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My Honest Review of Beautycounter

Most folks think the gold standard of “natural beauty” is Beautycounter. I’ve spent the last six months trying most of the Beautycounter skincare, makeup, and body products, giving each a thorough review.

In my opinion, some Beautycounter products are worth buying, and I’ve switched to for the time being. But many others aren’t for me as I think there are skincare and makeup products that work better. In this post, I will share my opinions on natural beauty, review the Beautycounter products I loved, the Beautycounter products that weren’t for me, and a few new items that I want to try. 

Honest and real review of Beautycounter products.

What is Beautycounter?

Beautycounter was started in 2013 and has become a common clean beauty brand in the past few years, winning a host of awards. They pledge to never use 1,800 “questionable or harmful chemicals” in their products, including the 1,400 chemicals banned in the EU’s personal care products.

If you’re looking for clean makeup, skincare, sunscreen, and even men’s skincare, Beautycounter offers many products. They have everything from Vitamin C serum to eye masks to lipgloss to shampoo and conditioner.

Six months of trying Beautycounter products, beauty influencer Cristin Cooper shares her honest review.

Is Beautycounter a MLM?

Before we get to the review, I want to address the elephant in the room – yes, Beautycounter is an MLM. A MLM, for those who aren’t aware, is a multi-level marketing company. Most companies follow a funnel of manufacturing, distribution, wholesale, retail, the consumer. An MLM cuts out wholesale and retail and goes direct distribution to consumers.

Consultants sell directly to the consumer and make a commission off of each sell. They also make money because the company pays them a commission of sales from people they recruit people downline to sell under them. This doesn’t have anything to do with the actual product but rather the method of marketing. I like to address that because I think everyone reading this has had a bad experience with an MLM company in their life.

In my opinion, Beautycounter does this well due to the number of downline people they are paying a % of sales to, and their products are pretty fairly priced, for the most part. When you consider the great marketing, lux packaging, quality ingredients, and the percentage of commissions they are paying out, it makes your head spin thinking about how much money other beauty brands must be making that aren’t following an MLM sales model. Beauty is, after all, a 532 billion dollar industry.

Yes, I Am A Now A Beautycounter Consultant.

I initially signed up to become a “consultant” to get 25% off of all the Beautycounter products that I purchased to review for this post. I also am able to earn a much higher affiliate percentage if I link to Beautycounter directly rather than a third party and I am in the business of affiliate marketing.

As I always say when I talk about Beautycounter, if you have a consultant that you currently buy from, please keep supporting their business. You also can buy outright at and not select a consultant or you can shop a select number of Beautycounter best sellers at Sephora.

Best Beautycounter products

My Opinions on Natural Beauty.

In researching this post, I was rather shocked to see that the US hasn’t passed a major federal law regulating what can and cannot be put in makeup since 1938. I was also shocked to see that while the European Union bans over 1,400 chemicals known to cause cancer, genetic mutation, or congenital disabilities, the US has only banned 11.

Maybe one day, I will change my tune, and I know this is very “anti” to the natural beauty movement’s rhetoric, but I’m a fan of everything in moderation. I get Botox, regular chemical peels, use medical-grade ingredients that are in no way, shape, or form “natural,” eat McDonald’s, you get it.

Natural products are awesome when they work because it’s less of the bad stuff in my body, but I’m not going to spend my money on or use something just because it is “natural.”

So long story short, I am all for natural beauty if it performs better than other products that I use, but I will not spend money on something that doesn’t work as efficiently or effectively just because it’s “natural.” If you want to read more about Beautycounter’s is a better choice, check out The Never List. For this review, I will be focusing on wearability, results, and overall opinions on what I liked and didn’t like from the Beautycounter line. 

Beautycounter Products That Are Worth Buying


Counter+ No. 1 Brightening Facial Oil // Of all the products I reviewed, this is my number one skincare item from Beautycounter. In fact, it’s one of two facial oils that I use. I love it for when I use a gua-sha or when I’m feeling extra dry. It contains omega-rich marula oil and avocado oil for hydration & antioxidant vitamin C to brighten and even skin tone. The Counter+ No. 2 Plumping Facial Oil comes in at a close second.

Beautycounter review of Counter+ Eye Revive Cooling Masks

Counter+ Eye Revive Cooling Masks // I am a bit of an eye mask aficionado, and while these aren’t my favorites, they stay in place well, hydrate my under eye and help reduce puffiness thanks to cucumber extract and aloe leaf. I would prefer them to be loaded with hyaluronic acid, but I think they are still excellent!

Counter+ All Bright C Serum // It’s no secret I’m a fan of high-potency when it comes to my vitamin C. This product contains both Tetrahexyldecyl Ascorbate and Bis-Glyceryl Ascorbate, two types of vitamin C that brighten and moisturize. But at only 5% potency each, I wouldn’t opt for it over others. However, if you are pregnant or nursing, you can use this because all of Beautycounter’s products are pregnancy safe.

Countertime Ultra Renewal Eye Cream Review.

Countertime Ultra Renewal Eye Cream // This is actually one of my favorite eye creams to use. It contains plant-derived Retinatural Complex and Persian silk tree extract that work to reduces the appearance of under-eye shadows and crow’s feet.

Countertime Tetrapeptide Supreme Cream // Another great skincare product from Beautycounter is this Supreme Cream. It is extremely hydrating and packed with Bakuchiol, a safer alternative to retinol, and Swiss Alpine rose boosts the skin’s antioxidant defense. It also contains tetrapeptide which helps to increase skin elasticity, minimize the appearance of lines, boost visible firmness, and smooth skin surface. To be honest, I’m shocked this is a natural product.

Counter+ Charcoal Facial Mask // This was the first Beautycounter product I ever tried for this review, and I think it is awesome! I love a mask, and this kaolin clay mask with activated charcoal purifies and balances, and absorbs excess oil in no time. Unlike other charcoal masks, this one contains salicylic and lactic acids to exfoliate gently. I personally love using it after I dermaplane and then follow with the Counter+ No. 1 Brightening Facial Oil.

Countertime Tripeptide Radiance Serum // This Beautycounter serum is great but one that I didn’t test and review as extensively because I didn’t want to give up my medical-grade goodness.

One-Step Makeup Remover Wipes // I love these makeup wipes but think they are INSANELY overpriced.

Beautycounter review of the Countercontrol SOS Acne Spot Treatment.

Countercontrol SOS Acne Spot Treatment // One of the Beautycounter products that has become a staple in my beauty drawer is this spot treatment. Formulated with salicylic acid, the treatment addresses breakouts without over-drying the skin for a clearer, healthier-looking complexion.

Instant Eye Makeup Remover // Another great product that, in my opinion, is overpriced is this eye makeup remover. You get what you pay for when it comes to high quality, clean ingredients but I would buy micellar water over this.


Beautycounter products an honest review

Lip Conditioner in Peppermint // I love this lip conditioner! It contains softening avocado oil, shea butter, meadowfoam seed oil, and jojoba oil. It’s also infused with peppermint and rosemary oils and smells heavenly.

Satin Powder Blush // This blush in color “nectar” is one of my favorite blushes! It has great pigment, a soft finish, and the most delicate luminosity.

Touchup Skin Concealer Pen // I have also been very impressed with this concealer pen. I love a click pen + brush combo and think it gives great smooth coverage. Plus, it’s buildable which is always a win. You can wear a little or wear a little more if you need extra coverage. It has knotgrass extract to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and photoaging—so skin looks firmer & brighter. I wear color “light”.

