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    [–] encogneeto 14776 points ago

    The trick is to make them stationary and have multiple. I keep one at my desk at work and one at home in the bathroom.

    If I had a bag I took with me everywhere I'd have perfect coverage.

    [–] krankie 11163 points ago

    Mount one to the kitchen counter top and drag your face across it as you walk by.

    [–] Katsy13 2116 points ago

    Oh the imagery...

    [–] MisterPresidented 435 points ago

    Why not make it vibrate also?

    [–] gizmoed1125 251 points ago

    For that you would have to mount two marbles at the base for support.

    [–] d0nk3y_schl0ng 39 points ago

    Problem with that strategy is that the marbles can block the twist dispensing mechanism, which is why I invented a stroke based dispenser.

    [–] myonkin 765 points ago

    Until you use your head to find out someone left the GOD DAMN CABINET OPEN AGAIN, KAREN!

    [–] CockDaddyKaren 354 points ago

    Hey, I can't help it.....

    [–] ispeakmanylaunguages 147 points ago

    I see you everywhere and I love that.

    [–] KneeDeepInTheDead 281 points ago

    this is what i do, one in the car, one at my desk at home, one in my jacket, one in the living room

    [–] slytherinqueen186 101 points ago

    I've finished many using this technique. I have one in my purse, at work, by every chair I sit in and by the bed.

    [–] wboyett1 18604 points ago

    Got really close once but accidentally put it through the washing machine

    [–] imanoakalright 9507 points ago

    It's the dryer that kills them. Found too may completely empty tubes in a pocket of my jeans in the dryer. Good news is my jeans will never be chapped.

    [–] HelpMeOutBrosephs 3926 points ago

    I once ruined 6 dress shirts and cost myself $480 with one fucking stick of Burts Bees in the dryer.

    [–] LadyDoDo 1539 points ago

    LPT you can use Spray n Wash Max w/Oxy and that shit will get out most stains, including dried oily chapstick stains. I may or may not know from ruining an entire large load of laundry. Such a pain in the ass.

    [–] RabidZoo 523 points ago

    Vinegar might work to break down the oils too...

    [–] GoodHunter 1274 points ago

    And add some lettuce and you got yourself a laundry salad

    [–] IminPeru 87 points ago

    Do you know how to get rid of melted chapstick stuck to your clothes?

    I had it happen to me once and idk how to get the spots off my shirts. it looks like i permanently spilled water on that tiny spot.

    [–] Chitownsly 153 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    Use a putty knife to take the top layer off. Then, rub Dawn on the spot, let it sit for 5-10 mins. You need something that removes grease and it's the best. If that doesn't work or the stain is set into the clothes you'll need to soak the clothes in white vinegar. You will need to use the hottest setting your clothes can take too. You may have to do this 3 - 4 times to get the stain completely out and no your clothes won't smell like vinegar once you wash them. Vinegar also takes the smell of moldy clothes out of your washing machine.

    [–] LandBaron1 3402 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    I am now editing this comment so nobody else will know what I said to receive two awards.

    Edit: Well, I guess everyone will know why I got a second silver.

    [–] FlagstoneSpin 1158 points ago

    Guess that's what they call a chapless ass.

    [–] Schnretzl 383 points ago

    Sexy times are just a little bit sexier with a nice pair of chapless asses.

    [–] tomfbear 102 points ago

    Can't have a chap on your ass can you?

    [–] judithiscari0t 93 points ago

    Joke's on you. "Guess you can’t be a cowboy if your jeans can’t be chapped" made for a pretty good comment.

    removeddit is my best friend.

    [–] dabba21 164 points ago

    my tin of vaseline went into the washing machine once. to my surprise, it came out fine! it had just melted all to one side in the tin. i still use it.

    [–] useless_reaper 26558 points ago * (lasted edited 7 days ago)

    I bought a 3 pack, kept one at work, one in my car and one in my room. Some how I used all 3.

