw a street fight happen in the middle of the road in front of my car, rolled my kid's finger up in the window by accident and saw a lady laying on a bus bench picking things from her belly button.
Like I said- long weird day. Mama needs a reset button before tomorrow, so a mask, a movie and snuggles with my guy.
No filter. No makeup. [Mascara and eyebrow pencil only]
I'll share the secret.
The Overnignt Resurfacing Peel + moisturizer
And there is a 60 day money back guarantee, but don't worry, you'll love it so much you won't need to return it. **Link in profile**
For once in my life I might be following a seasonal style trend and I am kind of excited.
For those who know me well- don't worry I haven't been kidnapped and I'm not trying to signal for help. At 30 I just don't feel as self conscious as I used to and I am not as scared to try new things. So, I've been playing with lip color- I know- hold the phone- I'm getting wild over here! This is a big step for me. I have worn the same colored lipgloss since I was 17. I'm overdue for some new lip pretties and I'm stepping out of my comfort zone.
Any how, back to the fall style trend. The colors this fall include taupe colors and violet lipstick. And it just so happens my new favorite lip colors fall into those color lines. 🙌🏻 But don't worry I'll still be in my favorite Old Navy jeans and flowy shirt for 'fancy' clothes and workin' that messy pony tail and workout clothes at school pick up.
I mean I'm not about to get THAT wild [yet 😉].
The average woman uses about 12 products a day- resulting in exposure to roughly 100 synthetic chemicals each day.
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Nearly 70% of children are exposed weekly to one or more hormone disrupting ingredients. Over 3.5% of children are exposed to a chemical that is either a known or probable carcinogen.
Out of the 80,000 chemicals on the market only 10% have been adequately tested. Only 2% have been tested for cancer risk.
30 is the number of chemicals that have been banned or restricted for their use in personal care products in the United States.
1938 was the last time the United States passed a law regulating personal care ingredients and it was a whopping 1.5 pages.
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This little #multitasker [aka Cleansing Balm] is a staple in my skincare routine but it has been a life saver for my middle son's face. ○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○
My youngest clawed his face pretty good and to be honest I was pretty worried about preschool germs causing an infection and he refused to let me bandage it. ○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○
Cleansing Balm to the rescue! It is packed full of vitman c and rich in #antioxidants to nourish and soothe the skin. A thin layer twice a day and in 5 days it almost back to good! Keeping a cut on the face moist is so important to help reduce scarring , so the Cleansing Balm is helpful in that aspect too! ○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○○
Swipe to see the difference!
It is so easy to get caught up in everyone else's highlight reel on social media that we forget to appreciate our own beauty and strengths. •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••
Be your own beautiful, it looks good on you.
Happy Friday Beauties!
I hope everyone will get to enjoy a long weekend and some sunshine! That is definitely on our agenda this weekend along with some crafting and time with some friends!
Just wanted to remind you today is the last day to purchase for my August gift raffle. If you missed the post- I am raffling off a No 3 balancing mask. It is a great addition to your skincare routine, regardless of what products you use on a normal basis since it detoxifies your skin and pores.
Another reminder, the Labor Day promotion is still current and you have until Tuesday to recieve a hydrating body lotion and a travel size No 1 brightening face oil. The face oil is really amazing- an Allure Best of Beauty award winner and also, a great addition to any skincare routine.
If you need some ideas on what to purchase message me, I am here to help!
September is almost here!
Hellllooo fall weather 🍁🎃
As we get ready to start a fresh month why not start off with a fresh skincare regimen?
Take the skincare quiz and get 10% off a regimen and start the new month off fresh! ••••quiz link in my bio•••• Or message me and I'll send it in a private message
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I guess all the Balancing Mist I used this morning in my stories is working. My skin looks calm and my nerves have calmed or maybe that was coffee?😏😅 But, seriously, I am still working to undo the years of neglect my pores have faced BUT in the mean time lets talk about how bright my skin is. ☀️ 👏🏻
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So, do you know what is in your mascara? I looked up three brands that I have used in the past, all mascara you buy at a department store- you know, the stuff you think is good quality!
Those three mascaras contained all or a few of the following:
•Parabens •Carbon Black
Carbon black is a KNOWN HUMAN CARCINOGEN and is also known to cause organ toxicity. It is made from partially combusted coal tar! The populations most at risk for carbon black exposure are industrial workers and WOMEN.
How to avoid carbon black:
Avoid the following ingredients in your mascara and eyeliner
•black no. 2
•D &C blavk
These boys are day two of no bath and after a long day of playing at the children's museum and riding bikes at the park they definitely need to hit the water. This kids shampoo and body wash leaves them smelling like a vanilla orange swirl of yum!
Did you know lead is allowed in lipstick?! It has been banned from gasoline, pencils and paint but not a product that goes on our mouths and usually ends up in our mouths. Yikes!
Beautycounter tests the raw colorant, during formation and the finished good. Striving for UNDETECTABLE levels. I am not aware of any other cosmetic company that tests before, during and after. Beautycounter goes above and beyond what is allowed. [International standard is 10ppm. That is high!!] Back to the good news: if you purchase $50 or more through my link
www.beautycounter.com/brittnimcdonald now through the end of the month, you will receive a gift from me. To claim your gift message me a screenshot of your receipt! 💋💋
Did you know:
•The European Union has banned or restricted 1,400 cosmetic ingredients •Canada 🍁 has banned or restricted 600 cosmetic ingredients • USA 🇺🇸 has banned or restricted 30 cosmetic ingredients •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• @beautycounter sets the bar higher and has banned the use of over 1,500 ingredients all while providing high performance make up and skincare.
If you are interested in learning what harmful ingredients are lurking in your personal care and cosmetic products I am happy to help! I can also show you some clean swaps with products that work just as well or better!
This has made a huge difference in my skin. I don't think my skin has ever been so bright and dewy.
The Resurfacing Peel uses botanically derived acids to resurface your skin safely.
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If you'd like to know more send me a message or shop using my link below.
This is why I chose to use Beauty Counter products. Are they the cleanest, nope! Are they 100% organic, also no.
BUT what they are, is concerned, concerned about the impact of your beauty and skincare products have on your health. They are willing to learn and evolve as new data emerges regarding ingredients.
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So, how many of my mom friends use Babyganics products for your kiddos? Seems legit since it's got some organic ingredients right? I thought that too! 🙋🏼♀️ I then downloaded the ThinkDirty app began scanning all the things. I realized SO many of the 'healthier options' I had chosen were, in fact, not healthy. I realized my Babyganics sunscreen contained a potential neurotoxin when ingested, phenoxyethanol. My kids definitely are not encouraged to eat sunscreen but that mid pool break snack you can bet they are licking their fingers after eating. Not good.
If you are looking for a safer option, easily applied (helllloooo spray sun screen!) and something that isnt going to contribute to the decline of the coral reefs, I've got a great option for you.
Well, the bad news is I apparently got distracted and didn't apply sunscreen to my thighs.(Might have been the toddler that decided to go Forest Gump on me and run 1/2 a mile down the beach. 🤔🙄) The good news is after 5 hours on the beach the parts of me I did spray are burn free. The kiddos are also burn free. And we used an ocean safe sunscreen that will not contribute to the decline of the coral reefs. 👏🏻👍🏻