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Sunday, 20 March 2016

Review | Burt's Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream

A few weeks ago, I picked up a tin of Burt's Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream to try, having heard lots of good things about it! My cuticles were in a right state - the cold winter air doesn't agree with my eczema-prone skin, and add to that all the hand-washing I do in my job as a carer - my hands are more often than not a bit of a sorry state...
Burt's Bees Cuticle Cream Review + Giveaway
The 15g is a handy size and could easily be thrown in a handbag; it would also fall within the guidelines for hand luggage liquids if you wished to carry it whilst travelling. Mine lives on my bedside at the moment, in the hopes that I'll remember to apply it each evening; I'll admit I'm not very good at this, and my success rate is probably only about 50%...
The first thing to note is the beautiful lemon scent, which I adore; it's quite a strong scent, however, so it might put those with sensitive skins or noses off. I'd say this product has more of a balm-like texture than a traditional cream, being quite thick and waxy to the touch. It melts on contact with the skin, whereupon it's easy to spread around the cuticles and massage in. It does leave a slight oily residue on the skin, which is why I prefer to use this as part of my bedtime routine rather than through the day. However, I've found it works well to re-hydrate my cuticles overnight, meaning they're not feeling as rough and delicate by the time I wake up. This is definitely a product that I see better results from when I (remember to) use it three or four days running.
Burt's Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream Review
I also have a tin of this Burt's Bees Lemon Butter Cuticle Cream to give away to one lucky winner! Entry is via the Rafflecopter widget below, so if you like the sound of this, now's your chance to give it a try... Alternatively, it's available via Amazon here, for £5.03 or from Boots here, priced at £5.99.

Please note this giveaway is open to UK residents only - I'm sorry to any international lovelies.
The giveaway prize is provided by me, but once it leaves my hands at the post office I can't take any responsibility for it. I trust my postman so we'll blame yours if anything goes wrong!
If you're under 16, please make sure you have parental consent to enter as I will be asking for the winner's address in order to post the prize.
The winner will be drawn at random by the Rafflecopter widget and will be announced here and on Twitter - in entering, you give your permission for me to announce your name on Twitter should you win.
The winner will have 28 days to respond with their details, or another winner will be drawn.
There is one mandatory entry (leaving a contact email address) and several non-mandatory entries, which you don't need to complete, but which will increase your chances of winning. However, I will be checking all entries, and if you say you've done something without actually doing it, I will be removing all your entries - no cheating folks!
One final note - please don't share this giveaway on competition sites and the like - I know it's only a little prize but it's one bought by little old me to give something back to my lovely readers.

I really like the fresh lemon scent of this cuticle cream, and for me it's the ideal night-time remedy for rough, dry cuticles. Have you tried this Burt's Bees Cuticle Cream? How do you like to take care of your nails and cuticles?

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  1. I'm a big fan of L'Occitane shea butter hand cream. It is very effective on dry hands but still soaks in really quickly, and doesn't leave a greasy residue.
    Many thanks for the giveaway!

  2. I've never actually used a cuticle cream before, definitely want to try one though. This one sounds really good, it does sound better to use in the evening though!

    The Velvet Black | UK Style & Beauty Blog

  3. I've been through at least 20 tins of this over the past 5 years. Love it!

  4. It won't let me enter :(((((( I don't know why!! Xx


    1. Oh no! I don't know why that would be - maybe try clearing your cookies & cache? :) xo

  5. I loveeeee Burt's Bees but have never tried it, heard so many great things about it

    Lauren x | www.laurenapowers.blogspot.com

  6. I love this cuticle balm and have about 3 tins of it x

  7. I haven't tried this before, but love a good cuticle cream/balm.


  8. I love Burt's bees but at the moment I am using E45 Cream.

  9. I've never tried cuticle cream but maybe I'll pick one up this week and try it out!
    The Rad Wife

  10. I'd love to try this since I really like a zesty scent.

  11. I love this cuticle balm, but I hate how I can never get the tin open! I hope one day they change the packaging.

  12. I love a good cuticle balm and this one sounds right up my street. I'll have to see if my local Botos have them in stock next time I'm in town :)

  13. We have this and it does smell just amazing.

  14. To be honest, so far nothing has helped me, but it's my own fault. I tend to bite my nail *eeek* and the skin around my nails suffers from this too. So the only thing that really helps is to not let it come so far and thus keeing my skin fresh with a tiny bit of the finest pumice I can find. And I try to use my nail brush each time after having removed my nail polish. Unfortunatly a cream alone or oil has never sufficed - so far! So I would love to try Burt's Bees. I have used their lip balm and was quite taken with it.

  15. I love L'Occitane shea butter hand cream and their foot cream too. Heavenly.

  16. Oooh this sounds lovely, i've heard great things about this range and am in desperate need of something to look after my cuticles. Thanks for sharing!

    - Cydney

  17. I've tried this in the past, it has such great reviews! I quite liked it though I did find it a little greasy. :)

  18. I'm using Garnier handrepair for extra dry skin at the moment as I needed it through the winter months. I've never used a cuticle cream so I would love to give it a try, thanks for the chance :)

  19. Crabtree & Evelyn lily of the valley hand cream, it smells amazing!


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