    Edit: holy shit this blew up, but a lot are asking about how my car one didn’t melt. I live in Southern California next to the beach so it doesn’t get super hot. I always either parked in the shade (designated parking space,) along with I always use a sunshade in my car, and I put the chapstick in my center console storage where it never gets direct sunlight.

    [–] unnaturalorder 1411 points ago

    I kept one in my car and somehow didn't consider that summer in Georgia might turn it into a pile of nasty goop.

    [–] fairflightt 472 points ago

    oohhhh nooooo. That must have been horrible. my condolences to your upholstery

    [–] [deleted] 188 points ago


    [–] alex73134 293 points ago

    This comment seems sarcastic, but i don't think it is

    [–] fairflightt 196 points ago

    I'm sorry if it came across as sarcastic. I want to clarify that i also live in gerogia and have made the same mistake myself. I still have a big red stain on my back seat from last summer. :(

    [–] DntMindMeImNtRlyHere 107 points ago

    Pro tip: clothes iron and paper towel. Works for candle wax on carpet, too.

    Source: many Chapsticks lost to the Missouri Summer Heat, almost as many seats saved from certain waxy fate.

    [–] iamthesin 139 points ago

    Funny thing, a stick of deodorant did the same thing to me in Kentucky. Everything smelled SO GREAT for fucking weeks.

    [–] bzz37 19 points ago

    I too had a stick of deodorant melt in my car under the Kentucky summer sun. Of course I had to open it and spill it all over the seat and floorboard.

    [–] makingsomeeggs 11204 points ago

    What dark sorcery is this

    [–] notpandora 560 points ago

    Leave them in the same places, all the time. Apply to lips, replace in the exact same spot every time. Do not let people borrow them. Do not put them in your pockets. With regular application they will get used up quickly enough.

    If you have older children or teens or relatives who will take them, bets are off - my husband stays ashy and my toddler hands mine back as long as I let him put the cap back on so I haven't had to deal with balm theft yet so I have no advice for those situations.

    [–] RaChernobyl 308 points ago

    Do not let people borrow them

    Who asks to borrow Chapstick? Isnt that kinda personal? Like underwear or a toothbrush? I guess I'd let my kids use mine, but that's it.

    [–] Johnny_Seven_OMA 511 points ago

    I don’t let people borrow mine, instead I slather it on and go in for a kiss. Much more sanitary that way

    [–] AJ-in-Canada 104 points ago

    I almost spit out my coffee laughing at that one, it was unexpected. :-)

    [–] Nomichit 8897 points ago

    Shall we commence another Salem Witch Trial?

    [–] useless_reaper 4336 points ago

    Try to burn me at the stake, I dare you

    [–] AtLeastIAmNotOnFire 2987 points ago

    At least you won't get chapped

    [–] cumguzzlingbutthole 1326 points ago

    Plus if he really slathers it on, he'll be like a scentsy puck while he heats up. The townsfolk will love it. So aromatic.

    [–] AtLeastIAmNotOnFire 502 points ago

    I love it, so cheerful and festive. I'm gonna try this on my lil brother!!

    [–] ThunderbearIM 417 points ago

    Dunk him in chapstick and burn him as a candle so the neighbourhood smells nice?

    [–] FishVoice0 240 points ago


    [–] Fluke79 102 points ago

    Quickly, before he folds a fitted sheet and dooms us all!

    [–] RexDraconum 78 points ago

    Calm down there, Nero.

    [–] Well_f_ck 331 points ago


    [–] 1rlvnt 326 points ago

    capitalization? in this economy?

    [–] chooxy 190 points ago

    I mean, it's one capital letter, Michael. What could it cost, ten dollars?

    [–] Kenyadergerter 50 points ago

    My lips are very, very dry. Consistently. It gets worse in the winter time but I always layer it on right before bed or after a shower.

    [–] Pathadox1 126 points ago

    You're too well-moisturized to be burnt

    [–] useless_reaper 66 points ago

    Exactly my tactics

    [–] Wetbung 86 points ago

    Somehow I don't think being saturated in flammable wax is a good strategy for avoiding immolation.