Luminous Powder Highlighter // I included this on the worth it list because I think it’s a great highlighter, but it’s definitely not the best highlighter. If you want a very subtle highlight, this would be great. I have it in “halo”.

Illuminating Cream Highlighter // This is a really good sheer, luminous highlighter-but to be honest with you it doesn’t give me quite as much highlight as I would want.

Color Pinch Cream Blusher // Another great product!! The pigment is better than the highlighter, and I think that it applies well and stays put. I have the color “caramel.”

Sheer Genius Conditioning Lipstick // Pearl, petal, rose, terra and twig, buy one of each! Terra is my favorite color, and this is probably my favorite product from Beautycounter, along with the …… I love this lipstick because it’s buildable, has a creamy finish, and leaves my lips softer thanks to botanical waxes and jojoba esters. It also contains vanilla, which gives it a sweet scent.

Beyond Gloss // This is another favorite! What Beautycounter lacks in mascara, they make up for in gloss. The Beautycounter gloss is hands-down one of my favorite glosses. It’s long-wearing, not sticky, and comes in the prettiest hues. I have it in Bare Shimmer and Peony and want to try the new shades, brulee, and spice.

Mattifying Powder // I have been very impressed with this mattifying powder and find that it sets under-eye concealer wonderfully.

Velvet Eyeshadow Palette – Classic // I am actually very impressed with Beauty Counter’s eyeshadows. They have excellent pigment and little falloff. This is my favorite palette.


Beautycounter Body Wash is one of the products that is well worth it.

Body Wash in Citrus Mimosa // I am a big fan of this gentle and non-drying body wash. It has a creamy texture and a great citrus scent and leaves your skin feeling soft and hydrated. 

Hand Cream in Citrus Mimosa // This hand cream is luxurious, and I LOVE the smell! 

Counter+ Charcoal Cleansing Bar // Zach loves this soap. I asked him why and he said “because I feel really clean but my skin feels soft.” So there you have it.

Of all the Beautycounter categories and products I reviewed, the body products are well worth it.

For Him

I bought Zach all of the men’s stuff to try, and he likes the Counterman Clarifying Toner Pads, the Counterman Conditioning Beard Oil, and the Counterman Daily Exfoliating Cleanser. I think the men’s products from Beautycounter are totally worth it as it is the only skincare that I have ever been able to get him to use.

Beautycounter for Kids

I haven’t tried any of Beautycounter’s new kid products but plan to order and review the Kids’ Bath Trio! My girlfriends with babies really love the Baby Gentle All-Over Wash, Baby Daily Protective Balm, and Baby Soothing Oil.

Countersun Mineral Sunscreen Lotion SPF 30 – 3.4 oz. // We have loved this mineral sunscreen for the girls formulated with non-nano zinc and California Poppy. It is a physical SPF 30 formulation that is water-resistant for up to 40 minutes. 

Countersun Mineral Sunscreen Stick SPF 30 – 0.5 oz. // I used this sunscreen stick on the girls all summer long. It works really well, is infused with cocoa butter, and is really good for them!

Beautycounter Products That I Don’t Love

Beautycounter Counter+ overnight resurfacing peel is not worth it according to beauty influencer Cristin Cooper.

Counter+ Overnight Resurfacing Peel // Ok this is going to be unpopular but I do not like this Beautycounter peel! First of all, I think is smells like cardboard. Secondly, I don’t like using it instead of my vitamin c and retin-a. So many people rave over how it makes their skin look but I just cannot get past the smell, and even the new citrus one still smells terrible to me. It is great because it has botanically derived AHA & BHA which work to exfoliate the surface of your skin and deep clean your pores. It didn’t tingle my skin unless I used right after dermaplaning but it wasn’t a soothing feeling either. If you are pregnant and can’t use high-powered ingredients and can stomach the smell, then I would buy it! Otherwise, I would pass.

Countertime Lipid Defense Cleansing Oil // I do not love this cleansing oil or their cleansing balm. If you have dehydrated skin or love to double cleanse, you might like them, but I would pick the cleansing balm over this oil as it broke me out.

Lengthening Mascara // In my opinion, the mascaras are the worst products from Beautycounter and definitely not worth it. I have tried this and their Volumizing Mascara and they are just not that great. You need to have a brand new tube (I’ve bought three just making sure I didn’t get a bad one) and I have to layer and layer and layer to get big lashes. The good thing is that it conditions your lashes with organic bataua oil and carnauba wax but I will be sticking to my drugstore mascara or Tarte mascara. I’m sticking to drugstore mascara or the Ilia mascara which is also a clean mascara and one of my favorites!

Skin Twin Featherweight Foundation // Admittedly I don’t love this foundation or the Dew Skin Tinted Moisturizer because they just don’t cover well. I find the Skin Twin to be an odd combination of thick without coverage if that makes sense. If feels like it’s going on thick but the coverage just isn’t there for me. I will say that the Dew Skin has a beautiful finish if you are looking for a very light finish but I do wish it had more than SPF 20. I wear 3 in the Dew Skin and Sand in the Skin Twin.

Color Outline Eye Pencil // The eye pencil and the Color Define Brow Pencil perform well but I wish they were a mechanical pencil. They start off so sharp that I found myself warming them up between my fingers to apply. If I was going to chose just one, I would pick the eye pencil as that is closer to your eye opening and I would think you would want a cleaner option there as opposed to your brow. But the Beautycounter pencils are not worth it over other pencils.

Countersun Mineral Sunscreen Mist SPF 30 Travel Size – 3 oz. // I found this sunscreen mist to get clogged, spray weird and give me a white residue on my skin.

Countersun Tinted Mineral Sunscreen Mist SPF 30 // This might be a good sunscreen if my skin was the perfect shade but the colors were off and it was a very strong color. Plus, I found it transfered to towels and would probably do the same to a bathing suit.

Countersun After Sun Cooling Gel // This stuff is so sticky! It worked well and other people say this is great, but I just could not get past the stickiness.

Beautycounter Products I Want to Try & Review

A few Beautycoutner products that I want to try for review include the Countermatch Refresh Foaming Cleanser, Countertime Mineral Boost Hydrating Essence, and the Counter+ Brightening Facial Mist.

Which Beautycounter products are worth it, how Beautycounter works and how to become a consultant.

Beautycounter Consultants vs. Membership

If you regularly use Beautycounter then you can sign up to become a Band of Beauty Member by paying $29 a year. That gives you free shipping on qualifying orders of $100+, 10% product credit on applicable orders, a welcome gift valued at $43 when you spend $50+ enrolling, and exclusive offers. The welcome gift is more expensive than the yearly fee so if you are interested in getting 10% product credit that might be something to look into.

  • Free Shipping on Qualifying Orders of $100+
  • 10% Product Credit on Applicable Orders
  • A welcome gift when you spend $50+ on products when enrolling
  • Members exclusive offers

If you are interested in selling Beautycounter (or just getting a deeper discount) then you can sign up to be a consultant. You can absolutely join my team but I’m afraid I won’t be much help to you other than the initial onramp. If you are interested in selling and don’t have someone to sign up under, my thriving team of one could get you started. She also has an Instagram here that you can also join if you are just interested in learning more about products.

The only downside to becoming a Beautycounter consultant for the 25% discount is that you have to sell $1,200 worth of qualifying volume in six months. But if you had a few family and friends that wanted to buy Beautycounter products at 25% off, it might be worth it.

Beautycounter products that are worth it and not.

My Top 20 Beautycounter Products

I will add to this post as I try new Beautycounter products and have narrowed this list down to my top 20 products if you want to save this post or Pin it to have as a shopping cheat sheet.

