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Burt's Bees Orange Essence Facial Cleanser - Ratings, Reviews & Customer Feedback


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Manufactured by:
Burt's Bees Inc.

Information from manufacturer website:

This gentle and moisturizing cleanser is especially effective on sensitive and normal to dry complexions. Natural cleansers and emollients leave your face radiantly clean and replenished without the parched tight feeling associated with harsh, synthetic cleansers or detergent-like soaps.  

Natural Products Association

Vegetable Glycerin, Olive Oil, Orange Oil, Oat Flour, Lanolin, Oat Kernel Oil, Aloe Vera (Aloe Barbadensis) Leaf Juice, Vegetable Oil, Beta-Carotene, Tocopherol (Natural Vitamin E), Quilaja Saponaria Bark Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Oil 

Customer Feedback:

"...It's citrus ingredient burns my face...."

"...Definitely moisturizing, and doesn't irritate my skin at all...."

a big disappointment. It has a greasy feel to it, doesn't suds much, and I didn't feel like my face was really clean....."

smells great-just like fresh oranges. It leaves my skin feeling cleansed, but not dry and tight...."

--Actual user comments from User Reviews section

"...I don't mind that it doesn't lather, it leaves my skin so soft and smells great!..."

"...burned like heck around my eyes for quite awhile after. perhaps the orange oil is too much for sensitive eye areas?..."

--Actual user comments from EWG User Reviews section

"...cleans without drying and I love the fresh orange scent...."

"...lovely in scent but a waxy coat is left on the skin...."

"...this cleanser is all natural, smells wonderful, leaves skin soft and clean, and moisturizes as well...."

--Actual user comments from User Reviews section

Average Cost:
$8 (+ shipping)

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Our Final Assessment:

Burt's Bees Orange Essence Facial Cleanser has mixed ratings from users. About 70% that we found were positive, with most positive comments from people with dry skin. This is one of Burt's Bees 100% natural products, so it gets our highest "Naturalness" rating, and it has a very good EWG safety rating of 2. Cost seems to vary widely, but is similar to other all-natural cleansers, or even a bit lower, although the container size is also fairly small. Based on customer comments and other ratings, we gave it an overall rating of 8.