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Burt's Bees

Herbal Blemish Stick

0.30 fl. oz. for $ 8.00
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With alcohol as the main ingredient and irritating fragrant oils of juniper, lemon, and eucalyptus, this only serves to make blemished skin look worse and to impede skin’s healing process.

Jar Packaging: No
Tested on animals: No

This blemish stick contains ten effective herbal ingredients including willow bark a natural hydroxy acid; natural antiseptic and astringent qualities from tea tree and juniper; and calendula, which has an anti-inflammatory effect.

SD Alcohol, Calendula Flower Oil, Borage Seed Oil, Yarrow Oil, Parsley Seed Extract, Willow Bark Extract, Lemon Oil, Fennel Oil, Water, Tea Tree Leaf Oil, Juniperus Communis Fruit Oil, Eucalyptus Globulus Leaf Oil

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. Its also important to consider the potential benefit (or potential harm) of the ingredients used.

There are some formulas to consider among the brands offerings, but some to be wary ofsee our individual reviews on Burts 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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