Counter+ No. 1 Brightening Facial Oil
Counter+ All Bright C Serum
Countertime Ultra Renewal Eye Cream
Countertime Tetrapeptide Supreme Cream
Counter+ Charcoal Facial Mask
Countercontrol SOS Acne Spot Treatment
Lip Conditioner in Peppermint
Satin Powder Blush
Touchup Skin Concealer Pen
Luminous Powder Highlighter
Sheer Genius Conditioning Lipstick
Beyond Gloss
Color Pinch Cream Blusher
Mattifying Powder
Velvet Eyeshadow Palette – Classic
Body Wash in Citrus Mimosa
Hand Cream in Citrus Mimosa
Counterman Clarifying Toner Pads
Counterman Daily Exfoliating Cleanser
Countersun Mineral Sunscreen Stick SPF 30 – 0.5 oz.

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  1. Robin says:

    Thanks for this review! I’ve recently purchased some of these products but also use physician grade skincare too. There are some new things I want to try now. Thanks for your honest opinions too!!

    • You’re welcome!

    • Melissa says:

      I would agree with everything you said but I love dew skin! I mix it with the twin skin and feel that it works great. I’m a BC consultant and the oil,Vit C and eye cream are my favorite too! Mascara- no for sure. I use Thrive and love it.
      Thanks for this post!

    • Jenny says:

      Thank you for the review. I love the countercontrol pore cleanser and also the countercontrol regimen. I feel like the cleanser really helps with controlling acne.

  2. Megan says:

    Unlike other MLMs, you don’t HAVE to purchase Beautycounter products from a consultant, and Beautycounter also has a handful of brick and mortar stores in the US. 🙂

    • Yes I know & a good point to add. But people are inherently skeptical of the MLM model which is why I like to address it.

      • Becca says:

        Such a great review here and you called out several of their products I really want to try! My favorite product right now is their baby diaper cream!! Sounds funny I know – but the product is clean and doesn’t have the harsh chemicals. We’ve tried probably 10 different brands of diaper cream and this is consistently the only one that works on our babes!

      • Brooke says:

        I’ve been looking forward to this review! Thanks for doing it! My favorites are the Peel/Vitamin C serum and the charcoal mask. I’ve been impressed with everything I’ve used so far skincare wise. I haven’t tried the cream blush, but I think that’s next!

  3. Lauren H. says:

    The counter time ultra renewal eye cream is so good!! Planning on using more Beautycounter when we get pregnant again! Only complaint is that everything is pricey- and the mascara is terrible if you have baby lashes to begin with.

    • Amber Allphin says:

      My all time Favorite is the No 3 Balancing Oil and 2nd runner up is the charcoal face mask! 🙌 I love so many of the products but these 2 are the ones I can’t be without!! You should try mixing the dew skin and twin skin before applying! That’s how it works best for me!!

  4. Amanda says:

    My favs are the new twin skin foundation and countertime eye cream! I use both everyday!

  5. Mary Beth says:

    I really love the facial sunscreen they released this year! Goes on like a moisturizer and no chalky look or greasy feel.

  6. Eleana says:

    My favorite items are the lip conditioner in peppermint and the Color Pinch Cream Blusher in Caramel.

  7. Victoria says:

    Love the review! My favorite product is the Brightening Facial Oil! I love it and it really hydrates my face in the mornings.

  8. Macie says:

    I actually love the Dew Skin for “no makeup days”. I’m uber dry so I love the tint and glow it gives. A little brow gel and tinted lip balm… done. Thanks for doing all of the “homework” I’ve been eyeing a few other products!

  9. Sydney says:

    We love the sunscreen stick! I love that it’s safe and super easy to use. I also have been very pleased with the bronzer.

  10. AmaNda says:

    LOVE Beautycounter! And I always love your honest reviews. I agree, the mascara has always let me down, despite the several formula changes Beautycounter has made. Currently, I am loving the countercontrol regimen skincare line. Maskne is real lol and switching to this line has helped a lot!

  11. Grace says:

    Thanks so much for doing this! so many good products to choose from but my favorite is the cream blush. Such a good color and blends well!

  12. PaigE H says:

    There are some BeautyCounter products I want to try that you’ve got a review on and it’s so helpful and thorough. Thanks! My favorites are the Countercontrol Clear Pore Cleanser, love the resurfacing peel (im too scared of hardcore stuff so this works well for me), All Bright C serum, body wash, no. 1 oil, and the clay mask. Oh! And concealer…really like that. Big BeautyCounter fan over here..clearly ha!

  13. APRIL says:

    I love the dew skin and cleansing balm

  14. KATHERINE says:

    Tint skin is amazing for light coverage. If your a SAHM or someone who doesn’t wear a lot of makeup it’s amazing. I did just order the holiday set of vitamin c and overnight peel but it did it under an old consultant😩

  15. KENDRA says:

    I agree that the No.1 facial oil is my favorite product! I like the CounterMatch facial moisturizer too 😊

  16. Lesley says:

    Great review! I’ve been using BC for several years now, mainly skincare, may have to try the powder blush now! I do love the cream blush especially for a quick summer summer look. BUT, my all time FAVE BC product….the face oil, 1,2, or 3….I would bathe in these if they would sell them in vats!

  17. Stacey says:

    My favorite BC product is the counter control cleanser. I’m definitely tempted to try a couple of these others now.

  18. Langley Richardson says:

    Thanks for sharing this review! I just started using Beautycounter products earlier this year and I really do love it so far! Right now, my favorite product would be the charcoal mask! It’s leaves my skin feeling so good. I am still wanting to try different products and your review is so helpful.

  19. Amy Branch says:

    Thank you for this!! I love the charcoal mask, but the few other things I’ve tried from bc have not given me the results I’ve seen from medical grade products. Anyways, I’m regards to the charcoal mask, can you comment on it compared to the revision black mask? Thanks for your honest opinions and reviews.

  20. Sarah says:

    I love the charcoal bar and kids bath set. Next on my list to try is the vitamin c and sunscreen! Thank you for compiling such an extensive review!

  21. Hannah B. says:

    I love the sugar scrub—hands down my fave! And I just recently started using the Countermatch Adaptive moisturizer and I love that, too.

  22. Emily says:

    Love this review! I love Beautycounters Counter control clear pore cleanser, facial oil no 3, and countermatch adaptive moisture lotion. Give me all the charcoal products to get me through 2020, ha. Would love a tutorial with the classic eyeshadow palette, I’ve been sooo close to purchasing this several times.

  23. Breen Hardin says:

    Love the kip conditioner in peppermint and the kids conditioner! We call it “silky smooth” for bath time bc it truly helps get the tangles out and makes their hair smell so good!

  24. Ashley says:

    I have a 9 month old baby boy and I LOVE the baby soothing oil for him. It makes his skin so soft, but doesn’t leave him sticky or have an overwhelming scent. My favorite product for myself is a tie between the No. 1 Brightening Facial Oil and the Countermatch Adaptive Moisture Lotion!

  25. Brittany FaNshier says:

    Overnight resurfacing peel!

  26. Sara says:

    I also love the lipsticks (lily is my current go-to) but the charcoal bar soap is my #1. I keep it in my shower. It leaves my face so clean without over drying it.

  27. Courtney martin says:

    I love the cleansing balm. It takes my makeup right off without any make up remover! I normally use revision BFW after, Becuase it fees a tiny bit oily. But I love it to use as a pre cleanse!

  28. Alison says:

    My two beautycounter staples are the overnight resurfacing peel (I agree with your opinion regarding the smell) and the countertime Tripeptide Radiance Serum! Appreciate your in depth review on their products!!

