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Burt's Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Cream, Almond 2 oz (57 g)

 
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Burt's Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme, 2 oz
 
4.1

(based on 209 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (128)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (27)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (18)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (17)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (19)

80%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Smells great (48)
  • Moisturizes well (33)
  • Softens skin (30)
  • Long lasting (27)
  • Goes on smoothly (23)

Cons

  • Greasy (20)
  • Doesn't absorb well (9)
  • Bad smell (6)
  • Not long-lasting (4)
  • Messy (3)

Best Uses

  • Dry/chapped skin (27)
  • Winter dryness (27)
  • Bedtime (26)
  • Deep moisturization (25)
  • Dry skin (18)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Budget shopper (31), Brand buyer (23)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

Best hand creme!

I tried this is in desperation for a mysterious rash i suddenly developed on my hands. Zam Buck helped too, but you can only get it in the UK, so I tried this...Read complete review

I tried this is in desperation for a mysterious rash i suddenly developed on my hands. Zam Buck helped too, but you can only get it in the UK, so I tried this creme. It works wonderfully, and my hand rash is now gone. Now I'm getting another rash on both arms, and regular use of this creme resolves that, too. (I think the rashes were a result of a drug reaction.)

As a side benefit, my arm and hand skin is getting much smoother, softer and younger looking. Little, rough age spots are softening and (I think) disappearing. It's hard to tell once they're gone!

Anyway, works for me! Thank you, Morgan Stanely, who I think now owns Burt?

I'd still like to see certified organic ingredients, but at least Burts doesn't falsely use the word "organic" as do many skin care and cosmetics companies.

VS

Most Liked Negative Review

 

Glorified Lard

My first foray into the Burt's Bees line of products was their Lemon Butter Cuticle Creme, which is fabulous! Therefore, I was sorely disappointed with this Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme. Not only...Read complete review

My first foray into the Burt's Bees line of products was their Lemon Butter Cuticle Creme, which is fabulous! Therefore, I was sorely disappointed with this Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme. Not only is the name ridiculously long, but the product itself is ridiculously ineffective.

The consistency is definitely too heavy for daytime use. I tried using the creme at night before bed, but it would never absorb; it just sat greasily on my skin and did not provide any moisturization.

My next step was trying it as a foot creme, at night, with cotton socks. I was hoping in vain that keeping my feet covered would magically make the creme more effective than it had been on my hands. Wrong! If anything, my feet were DRIER in the morning. Unbelievable.

Well, that was my last-ditch effort in finding a practical use for this glorified lard. Rather than tossing it in the garbage and wasting it completely, I'll probably bring it into work and leave it in the ladies' room; even though it has been used, I'm sure some orphany wretch will snatch it up for the brand name alone.

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(1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

 
1.0

Not a fan

By AuntieAnnie

from Fairfax VA

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Pros

    Cons

    • Bad Smell
    • Greasy
    • Messy

    Best Uses

    • Daily Use
    • Dry Skin

    Comments about Burt's Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme, 2 oz:

    This product works "ok" but takes a little longer than I care for to absorb...but it is the strong smell that I cannot stand. I put on hands at night before going to bed (after turning down sheets so I don't have to touch anything) and I tried getting used to the smell but cannot. I tried using a little bit during day, but still the smell is a bit overwhelming. So unfortunately this was a waste of $$$ as I will toss it. Would not recommend. Disappointed as love Burts Bees brand.

    (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    Best cracked hands treatment ever!

    By Rusty

    from Manchester. NH

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    Verified Buyer

    Pros

    • Moisturizing

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Daily Use
      • Dry Skin
      • Sensitive Skin

      Comments about Burt's Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme, 2 oz:

      I use this product year round at bedtime. The last thing I do is apply this creme to my hands sitting on the bed. My hands used to split and crack all winter. Now with the use of this product.......no more splitting or cracking.

      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      It's so good my boyfriend took it!

      By Miss Downtown NYC

      from NY

      describe yourself Brand Buyer

      Pros

      • Gentle
      • Improves Skin Texture
      • Moisturizing
      • Smells Great

      Cons

      • Greasy

      Best Uses

      • Dry Skin

      Comments about Burt's Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme, 2 oz:

      I love this product. Especially the subtle almond scent. I was so disappointed when my favorite hand creme was discontinued until I discovered this. It's a bit denser, thicker and greasier than my previous hand creme. You only need to use a little. I find I also need to blot my hands with a paper towel in the daytime (not an issue if you use at night time/wear cotton gloves). Also great for elbows, feet and heels. Perfect for your skin during a harsh Winter like this or if you garden. It's so good my boyfriend took it!

