Earning Our B: Inside Beautycounter’s Highest-Ever B Corp Rating

Earning Our B: Inside Beautycounter’s Highest-Ever B Corp Rating

The New Year excitement may be settling, but we’re still in celebration mode. Why? Not only was Beautycounter recently re-certified as a B Corporation, but we received a score of 95—our highest rating ever, and a 14-point jump from two years ago. Here’s how we did it, and why we’re so proud of this major achievement.

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8 ways you helped us make beauty (and the world) better in 2017

8 ways you helped us make beauty (and the world) better in 2017

When you support Beautycounter, you’re not just making your own personal care routine safer. You’re also fueling our fight to get safer products into the hands of everyone. In 2017, we reached many important milestones in our advocacy work, charitable giving, and corporate responsibility efforts, and we couldn’t have done it without our Consultants, Clients, HQ staff, and brand partners. Check out some ways that the better beauty movement advanced last year, thanks in part to your loyalty.

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Why we’re taking a stand against phthalates in Canada

Why we’re taking a stand against phthalates in Canada

If you’re familiar with The Never List™, you’ll know we never formulate our products with phthalates. (Scientific research shows these chemicals are linked to endocrine disruption and birth defects.) So when we learned the Canadian government recently deemed these chemicals safe for human exposure—despite much evidence to the contrary—we decided to take action.

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3 life-changing things our Consultants learned while campaigning on Capitol Hill

3 life-changing things our Consultants learned while campaigning on Capitol Hill

As part of our mission to get safer products into the hands of everyone, many Beautycounter Consultants actively campaign for safer beauty laws in their home states. This month, we had a chance to reward three leaders who’ve gone above and beyond in their lobbying efforts, bringing them to Washington D.C. to meet with members of Congress.

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Beautycounter endorses the Personal Care Products Safety Act

Beautycounter endorses the Personal Care Products Safety Act

We’ve said it before, but it’s worth repeating—the United States hasn’t passed a major law regulating cosmetic safety since 1938. Yes, this is shocking, but we’re continuing to fight for change. Our latest move: An official endorsement of the Personal Care Products Safety Act (S.1113).

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Beautycounter Gives Back: Good+ Foundation Halloween Bash

Beautycounter Gives Back: Good+ Foundation Halloween Bash

Here at Beautycounter HQ, we love a good excuse to put on our capes and crusade for great causes. For the second year in a row, we had the chance to do just that as sponsors of the GOOD+ Foundation Halloween Bash. Hosted by GOOD+ Foundation founder Jessica Seinfeld and her husband, Jerry Seinfeld, the party raised nearly $300,000 to help support Los Angeles families living in poverty. Check out our favorite photos from the event—with some serious Halloween costume inspiration in the mix.

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A major victory just took place in the crusade for safer cleaning products

A major victory just took place in the crusade for safer cleaning products

Beautycounter’s passion for safer products doesn’t stop with personal care—we want to see more ingredient transparency in everything we use at home and at work. That’s why we’re thrilled that the Cleaning Product Right to Know Act of 2017 (SB 258) was signed into California law on October 15, requiring manufacturers to disclose cleaning product ingredients for the first time ever.

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An open letter from Beautycounter’s founder and CEO

An open letter from Beautycounter’s founder and CEO

RE: California must act to protect salon workers from harmful chemicals

Dear Members of the California State Legislature,

I write as the founder of Beautycounter, a company that is a leader in the safer skin care and cleaner cosmetics category. While today, our Consultants number more than 24,000 women sharing our message and products across the U.S., our origins are far more humble: my search for safer products for my family.

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