05.24.2013
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Baby Bee Skin Creme
2 fl. oz. for $10
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Last Updated:05.24.2013
Jar Packaging:Yes
Tested on animals:No

Baby Bee Skin Creme is a basic, oil-based moisturizer for dry skin of any age, though its jar packaging compromises the stability of the antioxidant vitamin E. The fragrance this contains is not what your baby’s skin needs. Since baby skin is delicate and its immune system is still forming, sources of fragrance are best avoided.

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Claims

Ultra-rich skin cream for baby's delicate skin. Aloe and Beeswax absorb quickly to provide long-lasting moisturization for soft, smooth skin. Pediatrician-tested. Hypo-allergenic. Paraben-, phthalate- and petrochemical-free.

Ingredients

Prunus Amygdalus Dulcis (Sweet Almond) Oil, Water, Cera Alba (Beeswax, Cira D'abeille), Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Kaolin, Citrus Grandis (Grapefruit) Seed Extract, Fragrance, Glycerin, Tocopherol, Glucose, Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil, Chondrus Crispus (Carrageenan), Sodium Chloride, Sodium Benzoate, Sodium Borate, Glucose Oxidase, Lactoperoxidase, Limonene.

Brand Overview

Strengths: Inexpensive.

Weaknesses: Many products have potent fragranced formulas; several formulas packaged in jars, which compromises their ingredients.

With humble beginnings in the town of Bangor, Maine, Burt's Bees is a brand focused on natural-themed, earth-friendly skincare. Unfortunately, in many cases, this also translates to less than beneficial formulas as not all of the natural ingredients used are helpful for skin.

Many of the plant extracts and oils used in these products, including orange oil, cinnamon oil, clove oil, lemon oil, eucalyptus oil, pine tar, alcohol, lime oil, and balsam peru, are problematic for skin and present a significant risk of irritation or a sensitizing reaction. Both the intriguing philosophy and inexpensive products are attractive, but it takes more than that to establish reliable products that are good for skin. It’s also important to consider the potential benefit (or potential harm) of the ingredients used.

There are some formulas to consider among the brand’s offerings, but some to be wary of—see our individual reviews on Burt’s Bees products for more details.

For more information about Burt's Bees, call 1-800-849-7112 or visit www.burtsbees.com.

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Strengths: Inexpensive.

Weaknesses: Many products have potent fragranced formulas; several formulas packaged in jars, which compromises their ingredients.

With humble beginnings in the town of Bangor, Maine, Burt's Bees is a brand focused on natural-themed, earth-friendly skincare. Unfortunately, in many cases, this also translates to less than beneficial formulas as not all of the natural ingredients used are helpful for skin.

Many of the plant extracts and oils used in these products, including orange oil, cinnamon oil, clove oil, lemon oil, eucalyptus oil, pine tar, alcohol, lime oil, and balsam peru, are problematic for skin and present a significant risk of irritation or a sensitizing reaction. Both the intriguing philosophy and inexpensive products are attractive, but it takes more than that to establish reliable products that are good for skin. It’s also important to consider the potential benefit (or potential harm) of the ingredients used.

There are some formulas to consider among the brand’s offerings, but some to be wary of—see our individual reviews on Burt’s Bees products for more details.

For more information about Burt's Bees, call 1-800-849-7112 or visit www.burtsbees.com.