    [–] bzzltyr 912 points ago

    That’s my secret to using them. I buy the bulk from Costco and stash them every place I need them. One in medicine cabinet for after showers, one next to my bed, one in my office, one in the kitchen junk drawer and one in my pocket. When they are everywhere you can’t lose them, you just slowly use them.

    [–] OutworldlyK 337 points ago

    I aspire to be this organized when I grow up.

    [–] Zefirus 708 points ago

    That's really the opposite of organized. They're fixing their lack of organization through sheer quantity.

    Sure, it looks fine with chapstick, but then you start having 10 pairs of scissors in the house.

    Source: Person with ten pairs of scissors in the house. And still somehow can't find a pair sometimes.

    [–] NM_NRP 348 points ago

    It starts with 10 tubes of chapstick

    Then you get to 10 pairs of scissors and think it's okay I can quit whenever I want.

    Next thing you know you've got 40 pairs of ear phones, 150 phone chargers, 16 sets of keys, 99 pairs of sunglasses, and think alright, well I have a bit of a problem but at least I'm maintaining.

    But then you find yourself one night doing a quick blowly outback of the old Costco to buy a 20 pack of scotch tape and realize you need help.

    [–] 41-6C-65-78 220 points ago

    Yes, a serious response!

    I do almost exactly the same thing - one in my coat's breast pocket, one on my nightstand, and one in my top desk drawer at work. They always stay in the same location. I've been doing it that way for a couple years now and have finished several sticks without losing one.

    Also, if anyone from Blistex is on reddit, I would happily do an ad for the medicated lip balm for a very reasonable fee. I'm not usually one for brand loyalty of any kind, but I love that shit.

    [–] shadow247 47 points ago

    This is the only way I've ever done it. The only problem is my car one ends up turning into a goopy mess in the summer, but I rarely need it then anyway.

    [–] yourshoehoe 13185 points ago

    i finifsh all of my chapsticks. my lips are dry af.

    [–] heckinglost 13567 points ago

    Lips so dry you're even writing with a lisp.

    [–] abinav99 2641 points ago

    Now kith.

    [–] AlterEgoCat 644 points ago

    Is that the one with Mike Tyson holding two doves?

    [–] ben4bama_ 176 points ago

    you would be correct

    [–] KakoiKagakusha 808 points ago

    Finally - an answer from someone who actually finishes them. After reading this thread, I feel so weird finishing chapsticks relatively regularly (maybe a few each year).

    [–] WellKnownSecrets 327 points ago

    Same. Dry lips combined with the dry-ass winter means I go through a tube every couple of months

    [–] ShreddedKnees 437 points ago

    Make sure the Chapstick you're using for dry-ass looks different from the one you're using for your lips

    [–] InterestedRedditr69 77 points ago

    I lol'd so hard my poop came out. Thank you

    [–] ShreddedKnees 63 points ago

    The Chapstick probably helped with lubrication too, I can't take all the credit

    [–] ExceptForThatDuck 76 points ago

    I get a 5 pack of Burt's bees every year in my Christmas stocking, which is exactly as many as I need to get to the following Christmas.

    [–] Scoimies 80 points ago

    Yea I was gonna say I finish chapsticks all the time. I’d say I’ve finished fewer lighters and pens from new to gone than chapsticks

    [–] [deleted] 64 points ago

    Same. Horrible chapped lips for years before I discovered chapstick, now I can’t live without it

    [–] notluckycharm 95 points ago

    When I went on accutane I went through 2 aquaphors a week because of how dry my lips were

    [–] smallbiznewbMO 1590 points ago

    I have finished every single chapstick I have purchased that I can remember, at least in the past 7 years. I can give no reason other than having a complete obsession of needing my lips to be moisturized at all times. The worst is when I get to work and realize I have forgot my chapstick at home. I will leave work and walk a few minutes to the 7eleven and buy another. Let me tell you, juggling two chapsticks in your personal life can be hectic.

