Looking back last week, I realized that I never did any makeup posts. Granted, I was struggling through yawns to write what I managed, but never realized that last week was a little heavy on the skincare. I'm still feeling a bit blurry whether it'd be from work or general fatigue that a part of me wonders if I am coming down with something. I mean, it's gloriously sunny outside on my (weekend) and all I want to do is curl up with my kitties and sleep.
For the sake of keeping things cozy, let's talk about a brand that I feel is cozy and warm - Burt's Bees. I always feel like I have something good on my skin when it's Burt's Bees. I am an almost religious follower of Burt's Bees Peppermint Lip Balm having used it for more than 10 years now so when, in April of this year, Burt's Bees announced that actual lipsticks were being added, I wasn't completely sold on whether I would love them as much as the lip balms. I had set the bar so high in my mind.
Coming in 14 satin finish shades, the Burt's Bees Lipsticks ($9.99 CDN) are made with beeswax, moringa oil, raspberry oil and vitamin E to comfortably and naturally moisturize lips. When I took my first good look at the packaging, I thought it looked quite chic considering it was made of 50% #5 recyclable plastic!
Upon opening the cap, my only gripe was that the lipstick tip sticks out even when wound to the bottom so you have to be careful with nicking the tip. The lipstick tube is also quite long so winding up the bullet is actually slower than what you are used to. It is such a funny thing to notice, but when it comes to winding up a lipstick, it's not my first time!
OMG - Switch Brimming Berry and Scarlet Soaked! I goofed!I was expecting these lipsticks to have similar pigmentation to the Burt's Bees Lip Shimmers with just a slight hint of colour, but I was quite wrong! They are wonderfully pigmented - like real lipsticks! They still lean towards the balmy side in terms of texture, but could ...