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Naturally Nourishing Milk & Shea Butter Body Wash
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12 fl. oz. for $8
Last Updated:04.01.2015
Jar Packaging:No
Tested on animals:No
Review Overview

This is a fairly gentle, moisturizing body wash that is a very good option for normal to dry skin. This would easily rate a Best Product if it did not contain as much fragrance as it does. In terms of being natural, this is fairly close. Getting much closer would likely result in a body wash that wouldn't meet consumer expectations for esthetics and performance!

Claims

This luxurious natural body wash is made with safflower seed oleosomes that increase and lock in essential moisture, naturally. With just one use, you can increase your skin's moisture by up to 42%.

Ingredients

Water, Decyl Glucoside, Carthamus Tinctorius (Safflower) Oleosomes, Sodium Cocoyl Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Glycerin, Fragrance, Coco-Glucoside, Glyceryl Oleate, Non-Fat Dry Milk, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Xanthan Gum, Glucose, Citric Acid, Glucose Oxidase, Lactoperoxidase

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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