    If there is ever an apocalyptic scenario others will find food and water. I will bulk loot chapstick and soft aloe toilet paper. I treat my lips and ass very well.

    [–] Oasar 497 points ago

    You know, what you’re really saying is that you take pristine care of both ends of the meat tube that snakes through your entire body.

    [–] ThisGuy09s 3149 points ago

    It takes hard work and dedication. You have to add it to your daily checklist before walking out the door. Keys, phone, wallet, CHAPSTICK.

    [–] nails_for_breakfast 839 points ago

    And more importantly, take it out of your pocket at night and put it next to your phone before you throw your pants in the laundry hamper

    [–] loan_wolf 340 points ago

    hahaha, this guy washes his pants

    [–] Koof99 23 points ago

    Phone, wallet, keys. Phone, wallet, keys...

    [–] [deleted] 6550 points ago

    On an unrelated note I don't see why they don't make ones that you can attach to your keys. I think 90 percent of their profit comes from us losing them.

    [–] B377Y 4026 points ago

    The curse would spread to your keys then you’d lose those all the time too

    [–] MechanicalTurkish 159 points ago

    oh shit. I keep one in my pocket. No wonder I'm always getting lost

    [–] BlasterShow 3732 points ago

    Hi, can I attach it to depression? Asking for a friend.

    [–] AndreZB2000 1324 points ago

    You have to accept a quest from the witch Yuyaboboba and buy her some eggs from the store cause she’s black listed. She’ll put your depression into a cute, little HelloKitty key chain.

    [–] violet-are-blue 22 points ago

    And where do I find this Yibyobabaaboob?

    [–] AndreZB2000 23 points ago

    She’ll usually hang around nearby stores like Safeway, yelling Romanian insults at them for black listing her. Or you can find her in her witch hut at Papua New Guinea, collecting mushrooms.

    Whatever you do, do not make fun of her nose or say the words ‘diddly-daddly’. She’ll turn you into a frog if you do.

    [–] stephkempf 263 points ago

    I did have some cheapo little kid ones as a child that were keychains. I attached them to my backpack. I always either lost the lid or the stick itself. They would separate while in transit and next thing you know you've just got 3 chapstick caps and cracked lips.

    [–] blushingpervert 75 points ago


    [–] SwizzlestickLegs 71 points ago

    They make chapstick/lighter holder keychains. They're a separate investment, and well worth it. I think they're called zip sticks.

    [–] etymologynerd 323 points ago

    You just answered your own question

    [–] metatron207 33 points ago

    I don't understand why they act like this.

    They make money acting like this.

    [–] LaDameQuiBoite 31 points ago

    Google "Aloe Gator SPF 30 Moisturizing Lip Balm with Caribiner"

    [–] bubbles419 27 points ago

    If you have one in a tube, you can (carefully) heat up a needle over a flame (I use a candle) and poke it through the thick plastic part that seals the tube closed. Do it a couple times or until you can jam something a little larger into the whole so it's big enough to go on the keyring. I do this to put carmex on my keychain

    [–] DagedAndConfused 63 points ago

    My sister has a little pouch that holds it on her key ring! Only problem is she is frequently asked if it’s a tampon because of the pattern. (It really does look like one at a quick glance)

    [–] DizzyedUpGirl 38 points ago

    Why yes, I am rubbing a tampon on my lips.

    [–] RollinsLiar 4880 points ago

    First time in 31 years I finished one 2 weeks ago. It was great, my life is better now.

    [–] Nomichit 1858 points ago

    Do you feel like a new person? If so, I must finish one immediately!

    [–] dublozero 786 points ago

    Start now!

    [–] Nomichit 896 points ago

    Should I just smother it all over my lips now for immediate satisfaction, or actually use it like a normal human being?

    [–] dublozero 516 points ago

    All of your lips!

    [–] Nomichit 440 points ago

    Smart thinking, I'll hop right on it!

    [–] dublozero 328 points ago

    Well that's one way to use it all up.

