Burt’s Bees - Almond Milk & Beeswax Hand Crème
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Burt’s Bees Almond Milk & Beeswax Hand Crème is a 98 per cent natural hand cream that provides long-lasting relief to dry, chapped hands. It contains sweet almond oil, beeswax and aloe to moisturise the skin and leave it soft and supple. Burt’s Bees Almond Milk & Beeswax Hand Crème has an inviting almond fragrance. The jar and steel lid are recyclable.
Apply to hands as often as required and rub in well.
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Rating: Jul 19, 2014 11:23pm
This hand cream is very rich and moisturising. I find it wonderful to use before bed, as it can soak in and you wake up with lovely, soft and smooth hands. Take care and spend time massaging it in, your hands will be much more hydrated
Rating: Jul 18, 2014 4:33pm
This product is super soft and smooth, it's simple to apply, and the aroma echo's the products sentiments as it smells of almonds and milk. The packaging is very handy, and it's cute, but I felt like my hands were very greasy after using the creme. Because it's so thick, it seems to take longer to be absorbed, and my hands felt stodgy for a few minutes while it dried.
Rating: Jul 8, 2014 2:07pm
good hand cream
I have quite dry hands as a result of my work. i gave this a go and i like it! the smell is a little off putting, maybe thats just me, but the cream is great, soaked into my hands quickly and they felt soft and smooth.
Rating: May 13, 2014 4:31am
Super rich cream
I was lucky enough to get a deluxe sized sample of this product from Burt's Bees. :) I've finished the jar and really loved using it. It is probably the most intensive hand cream I've ever used and really works on dry patches.
I adore the scent, I believe it is the almond oil that to me always smells like cherry lollies!! :P The scent alone makes this a pleasure to use. I find I need only the smallest dab on both of my hands. As I rub it in it feels quite oily but it does sink in. I don't mind the texture, you just have to be careful not to go overboard or you'll have greasy palms.
Also a grea product to rub into dry knees and elbows. I can't wait to try the banana scented hand creme next.
Rating: Apr 10, 2014 10:48am
Perfect for dry skin
This is a beautiful smelling moisturiser that works perfect for really dry skin. I use it on the soles of my feet after getting the dead skin cells off and my elbows and it works a treat. I also use it on my hands but only if they are dry - if not I find it is a little too much and leaves a slight greasy residue.
Really nice product at an affordable price.
Rating: Jan 24, 2014 6:44pm
Night time recovery cream
This is an amazing hand cream that my hands love - but I have to restrict to pre bedtime use only.
The reason being, it has such a rich, thick, emollient formula, even a small amount will make my hands feel coated - well hydrated, but rather greasy.
For day time I prefer something light that sinks in fast, but for night this cream is absolutely perfect. I can put it on & it can sink in at leisure.
The cream comes in a really cute round jar that contains 57gms - quite generous, given how little I need to put on each use. I like how the product is 98% natural, with Sweet Almond Oil as it's primary ingredient. The scent is strong ie a potent almond aroma, but I expected that, and I find it quite pleasant.
I've noticed on the jar it says to also use on elbows, knees & feet - something I haven't tried yet, but I think would work a treat (again at bedtime) for hydrating.
This would be 100% my 'go-to' hand cream too in winter, should my hands start to feel dry or cracked. It'd work brilliantly at repairing.
I really like this product, and for a jar on my bedside table, it's perfect.
Rating: Jan 15, 2014 12:32pm
Maximum hand moisture & protection
Burt's Bees is my go-to for ultimate moisture, particularly with the lip balms and the oh-so fab cuticle butter. So when I was in southern USA for their recent cold front and ridiculous chilly December weather, Burt's Bees was my go-to brand to save my dry skin from cracking off my bones!
I went for the Almond Milk for the compact tub and super-thick creamy texture. Initially your hands are shiny and slightly oily (to the point where it transferred when I'd touch my phone), however it does absorb and definitely protects. Even after washing your hands, your skin is still buttery soft.
I must say I only like to eat my almonds, and cannot stand almond fragrances or liquer. This hand creme smells like Amaretto which to me is gross, but I can't argue with the results. I'll live with the scent for the effect. This is the only reason why I've given it four stars rather than five. That said, if you love almonds, have at it!
Rating: Nov 17, 2013 4:35pm
Great but not my personal preference
It's very thick and rich - works really well for dry skin that needs a lot of moisture. It leaves skin feeling really soft & smooth, but personally, the smell turns me off the product as a whole. Aside from that, it really is a great product for people who have dry hands.
Rating: Oct 14, 2013 10:41am
This product has a very strong smell, so it may not be your cup of tea. But if it is a smell that you love, it is Amazing! I find the product is very good on my super dry hands (I wash my hands a lot for work). It is very greasy, but I like to use it to give myself mini hand massages. If you're looking for something to indulge your hands, then this is a good product. It's more of a home use product because it takes so long to absorb.
Rating: Oct 4, 2013 9:32pm
Very good product