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Self-proclaimed lip-balm addicts need their fix

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Many lip balm addicts feel the need to acquire new salves frequently. Carrie Baum from New York estimates she has 200 lip balms in her bedside drawer (above).

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Though doctors debate whether lip balm is indeed addictive, constant users swear it is. Some admit to applying the salve up to every 10 minutes.

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Though doctors debate whether lip balm is indeed addictive, constant users swear it is. Some admit to applying the salve up to every 10 minutes.

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Many people swear they can't live without lip balm. But such an obsession may be more harmful than they think.


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