Product Reviews

Burts Bees Skincare

Are you stressed out? Running around all over the place from one important commitment to another? A modern day busy bee?

Are you in need of a bit of well deserved ‘me’ time or should we say ‘bee’ time?

Well if you’re the kind of girl that likes your beauty products to be as soothing and natural as possible and you prefer buying from an ethical company – all we can say is buy Burt’s Bees!

Loved by beauty editors and celebrities alike for their affordable, natural products, Burts Bees have come a long way since they first started out selling beeswax candles back in 1984.

The company now boasts a whole range of natural beauty products, including the gorgeous Burt’s Bees Skincare range, which we are delighted to announce, is now available from along with a range of delicious smelling hair shampoos and conditioners.

Burt’s Bees have become famous for creating natural, eco-friendly personal care products that are designed to keep our skin care regimes as chemically free as possible and also take care of the world around us at the same time.

So many of us want to avoid overloading our bodies with chemicals and Burt’s Bees natural products can help us to achieve this. Here comes the jargon! Burt’s Bees Skincare range is…

Paraben Free.
Sulfate Free.
Phthalate Free.
Petrochemical Free.

Products are carefully created using pure, natural ingredients such as beeswax, royal jelly, essential oils and plant and herbal extracts. These safe and effective ingredients combined with Burt’s Bees expert skincare knowledge give you a range that is perfect for anyone who is concerned about what they are putting into their body via their skin.

You can feel even better about yourself when you buy Burt’s Bees because this is a company that also strives for highest standards when it comes to the ethical production of their range.

Products are on average 99% natural with around half being 100% natural and the company believes in being ‘transparent’ meaning that they list the percent natural on all their product labels. Packaging is designed to be recyclable and have the lowest possible impact on the environment.

What’s more this ethical company are committed to the highest standards of working conditions and free trade when it comes to sourcing their products and it goes without saying that their products are never tested on animals.

All in all you can feel really good about buying Burt’s Bees skincare on so many levels. It’s little wonder that this company is going from strength and to strength.

It goes without saying that when it comes to utterly divine natural products Burt’s Bees is … well… the bees’ knees! Think irresistibly scented lotions, salves, body butters, shampoos and crèmes all made from pure, natural ingredients – guaranteed.

And it seems that more and more people are opting for natural skin and hair care products as we all become more concerned about what we are putting into our bodies via our skin.

With Burt’s Bees skin and hair care products you can be sure you are getting the real deal. Many brands may use the terms ‘pure’, ‘organic’ or natural in their marketing blurbs but this doesn’t necessarily mean their products ARE natural – you may still find a whole cocktail of synthetic chemical listed in the ingredients. So always read the packaging carefully to be sure of what you’re getting.

To go natural or not?

Many of us however have tried and tested ‘favourites’ when it comes to beauty products and these may not be entirely natural. We may be reluctant to give up our favourite products to go 100% natural but at the same time be concerned about what we put into our body and want to have less destructive impact on the environment.

Well firstly it’s important to remember that the human body is capable of detoxifying itself effectively so there’s no need to get too hung up worrying about our beauty products and the effect they may have on our health.

The main thing we can do to stay healthy is to eat well following a natural diet with plenty of fresh fruit, veggies, lean protein and healthy fats. We can also maintain our health with appropriate regular exercise. However it makes sense that overloading the body with unnecessary chemicals, via the products we use on our hair and skin, isn’t ideal.

So here’s where the fifty-fifty rule comes in – choose some products that are natural to avoid chemical overload but stick to your favourite products if you love them and get the results you want from them – everything in moderation we say and this way you can enjoy the best of both worlds!

And if you’re looking to introduce some scrumptious, ethically produced skincare products into your beauty regime then look no further than the Burt’s Bees skin and hair care range. These guys are the specialists in earth friendly, natural skincare products that you can truly feel good about using.



Beauty Editor

A coffee addicted, YouTube obsessed Libran, I absolutely live and breathe all things beauty! I love to try new products and find myself switching things up regularly, as I continue on my ultimate quest to find the perfect flawless base and skin-care regime.

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