My notes about the famous Burt’s Bee lip-balms. I got three flavors of Burt’s Bee (Pink Grapefruit, Pomegranate Oil and Honey) somewhere in October, since then I’ve been using only Burt’s Bee lip-balms and trying to decide whether I like them or not. Winter has arrived in India and my super-dry skin needs to drink moisturizers, lips are no exception. I have come to accept that I eat more lip-products than breakfast 😀
Anyways to begin the notes about Burt’s Bees, the flavor that I tired first was Pink Grapefruit (this was good choice, that I would come to know later). It is a clear lip-balm no tint, smells citric(y) and give good protection to chapped lips. Stays on for 1 hour or so, I don’t lick my lips, by God! Nothing very special, does what any other lip-balm does. Oh and yes it is smooth, not so buttery smooth but smoother than Burt’s Bee Pomegranate which is smoother than Burt’s Bee Honey.
Burt’s Bee Pomegranate is berry color in tube but applies clear on lips. The smell is delicate, not as strong as Nivea Pomegranate which is one of my favorites. Applies not so smoothly, I need to press hard. This works same like grapefruit in terms of protection. So nothing very great here as well.
I saved the worst for last, Burt’s Bee Honey lip-balm. It is hard, I need to tug it on lips three four times to get a decent coverage. Smells sweet, but I do not like the smell, since it smells so bad and is so difficult to apply I couldn’t use it much, cannot say much about protection of lips.
Overall, the good thing about Burt’s Bees is the Natural tag, these are 100% natural. In terms of lip protection from cold they work ok, as in Bangalore Winter is not chilly. Pink Grapefruit was best amongst three; applies smooth, smells nice and gives protection from chapped lips. I wouldn’t be picking these again, I may try their best peppermint flavor if available in India (someday) and not this expensive (I got three for 11.85 Euros, approx Rs 340 each).
PS: I want I want Nivea Raspberry and Rose next.
Here is a update to this post on where one can buy Burt’s bees lip balm in India. Sadly they are not available online with reasonable price, that means you can find them on Snapdeal.com, ebay.in etc. but very pricey, like 2k for one lip balm. The good news is Burt’s bees products are available in Sephora Delhi, so all ya beautiful ladies in Delhi have a treat!