  29. Chelsea Sosnowski says:

    Their citrus body lotion is also wonderful! Light fresh scent and it doesn’t leave you greasy. That’s my #1 favorite thing they make!

  30. Mary c says:

    This is a great, thorough review! Like you I use a lot of the revision line and skin ceuticals. Two things from BC that I love are the Countermarch Adaptive moisture lotion and the tint skin foundation.

    The adaptive moisture lotion is probably the best moisturizer I have found for my combination, acne prone skin. Doesn’t break me out, doesn’t make my skin dry.

    Tint skin is the perfect amount of coverage for a barely there make up look. I go back and for with this and Supergoop CC screen for everyday make up.

  31. Priscilla Lim says:

    I’m not a stickler for clean makeup and skincare products, but I definitely love some of the BeautyCounter products. I religiously use the No. 3 Balancing Oil and the Sheer Genius Conditioning Lipstick in Petal. It’s the perfect natural looking pink 😍

  32. Lynette says:

    I can’t live without the overnight resurfacing peel. It got rid of my hormonal acne and acne scars. I am excited to try some of products that made your list.

  33. Lexie says:

    Love the mattifying powder, concealer pen, and liquid liner!

  34. Kelsie says:

    Thanks for the honest review! I switched to beautycounter products about 3 years ago and have a few favorites.. the Counter+ brightening oil & the charcoal mask are two. I‘ve been using the countermatch regimen for about a year and have really enjoyed the new foaming cleanser.

  35. Emily says:

    So far, I love all of the Countertime line. The essence is wonderful, the creams feel so good, and I do like the oil cleanser especially for my first wash! I like some things from the Countermatch line- the foaming cleanser, adaptive moisturizer, but I do not like the toner and could live without the serum. I also tried the Countercontrol line for when I have some breakouts, and I LOVE the cleanser! It’s the only exfoliating product they have, and smells citrusy and a great way to start my day! I liked the toner especially in the summer when my face got more oily. And I have to disagree with you on the overnight resurfacing peel- I think it’s awesome! I do feel a tingle, and don’t think it stinks! My favorite product might be the charcoal mask though!!

  36. Amy Watts says:

    I haven’t tried all these, but the majority of what I have tried has been amazing! My current favorite is the charcoal mask & balancing facial oil. Both make my skin feel so fresh! Loved reading this review and can’t wait to try more.

  37. Sarah says:

    My husband and I actually have loved their basic shampoo & conditioner — good cleaning power without sls. I have also liked their face wash & scrub! Just good basics.

  38. Kayte says:

    Great reviews. I was pregnant, just now nursing (babies 1 month today) I’m obsessed with the Resurfacing Peel while nursing since you can’t use your normal Retin A. Great Alternative. I’m a make up junky and really love the eyeshadow pallets and how pigmented they’re, safe and high performance is difficult to find.

  39. Laney says:

    I love the overnight resurfacing peel 🙈 I use it every other night with biossance oil on top. I also LOVE the dew skin, SPF and a light tint that smooths out my complexion when I don’t want to wear much make up. Also use it as a sunscreen on the beach/at the pool and never been burned! The SPF works great. Thanks for these honest reviews!

  40. Ellen says:

    I love the Cleansing balm! It melts my makeup right off, and works great on dry areas of my skin! I also love the charcoal mask!

  41. Mary catherine says:

    I was a consultant for a few years and my absolute favorite is the no. 3 balancing oil. My favorite makeup product is the sheer genius lipstick in plum.

  42. Rebecca says:

    I LOVE the resurfacing peel for me and the baby oil for our 9 month old!

  43. Suzanne says:

    I love the overnight resurfacing serum and the sheer lipstick and their lip conditioner! My favs!

  44. Lisa says:

    I’m not sure I can choose one favorite, so I’ll do it by category.
    Makeup: Brow Gel and Romantic Eye Palette
    Skincare: Countermatch Adaptive Moisturizer
    Body: Men’s Charcoal Bar
    I also love the kids trio of shampoo, conditioner, and body wash. Works very well and doesn’t irritate my girls’s sensitive skin!

  45. Shannon says:

    Thank you for this review!

    I love the vitamin c serum and have also been loving the baby line (the wash and the everyday balm) for our little one!

    Next on my list to try is the beyond gloss!

  46. Katie says:

    By far my favorite beauty counter product is the Overnight Resurfacing Peel. It is probably my favorite skincare product ever. I can visibly see a difference in the smoothness of my skin the morning after I use it.

  47. Brittany Smoot says:

    I’ve been using beauty counter for years now and I love the dewskin foundation.

  48. Whitney says:

    My favorite is the Countermatch eye cream. I also was not a fan of the overnight peel which was a bummer because so many people rave about it!

  49. Tonia says:

    Brow gel! Light and doesn’t flake!

  50. Carson heatherly says:

    Love the overnight resurfacing peel!

  51. Brittany hewitt says:

    I love the vitamin C oil too but have to say my favorite is the brightening mist or instant glow illuminating cream which was part of a holiday trio last year. Both really do add a glow!

  52. Holly allen says:

    My favorite Beautycounter product is the Countercontrol clear pore cleanser. I have struggled with acne for the better part of my life, and have tried everything. This cleaner leaves my skin feeling clean, but not dry and tight. It removes my makeup and helps keep my acne in check.

  53. Elizabeth says:

    The Countertime Supreme cream is my favorite product followed closely by the Citrus Mimosa body wash. I hate the smell of the Vitamin C serum but I think I’m in the minority on that one.

  54. Claire says:

    I’ve been use BC for almost 2 years. I’ve tried numerous skin care items. The ones I love are counter time eye cream, counter match day and night cream. I want to try the sheer lipsticks but have been hesitant due to the price.

  55. Leslie says:

    Sounds like there are several options that I couldn’t go wrong with, but I’m in need of some help around the eyes, so I’d probably choose the eye cream. Thanks for breaking it down for us!

  56. Erica says:

    Love the brightening facial oil! Would like to try the body wash.

  57. Lizzie says:

    I love the beyond gloss!

  58. Kristen dellinger says:

    I love the kids line and the skin twin foundation for myself!

  59. MAria kensey says:

    Tie between All Bright C serum & Countermatch Intense Moisture Serum

  60. Natalie says:

    I’ve been loving the Tetrapeptide Supreme Cream at night and Adaptive Moisture Lotion in the morning for my dry skin! All Bright C Serum and Plumping Oil #2 are close seconds! You are making me want to try so much more! Thanks for posting!

    PS – You should do a GRWM with their makeup! Never tried any of it and would love to see 🙂

  61. Lane Bobo says:

    I love the Brightening C serum because I’m a student and it’s *slightly* more affordable! Also I love their mattifying powder and clear pore cleanser and use them everyday. Loved reading your opinion on the other products! Definitely some inspiration on more things I’d want to try!

  62. SArah says:

    I’m a fan of all their skincare, but by far my favorite is the charcoal mask. My skin looks and feel so drastically different, brighter and smoother every time I use it. Thank you for your post – I always like to see what others think know the BC products!

  63. Sarah G says:

    Oh man. I got my first order in May and I don’t think I’ll ever go back. It’s been a God send to my skin. So here’s my top 5.

    1. Lotus Glow Cleansing Balm
    2. Overnight Resurfacing Peel (not a fan of the smell but I’ve dealt with it)
    3. Countertime Terapeptide Supreme Cream – it’s a dream to put on a night for moisturizer. Feels very luxurious
    4. Eye Rescue Cream
    5. No 1 Brightening Facial Oil

    Not a fan of their lip gloss. It makes my lips shed. Really want to try a 100 more things because I love what I’ve got so far. I am thinking about the Men’s stuff now that you said Zack actually liked it.