      (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      2.0

      Works OK, smells terrible

      By kbear

      from Idyllwild, CA

      describe yourself Budget Buyer

      See all my reviews

      Pros

      • Moisturizing

      Cons

      • Bad Smell

      Best Uses

        Comments about Burt's Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme, 2 oz:

        This works well, it's not terribly greasy but takes time to absorb. The problem is the smell. At first it smells like Jergens but quickly turns to something else. The smell lasts maybe 10 minutes.

        (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

         
        5.0

        Here is help for cracks on your hands!

        By Rusty

        from Manchester. NH

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        Pros

        • Moisturizing
        • Smells Great

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Daily Use
          • Dry Skin

          Comments about Burt's Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme, 2 oz:

          I apply this product to hands at bedtime each day. Rub it in good. Product does not stain bedding or clothing in spite of the fact that it is of course greasy.
          Iam 76 years old and work outside in winter months and this is the first year ever, here in New Hampshire that my hands are crack free. I love this product!!

          (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          best hand cream ever

          By Caro

          from dallas, tx

          describe yourself Budget Buyer

          See all my reviews

          Pros

          • Moisturizing
          • Smells Great

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • All Skin Types
            • Daily Use
            • Dry Skin

            Comments about Burt's Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme, 2 oz:

            I love this hand cream, smells soo good and it's very moisturizing so a little goes a long way, and its on sale!!!

            (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

             
            5.0

            Love it!

            By Mema

            from Manhasset, NY

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Balances Skin
            • Gentle
            • Improves Skin Texture
            • Not Greasy
            • Shine
            • Smells Great
            • Strengthen Nails

            Cons

              Best Uses

                Comments about Burt's Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme, 2 oz:

                I use this product twice a day. I massage it into my hands and nails. It gives my nails a lovely shine and stimulates nail growth!

                (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                Wonderful Night Hand Cream

                By Halli

                from NYC

                Pros

                • Gentle
                • Moisturizing
                • Smells Great

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Dry Skin

                  Comments about Burt's Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme, 2 oz:

                  This has been my favorite and necessary hand cream for a few years already, but when I had initially gotten it, as happened to me with a couple other Burt's Bees products as well, it seemed overbearing, when I really just wasn't need of this type of product at the time but later was. At first, when I was probably still in law school, I was waking up with my hands still sticky from it, at least in the creases; but I finally realized that sleeping 4-5 hours a night like I was was simply not enough time for it to soak in well. I put it away for a while, and when I was sleeping another couple of hours a night, I started using it again, and absolutely love it. The smell of almonds is very strong, but I love the smell, even when I curl my hands up near my face to go to sleep.

                  I've lately started making my own body butter since Burt's Bees no longer offers my favorite kind, and while this has been wonderful for my legs etc., it hasn't been rich enough for my hands, so I've still been using this Almond Hand Creme for my hands. My only desire is that it was a small enough producer so that it was fresh-made and did not need the preservatives and stabilizers, even if natural; so I may stil try to make my own version, with beeswax added to the cocoa and shea butters and oils I've been making body butter with, to see if a homemade creme can compete with this one.

                  (0 of 4 customers found this review helpful)

                   
                  5.0

                  the only night time hand lotion

                  By Rach

                  from San Francisco

                  describe yourself Budget Buyer

                  See all my reviews

                  Pros

                  • Smells Great

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                      Comments about Burt's Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme, 2 oz:

                      as far as I'm concerned this is the only night time hand cream. My hands get really dry and chapped, and this is the only product that leaves them soft and smooth in the morning. It also smells like heaven. Its pretty intense hydration, I still prefer the old formula they made with kaolin clay that was even heavier. I tend to use a light lotion for daytime, but for nights, this is the only thing that works.

                      (3 of 3 customers found this review helpful)

                       
                      2.0

                      Too Heavy

                      By Guest

                      from WA

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                      Pros

                      • Moisturizing

                      Cons

                      • Greasy

                      Best Uses

                      • Dry Skin

                      Comments about Burt's Bees Almond Milk Beeswax Hand Creme, 2 oz:

                      I found this hand cream too heavy and not suitable for a fruquent use. I have extremely dry hands and wear hand cream all the time so I need something lighter and quick absorbent. This hand cream is very moisturizing but too thick and greasy. It's great for a nighttime care with cotton gloves, though. The almond scent is nice but a little strong.

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