Beautycounter + sean.jpg + TessieStyle Collaboration Party! #BetterBeauty

UH ---> during the springtime @sean.jpg asked me if we could get coffee + talk about collaborations + I freaked out bc SEAN.JPG *heart eyes emoji* is oh so cool + creative + kind!

@sean.jpg aka Sean Carpenter 

@sean.jpg aka Sean Carpenter 

Our first collab was Beautycounter inspired (+ some of the images ended up in an ad campaign for the premier issues of Wildheart Magazine - which you can pre-order right here!) I am so proud of the way the images turned out + even more proud of the incredible people involved in the shoot- thank you Sean, Aspen, + Keegan!
Check out the stunna's below as well as makeup deets!
xoxox

model: aspen | image: @sean.jpg | makeup: tessie for beautycounter.com/tessweaver

model: aspen | image: @sean.jpg | makeup: tessie for beautycounter.com/tessweaver

Aspen's Beautycounter *lewk*:

- No. 3 Balancing Facial Mist $36-
- No. 3 Balancing Face Oil $68-
- Countermatch Adaptive Face Moisture Lotion $49-
- Tint Skin Hydrating Foundation in Chestnut $42-
- Touchup Concealer Pen in Medium 2 $33-
- Matte Bronzer No. 2 $40-
- Color Define Brow Pencil in Dark $24-
- Lengthening + Volumizing Mascara $29/each
- Beautycounter Red Color Intense Lipstick $34-
 
Shop the *lewk*: www.beautycounter.com/tessweaver
 
pssssst:  Not only is Aspen a badass Motivator @anchoragecycle  
She also runs the coolest shop ever @kurationcollective - Slangin’ T-Shirts and Other Vintage Finds Online | Depop: mavieenrosesell | Poshmark: kuration | Shop here: www.poshmark.com/closet/kuration

model: aspen | image: @sean.jpg | makeup: tessie for beautycounter.com/tessweaver

model: aspen | image: @sean.jpg | makeup: tessie for beautycounter.com/tessweaver

model: keegan | image: @sean.jpg | makeup: tessie for beautycounter.com/tessweaver

model: keegan | image: @sean.jpg | makeup: tessie for beautycounter.com/tessweaver

Keegan's Beautycounter *lewk*:

- No. 3 Balancing Facial Mist $36-
- No. 1 Brightening Face Oil $68-
- Countermatch Adaptive Face Moisture Lotion $49-
- Tint Skin Hydrating Foundation in Sand $42-
- Touchup Concealer Pen in Light  $33-
- Matte Bronzer No. 1 $40-
- Color Define Brow Pencil in Dark $24-
- Lengthening + Volumizing Mascara $29/each
- Ultimate Nudes Eyeshadow Palette $88-
- Holiday Collection Liquid Eyeliner
- Color Pinch Cream Blusher in Caramel $38-
- Lip Gloss in Fig $29-
 
Shop the *lewk*:

pssssst: Keegan is also the incredible creator of @tundra.mama - Inupiaq Mama of two (you can follow that circus @ak.gypsy.mama) Making modern, funktional kaspaqs out of love and good vibes! Custom orders welcome. 
You totes need to check out her creations!

model: keegan | image: @sean.jpg | makeup: tessie for beautycounter.com/tessweaver

model: keegan | image: @sean.jpg | makeup: tessie for beautycounter.com/tessweaver

model: yo' gurl tessie | image: @sean.jpg | makeup: tessie for beautycounter.com/tessweaver

model: yo' gurl tessie | image: @sean.jpg | makeup: tessie for beautycounter.com/tessweaver

Tessie's Beautycounter *lewk*:

- Nourishing Rose Water Mist $36-
- No. 2 Plumping Face Oil $68-
- Countertime Rejuvenating Day Cream $73-
- Tint Skin Hydrating Foundation in Linen $42-
- Touchup Concealer Pen in Fair  $33-
- Illuminating Cream Highlighter in Bronze Glow $32-
- Color Define Brow Pencil in Light $24-
- Lengthening + Volumizing Mascara $29/each
- Ultimate Nudes Eyeshadow Palette $88-
- Holiday Collection Liquid Eyeliner
- Color Pinch Cream Blusher in Caramel $38-
- Color Intense Lipstick in First Date (first photo) + Brunch (second photo) $34/each
 
Shop the *lewk*: www.beautycounter.com/tessweaver

model: yo' gurl tessie |image: @sean.jpg | makeup: tessie for beautycounter.com/tessweaver

model: yo' gurl tessie |image: @sean.jpg | makeup: tessie for beautycounter.com/tessweaver

Hope you guys had as much fun checking out this shoot as I did being part of it! 

