Burt's Bees

Moisturizing Lip Balm

Moisturizing Lip Balm
5.0

/ 10

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Moisturizing

0.0Humectancy10.0Occlusivity

Rich

In Antioxidants

Overview

How moisturizing is it? Quite moisturizing. Burt's Bees Moisturizing Lip Balm has a moisturizing rating of 5.0 out of 10.

Is it more humectant or occlusive? It is purely occlusive. It has zero Humectancy (we didn't find any humectant ingredients on the ingredient list) and a maximum Occlusivity of 10 out of 10.

What else is good about it? Burt's Bees Moisturizing Lip Balm is rich in antioxidants. Antioxidants are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

  • ALCOHOL-FREE
  • SULFATE-FREE
  • FRAGRANCE-FREE
  • PHTHALATE-FREE
  • SILICONE-FREE
  • PARABEN-FREE

Score
IngredientOriginFunctions
50
BeeswaxAnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Antimicrobial,Fragrance,Formula Helper
22
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance
11
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
6
Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) OilBotanicalFragrance,Refreshing,Formula Helper
4
LanolinAnimalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient,Formula Helper
3
TocopherolBotanical,SyntheticMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Fragrance,Formula Helper
2
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf ExtractBotanicalAntioxidant,Soothing,Antimicrobial,Astringent,Fragrance
1.5
Glycine Soja (Soybean) OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Antioxidant,Emollient,Fragrance
1
Canola OilBotanicalMoisturizing (occlusive),Emollient
0.3
LimoneneBotanical,SyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper
0.3
LinaloolBotanical,SyntheticFragrance
0.3
EugenolBotanical,SyntheticFragrance,Formula Helper

Ingredients explained

Score

50

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Antimicrobial, Fragrance, Binding, Emulsifying, Emulsion stabilizing, Film-forming, Viscosity controlling

Origin

Animal

A waxy substance made by bees while they are building their honeycombs. It is an occlusive moisturizing and emollient ingredient with wound healing and antimicrobial properties similar to those of honey. Its bleached, purified form is called Cera alba.
Score

22

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance

Origin

Botanical

A famous occlusive moisturizing and emollient oil. It is derived from coconuts and may give a product a lovely coconut scent. Coconut oil is listed as a common comedogenic ingredient by acne.org.
Score

11

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Fragrance, Solvent

Origin

Botanical

A fatty oil expressed from sunflower seeds and one of the most commonly used oils in skincare. It has great emollient and occlusive moisturizing properties. Sunflower oil is one of the richest sources of vitamin E – an important skin antioxidant.
Score

6

Function

Fragrance, Refreshing, Solvent

Origin

Botanical

An essential oil distilled from peppermint leaves that is used as a fragrance and for its cooling effect on the skin. It contains up to 50% of menthol, which interacts with heat-sensitive nerve endings upon application to the skin, producing a cold sensation.
Score

4

Function

Moisturizing (occlusive), Emollient, Antistatic, Emulsifying, Emulsion stabilizing

Origin

Animal

A yellow, waxy substance obtained from sheep wool. It is one of the best emollients and emulsifiers due to its unique composition, able to relieve dry skin and repair the lipid barrier.

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