  64. Lauren says:

    Thanks for the great review! I love the kids body wash and eye shadows! Completely agree on the mascara. Excited to try some of your recommendations!

  65. Nicole Moore says:

    I love the eye cream!

  66. Leigh Nalley says:

    I just finished my bottle of Counter+ No. 3 Balancing Facial Oil and I love it! Will definitely order again ASAP. I was not a big fan of the Skin Twin Featherlight Foundation. I tried it multiple times and just didn’t like how it sat on my skin. I want to try to the spot acne treatment.

  67. Stacy payton says:

    I signed on with Beautycounter as a consultant in 2015 because I loved the facial oils-still LOVE the oils and use all 3, but no longer a consultant…because of life, kids & other responsibilities 🤪

  68. Taylor lewis says:

    Thank you for this review!! I use medical grade products and mix in some BC. My favorite product is the charcoal mask! 😊

  69. Carey Jansen says:

    The resurfacing peel or the SOS treatment for sure! And the charcoal mask.

  70. Hallie says:

    I just use some BC makeup right now and have been curious about their skincare. Thank you for their recs!

    My fave products is probably the dew skin! But as a very fair-skinned gal who likes her freckles to show through, I don’t mind the minimal coverage! I also really love their retractable foundation brush! Not a skin product, but still a good buy.

  71. Chelsea says:

    I love your honest review! I have the same stance on balancing natural/not because sometimes natural just doesn’t cut it… but I do love their cream blush stick! I haven’t tried their skincare but have been eyeing a few things!

  72. Kaycie says:

    Big fan of the charcoal mask! Feels so good on my skin

  73. Jamie says:

    I agree with the Brightening Oil! It is definitely my favorite. I’m hooked and got my mom and sister hooked as well. It seems counterintuitive as I feel my skin is pretty oily as is, but, it evens my skin tone and really does make my face feel bright. For make up I also love the illuminating cream highlighter. I have it in rose glow and love it!

  74. Jessica says:

    I love the counter time moisturizers and counter control clear pore cleanser. The only makeup I’ve tried is the dew skin tinted moisturizer. It isn’t full coverage, but it gives my face a glow that I love and I don’t always use full coverage so this works for me!

  75. Ashley says:

    I love the Ultra Renewal Eye Cream! Being a night shift nurse, this cream has saved my poor eyes from the grocery bags and pits of despair after multiple shifts in a row of little sleep! Lol

  76. Kristin says:

    Brightening Oil and tinted moisturizer that blocks blue light

  77. Jaime says:

    Thanks for all of this great information! I love & use so many Beautycounter products but my absolute most favorite, can’t live without product would be the overnight resurfacing peel! 🙌🏻 I’m excited Beautycounter is bringing in more makeup products.

  78. Allyson says:

    Thanks for this great review — I always love your thoroughness and honesty! I also use quite a few Beautycounter products but am wanting to try a few more that you mentioned (Countertime eye cream and lip conditioner now that the cool air is here!). My absolute favorite product from BC is the Countermatch adaptive moisturizer. It is the only kind I have ever found that truly does what it says and “adapts” to your skin type — moisturizing w/out making my skin oily but strong enough for the drier winter months. Love it! I also have to say, I DO love the overnight resurfacing pee and use it every other night! 🙂 Thanks again for the review!

  79. Kristen RheinlAnder says:

    I agree – I love the Countertime Tetrapeptide Supreme Cream! I have dry skin living in Central TX and it is a great addition to my skincare! Also noticeably helps my 11 lines in between botox appointments 😉 MAJOR bonus!

  80. Kristen says:

    My favorite, can’t live without product is actually the resurfacing peel!! I love, love, love it and oddly enough have never thought twice about the smell?? It’s helped tons with my melasma from pregnancies!

  81. Samantha says:

    I started using BeautyCounter this year and have an overnight peel that I enjoy, but my 2 absolute favorite products are the Satin Powder Blush (in Melon) and Tint Skin foundation. Although I’m WFH this year, I’m on video calls constantly so these have been my go two products daily to make myself presentable. I’ve always struggled with foundation and have such sensitive skin, but this foundation is so lightweight that I haven’t had any issues. And I LOVE how pigmented the blush is. After 6 months of use I still get excited about how it looks when I put it on.

  82. Bess says:

    Thanks for this review! I like the eye cream!

  83. LIa says:

    I’m a big fan of the Sheer Genius Lip Conditioner. I live in the desert and my lips are dry 24/7. No matter what I try. This helps a lot.

  84. Stephanie says:

    The Overnight Resurfacing Peel is my favorite as well as the Countertime regimen. Hands down! Also a major fan of the sunscreen lotion because one product cane be used on the whole fam!

  85. Anna Hall says:

    Overnight resurfacing peel has been a game changer for me!

  86. Holly says:

    I feel so overwhelmed sometimes with WHICH skincare products are worth the price! So thanks for this review. I have tried and really liked the Brightening Serum.

  87. Dani says:

    I don’t have many Beautycounter products, but from what I’ve tried, I really love the number 1 facial oil! Thanks for doing this post. It’s extremely helpful and I always appreciate your honest opinion.

  88. Amy Bagwell says:

    I love so much of it. I actually love the Dew Skin for days when we are just laying low, going to the park or something. Which is so often now!

    Also love the resurfacing peel, no 2 plumping oil, countermatch adaptive moisture lotion, lotus cleansing balm, charcoal mask, lip gloss for sure, and nectar blush is my fav!

  89. Kara says:

    Love your honest reviews on the products! I like some BC products but not all and always afraid to bite the bullet without testing or input from others. Really been wanting to buy the countertime, everyone raves about it. I love the resurfacing peel but I totally agree; it STINKS I’m convinced it smells like raw hotdogs 😂. Anyways big fan and love your content!!!

  90. Hanna p says:

    Love the diaper cream and lip sheers! (Completely agree about mascara too… one day they’ll get it right 🤞)

  91. Diane hillan says:

    I love the charcoal bar, cleansing balm, and foaming cleanser

  92. Kate says:

    I love the all over acne treatment! I use it twice daily and it definitely helps keep my skin clear!

  93. Angie Griffin says:

    My favorite face product is my Obagi cleanser and toner. I use the Obagi vitamin C serum but I’m willing to try Beautycounter Serum. I love how you reviewed each product for us, thank you! You really broke it down.

  94. BlYthe says:

    I love the cooling eye patches. They leave my eyes feeling refreshed and less puffy! Plus I love being able to set a timer and saying I’m closing my eyes for 10 minutes for these patches to work! It’s my small self care.

  95. Leah says:

    Could not wait for your review. I’ve been using bc for almost a year now but wanted to hear what the guru herself had to say. Obviously most of us can’t try the amounts of products you are able to and have the ability to compare. Such a great post.
    I’m right there with you, the #1 oil is the best!!! I always tell my consultant I want to bathe in it. Smells divine. I also love the countertime eye cream.
    Thank you and I will look in to trying some of the other products you have recommended.

  96. Rachel toppel says:

    I whole heartedly agree about the mascara BUT I love, love the dew skin tinted moisturizer. I tend to go for lighter coverage and it makes me feel pulled together without being weighed down by that makeup feel on my skin.

    I also love the Countermatch Recovery Sleeping cream. It’s rich without being overkill for sensitive skin.

  97. Mandy Harrison says:

    I only recently tried Beauty Counter and purchased the charcoal face mask for my first pick …. holy moly is it good! Looking forward to trying other things!!

