Monday, May 23, 2016

Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipsticks Review and Swatches

Who would have thought our favorite All Natural Brand Burt's Bees FINALLY came out with lipsticks!  Not just any other lipsticks --- these have intense color, full-coverage and are hydrating enough to soften and condition your lips all day!  The amazing part?  Available in 14 gorgeous shades! 

Yes guys, I'm not pulling your leg!  There are really 14 shades and I got them all!

a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipsticks

And the more surprising part, I was able to wear all 14 shades for you to easily pick your favorite shade! 
This collage will definitely show you why a woman can't have too much lipsticks!  See how each color changes my overall look even with the same makeup, same outfit and hair color?  You can easily spot the shades that work for me and shades that make me look, ahmmm...sick!  But hey, with all 14 shades, I don't have to worry!  I can easily mix and match and the best part?  They are 100% natural so these are my obvious choice of lip color especially when I'm around with my toddler!  Nothing beats him kissing me with the comfort of knowing my lipstick is safe!

Can you spot your favorite shade?
My vote goes all the lip color on first row!  What's your vote?

a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipsticks

Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipsticks are housed in "recyclable" packaging and it is so pretty in a sense that it won't look like your regular lipstick bullet!  This one incorporated the "beehive" design with the exact shade of lipcolor peeking through tiny holes!  I love how I don't need to look under the lipstick to know the shade!  This is as easy-breezy as peek-a-boo!

a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipsticks

 I am so happy they came up with 14 shades from natural to bolder colors!  I know Burt's Bees isn't the type that would go for loud colors, and I'm glad they went out of their comfort zone! 

a swatch photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipsticks

For easier reference, they are divided into shade categories ---
  • NUDES - 500 Nile Nude, 501 Blush Basin, 502 Suede Splash (Numbered in BLUE)
  • PINKS/CORALS  - 510 Iced Iris, 511 Magenta Rush, 512 Fuchsia Flood and 523 Sunset Cruise (numbered in RED)
  • MAUVES/BERRY - 514 Brimming Berry, 515 Tulip Tide, 530 Lily Lake and 531 Juniper Water (numbered in PURPLE)
  • REDS - 520 Scarlet Soaked, 521 Ruby Ripple and 532 Russet River (numbered in YELLOW)

500 Nile Nude
 Nile Nude is actually a perfect beige-nude lipstick for me!  For the first time, even with minimal makeup, I actually look alive and kicking!  Definitely a wonderful nude-colored lippie even for fair skinned girls.

a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipsticks in Nile Nude

501 Blush Basin
Peach pink listick that appears almost deep peach on my pigmented lips.  This is a nice everyday MLBB shade.
A photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipstick in Blush Basin

502 Suede Splash
Almost similar to Blush Basin but has more browns to it!  Another nice everyday lip color and a perfect nude for users with medium to darker complexion.
a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipsticks in Suede Splash

510 Iced Irish
A bubble gum pick shade that doesn't work too well on me!  Maybe, I need to warm it up with a lip pencil or use a lip concealer underneath because my pigmented lips are peeking through.
This shade, I can imagine would work well on users with medium to darker complexion.  A nice pinkish nude lip shade.
a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipstick Iced Irish

511 Magenta Rush
A love fuchsia shade.  Can brighten up anyone's face!  A great alternative for those who can't seem to wear red!
a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipstick Magenta Rush

512 Fuchsia Flood
A purplish pink color on tube but was more warm when applied on my lips!  Another great medium pink shade.
a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipstick in Fuchsia Flood

514 Brimming Berry
A warm toned red shade that can whiten anyone's teeth!  This is a nice start-up red lip color too!
a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipstick Brimming Berry

515 Tulip Tide
My least favorite just because the color doesn't work for me!  It washes off my features because of its' cool undertone.  This would work perfectly on those with medium to darker complexion.  Well, I can still wear this with a mix of something warm like a brown lip pencil underneath or maybe, play up with my eyes with a heavy smoky eye look!
a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipstick in Tulip Tide

520 Scarlet Soaked
Coral Red shade that doesn't seem to do anything on my already warm skin.  This gives out a summer vibe and maybe would work better if I apply bronzer to warm up the rest of my face.
a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipstick in Scarlett Soaked

521 Ruby Ripple
A perfect red for any skin tone!  I love how my lips look shiny and healthy!
a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipstick in Ruby Ripple

523 Sunset Cruise
A muted coral shade, I can seldom wear a coral lipstick and this one is super forgiving!  Definitely a favorite coral lipstick of mine to date!
a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipstick in Sunset Cruise

530 Lily Lake
A crowd favorite!  Lily Lake is a medium pink shade that can make anyone look at least 2-3 years younger!
a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipstick in Lily Lake

531 Juniper Water
A burgundy red lipstick that is unique even when worn on its own!  Definitely a favorite when I wanted to create a statement without applying too much makeup!
a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipstick in Juniper Water

532 Russet River
The darkest shade! It's has a deep brown red tone that screams 90's!
a photo of Burt's Bees 100% Natural Lipstick in russet river

Overall, I am very happy with the texture, the smooth, satin finish and how it NEVER dries up my lips no matter how many times I re-apply!  Thankfully, each lipstick features ingredients such as Beeswax, Moringa Oil, Raspberry Seed Oil and Vitamin E making it a perfect "lip color of choice".

The only thing I need to remind everyone is that, you have to be careful in putting the cap back on as the lipstick doesn't swivel down completely!  Giving you a nice "peak" on the tip of the lipstick making it an easy target for potential damage!  *eek!* (Yup, spoken from experience!)

But overall, I am impressed and very happy with my new Burt's Bees Lipstick Collection!  These are available in select Beauty Bar stores, Rustan's Shangri-La and  Each are priced at Php795.00 (approx $17.68).

What's your favorite Burt's Bees Lipstick Shade?

Keep smilin'
Stay happy!


  1. Lily lake is such a pretty shade and I'm glad that the nudes are not "the nudes" that makes us look sick and washes out face :D

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    1. nag vote talaga! Lock in your votes before 12nn pleaes HHEHEHHE

  3. All the shades look good on you! love the natural effect of the nudes. 502 is my fav among the rest :)

  4. I love 500 and 532 on you. I love the ones in the first row shade wise but the second row ones will most probably suit me.

    1. first row is surprisingly good no? pero 2nd row would work for almost anyone!

  5. ganda ng shades, i think the nude ones doesn't work for me maputla na ksi ako hehe, if i had a budget i'll gonna try this!

    1. hahahah I am maputla too! I guess we can wear them as long as we have full make up on :D


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