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Burt’s Bees Review

It’s no secret that I am a big fan of Burt’s Bees. One reason is that their products are free of nasty chemicals including petrochemicals and harmful synthetics. And another reason is that they work great and do the job!

I had a chance to review a bunch of Burt’s Bees products to see how they would perform and as I expected, they did not disappoint. I got to try out two new products- Burt’s Bees Radiance Serum and Burt’s Bees Radiance Day Lotion. These ones just came out in October so I was excited to one of the first to try them out! I also tried Burt’s Bees Radiance Healthy Glow Kit.

Burt’s Bees Radiance Serum is a natural formula created with Royal Jelly to restore moisture and reveal your skin’s natural radiance. The key ingredient is Royal Jelly which is jam packed with 134 nutrients to moisturize, smooth and even skin. It is supposed to increase your skin’s moisture by 15% after 2 weeks of use. It is also free of Dimethicone which is a silicone film that clogs pores and causes acne that is found in other beauty products that are meant to even skin tone. Instead, it uses Licorice Extract to even skin tone.

My skin is on the oily side with occasional breakouts. I know its not fair since I am 31 years old and still worry about getting zits, but being on the bright side, I have no wrinkles. I do have blotchy skin that does require me to use make up to even out my skin tone. I thought the Radiance Serum did a great job making my skin feel really soft and look smooth. It did help with the blotchiness and gave me a more flawless look after I applied my make up. I would definitely recommend it if you do have dry skin or want something to improve your skin’s appearance. It is priced at $24.99 for a 0.5 fl. oz and you only need a little bit so it will last you awhile.

Burt’s Bees Radiance Day Lotion SPF 15 is again formulated with Royal Jelly. Interestingly, Royal Jelly is the only thing that Queen bees eat and is the reason why she lives 40 times longer than the worker bees. Who knew? This product uses natural Titanium Dioxide and Zinc Oxide as physical sunscreens to help prevent premature aging caused by the sun and minimize fine lines by deflecting the harmful sun rays. Other sunscreens use chemical sunscreens that instead absorb the rays into the body. Big difference!

In addition, Burt’s Bees Radiance Day Lotion SPF 15 has calendula to soften and smooth the skin and Golden Seal to nourish and deliver important vitamins. I also liked this product because it was not greasy and offered protection to my skin. I burn so easily and need to be very careful out in the sun so sunscreen is a MUST for me. This ones costs $24.99 for 2.0 oz.

Burt’s Bees Radiance Healthy Glow Kit contains sample size products from the Radiance line. It has the Mini Exfoliating Body Bar, Exfoliating Body Wash, Mini Body Lotion, Day Creme, Night Creme and a Full Size Lip Shimmer. This kit rocks! It allows you to try out the Radiance line without spending a fortune buying all the products. As with all Radiance products, it has the key ingredient- Royal Jelly- to nourish and moisturize your skin. It’s a great little kit to bring with you when you are travelling and I was pleased with all the products. It’s a great price- $15!

You can find Burt’s Bees products at specialty, health and drug stores nationwide and online.

Disclosure: I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample of the product for review purposes. The opinions are my own, based on my personal experience with the product.

Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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