I love trying new products and receiving free samples, so of course I signed up to receive a free sample of Burt’s Bees Natural Toothpaste. I received the peppermint flavor in the multicare formula. Burt’s Bees claims to be “Earth Friendly Natural Personal Care for The Greater Good.”
The free sample arrived quickly and was in a standard small plastic tube which holds half an ounce (10 grams). It was enough for me to get about 6 or 7 uses out of the free sample.
The sample tube has a white background and near the top is a yellow square with the words “Burt’s Bees” in red capital letters and “Natural Toothpaste” below their brand in silver lettering. Slightly below that is a picture of peppermint then the words “Fluoride Multicare Toothpaste.” At the very bottom it reveals that it contains “plaque-fighting cranberry extract” and is “99.2% natural.”
Flavor and Effectiveness
The toothpaste is a creamy white paste and has a standard peppermint flavor, as I would expect. It does not contain sparkles or colors or anything as some toothpastes do. It is not incredibly intense but it has just the right amount of flavor. The toothpaste did not foam up in my mouth as much as some toothpastes do, but it left my teeth feeling very clean and my breath was very fresh after using this product.
Although it left my mouth feeling clean and fresh it didn’t leave a heavy flavor or minty scent in my mouth. My breath feels fresh for hours after using this toothpaste and my teeth feel incredibly smooth and clean.
I know cranberries are good for my body, but I really never suspected they may help my teeth as well. According to Burt’s Bees website, ” recently, scientists discovered that cranberries contain powerful nutrients called Proanthocyanidins, also known as PACs. In nature, these nutrients help cranberries protect themselves from bacteria and other environmental stressors. Studies have shown that PACs inhibit oral bacteria from sticking to the surface of teeth, thereby helping prevent plaque formation before it starts.” Because of this, using cranberry extract in a natural toothpaste almost seems like an obvious choice to me.
Other Ingredients Used
Peppermint extract is an ingredient used in this toothpaste to freshen breath and give the product a refreshing minty flavor. Xylitol is a natural sweetener derived from corn and is used to give the toothpaste a pleasant flavor. Xylitol is not known to promote tooth decay as some natural sweeteners are. Calcium sodium phosphosilicate is used to remove surface stains and help keep teeth strong. Silica is also used to help remove surface stains and whiten teeth.
This toothpaste also contains sodium monofluorophosphate (fluoride).
Where to Buy
There is a coupon for $1.00 off on Burt’s Bees website at this time, so grab your coupon now while the offer lasts if you’d like to purchase any Burt’s Bees products. Burt’s Bees products can be purchased at a number of national grocery chains and drug stores as well as many smaller independent natural grocery stores. You can check their website for a full list if you are having trouble finding them at your normal store. This company produces a full line of beauty care products for men, women, and children from toothpaste, of course, as well as lip balms, hair care products, lotions, moisturizers, body washes, and more. Visit their website, Burt’s Bees, for more information about their products, their awards, events, and the company as a whole.
Burt’s Bees is an award-winning company committed to social responsibility, natural well-being, and sustainability. I also like Burt’s Bees because they do not perform animal testing and they use mostly natural ingredients, so you know their products are safe. This company is very popular amongst people I know and, as far as I can tell, has a good reputation, so I would highly recommend just about any product from Burt’s Bees.
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