  98. Samantha says:

    This was super helpful as I use Beautycounter skin care but have always wondered about the makeup. My favorite product is the Countermatch Adaptive Moisture Lotion. It nourishes my face without leaving it feeling greasy or breaking out.

  99. Amanda V says:

    I love the cleansing balm and the charcoal mask by BeautyCounter!

  100. Erica says:

    The citrus mimosa body wash and the countermatch body lotion are my two fave products in life!

  101. Catherine E. says:

    Thank you for doing this post! I love Beautycounter but I also still remain true to a lot of my medical grade skin care products as well. I share a lot of your favorite products – #1 Brightening oil, mattifying powder, charcoal mask, etc. I also love (that didn’t make your list) the Countermatch Eye Rescue Cream and the Counter+ Brightening+Vit.C Facial Mist!!

  102. Heather neeley says:

    My favorite skin product by Beautycounter is Countermatch adaptive face moisturizer. Makeup my favorite product is the lip sheer’s.

  103. Kalyn Richmond says:

    Love this list! Brightening oil has to be one of my favorites as well. Not a fan of the facial mist, much prefer Primally Pure’s facial mists.

  104. CHandler says:

    Always appreciate your honest reviews! Fav products are all the glosses and the charcoal mask! I’ve got the essence and really like that too!

  105. MElissa says:

    Great review! Love BC vitamin C and the surface peel. They compliment each other well. I love, love, love the hand balm that smells like the beach!

  106. Charlotte says:

    Love the vitamin C!

  107. brittany says:

    Thanks for the review. I love the dew skin and the touchup skin concealer pen. I want to try the actual makeup but am skeptical of matching skin colors.

  108. Meagan stout says:

    The ultra renewal eye cream!! I like how it doesn’t feel super cakey and it’s easy to layer makeup on top without it creasing!! I also like how it has reduced the dullness under my eyes!

  109. Caleigh says:

    I loved reading about your favorites! It is hard to pick a favorite, but if I had to, I would say the Balancing Facial oil #3. Really helped to clear my skin!

    • Melissa says:

      I love the eye cooling masks and the eye shadow. I have sensitive skin and love that they are clean products. Love the review!!

  110. Calley says:

    My favorites are the number 1 oil and the dew skin! The dew skin was my favorite summer tinted moisturizer. I switch to revision in the winter months.

  111. I’m also a Beautycounter consultant, and I found most of your opinions to align with mine. My favorite skincare product is the Charcoal mask. I use the whole Countercontrol line because of my oily, acne prone skin and truly believe it has helped my skin like nothing else has in my adult years. The lip products are my favorite makeup products, but I do love the eyeshadows and the brow gel. You’re right about the mascara…so bad. I did the same as you did and repurchased thinking I had a bad one. Nope! I can’t believe you didn’t like the peel, though! People may come after you for that one. 🙂 Thanks for the review of all the products. I like hearing what other consultants have to TRULY say about the products. Your honesty is refreshing.

  112. Lauren m says:

    I love beautycounter but totally agree with your ratings of every one of these products! Glad I’m not alone in thinking the mascara is no good! But I do think the blush, bronzers and eyeshadows have great pigment and stay all day! I have sensitive eyelids so went the BC route for that. Also worth being a BOB member if even just for one order of $100+ to get the product credit, free product and free shipping. Love this post!

  113. Stefanie Adams says:

    I totally agree with you on the resurfacing peel! The smell is really hard to get past. I do really love the dew skin for light makeup days!

  114. Kelly nields says:

    I love the #2 plumping facial oil! I adore the smell and the feel on my skin- not greasy at all. I get compliments now on my skin and I’m convinced it’s due to this oil!

  115. Kelsey says:

    I’ve only tried a couple of their products, the Tint Skin and the Sheer lipstick in Twig. I purchased the foundation in the shade that was too light, so I’m excited to try it again this fall/winter I love the lipstick though and would have to say it’s my favorite of the two things I’ve tried. Thank you for this honest review! As a consumer, especially with MLM‘s, it can be so difficult to find less biased reviews

  116. COurtney says:

    I love the counter + overnight resurfacing peel, it’s done such good things for my skin! I also love the counter time ever cream and the satin powder blushes, they last ALL day!

  117. Rebecca says:

    Loved reading this review! Although, I would have to disagree with you on quite a few products. The cleansing oil is probably my #1 with lots of love for the resurfacing peel. I’ve never even noticed the smell! 🤔 love love their sunscreen stick too for my baby’s face!

  118. Ashley Miller says:

    I love the cleansing balm, and love to use it as an overnight mask. I’ve used the Resurfacing Peel, and mike you, don’t like the smell and couldn’t really see a difference from it.

    I would love to try the tinted moisturizer and makeup and the No 1 Serum.

  119. Angela says:

    Love reading through these reviews of some products I’ve yet to try…especially considering the reviews are from an unbiased source. My favorite is by far the skin concealer pen!!

  120. I am obsessed with their SOS acne spot treatment. #1 product for me!

  121. Holly Pee says:

    I don’t want to but I love the Countertime Supreme Cream. I’m trying to find a dupe but it feels so good to put on at night. I have dry/ dehydrated skin and when I use this my skin feels hydrated but not oily. Thanks for the review btw. I know some products by BC are expensive and I could get medical grade skin care for about the same price. I started following JHarper and using some of her products but not sure I can give up my BC supreme Cream.

  122. Samantha stec says:

    My favorite Beautycounter product is the cream blush stick in Caramel! It’s a good, quick choice for when I don’t want to use bronzer and blush. Great post!

  123. Dana meDved says:

    I LOVE LOVE LOVE the resurfacing peel! I’ve definitely noticed a brightness and smoothness to my skin since incorporating it in just once a week.

  124. Jessica says:

    I personally can’t live without the overnight resurfacing peel. I will say the smell Cristin describes is there but doesn’t bother me and I don’t smell it after I apply it. I also don’t use other retinol products so the way this makes my skin look and feel is worth it to me. I want to try some of the other items you recommend here. Great review!

  125. Paige Spotts says:

    Supreme cream is my favorite! Super dry after babies and this stuff keeps my skin so soft.

  126. KAren smoak says:

    Okay I’m the odd one out maybe but I love the overnight resurfacing peel + the C serum!! I know, I know…they definitely have a strong smell but I kinda like it! And I can overlook it because it makes my skin feel AHMAZING!!!! Even my aesthetician noticed a difference about 6 weeks after I made the jump to BC! The oils are a close second! Thanks for sharing your list and giving me the DL on the other products. I’m slowly building my arsenal of BC products!

  127. Meridith says:

    I honestly haven’t tried anything from beauty counter. Thought about buying some of their oils but never pulled the trigger

  128. Caroline says:

    I love their Sheer Lipstick in pearl!

  129. Bethany says:

    Thank you for this awesome and thorough review!! I really like the cleansing balm, but want to try that facial oil now! The baby balm and kids bath bundle are great too.

  130. Anna says:

    Thank you for your honest opinions on all of these. My favorite products are the vitamin C and resurfacing peel. I’ve never tried the facial oils because I was unsure how to use them. Putting facial oil #1 on my list though.

  131. Laura wilson says:

    The dew skin tinted moisturizer

  132. Heather says:

    Totally agree about the counter time eye cream/I see a huge difference with using it vs any other eye cream. The cream blush is my fav makeup product and I think it’s so underrated!! And of course I have to disagree about the resurfacing peel-yes it doesn’t smell the best, but its a must-have for me.

  133. Mary Frances Mabbett says:

    My absolute favorite go to product is the Countermatch adaptive moisture lotion!!

