CBU Approved Brand

Burt's Bees

Burt's Bees offers a range of naturally derived skin care and colour cosmetics.

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Product Range

PRICE RANGE

Known For

The Products We Love

Body care

They have a range of body care available

Makeup

Highlighter 

Lip crayons

Lipstick

Lip-to-cheek

Tinted lip balms

Eye and brow pencils

Skincare

They have a range of skincare available

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Clean + Green Beauty

Health + Wellbeing

All of Burt’s Bees products contain 95% or more natural ingredients. 

Their products are free from phthalates, parabens, petroleum, and sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS).

Burt’s Bees do not have any relevant certifications for this category.

Brand values

Ethics

The Burt’s Bees Greater Good Foundation supports honeybee and human health. To date, they’ve given $2.4 million in grants to support various causes.

All of Burt’s Bees products are Leaping Bunny certified. This means they do not test on animals.

However, Burt’s Bees’ current foundation (12) and tinted moisturiser (6) range is limited and does not yet include a fully inclusive range for the darkest skin tones or disability-friendly packaging.

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Packaging, Practices + Policies

Sustainability

Burt’s Bees are thorough in how they support the environment.

They run land-fill free operations to try and minimise the amount of waste generated in their communal workspaces. This is achieved by giving the worker’s sorting bins for their rubbish.

They have also partnered with Fresh Energy to encourage greater biodiversity – nurture the co-existence of pollinators, and solar panel farms through the planting of wildflowers.

They’ve also purchased Water Restoration Certificates from the Bonneville Environmental Association, to ensure that they are replenishing the water that they use for their business.

Since 2015, Burt’s Bees has been Carbon Neutral certified, meaning that they offset their CO2 emissions and have a net-zero output of carbon emissions.

Burt’s Bees are explicit on their website about how to appropriately recycle their packaging either with local recycling plants or via Terra Cycle.

If you’d like to learn more about Burt’s Bees’ sustainability efforts, there’s an in-depth Sustainability Report available on their website.

Packaging

Practice

Policies

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