 

SEND TESSIE TO WASHINGTON D.C.

Y'all, I have an opportunity to pretty much be Elle Woods aka represent the not only the state of Alaska but also all of you and those you care about by joining Beautycounter in earning a trip to advocate support of The Personal Care Products Safety Act (S.1113) the beginning of March 2018 in Washington, D.C. 

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Like most people I didn't know what I didn't know in regards to what potentially harmful ingredients were in my personal care and cosmetic items.  About eight years ago I made the lifestyle change to an overall plant-based diet, I was introduced to a greater collection of essential oils other than lavender and started to use them to replace fragrance as well as make my own home products.  But, I was lost in where to go and what to wear in regards to makeup.

As an amateu makeup artist l was frequently approached to join and sell directly to people through numerous cosmetics companies.  This continued on to my adulthood when I became a professional makeup artist so when Beautycounter came on the scene, I was of course, approached as well to join.  Like all those times before, I wasn't interested.  I wasn't interested until my friend, Kate, showed me a video on why Beautycounter Founder, Gregg Renfrew, started the company:

I was awestruck after watching and knew I absolutely had to be apart of this mission.  I owed it not only to myself and everyone I cared about - but also all those I was yet to meet and future generations to educate and advocate for change.  I was eager to try the products and gratefully, as most of you all can attest from my videos and posts over the last two years, they are just as high-performing and incredible as they are beautiful and safe!  Beautycounter products have taken over my entire beauty routine as well as what I use while when working on set as a professional makeup artist. 

I have so much pride being apart of Beautycounter.  Encouraging others to feel beautiful in their own skin has always been such an important aspect of my life and using products that are non-harmful has become just as important to my heart. 

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HOW YOU CAN HELP GET TESSIE TO WASHINGTON, D.C.

1- Shop with me on my Beautycounter site: www.beautycounter.com/tessweaver 
Replace a personal care/cosmetics item you are almost out of or try something new!
**Don't forget to add a Band of Beauty Membership to your cart for free shipping on orders over $100, 15% back in product credit on each purchase to be used within 60 days, a gift with initial sign up purchase of $50 or more (not including membership price) AND exclusive offers/ability to shop and try products first!**

2- Let me take care of your holiday shopping!  
*Email me your holiday gift list and corresponding price points:  tess.weaver@gmail.com
(Think about babysitters, teachers, coaches, hostess gifts, office staff, neighbors, BFFs, and on and on!)
*I will send you a list of Beautycounter gift suggestions for your review.
*Upon your approval, I will order for you! Plus I will wrap and DELIVER (or mail)!

3- Contact me (tess.weaver@gmail.com) to host a social in the month of December or January inviting friends + family to learn about Beautycounter's mission of getting safer products into the hands of everyone.  Smaller groups are better but of course, the more the merrier AND it's legit truly always simple and a lot of fun!  If you are out of state, the social can also be online!

4- Send this blog post to friends + family members you know would love to hear about Beautycounter and support my advocacy trip to D.C.!

5- JOIN THE MISSION.  Become a Beautycounter Advocate Consultant on my team!  Beautycounter is taking TWO of the top-earning personal sales and team building Consultants from EACH STATE and you know I would love to represent with YOU!

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THANK YOU for reading and for your support. 
LET'S GET TESSIE TO D.C. + SAFER PRODUCTS INTO THE HANDS OF EVERYONE! 

www.beautycounter.com/tessweaver #BetterBeauty

 

My Current Lip Obsessions

I've never been big on wearing lip products- typically, I am a natural lip balm only kind of gal.  I love the look of a bold lip color, I just always had irritation and torn up lips after applying color products.  

That was until I tried Beautycounter's lip products.  They are literally the first and only color lip products I have used that do not destroy my lips!  Free of over 1500 potentially harmful ingredients and no synthetic fragrances - I am especially smitten with their Holiday Color Intense Lip Set.  Filled with five universally flattering, super pigmented, peppermint essential oil scented, unbelievably moisturizing lipsticks that I will be wearing all season long.  

Check out the colors in the collection below and let me know your favorite!  

Color Intense Lipstick in Brunch | www.beautycounter.com/tessweaver 

Color Intense Lipstick in Girls Night | www.beautycounter.com/tessweaver

Color Intense Lipstick in 9 to 5 | www.beautycounter.com/tessweaver

Color Intense Lipstick in Date Night (My FAVORITE!) | www.beautycounter.com/tessweaver

Color Intense Lipstick in Little Black Dress | www.beautycounter.com/tessweaver

Color Intense Lip Set $88- | www.beautycounter.com/tessweaver

Shop the collection and more Holiday Sets before they sell out via my site:  www.beautycounter.com/tessweaver

Tessie's Holiday Beautycounter Picks

*Limited Edition* Winter Dream Palette $48 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

*Limited Edition* Winter Dream Palette $48 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

1) *Limited Edition* Winter Dream Palette $48 

All your makeup dreams coming true with one palette!  Featuring five new shadow colors as well as the perfect bloom pink blush, a matte medium tan bronzer and new feather opalescent highlighter.  This pallet is perfect year round for creating smokey and natural cool toned looks.

How to use via Christy Coleman:

Eyes

Lightly press Bellflower onto eyelid using the All Over Eye Brush, and blend Marine onto the upper lash line using the Precision Brush. Highlight inner corners of eyes and under brow with Opal using the Precision Brush.

Face

Using the Angled Blush Brush, sweep Bloom onto apples of cheeks and Matte Bronzer No. 1 under cheekbones for a natural sculpting effect. With the Powder Brush, gently dust Feather on high points of cheeks, down the center of nose and above brow bones to highlight.

Safe because:  

Unknown to many, heavy metals like lead and arsenic can unintentionally end up in color cosmetics. Possible effects of heavy metals include damage to the heart, lungs and kidneys. Luckily, Beautycounter delivers beautiful, high-performing eyeshadows, blush, and bronzers, that have been third party screened for heavy metals before they head to your home. Beautycounter has the lowest (aka slim to none) amount of heavy metals than any other brand.  

Nourishing Rosewater Mist $35 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

Nourishing Rosewater Mist $35 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

2) Nourishing Rosewater Mist $35

Holy glamorous.  Use anytime for a quick botanical pick me up or to set makeup, what is better than rose water? NOTHING!

How to use:

Hold six inches from face and spritz generously like the glam baby you are!

Safe because:  

Made with organic rose essence, sweet orange peel, rosemary and no synthetics.  

*Limited Edition* Blush/Bronzer Duo $28 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

*Limited Edition* Blush/Bronzer Duo $28 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

3) *Limited Edition* Blush / Bronzer Duo $28

Bloom pink blush and the perfect matte bronzer side by side is perfection. Perfect for a five minute face in the morning or on the go touch ups.  Even if you buy the palette keep this baby as a backup because it's such a great value $40 for only $28!

How to use:

Use the matte bronzer with a fluffy brush to sun kiss your face.  Smile big and pop that pink on the apples of your cheeks. 

Safe because:  

Beautycounter powders use Porcelain Flower Extract, a Thai bloom known for its antioxidant benefits to help moisturize the delicate skin around the eyes, not dry it out!

*Limited Edition* Naughty to Nice Gift Set $48 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

*Limited Edition* Naughty to Nice Gift Set $48 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

4) *Limited Edition* Naughty to Nice Gift Set $48

Two of if not Beautycounter’s most popular items, the wildly fabulous Charcoal Face Bar detoxifies and pulls out the impurities in your skin without drying it out and it clears up acne like a boss! Perfect for face and body - it's unscented, gender-neutral and ideal for any age group. A cousin to the Charcoal Face Bar is the Purifying Charcoal Mask.  A mineral-rich mix of kaolin clay and charcoal, it gently draws out impurities and washes away clean, leaving skin looking bright and feeling refreshed.

How to use via Christy Coleman:

Lather Charcoal Cleansing Bar into hands and massage onto face. Rinse thoroughly. 

Apply a generous layer of Purifying Charcoal Mask onto clean skin. Leave on for 10 minutes, then rinse with cool or warm water. Use two to three times per week.

Safe because:  

Safe ingredients such as apple fruit extract, green tea and olive leaf powder, ginger root and peppermint oil are formulated with charcoal and kaolin clay to help improve skin's overall condition by refining the appearance of pores and increasing elasticity.

Face Oils sold as a set for $185 or individually for $68 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

Face Oils sold as a set for $185 or individually for $68 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

5) Face Oils sold as a set for $185 or individually for $68

Meet the Beautycounter Face Oils! These little beauties have a major Hollywood cult following. If you're anything like I was, you’re thinking ‘what is a face oil and why the heck would I put oil on my face?' Trust me, I hear you. I never thought I’d want oil on my face…but now I won’t leave home without putting one on, no matter the time or season.

There are three options and they are available as a set for $185 or individually for $68:

Soothing Face Oil – featuring Calendula and ideal for sensitive skin or all skin types.

Hydrating Face Oil– featuring Jasmine and ideal for mature skin, helps fight and prevent wrinkles, uneven skin tone & texture.

Balancing Face Oil – featuring Ylang Ylang and Wild Chamomile and ideal for angry skin – acne prone, rosacea, extreme dry or oily.

How to use:

Apply face oil like you would a serum – tap it onto your face after cleansing and either before a moisturizer or instead of one. You can also add a few drops to your moisturizer and apply to your face. I typically use Balancing in the mornings (and at night if I’m feeling extra dry) great to apply right before makeup.  It’s also a great pick-me-up during the day - just tap it onto your face, above your makeup, and it will revive your whole look.  You can additionally use the oils as a light fragrance, hair, or cuticle oil.

Safe because:  

All of the oils are set in this base: Grape Seed Oil, Rosehip Fruit Oil, Marula Oil, Argan Kernel Oil*, Meadowfoam Seed Oil, Sea Buckthorn,  Rose Flower Oil, Orange Peel Oil, Grapefruit Peel Oil and contain no synthetics. *Organic

Brush Collection $131 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

Brush Collection $131 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

6) Brush Collection $131

Your makeup is only as good as the application - and the six essential brushes in this collection are tailored to the size and shape of each cosmetics compact, plus the bristle tips were custom crimped to pick up the ideal amount of powder or liquid formula, ensuring a flawless application. This collection is a steal totaling a $180 value for just $131.

How to use:

From Beautycounter- Inspired by artist paintbrushes, we designed all our Brushes to be weighted at the bristles to help you apply color in an ergonomic fashion. We also elongated the metal ring where the brush head meets the handle to help keep moisture away when washing and extend the life of your tools. 

Safe because:  

Beautycounter is cruelty free and never tests it's products on animals. 

*Limited Edition* Shimmer & Shine Gift Set $68 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

*Limited Edition* Shimmer & Shine Gift Set $68 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

7) *Limited Edition* Shimmer & Shine Gift Set $68

If you want to have everyone stop and stare at you due to total radiance and overhear whispers of "She's glowing!" this set is a worthwhile investment.  

How to use:

Start with most delicious Lemongrass Sugar Body Scrub in the shower, get skin extra supple with my favorite Citrus Mimosa luxe Body Butter, then apply the lightest layer of Glow Shimmer Body oil on exposed areas where you want the light to extra catch you and glisten. 

Safe because:  

Beautycounter has the strictest guidelines in the industry- they have banned 1,500 ingredients that are known hormone disrupters, linked to cancer or known carcinogens. The Never List is Beautycounter’s exclusive robust roundup of ingredients that you will never find in their products. Check out the pocket edition below and click the link for the complete list. beautycounter.com/the-never-list

Travel Bag $38 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

Travel Bag $38 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

8) Travel Bag $38

Beautycounter has a brush, cosmetic and travel bag and I love all three.  This one is my favorite because of it's size.  The design of this bag also allows it to stay standing upright so your products don't topple over / fall out.  The white is also super luxe *manicure emoji*.

Safe Because:

All Beautycounter cosmetic bags are made from responsibly-sourced coated canvas with a polyester lining.

*Limited Edition* Love & Luster Gift Set $88 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

*Limited Edition* Love & Luster Gift Set $88 | Shop via: beautycounter.com/tessweaver

9) *Limited Edition* Love & Luster Gift Set $88

I am a dedicated lip balm addict, and I rarely wear lip color, even with a full face of makeup.  In my over a decade of working as a makeup artist, I never found a lipstick or lipgloss that didn't tear up my lips...until I used Beautycounter lip products, likely because Beautycounter uses vanilla essential oil to scent and add smooth benefits as well as vitamin e to it's lip products, and not harsh synthetics.  Now that I have safe lip color options, I am breaking my habit of not wearing lip color.  With no stickiness and a unique teardrop applicator that delivers the perfect amount of sheer, infinitely wearable color and subtle shine this lip gloss set is perfect.  

How to Use: 

Apply to lips as needed.  Apply over lipstick and if a fuller lip look is desired, place just a pop of gloss in the center of bottom lip and on the cupid's bow.

Safe Because:

Some lip glosses are made with butylated hydroxytoluene, or BHT, a toluene-based preservative and fragrance ingredient that is linked to cancer and organ toxicity. BHT is on Beautycounter's Never List, so it will never be included in products.

Shop, Become a Band of Beauty Member or Consultant by contacting me via: www.beautycounter.com/tessweaver