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WORKS FOR
  • Moisturizing
KEY INGREDIENTS
  • lanolin
  • beeswax
  • butyrospermum parkii butter
  • canola oil
  • copernicia cerifera cera
  • euphorbia cerifera cera
  • fragaria ananassa seed oil
  • glycine soja oil
  • helianthus annuus seed oil
  • prunus armeniaca kernel oil
  • ribes nigrum seed oil
  • ricinus communis seed oil
  • theobroma cacao seed butter
  • titanium dioxide
  • tocopherol
  • +12 more
PROMISES
FULFILLED
100 /100
IRRITANCY
HIGH
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"Burt's Bees Lip Shimmer offers a kiss of color and pearlized shine, while natural ingredients like vitamin E and coconut and sunflower oils moisturize and soothe your lips."
WIMJ summary

This product can help soften the skin and reduce its moisture loss with emollients and occlusives: beeswax, butyrospermum parkii butter.

Keep in mind that this product does not contain effective ingredients to attract water to the upper layer of the skin. This is why an additional product with humectants like glycerin or hyaluronic acid can be helpful (apply it before this product for the best results).

The following ingredients in this product are especially good for supporting the skin barrier and helping with the hydration level: lanolin

Ingredient Effectiveness Concentration Irritancy
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold
HIGH
meets threshold

Potential irritants

IRRITANCY
HIGH

Ingredients by volume

Ingredient Estimated concentration
A plant oil that can help soften the skin. It might be helpful in calming down inflammation, but solid research is lacking. Is often used in lip products to create the needed product consistency
25% - 38%
A great emollient due to its high linoleic acid content. One of the most effective plant oils in helping skin hydration and repairing skin barrier function
4.6% - 6.9%
Forms a protective barrier that holds water and keeps dry skin hydrated. Keeps an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components, and increases the thickness of a product. Can be an allergen
3.6% - 5.5%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and thickens the product's texture
2.8% - 4.2%
Used as a fragrance and can be irritating
1.9% - 2.9%
Sebum of wool-bearing animals (most commonly sheep). Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and reduce the skin water loss. In rare cases could be an allergen. Not suitable for vegans
1.8% - 2.6%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and can be helpful in restoring the skin barrier function. Might have some anti-oxidant effect
1.5% - 2.3%
Brazilian palm wax. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
1.4% - 2.1%
A great moisturising ingredient that softens the skin and reduces water loss from its upper layer. It also can be helpful in protecting skin from free radicals
1.1% - 1.7%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.9% - 1.35%
The ingredient is not recognized
TBC
An emollient that helps soften the skin
0.6% - 1.35%
0.5% - 1.1%
An emollient. Can be helpful for restoring skin barrier function.
0.45% - 1.05%
Can be helpful in reducing inflammation in skin. Is a likely irritant
0.4% - 0.9%
0.4% - 0.9%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.4% - 0.9%
A plant oil that can help soften the upper layer of the skin
0.4% - 0.9%
A good emollient that helps soften the skin and helps repair its barrier function
0.35% - 0.8%
Creates an illusion of smoother and more radiant skin tone. Adds shimmer to the skin by reflecting light
0.35% - 0.8%
An umbrella term for the following three colorants: CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499
0.2% - 0.8%
Carmine. A colorant. Can be an allergen
0.2% - 0.75%
The same compound that is used safely in dental implants and bone cements. In cosmetics, it is used to improve the consistency of products
0.4% - 0.9%
Works as a UV filter when used in high concentrations. It is photostable and is effective mostly against the UVB light, with some protection in the UVA range. In small concentrations, used for its ability to improve the color of cosmetic products. Is usually well tolerated by the skin
0.35% - 0.8%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and can be helpful in restoring the skin barrier function. Might have some anti-oxidant effect
0.2% - 0.75%
A plant oil that can help soften the skin. It might be helpful in calming down inflammation, but solid research is lacking. Is often used in lip products to create the needed product consistency
0.2% - 0.75%
A great emollient due to its high linoleic acid content. One of the most effective plant oils in helping skin hydration and repairing skin barrier function
0.2% - 0.75%
Forms a protective barrier that holds water and keeps dry skin hydrated. Keeps an emulsion from separating into its oil and liquid components, and increases the thickness of a product. Can be an allergen
0.3% - 0.75%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and thickens the product's texture
0.2% - 0.75%
Used as a fragrance and can be irritating
0.15% - 0.65%
Sebum of wool-bearing animals (most commonly sheep). Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and reduce the skin water loss. In rare cases could be an allergen. Not suitable for vegans
0.3% - 0.7%
Helps soften the upper layer of the skin and can be helpful in restoring the skin barrier function. Might have some anti-oxidant effect
0.2% - 0.75%
Brazilian palm wax. Helps soften the upper layer of the skin
0.2% - 0.75%
Pure form of vitamin E. Can help moisturise and protect the skin from free radicals. Often used to help stabilise other ingredients or the formula itself
0.15% - 0.65%
Can be helpful in reducing inflammation in skin. Is a likely irritant
0.15% - 0.6%
A plant oil that can help soften the upper layer of the skin
0.15% - 0.7%
A good emollient that helps soften the skin and helps repair its barrier function
0.15% - 0.6%
Creates an illusion of smoother and more radiant skin tone. Adds shimmer to the skin by reflecting light
0.15% - 0.65%
An umbrella term for the following three colorants: CI 77491, CI 77492, CI 77499
0.1% - 0.5%
Carmine. A colorant. Can be an allergen
0.1% - 0.45%
The same compound that is used safely in dental implants and bone cements. In cosmetics, it is used to improve the consistency of products
0.15% - 0.7%
Works as a UV filter when used in high concentrations. It is photostable and is effective mostly against the UVB light, with some protection in the UVA range. In small concentrations, used for its ability to improve the color of cosmetic products. Is usually well tolerated by the skin
0.15% - 0.6%
A colorant that can add a pearl-like appearance to the formulation
0.15% - 0.65%

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