Burt's Bees Moisturizing Lip Balm

Moisturizing Lip Balm
5.0
/ 10
Moisturizing
0.0 Humectancy icon Humectancy
10.0 Occlusivity icon Occlusivity
Rich
In Antioxidants
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Overview

How moisturizing is this?

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. One of the many benefits of antioxidant ingredients is that they are believed to reduce the oxidative stress caused by free radicals, thus preventing accelerated skin aging.

Ingredients

Ratings

Est. % Ingredient Origin Functions
50
22
11
6
4
3
2
1.5
1
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Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Raiting
Humectancy All humectants 0.0 10 0.0
None
Occlusivity All occlusives 92.5 20 10.0
50.0
22.0
11.0
4.0
3.0
1.5
1.0
Moisturizing rating 5.0
All humectants
0.0
None
Benchmark
10
All occlusives
92.5
Beeswax
50.0
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
22.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
11.0
Lanolin
4.0
Tocopherol
3.0
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
1.5
Canola Oil
1.0
Benchmark
20
Moisturizing rating
5.0
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Occlusivity
50
22
11
4
3
1.5
1
All occlusives 92.5 20 10.0
All occlusives
92.5
Beeswax
50.0
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
22.0
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
11.0
Lanolin
4.0
Tocopherol
3.0
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
1.5
Canola Oil
1.0
Benchmark
20
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Humectancy
None
All humectants 0.0 10 0.0
All humectants
0.0
None
Benchmark
10
Ingredient Est. % Benchmark Rich in Antioxidants
3
2
1.5
All antioxidants 6.5 3 Rich in antioxidants
All antioxidants
6.5
Tocopherol
3
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
2
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
1.5
Benchmark
3.0

Ingredients explained

Beeswax
Est. %50
Function
Origin
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.
Cocos Nucifera (Coconut) Oil
Est. %22
Function
Origin
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.
Helianthus Annuus (Sunflower) Seed Oil
Est. %11
Function
Origin
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.
Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Oil
Est. %6
Function
Origin
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.
Lanolin
Est. %4
Function
Origin
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.
Tocopherol
Est. %3
Function
Origin
Simply another name for vitamin E. Tocopherol is a fantastic ingredient and especially beneficial for dry and inflamed skin. It has occlusive moisturizing, emollient, antioxidant, and photoprotective properties.
Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract
Est. %2
Function
Origin
A soothing and astringent extract derived from the fragrant, spicy leaves of rosemary. It has strong antioxidant properties. Rosemary extract can reduce signs of inflammation and also acts as an emollient and antimicrobial agent.
Glycine Soja (Soybean) Oil
Est. %1.5
Function
Origin
An occlusive moisturizing oil expressed from soybeans. It does not leave an oily feeling on the skin due to its low content of saturated fatty acids. Glycine soja oil contains emollient fatty acids and a significant amount of antioxidants.
Canola Oil
Est. %1
Function
Origin
Extracted from the seeds of the rapeseed plant, this emollient and occlusive oil is mainly comprised of fatty acids. It also offers antioxidants - lutein and the highest amount of phenolics among all vegetable oils.
Eugenol
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant liquid that can be found naturally in the essential oils derived from cloves, cinnamon, basil, and bay leaf. It has a spicy and warm scent. People with sensitive skin should consider doing a patch test first, as it is a potential irritant.
Linalool
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
A fragrant, volatile compound naturally present in many essential oils. It has a pleasant scent and is often used in skincare products as a fragrance. People with sensitive skin should try to avoid it, or at least do a patch test before using it.
Limonene
Est. %0.3
Function
Origin
One of the most used fragrances in skincare products. It is produced from the peels of citrus fruits and has a fresh, pleasant, citrusy smell. People who are sensitive to citrus should try to avoid it, or at least do a patch test before using it.