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ChapStick® Ingredients: Everything You Need to Know

Posted by ChapStick® on Nov 25th 2020

ChapStick® Ingredients: Everything You Need to Know

Nourished, healthy looking lips that feel great are the name of the game at ChapStick®. Since the 1880s, we’ve been making high-quality lip balm that treats a range of lip needs. Today, ChapStick® is a household name that’s available in a range of flavors and forms with innovative formulations and benefits that go beyond classic lip balms like lip oils, lip butters and lip scrubs.

We pride ourselves on being the authority on skincare for lips and creating iconic products that keep you looking and feeling your best. No matter your lip needs, ChapStick® has you covered. Read on to learn about ChapStick® ingredients, flavors and more!

Introducing the Full ChapStick® Range

Did you know that we have also have  lip oils and serumslip butter and lip scrubs? Our products encompass so much more than lip balm—ChapStick® is skincare for your lips.

Our  lip serums prove that serums aren’t just for your face and vitamin-enriched products like Total Hydration Vitamin Enriched Lip Night Serum work hard while you’re sleeping to give your lips intensive moisture. Beauty junkies rejoice—our vitamin-enriched tinted lip oils work double-duty to nourish your lips with vitamins E and C while giving your pout extra color and shine.

Indulge your lips with a  lip butters, available in fun flavors like cucumber peargreen tea mint, and sweet papaya. The hydrating collection is paraben free and formulated with 100% naturally-sourced ingredients like mango, avocado and shea butters.* Our luscious lip butters are a natural way to soothe and rejuvenate lips and nourish them with the deep-conditioning ingredients they deserve!

Banish dry skin all year long with a hydrating and conditioning  lip scrub—ChapStick® ingredients are designed to lock in the moisture. Formulated with sugar crystals, maracuja and coconut oils, shea butter and vitamin E, ChapStick® exfoliating lip scrubs are gentle enough to use every day.

Loyal to the  classics? Our iconic lip balm products include flavored lip balm, medicated & SPF lip balm, moisture & hydration lip balm and tinted lip balm.

How We Make ChapStick®

Our dedication to lip health began in the 1880s, when ChapStick® invented a new lip care category with our classic lip balm product, making us America’s favorite lip care brand. Our lip balm is made in a large blender, which mixes together all of the ChapStick® ingredients. Next, color and flavor are added to the warm mixture. The final step in the process is pouring this warm mixture into containers, which is the convenient tube you can tuck into your pocket and bring along wherever you need to go!

Choosing the Best ChapStick® for You

With lip balms and other lip care products available in a range of flavors and forms, it can be tough to decide which product is the best for your needs. Having trouble picking your favorite? Take our  Lip Quiz to help you decide on the best ChapStick® product to add to your daily regimen.

How Does ChapStick® Work?

ChapStick® Original Classic lip balm creates a barrier that prevents your lips from losing moisture. It also provides protection against cold weather and wind, which can dry out lips and cause chapping. Plus, ChapStick® Original Classic lip balm softens skin and restores lip suppleness with nourishing ingredients that keep your lips healthy looking and happy.

Questions You’ve Asked

You’ve got questions, we’ve got answers!

  • Does ChapStick® expire? We recommend using ChapStick® within one year after opening, but products without an expiration date don’t expire—check the packaging for details.
  • Are ChapStick® ingredients edible? Lip balm is minimally toxic in small amounts—like a lick—but in case of big quantities ingestion, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.(i)
  • How can I remove ChapStick® lip balm stains from clothing? There are a few different ways to get lip balm stains out of clothing, starting with scraping off excess amounts, using dishwashing soap or treating the stain with a prewash stain remover. You can also consult your local dry cleaner for more specific instructions based on the stained item.

For more information about ChapStick® ingredients and other questions, visit our  FAQ page.

*100% Naturally Sourced Ingredients. Not tested on animals

i.  My Child Ate Chapstick. Illinois Poison Center.