I was absolutely floored.
You see, while I was busy focusing on healing my mind and cleaning up my diet, I was countering those healthy efforts by slathering toxins on my skin. And I had no idea.
Did you know that it’s legal in the U.S. to sell personal care products that contain harmful chemicals linked to cancer and other serious health problems?
Did you know that the United States has not passed a Federal law regulating the ingredients in our beauty products since 1938?
Did you know that the European Union has banned over 1400 ingredients from personal care products while the U.S. has banned only 30?
I didn't. Until now.
After I got past the shock and anger, I decided to do what was in my power to change things. I joined the Beautycounter movement.
Beautycounter's goal is to get safer personal care products into the hands of everyone. It's working on getting legislation passed to protect us from harmful chemicals in the beauty products we use every day.
80% of ingredients in beauty products have never been tested for safety. Even more troubling, chemicals linked to breast cancer, learning disabilities, infertility, and other health issues are allowed in the products we use every day.
Decades of studies indicate that serious health issues are on the rise, and due in some part to our ongoing exposure to toxic chemicals — whether it's in the shower, on our commute, while we eat lunch at a local restaurant, or when we clean our kitchens at home.
I joined Beautycounter to help spread the word about this serious problem, to spur change in the personal care industry, and to feel good using cosmetics and skin care that are both safe and high performing. I'm so proud to rep this company that helps us feel beautiful every day without sacrificing our health.
At Beautycounter, we've banned more than 1,800 ingredients setting a new health and safety standard — all while ensuring our products perform, and that they're as indulgent as any luxe moisturizer, lipstick or facial mask in the market. Watch this short video to learn why I am so proud to be a part of this company.
So what are the products like?
I can honestly say they're comparable to the high-end department store brands I used to use (but without the harmful chemicals). Beautycounter is just as dedicated to product performance as it is to product safety. This combination is extremely rare. And I think you'll be as impressed as I am.
Here are a few of my favorite Beautycounter products that I use on the regular:
A few of my favorite skincare staples are the Countertime Tripeptide Radiance Serum, Countertime Ultra Renewal Eye Cream, and the Countermatch Adaptive Moisture Lotion.
In addition to our skincare basics, we have some of the best treatments for your skin. They're great for all skin types, and are the perfect additions to ANY skincare regimen you may already be using. My top three are the All Bright C Serum, Overnight Resurfacing Peel, and the Reflect Effect AHA Smoothing Facial Mask.
Whether you like to glam it up or prefer a more natural look, Beautycounter's got you! Everything from foundation with skincare benefits to creamy eye shadows to glosses to mascara and so much more!
And here are 3 ways to support Beautycounter's important social mission
Start swapping out your beauty products to safer versions from Beautycounter. Remember, we vote with our dollars, so consumer demand WILL change the marketplace.
Join our rewards program that pays for itself at signup!
Your $29 Annual Band of Beauty Membership Includes:
- 10% back in product credit to be used on future purchases
- Free shipping on orders of $100+
- A free welcome gift ($49 value)
- Exclusive member offers
*Make sure you select "Sahar Elhodiri Aker" as your consultant at checkout. I promise to give you the best customer service and support.
Maybe you're looking for some extra money to help with bills or to treat yourself. Or you really want to help your loved ones transition to safer products.
Now is the time for you to join Beautycounter!
- Share the mission as a part-time passion project or full-time career
- Be a voice for change
- Save 25% on your own orders
Some consultants earn a full-time income; others do it as a side-hustle to share their passion and supplement their income. It can be whatever you want it to be!
Beautycounter is a direct retail company with no requirements to carry inventory or spend a minimum amount on products each month.
Our team is amazing! It has tons of support, motivation, and community. We'll coach you on how to educate others and run this business however you choose!
- Click the "Become a Consultant" button below and follow the instructions to create your account. It will say "Choose a Mentor" and give you an option that should default to "Sahar Elhodiri Aker." If it doesn’t, click "Select a Different Mentor" and put in "Sahar Elhodiri Aker."
- You can choose (not required) to add one of the deeply discounted Starter Sets to your shopping cart. You can also shop a la carte and enjoy 25% off immediately.
- Finish the enrollment page and place your order.
- CONTACT ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS!
I've finally learned that if I don’t feel good physically, I don’t feel good mentally… and vice versa. I know that what I put in my body, what I put ON my body, and what I let myself think all matter. And I know that I deserve better. So do you.
Contact me if you have any questions about this important mission.