Burt Bees Lip Balm

Soothing" is the wrong word for this plant oil-based lip balm! Although the plant oils and emollients like lanolin and shea butter are brilliant for dry, chapped lips, the active ingredients menthol and camphor are well-known irritants that have the potential to make chapped lips worse, not better! Lanolin is sheep sebum as is a well known irritant out there in the beauty world. 

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If those active ingredients weren't enough of a hindrance, the formula also contains spearmint, cornmint, and eucalyptus oils plus a series of potentially problematic plant extracts. Simply, this is one of the most irritant-laden lip balms I've ever used, and i do not recommended. While it does have emollients and plant oils for dry lips, is inexpensive,Smells great, Offers decent protection, and revitalizes dry skin on lips , it contains a big list of ingredients known to irritate lips, and cause reactions like itching.

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It claims let the cooling combination of Menthol and Eucalyptus Oil soothe seriously dry lips while Shea Butter helps moisturize them. 100% natural, this balm leaves your lips looking healthy, feeling happy and hopelessly hydrated.


Active Ingredients: Camphor 0.6% Menthol 0.6% Purpoe: External Analgesic Other Ingredients: Vitis Vinifera (Grape) Seed Oil, Beeswax, Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil, Lanolin, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Eugenia Caryophyllus (Clove) Flower Oil, Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil, Vanillin, Elettaria Cardomomum Seed Oil, Mentha Arvensis (Cornmint) Leaf Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus (Eucalyptus) Leaf Oil, Mentha Viridis (Spearmint) Leaf Oil, Illicium Verum (Anise) Oil, Tocopherol, Calendula Officinalis Flower Extract, Melissa Officinalis (Lemon Balm) Leaf Extract, Ribes Nigrum (Black Currant) Leaf Extract, Hydrastis Canadensis (Golden Seal) Extract, Glycine Soja (Soybean Oil).

I definitely do not recommend this product and is by far the worst I have used in a while.

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