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Friday
Jul052013

Hot from Burt's Bees: Tinted Lip Balm, Lip Gloss, and Lip Shine

They are impossible to miss in Beauty Bar: the iconic bee, the yellow tubes of lip balm goodness. Burt's Bees has made a mark in the beauty industry as an all-natural skincare brand, but they recently released new color cosmetics. For the lips, still! I can't wait to see the day when BB has foundations and blush at least! That should be awesome, no?

Anyhoo, take a look at some of the newest products from Burt's Bees.

First up is the Burt's Bees Tinted Lip Balm (P650). This comes in different shades, but the one I have here is Caramel Daisy! The tinted balm glides and feels like butter on the lips. I've tried the plain balm before and wasn't very impressed because of the hard texture, but the Tinted Lip Balm is definitely an improved version. It keeps my lips hydrated and not waxy-feeling. It has a faint jelly bean scent to boot!

Now, I'm not sure if it's just this particular color but Caramel Daisy is almost invisible on my lips. Perhaps it'll show up on less pigmented lips? In any case, I like the moisturizing formula, but I recommend that you go for other shades if you like a hint of color. Just swatch before buying, as usual.

Next we have the Burt's Bees Lip Gloss in Rose Dawn (P700). I love this gloss! It doesn't feel like gloss, it's more like a thick lip balm to me. The plastic feeling of typical glosses is nowhere to be found, that's for sure. It's also fairly moisturizing on its own, and doesn't flake once it has dried up (about a couple of hours). How cool is that? Not many glosses can do that for me!

Rose Dawn is a pretty subtle pink with a bit of shimmer. It's not particularly pigmented, but it's a good shade for that barely there, natural look. It stays shiny for a few hours too! Hair doesn't stick to it overly much compared to other glosses - another plus in my book.

The Burt's Bees Lip Shine in Pucker (P550) is more or less the same as the Lip Gloss. It has the same texture, lasting power, and moisture offering. The difference lies in the plastic squeeze tube packaging, which is a more sanitary way of applying lip gloss. It also has a strong fruity scent, whereas the Lip Gloss has a faint caramel scent.

Pucker looks red in the tube but applies as a sheer peachy shade on my lips. Understated and pretty are the best words to describe it.

Swatched all together

Obviously, if you like opaque and pigmented glosses then the ones from Burt's Bees won't tickle your knuckle. But if you're into subtle, natural-looking lips with a bit of glossy enhancement, you will love these! They are not too expensive and are made of natural ingredients. :)

Check them out in Beauty Bar branches!

Reader Comments (14)

Lip balm has always been a staple for me cause it's the only thing I reapply through out the day (no mirrors needed and I have dry lips). I've always wanted to try Burt's bees. That brand receives a lot of raves. But a friend of mine said it's not HG material, other lip balms like Lip Ice works and feels better according to her. So I'm now afraid to gamble money for this.

Liz, what is your favorite lip balm? The one that you'd highly recommend, the one you feel is worth every cent. I read your lip balm post (that's where I learned about Lip Ice). But I want to know which is a HG or a runner up for you. Thank you for your time. =)

July 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterNikka

@Nikka Lucas Papaw. The best for me!

July 5, 2013 | Registered CommenterLiz Lanuzo

These look good pero for my taste these are a bit sheer, pero since it's a nature-lover product, it won't hurt if I abuse stuffs like this pero I think they're quite expensive for a lip balm and gloss. I've tried lipice and it's quite pigmented, long lasting and moisturizing. Or maybe Human Nature's lip balm and gloss since they're all natural too. At least these can be for people who can spend more moolah, but for me, I'll find alternatives nalang. Hehehe, I hope you can suggest the best you know, yung drugstore lang ah. Thanks Liz. <3

July 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterCha

Great review! Will check these out soon at Beauty Bar :)

July 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterPaola Ysabel

I tend to skip trying or buying anything from burt's bees because 2 years ago i found out that i am allergic to beeswax! I figured that out when i tried your recommended Lip Ice Sheer Color. I love it, i love the tint it leaves to the lips, and i love the color and lasting power but i ended up having swollen lips with several tiny white bumps. The horror! Hehe. But my workmates LOVED it and it became a staple in their makeup kit. Thanks to me. And thanks to you. Hehe. It's just sad that i'm allergic to it because it has beeswax in it. But anyway, their lip ice lip balm works well for me. Whoah i just shared my experience from 2 years ago! I lived in lip tint during that time. I was happy and content. You have been of great help during that time, i wish i could try these burt's bees too. :/ Have a nice day and God bless! =)

...and BTW, my HG tinted lip balm is the Tony Moly berry berry magic lip balm which you have reviewed but didn't love that much. It's not really moisturizing but the color is nice and lasts all day. =))

July 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterMarie

I have heard a lot of raves with burt's bees and I wanna try it too, but my friend tried it before and told me lip ice performed better and carmex too that's why I never tried this one again. And, with that price I think the Revlon balm stains would be better, don't you think so? No offense meant to those who love this brand. :)

July 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterElla

I love their products and have always loved their lip balms :)

July 5, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterErian

I love Burt's bees products, definitely checking it out at Beauty bar online. It looks very interesting that it has a hint of color and a whole lot of conditioning and that it can really soften the lips.

Love all your post. Thank you for making us inspired on being more beautiful.

July 6, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterRochelle Rivera

I love the fact that hair doesn't stick to it as often compared to other glosses. That's a major down e.

July 6, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterPaulina

I am actually in search for a new everyday lip balm when I saw this in beauty bar. I thought it was too pricey actually. I never spent more than 300 for a lip balm butmaybefor gloss I can.
Great review!

July 6, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterStacie

I'm currently using Hurraw! Organic Lip Balms from cutieverse.com. They come in a variety of flavors! Using the tinted cherry one (tastes like cherry Airheads candy!) and Earl Grey (super yummy as well!). They have plenty of interesting flavors! They stay on for a long time unless you eat or drink or something :) hope you get to try them out!

July 7, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterStephie

I heard alot of good reviews in Burt's bees products so i try, it very staple in my things because I am 24/7 dry lips.

July 8, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterOhms

I would love to try the Lip Gloss in Rose Dawn. :) It looks so pretty on your lips! So far, I've only tried their Beeswax Lip Balm. Looking forward to trying their other products.

July 10, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterGing

Hi! Do lip products darken our lips????

July 25, 2013 | Unregistered CommenterDonnita Anne Roberto

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