  134. elizabeth says:

    Thanks for this view. I am a consultant and learned some things. I love their counter match lines and the new face sunscreen as well. Also really into their lip products but haven’t bought as many as I want to because of masks and #2020. And the acne spot treatment is great too!

  135. AshleY hudgins says:

    The countermatch adaptive moisture match is my absolute favorite!! I use it morning and night, it’s perfect for my combo skin in every season.

    A close second is the countermatch cleanser is a close second, so can’t wait for you to try that.

  136. Ashley says:

    Always appreciate your honest review… I’m actually loving the overnight resurfacing peel 🤣 the smell isn’t bothering me that much! I’d love to try the face oil next!

  137. Kristen dawson says:

    This post was soooooo good! Loved all of your recommendations and comments…feel the same about the majority of it! I have to say I love the kids shampoo, conditioner and body wash but my very favorite product is the overnight resurfacing peel. I just love how smooth my skin is after I use it. I was excited to see you loved the brightening oil bc I purchased that awhile back but haven’t used it bc I wasn’t sure when to add it into my routine hahaha! Thanks for the honest and awesome review 😉

  138. Sarah S. says:

    I love Beauty Counter products. My favorite is the overnight resurfacing peel with their concealer as a close second. I look forward to trying even more of their products. Thanks for your thorough review.

  139. Emily says:

    Love the concealer pen and just ordered the countermatch cleanser and toner to try!

  140. The C Serum is my favorite. I wear the Dew Skin everyday as my sunscreen and if I’m seeing anyone or going into the office I top it with a little skin twin. It provides good coverage but still looks like my skin and seems to last longer using the dew skin as a “primer”. Also love the new palette. My favorite makeup item is probably the cream highlighter in rose. It’s a great everyday blush because it gives a little color and wakes up my skin without it looking like I have on blush!

  141. Brittney says:

    I absolutely can not live without the charcoal mask and the peel. You honestly get used to the smell over time. I highly recommend the essence. I love to put it on after the mask.

  142. Amy says:

    I have a good friend that is a consultant and have tried quite a few BC products. I really love the resurfacing peel (I agree the smell is awful) and the sugar scrub!!

  143. Erin says:

    Countertime Ultra Renewal Eye Cream & the overnight resurfacing peel.

  144. Suzanne says:

    I love the renew eye cream as well.

  145. Cami says:

    Vitamin C serum

  146. Courtney says:

    I just started using the Cleansing Balm a few weeks ago and love it so far!

  147. Caroline says:

    I love the Overnight Resurfacing Peel when I can’t use a retinoid.

  148. Lindsay B. says:

    My favorite is the cleansing balm!! It removes makeup so well!! Love this post – I’ve been wondering what you though about it! <3

  149. Jenny says:

    I love that you did this review. I recently have started using BC and love certain things but have been curious about items others are using. I LOVE the supreme creme and the color pinch creme blusher. My biggest complaint would be how fast the vitamin C serum runs out. I just started using this in March and need to get my third bottle. 😳

  150. Anna hood says:

    Thanks for being honest!! I joined To get the discount as well, so I’m happy you’ve tested out many products so I don’t have to:) I do need to try the oil and eye cream next. I’ve got a couple of glosses in my cart. Thx for the color recommendations!

  151. Morgan brAdham says:

    I love the counter + charcoal mask!

  152. Jennifer says:

    Love the cleansing balm and the overnight resurfacing peel. The cleansing balm is my ride or die. And I’m sure I’m not supposed to, but I just layer the peel over my Obagi vit c. 😬🤷🏼‍♀️

  153. Kristan says:

    Love your review!! And agree, Countertime eye cream is a must have!!

  154. Erica says:

    Countermatch anything + C serum are my faaaaaves! And all the lip gloss.

  155. Kristy says:

    The resurfacing peel is hands down my favorite product from BC. It, along with the CounterTime regimen and a medical grade C serum totally changed my skin approx 2 years ago when I started using it. I’ve never (not once) noticed a bad smell from it either. I use it after dermaplaning and my skin is so smooth the next day.

  156. Nicole dobson says:

    My favorite BeautyCounter product is the Tint Skin Foundation — I where it every single day! I haven’t tried the Overnight Resurfacing Peel or Balm and would love to try those.

  157. Brandi says:

    I actually love the overnight resurfacing peel! The smell doesn’t bother me at all! I also love the countercontrol cleanser and all over acne treatment. Definitely helping with all of the breakouts I’ve had lately!

  158. Kate says:

    Generally speaking I love the countertime line but just like you said sort of hate the lipid defense oil cleanser but love the mineral boost hydrating essence, tripeptide radiance serum and the supreme night cream which I’m blanking on the actual name of. My consultant pushed the overnight peel hard and kept sending samples but it just wasn’t for me. Not strong enough no actual results. Meh. Overall I like the products but I think what I really like is that it gave me somewhere to start for some sort of routine. Now I’m expanding and adapting and it’s really been a good foundation.

  159. Amy says:

    My favorite for the last year has been Countercontrol Clear Pore Cleanser and Countercontrol Instant Matte Toner. My favorite moisturizer is Countermatch Adaptive Moisture Lotion. I actually just ordered the Countertime Tretrapeptide Supreme Cream and was excited to see a high review from you!

  160. Julianna says:

    Thanks Cristin! This was very helpful for future BC purchases. My favs are both the Balancing + Charcoal facial mask and the peppermint lip conditioner

  161. Jennifer tucker says:

    Love your honest reviews! BC has changed my
    life! I would have to say that Supreme Cream is my fave product so far. Still looking to try more!

  162. I love the countertime eye cream!

  163. Emily says:

    Love your review of beautycounter! Thank you so much for taking the time to try out products and write this post. My favorite product is the touch up skin concealer pen.

  164. Jaime says:

    Love the Melting Body Balm, especially during colder months!

  165. Lauren H says:

    Pretty on point with what I think! I’m a BC consultant too, going on 6 years of using it! I love the Lip sheer, Vitamin C, countermatch moisturizer, overnight Peel and kids conditioner! Loved the baby wash when mine were little and we go through the baby oil and baby balm like crazy! Haven’t ever liked the mascara or eye pencils either!

  166. Chevis Fogarty says:

    Vitamin C Serum is my favorite- I also use the most Countertime line, and love it all-
    I agree with you and do not love the Overnight Resurfacing peel, I alway seem to break out after using it!
    I am now going to try the Counter+ #1 Brightening Facial oil, Based on your recommendation.. Thank you!

  167. Jess says:

    I love the supreme cream!

  168. Sharee christensen says:

    Counter+ Overnight Resurfacing Peel Is my favorite but I am new to Beautycounter so I haven’t tried very many products✌🏻

  169. Millie quinm says:

    Never used BC, but I would love to try the brightening serum, and I’ve heard great things about the charcoal mask!

  170. Bridget wells says:

    BeautyCounter is my jam! I’ve been using BC skin care and make up for about 3 years and my skin has transformed. I was so skeptical about putting oil on my face at first but it’s a game changer. I also love the cleansing balm! Gets every speck of make up off and leaves my skin SO SOFT!

  171. Jamie says:

    Love Beautycounter! Thanks for the review. I tend to stock pile when they have sales so it’s nice to know what’s news and works. I absolutely love Counter+ No. 2 Plumping Facial Oil and have been using that for years.

  172. Cortney says:

    My two favorite go-tos this summer/early fall have been countermatch adaptive moisture lotion and radiant all over bronzer. The moisturizer is light, but really hydrating, and I have dry skin. The bronzer applies and blends smoothly and gives me a natural looking summer glow. I use both daily! Thank you for this very extensive review.

