Product Review + Giveaway: Burt’s Bees Herbal Blemish Stick

Let me introduce you to miracle worker. No word of a lie, this is probably the best anti-blemish skin treatment that I’ve ever used. But, as they say ‘promise small, deliver large‘ I’ll try not to gush too much. The first thing I noticed about this product was the smell, which I happen to hate with the fire of a thousand suns. It has a very strong herbal scent that to me smells distinctly like licorice. The smell does linger after you’ve applied the product, so I tend to only use this at night. The Burt’s Bees Herbal Blemish stick is 100% natural, vegan friendly and is free from parabens and animal testing. To use the product you basically dab it on to any spots that you might have on your face and let it work it’s magic. I tend to apply it to either my fingertip or a cotton bud instead of directly to the skin to prevent any bacteria getting into the product itself. As far as performance goes, this stuff is pretty amazing. The liquid dries almost instantly on the skin and has literally cleared up a few of my blemishes overnight. The Burt’s Bees Herbal Blemish Stick retails for $19.95 AUD and can be purchased online from Echolife. (note: this product was sent to me for consideration for review)

If you’d like a chance to win a Burt’s Bees Blemish Stick of your own, simply leave a comment on this entry. Please be sure to include your email address so that I can contact you if you’re the winner and note that this giveaway is open to Australian residents only. Entries close May 23, 2012. Good luck!

Burt’s Bees Beeswax Handcreme Giveaway Winner

Thank you to everyone who took the time to enter the Burt’s Bees Beeswax Hand Creme Giveaway, and my apologies at drawing the winner so late. Congratulations to Kimberley, as Random.org has deemed you the winner of the giveaway! I will be emailing you soon for your details. Thanks again to everyone for participating and of course to Echolife for hosting the giveaway.

Product Review: Burt’s Bees Beeswax Hand Creme [+ giveaway]

My current summer nighttime routine consists of showering, washing my hair, lighting a candle and sitting down to watch an episode of The X Files while letting some of this amazing hand cream sink into my paws. The Burt’s Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme comes packaged in a beautiful and fairly heavy glass jar (not only does it look good sitting on my desk, but it doubles as a handy paperweight). The cream itself is also quite heavy, and it takes quite a while to settle into the skin once it’s been rubbed into my hands. For this reason I would suggest only using this cream when you have the time to let it sink in before having to do anything. It smells amazing and has a soft almond scent that is natural and not too sweet or overpowering. As with all Burt’s Bees products, this hand creme is not tested on animals. The Burt’s Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme retails for $19.95 AUD and is available for purchase from Echolife Australia. (note: this product was sent for consideration for review) To coincide with this review, Echolife Australia have offered a jar of this amazing cream to giveaway to one of you lovely readers. To enter, simply leave a comment on this entry and be sure to include your email address so that I can contact you if you’re the winner. Please note that this giveaway is open to Australian residents only, and will close on February 14, 2012. Best of luck!

Product Review: Burt’s Bees Hibiscus Tinted Lip Balm

The official Liptember colour for 2011 is Burt’s Bees Tinted Lip Balm in the shade Hibiscus. Despite being a huge fan of the Burt’s Bees products (and brand in general) I’d never used one of their tinted lip balms before, so happily I am loving the shade and lip balm so it’s no struggle at all for me to be wearing this on my lips every day this month. The balm looks like a berry pink shade in the tube, but on the lips it translates to a beautiful peach-pink colour.

The product applies very smoothly and feels lovely and moisturising on the lips. The wear is pretty much on par with most lip balms, with it lasting for around 2 hours or so before re-application is needed. Not only is this tinted lip balm lovely to wear, if you purchase a tube in the month of September, proceeds will go towards Liptember fundraising! (Psst… feel free to hop over to my Liptember profile and sponsor me if you’re feeling generous!) The Burt’s Bees Tinted Lipbalm in Hibiscus retails for $14.95 AUD and can be purchased from David Jones and MYER stores nation wide. (note: I was sent this product as a part of Liptember and for consideration for review)