Products & Ingredients

In the USA, animals are not used to test ChapStick®. Human volunteers are used to test new products.
Certain countries outside of the USA may mandate animal testing for cosmetics.

Certain products do contain ingredients derived from sunflower seeds and tree nuts, for more information and to find out about specific products, please contact Customer Care.

The product forms a barrier to prevent moisture loss and to protect lips from the drying effects of cold weather and wind, which may cause chapping. It also softens the skin to restore suppleness to the lips.








Yes, some ChapStick® products contain preservatives. To find out about specific products, contact Customer Care.

Our Company is always researching new flavor trends and ideas to keep our product portfolio fresh for consumers. For the most up to date information on new products and product announcements, follow us on Facebook!

Our three most popular products include Moisturizer Original, Classic Cherry and Classic Original.

As of July of 2018, ChapStick® is transitioning our lip balm products to be free of parabens. If you are looking for a paraben free product, feel free to email us so we can direct you to a specific flavor or store.

Yes. Chapstick Moisturizer Original, Chapstick Active 2-in-1, and Chapstick Cool Mint and Black Cherry flavors have an SPF of 15.


Go to your local dry cleaner. There also may be resources online.

ChapStick® should be stored at room temperature, between 68°F and 77°F (20°C and 25°C).

ChapStick® products without an expiration date do not expire. Also, for the freshest ChapStick®, we recommend that you use it within one year after opening and store it at 20-25°C (68-77°F).

Products like Active 2-in-1 contain a mineral based sunscreen may leave a white cast due to zinc oxide which serves as a physical barrier to help protect from UVA/UVB rays.

Our ChapStick Active 2-in-1 protects from both UVA/UVB rays.


The process of manufacturing ChapStick® is similar to following a recipe. A big blender mixes the heated ingredients of ChapStick®. The color and flavor are added, and then the warm mixture is poured into containers. Most of the process is mechanical.


Chemical sunscreen provides sun protection by absorbing the UV rays. Mineral sunscreen sits on top of the skin and reflects the sun's rays.

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