Burt’s Bees Review and Giveaway (CANADA)

Burt’s Bees is a company I’ve been familiar with for many years – the first encounter I remember with their products was many years ago. I have an aunt and uncle with have always been passionate about environmentally-friendly products (they were the first environmentalists I knew, long before I understood what the term even meant!) and I remember my aunt giving me Burt’s Bees Lip Balm to use on my chapped lips when I was staying at their farm. Years later, I saw it at a local store and noticed that they had a wide variety of products available!

Burt’s Bees is also a company that has a really interesting history! If you get a moment, check out their company’s story on their website – it is guaranteed to make you smile! I also appreciate Burt’s Bees commitment to its customers – it is obvious that they have a strong commitment to making their products 100% natural, maintaining high environmental standards, maintaining product transparency, giving back to the community and preserving both human and animal rights. Because I like to be an informed consumer, I appreciate the transparency aspect of this company’s values and I like the fact that they are willing to place these commitments prominently on their website.

I received 4 different products to try: the Super Shiny Grapefruit & Sugar Beet Shampoo, Super Shiny Grapefruit & Sugar Beet Conditioner as well as Naturally Nourishing Milk & Shea Butter Hand Soap and Lip Balm.

My favourite products are definitely the Super Shiny Grapefruit & Sugar Beet Shampoo, the Super Shiny Grapefruit & Sugar Beet Conditioner. According to the company, this sulfate-free shampoo is loaded with essential citrus oils blended with gentle plant-based cleansing complex to create a richly foaming shampoo. Betaine, made from sugar beets, penetrates to help repair damage for hair that feels healthier and looks shinier, naturally and the conditioner includes essential natural oils from citrus fruits like grapefruit, orange and lemon are blended with sugar beet extract and penetrating marula oil to replenish, condition, soften and improve your hair’s manageability. When I uncapped the bottle, I immediately discovered that both the shampoo and conditioner have a wonderful citrus scent! Even more important than the smell of these products are how well they work! My hair feels soft and silky to the touch and maintains its smooth texture. I’ve discovered that I don’t need additional products when using this shampoo and conditioner because my hair feels and looks great from root to tip!

The Naturally Nourishing Milk & Shea Butter Hand Soap is said to increase skin moisture by up to 54% and, because of my tendency towards dry skin, I have found that to be the aspect that I’ve appreciated the most! While I must admit that I don’t particularly care for the smell of this hand soap because I don’t like the smell of shea butter, the scent quickly dissipates once I’ve washed my hands but smooth skin remains!

I also like the Lip Balm. I found that it keeps my lips smooth and moist. While I tried the original, unscented, Lip Balm, I love flavoured and scented products so I think I’d really like the Lip Balm with Pomegranate Oil! I like slim design of the Lip Balm as well because it makes it easy to tuck it away in my purse and I know it is there when I need it!

Want to try some Burt’s Bees products for yourself?

Giveaway: One reader from Canada (excluding Quebec) will win a Burt’s Bees prize pack worth $150!

Remember, you must complete the mandatory entry in order for your extra entries to count (entries without the mandatory first entry will be discarded)!

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1,375 Responses to Burt’s Bees Review and Giveaway (CANADA)

  1. Jennie Yuen says:

    My local store that carries the product: PHARMASAVE #256 – VANCOUVER (July 8)

  2. shannon b says:

    I can buy burts bees at Walmart in St.Catherines, ON (6/30)
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  4. Rebecca Roberts says:

    I found this location CALGARY CO-OP #04
    4122 BRENTWOOD ROAD N.W.
    CALGARY, AB T2L 1K8 July 8

  5. hripsime andonian says:

    I really like the Avocado Butter Pre-Shampoo Hair Treatment from Burt’s Bees.

  6. hripsime andonian says:

    The Closest store to me in Markham, Ontario is
    BELLY BUMPS & BABIES
    10341 Yonge St
    Richmond Hill, ON L4C 3C1
    phone: (905) 737-5764

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  14. Amy C says:

    MANITOU SPRINGS RESORT & MINERAL SPA carries Burt’s Bees products!

    July 8, 2011

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