Burt’s Bees Skincare from Plum Market Apothecary’s Spring Spa Days

image imageEvery season, the apothecary at Plum Market in Old Town hosts a “Spa Days” to indulge customers in beauty products and inform of new trends and lifestyle innovations in the natural and organic segments. When I attended this spring season’s on Saturday April 25, 2015, I entered a raffle and just picked up a lovely gift of Burt’s Bees natural skincare!

It came with a Milk & Honey Body Lotion ($8.00), a Hand Cream ($9.00), a Hand Salve ($9.00), Facial Towelettes ($8.00), Lip Treatment with Kukui Butter ($4.00), and two Lip Balms in Coconut Pear ($3.30), and Pomegranate ($3.30). I’m happy with this line of skincare for sensitive skin, and the scents of milk & honey, and almond are among my favorites. So far, I have wiped my face with the towelettes, that contain white tea extract and it takes off make-up without drying out your skin, and it’s nice if you’re only wiping your face and wish to leave on your eye makeup.

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Such as my case, with the lovely Courageous line of eye shadows by Estee Lauder, I had to leave in one for a while! On my hands, I applied a double coat, with the almond scented hand cream, that I prefer to the salve because it’s most emollient and buttery, while the salve only provides a thin coat and it’s better as a cuticle oil or just for rougher areas. The almond smells lovely, like an amaretto shot for your espresso and it’s super delicate.

I dabbed my lips with the lip treatment with kukui butter, super soft and delicate too. This is an everyday type of lip balm and a neutral base coat for lip stick or lip gloss, even though it’s considered a treatment, I would suggest it throughout the day. Thank you Plum Market for another spa experience and for the Burt’s Bees Skincare!

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