  173. Kelli Painter Creech says:

    I started with the Countertime Regimen and have kept the Radiance Serum and the Overnight Resurfacing Peel in my routine. I’m a bit of a product ho and pick and choose from Beauty Counter, Elemis, Tatcha and medical grade products.

  174. ElleN says:

    I’ve used Beautycounter for three years and I personally love the Overnight Resurfacing Peel and the All Bright C Serum. I’m also a big fan of the lip sheers—I think they may have recently renamed these. I do have to agree with you on the mascara, it’s probably the worst product I’ve tried.

  175. Hayley says:

    Nectar Blush! Perfect tint and a great match to the Nars Orgasm Blush!

  176. Krista says:

    Great review! Thank you for doing this. My fave skincare is the countertime eye cream and the body wash. For makeup, I love the eyeshadow and the blush. I’m looking forward to trying the lipgloss and lipsticks! Thanks again!

  177. Morgan says:

    Thanks for this! I like your recs and also always appreciate an unpopular opinion! My fav product so far is the conditioning lipsticks (and allll the packaging 😍)

  178. Catherine woods says:

    Thank you so much for such a thorough review. I’ve used BC (not exclusively) for 3 years now and still have a list if things I want to try. My must-replace empties are the kids sunscreen sticks (blends so easily and doesn’t irritate the littles’ eyes), my Countercontrol acne face wash and the overnight resurfacing peel! I can get past the smell, but the poor hubby is like “not that again” when he gets a whiff. I use around 20 or so products that I just haven’t had to replace yet. Perhaps some would consider the BC line to be pricey, but it goes a long way! Thanks again- enjoyed reading!

  179. Jen Betz says:

    Countermatch adaptive moisture lotion is my fave!

  180. Chelsea says:

    CounterTime Hydrating Essence!

  181. Alicia horton says:

    All Bright C Serum

  182. JennifEr gardner says:

    I love the charcoal mask

  183. Dana says:

    Great review!! I love the charcoal bar…I use it every morning to wash my face! I’ve heard great things about the facial oil and the cleansing balm so they would be on my wish list to try!!

  184. Catherine says:

    Love the peppermint lip conditioner, but I think my ride or die is the after sun cooling gel! I can’t go to the beach without it!

  185. Ashley w says:

    Thanks for sharing! My favorite product so far is the overnight resurfacing peel.

  186. Natalie says:

    Thank you for that honest review. Beauty Counter products are pricy so I have been hesitant to buy many products so far.
    I really like the Vitamin C and the Melting Body Balm.

  187. Jayme lindauer says:

    Love your honest review!! My favorite product is the all bright c serum! It has really helped to clear up my acne scars. Will continue to use this product.

  188. CHarlene sachs says:

    Great information, thank you.
    I have and love the eye cream you mentioned.
    Also bought the brow gel (I think that’s
    What it’s called) it’s good but not great.

  189. Katie scruggs says:

    You’re totally missing out on cleansing balm! It’s amazing as a cleanser, overnight hydrating mask, and dry skin, cuticles, cracked heels, sunburn, rash or skin irritants. I use it on my daughter too! My friend says it does wonders for her psoriasis!

  190. Ashley Spates says:

    Very excited for this post! I’ve been waiting for it. I’ve tried a few beauty counter products myself and here is what I have found- the charcoal mask is just ok…it works about the same as other cheaper charcoal masks. Would not buy again for the money. Same goes for the charcoal cleansing bar. I’ve tried the translucent powder to set my makeup. I didn’t love that either. I felt that it was cakey and made my makeup crease. The overnight surfacing peel, I really enjoyed! As stated, the smell wasn’t great but I can overlook that for the results. I really felt like my skin glowed and scars were minimized after a months use of it. I would buy again! The no.3 balancing oil, I also really enjoyed. I have tried other cheaper oils like palmers, and didn’t find that they felt as hydrating and smooth as the no.3 oil. I also felt that the oil helped with skin clarity as well. I would buy again! Next, I really want to try the vitamin C serum and compare that to others…I’m currently using Murad vitamin C so I want to see how they compare! Would also be curious how beauty counters natural alternative to retin-a would be! I’ll report back 😉

  191. Katie oBrien says:

    I am newer to BC products but I LOVE the charcoal mask (it’s also great fo scare your kids with 😂). I also like the resurfacing peel snd brightening oil and holiday lips jellies.

  192. Ashley Spates says:

    Came back to add another comment because I forgot two other products I’ve tried and didn’t love! The tinted spray sunscreen…RED ALERT-DO NOT BUY!! It was seriously awful. The tint didn’t soak in well to my skin so left swim suits, cover ups, towels, clothes, etc. ruined with brown streaks. I thought it would leave more of a natural sun kissed glow but it looked so fake…like Christmas with the Kranks style when they get their spray tans! I also tried the dew skin tinted moisturizer and didn’t love that. It was actually quite drying for my skin. I much prefer Tarte’s tinted moisturizer. Would not buy again!

  193. Meaghan says:

    I’m in love with the cleansing balm – I’ve tried others but nothing seems to compare.

  194. Briana says:

    I haven’t tried all of these products, but I completely agree with you on the mascara…, they suck! My favorite beautycou yet product hands down is their lotion sunscreen. Works great for me and my kids too!

  195. Hannah Key says:

    I really love the cleanser and the No 1 brightening oil. I wanted to love the peel, I could get past the smell, but it just didn’t wow! me for the price.

  196. Erin says:

    Great review! My favorite skin care is the charcoal mask. Make up is the concealer pen.

  197. Hailey B says:

    Thank you so much for this review! I LOVE Beautycounter! My top favorites would have to be the resurfacing peel, charcoal mask & Countertime ultra renewal eye cream!

  198. Allyson says:

    Love this honest and thorough review! I have used Beautycounter for a couple of years now and still love it. My favorite product hands down is the Countermatch adaptive moisturizer. I have combination skin and this has been the ONLY moisturizer I have ever used that truly “adapts” to my skin. Love it! I also have to say I love the overnight resurfacing peel and it doesn’t even smell bad to me 🤣. Looking forward to trying a couple of the other products you mentioned like the Countertime eye cream and lip conditioner! Thanks again!

  199. Erica says:

    I love the body wash and body scrub! and the body lotions! they are probably my favorite!

  200. Jessica Brown says:

    My favorite beautycounter product is the countertime radiance tripeptide serum! My skin just soaks it up and it always helps me look refreshed. I love it! Serious staple in my skincare regimen. I do agree that there are better products out there that get the job done for example the vit c serum. But i do appreciate their mission.

  201. Bridget says:

    I’ve been using Beautycounter for about 3 years andy skin has transformed. I love the cleansing balm and no. 1 oil. Never would have thought 10 years ago I’d be lathering oil on my face but, hey, it works.

  202. Katie says:

    I have been using Beautycounter’s Countercontrol line for almost a year and LOVE IT! My have hasn’t been this clear consistently in a very long time! I also like the Vit C serum, countertime eye cream, and the overnight peel!

    There’s so much I want to try that was launched in their holiday collection!

  203. Christina Wright says:

    Hi Cristin,
    I really appreciate how you are all for clean beauty, but not at the expensive of a product being ineffective:) I am also trying to balance my medical grade products (retin-a, HA5 (hyarolonic acid)) with my BC ones. I would love to hear more about how you do that! Any tips you could share?

  204. Lauren says:

    Would love a suggestion for another vitamin C serum. I’m looking for something that just makes my skin look better. Feeling drab.