Burt's Bees is an 'Earth Friendly, Natural Personal Care Company' offering a complete range of skin, hair, body and baby care natural products carefully crafted from time-tested, proven recipes formulated with effective natural ingredients and never using any ingredient that has any potential suspected human health risks. Burt's Bees products average 99% natural, with half being 100% natural. All ingredients-right down to the packaging-are simple, natural, and responsible. Burt's Bees practice what they preach and hope to set the example for others to follow.
Burt's Bees started in 1984 in Maine, when Roxanne Quimby and Burt Shavitz teamed up selling candles made from the beeswax created as a by-product of Burt's honey business. By 1989 they had made into New York's fashionable Zona boutique and in 1991 they added their lip balm to the range which is to this day Burt's Bees best selling product. From those humble beginnings, Burt's Bees has expanded globally to become one of the leading natural care companies and their efforts to bring the best natural skin and hair care while protecting the environment has been highly recognised with many awards.
All Burt's Bees products are carefully crafted using safe, effective ingredients that are the best nature has to offer; Beeswax, botanical and essentials oils, herbs, flowers and minerals. Every product is labelled with a 'natural bar' to that you can clearly identify the high level of natural ingredients. Burt's Bees never use mineral oil, propylene glycol or preservatives such as methyl paraben or diazolidinyl urea. Burt's Bees is also committed to the highest levels of environmental care using packaging that is recycled and recyclable. And of course, bees are never harmed during production and are always humanely managed.