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*Expired* Burt’s Bees FREE Lip Balm Sweeps

by Freebies4Mom on May 27, 2009 6:59 am

Update: Now that the giveaway is live I’ve got more details! They are giving away 25,000 lip balms in 25 days. It’s a sweepstakes because 1,000 are randomly given away starting each day at some random time between 9 am and Noon EST. Sorry for all the confusion, it took awhile before those official rules would open up for me to read the details.

A little bee told me that starting at 9 am Burt’s Bees is giving away 25,000 Burt’s Bees beeswax lip balms in celebration of their 25th Anniversary. Thanks goes to Champagne Living for buzzing in my ear!

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Anonymous June 11, 2009 at 1:57 pm

This giveaway is sooooo not fun, I have been on everyday and seem to miss it each time! Any tips or hints that would help would be appreciated!!!!


Heather June 5, 2009 at 8:55 am

Glad you got it Jessica! You can only win once!-HeatherFreebies 4 Mom


Jessica-MomForHim June 5, 2009 at 8:52 am

I got lucky yesterday. I kept refreshing the page every 10 minutes or so and finally got one. Do you know if you can win more than once? This is a very time-consuming (and potentially frustrating) freebie. I'm not sure it's worth my time–though I do love my lip balm–I never leave the house without it!


Anonymous May 30, 2009 at 6:26 pm

i got mine this morning!! so happy :)thank was around 11:27 and it was gone within like 3 minutes. it goes by real fast.


Anissa May 29, 2009 at 8:56 am

This is their new message/explaination “The giveaway starts anytime between 9 a.m. and 12 noon EDT but no one knows exactly when! To equal the odds and give you the fairest chance at a free balm, we’ve randomized the giveaway to start anytime between 9 a.m. and 12 noon EDT. It could be anytime. For instance — it may be 9:15 AM one day, 10:25 AM the next, or 11:51 AM the day after! We don’t know either – and that’s what makes it fun! And if you don’t get it one day, you’ll get your chance. The balm giveaway goes through June 20, 2009.”


Anonymous May 29, 2009 at 8:38 am

Its on now ….QUICK


Anonymous May 28, 2009 at 3:39 pm

Jeez!!! does that mean one has to be there for like 3 hours to get that lip balm?


Anna S. May 28, 2009 at 11:50 am

It started at 10:45 and they were gone in 3 minutes.However I got mine.


Hilary May 28, 2009 at 11:34 am

I know, this is the whackiest giveaway ever! As of 10:30 this morning, it said that they hadn’t even started yet today, but now they’re gone. When did it even start? Geez, crazy!


Anonymous May 28, 2009 at 10:29 am

Gah! They claim to start at 9am EST. But they weren’t even open after 10:30 when I last checked. And now it’s all gone.


Anonymous May 28, 2009 at 10:24 am

nice for those on the east coast only 🙁


Anissa May 28, 2009 at 10:20 am

I believe you that it’s a sweep, but the website sure is misleading as it told me “the early bee gets the balm” “we’ve already given out all 1,000″Very confusing…


Anonymous May 28, 2009 at 9:59 am

When I went to the website earlier, they said they were not ready and to check back. When I checked back about a minute later, the website stated they had already given out the 1,000 for today. I guess I will try again tomorrow.


lin's blog May 28, 2009 at 8:53 am

not sure if I have to register again each day I go to the site? or are they chosing winners from the list of already registered fans? I just clicked and a window came up saying they weren't ready yet & to check back.thanks for any clarification.


A.Marie May 28, 2009 at 8:27 am

Great Post! I blogged about it and gave you credit! 🙂


Heather May 27, 2009 at 6:59 pm

Yes, they will mail you a coupon if you win one!-HeatherFreebies 4 Mom


Anonymous May 27, 2009 at 6:38 pm

Do they send you coupon or do you have to print it?


Epiphius May 27, 2009 at 4:07 pm

I also got the “all gone” memo, but it also said to try between 9am and noon.


SquishyCuteStuff May 27, 2009 at 2:38 pm

Thanks for the link! I did it about 10 CST. The first attempt errored out on me. On the second attempt I got one!


Anonymous May 27, 2009 at 10:53 am

It says that the 1,000 have already been given out for the day! There’s no way to register. I guess those of us on the West coast will have to be online pretty early to get this freebie. Thanks for the goodie! 🙂


Heather May 27, 2009 at 10:30 am

Anissa – People are still winning this, I think they just didn’t make it clear. It’s not a first-come first-serve giveaway like Mars according to the Official Rules. When you get the message to try again tomorrow it means you’ve used up your one entry for today.-HeatherFreebies 4 Mom


Anissa May 27, 2009 at 10:26 am

I’m really confused as when I clicked the link they said they were out for the day…so how can it be a sweeps? It seems more like the Mars promo (until gone)…


Heather May 27, 2009 at 9:17 am

Madly59 – I finally was able to open and read the Official Rules – it’s a sweeps! So 1,000 are randomly given away each day.-HeatherFreebies 4 Mom


Joy and Melissa May 27, 2009 at 9:14 am

Are they really all gone? awe rats! Thannks for the chance though. madly59


Rhonda May 27, 2009 at 9:04 am

I just clicked on it and got it a coupon for a free one. 😀 Thanks!!


Anonymous May 27, 2009 at 8:36 am

all gone Thanks for the post


Stephanie May 27, 2009 at 8:21 am

That was so quick 1000 already gone.Have to wait till tomorrow morning.


Anonymous May 27, 2009 at 8:18 am

Only doing 1000 per day. They’re out for today.


Cheri Lail May 27, 2009 at 8:14 am

The link is not working yet, so maybe this is central time.


Anonymous May 27, 2009 at 8:08 am

I have been tryin to get the site up and it won’t load, and when it does everything looks wacky.


Hilary May 27, 2009 at 7:34 am

Wow, this would be great! Thanks for letting us know. I never, ever go anywhere without my Burt’s Bees Lip Balm!!


Heather May 27, 2009 at 7:18 am

Linda – Yes, check back later! I’m guessing the giveaway starts at 9 am EST.-HeatherFreebies 4 Mom


lin's blog May 27, 2009 at 7:11 am

just checked the website and it looks like they are only giving the lip balm free with purchase of $25. but will check back later to see if that changed.thanks for the all the links!


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