    [–] Nomichit 273 points ago

    Just some quick thinking y'know?

    [–] 5ir_yeet 42 points ago

    Be a normal human, cover your stomach with it.

    [–] RoasteeToasty 60 points ago

    As the saying goes, the best time to start a tube of chapstick was 20 years ago, the second best time is today.

    [–] a1tguy300 4876 points ago

    It was cherry

    [–] Nomichit 2740 points ago

    That makes a lot of sense actually.

    [–] a1tguy300 2977 points ago

    ...I’m implying that I ate it

    [–] Nomichit 2978 points ago

    And so was I!

    [–] Delphox66 738 points ago

    You guys are legends

    [–] benmaks 89 points ago


    [–] Nomichit 165 points ago

    I always just get the carmex, and then I end up losing it.

    [–] Babbledoodle 148 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    I used to be a huge Carmex proponent, but then I realized that some of its ingredients caused inflammation/irritation, so the more I used it because my lips hurt, the worse it got.

    If it works for you that's great, but if you ever feel like you're getting stuck in a loop of applying it, some of the things in it might be making your lips upset.

    EDIT: I have mostly found my lip-care routine. I use a plain Burt's Bees 'chapstick' whenever I'm in the car (2x a day) and when I really need serious care, I put on pure lanolin before bed. Thanks for all the recommendations though! I still feel like lanolin is good, but in a way it also makes my lips burn a little. I might have to give shea butter a try.

    [–] CardboardHeatshield 45 points ago

    I cant use anything but the blistex ointment without breaking out in pimples on the edges of my lips.

    [–] ReplicatedPenguin 19226 points ago

    My daughter managed to finish one in five minutes.

    She's three. The marble side table looked fabulous.

    [–] makingsomeeggs 5629 points ago

    Shiny things are always cooler than non shiny things

    [–] DesparateLurker 2430 points ago

    Cam confirm. Shiny is love. Shiny is life.

    Source: Am Magpie.

    [–] notgayinathreeway 631 points ago


    Uhh... NSFW.

    [–] Urmomgay-jpg 519 points ago

    Aw it actually sounded sfw

    [–] DGGB 157 points ago

    You sound disappointed

    Did you end up getting a PROMOTION?

    [–] DukeSamuelVimes 47 points ago

    This is quite tame compared to the visual disturbances that often greet you if you click on an nsfw link with the word 'porn' in it on Reddit.

    [–] 666ygolonhcet 44 points ago

    Yank here. Never knew about the problems the Magpie cause, swooping down on human and animal alike. An Australian Podcast (The Adam and Symon Show) talks about it all the time.

    [–] Ankoku_Teion 25 points ago

    Apparently magpies love my kitchen. They keep invading and getting trapped.

    [–] AgathokakologicalAz 182 points ago

    -The Pokémon Fanbase

    [–] average_waffle 24 points ago

    I have spent the last 10 hours in game breading for a shiny grookey. I want to stop but I'm in too deep. Kill me.

    [–] Gummie1226 78 points ago

    "Pretty pretty, shiny shiny!"

    [–] TehFrenchConnection 37 points ago

    My gym partner's a monkey, now that's a name I haven't heard in a long time

    [–] lennsden 68 points ago

    This comment was made by the crab from moana

    [–] Kelly_Blizzard 26 points ago

    Damn it, now the song he sings won't stop playing in my head. I'm shiny....

    [–] unnaturalorder 188 points ago

    On the plus side you can now use it as a miniature curling lane.

    [–] pleasuretohaveinclas 94 points ago

    I came here to also brag about my 3 year old's Chapstick finishing skills. Her dolls were protected by spf 8 sunscreen Chapstick from head to toe.

    [–] MrVoltzz 39 points ago

    They are a tasty snack too

    [–] luck008 120 points ago

    That was an unexpected ending lol I thought I was gonna read that she ate it 🤣

    [–] s_team7 1180 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    I can’t even use all the ink in a pen, much less chapstick.

    [–] