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Burt's Bees reviews

Posted by Halifax @ Sparkled Beauty

I have always admired Burt's Bee product lines at Shoppers everytime I see them, due to the fact that they are natural and that I don't own anything from the brand except for a lip balm. So you can understand my exciment when I was offered a few products to review from the brand's PR.

It might sound silly but I was very eager to open the package to find out what the company chose to send me.

And here they are, 4 of them in the glory of natural goodness :-) My review follows.

First up is the Healthy Healing Carrot Nutritive Body Lotion - 99.68% natural, retails CAD14.99.

- The texture: more like a cream than a lotion but it feels light, absorbs quickly and it is moisturizing. No greasy feeling is a plus.

- The noticeable ingredients: Carrot seed/ Sunflower/ Coconut oils, Beta Carotene (antioxidant), vitamin E and Aloe.

- The scent: herbal, with a hint of carrot (obviously). I am not really a fan of herbal scent in my moisturizer, but it does fade away quite quickly.

- The verdict: I used the lotion on my neck and arms before bed and liked how it made my skin feel in the morning - soft and moisturized. I would recommend this for those who don't mind the herbal scent as it is a nice moisturizer with good benefits. But if you are sensitive to scent, make sure to sniff it first before buying.

Next are the 2 lip products.

The Honey Lip balm (100% natural, retails CAD4.49) smells just like honey (duh) and very moisturzing. I started using it right after I finished my Chapstick and had to admit it felt a lot better on the lips - didn't feel waxy or heavy.

The scent was very light and nice, a change from the fruity scent I had with Chapstick. This tube sure comes in handy with this lingering winter we are having.

The Radiance Lip Shimmer (100% natural, CAD5.99) is a lip balm with added shimmer.

It smells minty, the scent I prefer not to have in my lip products, as most of the time it gives me a headache. Just personal preference I guess. I also wish the product comes with a bit of colour, 2 in 1 would be fun, don't you think?

And I leave the most intersting product for last - Lemon Poppy Seed Facial Cleanser - 98.31% natural, CAD12.99.

- The texture: a cream cleanser, with poppy seeds acting as an exfoliator. It is quite fun to use. The poppy seeds are tiny in nature, so this won't be a harsh scrub, very gentle on my skin.

And this is where it gest intersting. The cleanser leaves a thin layer of oil on my face and hands, which feels weird at fist, as I never had a cleanser like this. Then I realize it is the same feeling stepping out of a bath with a Lush bath melt. The oil is not greasy or heavy, and leaves the skin extremely soft. I don't even need to apply moisturizer afterward, and that is crazy!

Note that I have an oily T-zone and the oil in this cleanser works fine on my face. I prefer using it before bed, so my skin could soak up all the goodness during the night and I have a fresh face waking up.

- The noticeable ingredients: Lemon/ Coconut oil, Yucca.

- The scent: This cleanser smells so good, like a dessert. I feel like a treat everytime I wash my face with it. I'm talking a lemon meringue pie, very fresh, citrus-y, not overly sweet. And the scent lingers a bit after too, very comforting.

- The verdict: It does take a bit of time to get used to this cleanser, but it is my favorite among the 4 products I received. I am thankful for the review opportunity, as without it, I wouldn't have known such wonderful products that Burt's Bee has.

What is your favorite Burt's Bee product?


  1. My favorite is the Almond Milk hand cream. It's kind of oily on hands but super super moisturizing. It's more water proof than most moisturizers I've tried. I really like its smell.

    Also, for anyone who likes lemon pies, you should try the lemon cuticle balm. It smells just like one. Yum~

  2. Omg, I would LOVE to try their stuff. I just can't justify the amount I'd have to spend. But I do use their cuticle creme.

  3. moonRabbit, Oh that's another product that I haven't heard of from them :-) Saw the cuticle balm in store but haven't got to it either, lol

    Perry, yep, there's a higher price for being natural :-)

  4. I tried their balms a while ago, and I wasn't a fan of the smell (I think it was the Honey variety). I like their peppermint foot cream though!

  5. I don't know why, the honey lipbalm makes me break out, even if it's 100% natural -_-

    The lemon cleanser looks interesting! Thanks for sharing (=

  6. S, the honey scent is a sensitive one to lots of people. I might check out their foot cream next. Thanks hun

    Gaby, I'm wondering what caused your breakout. Hmm...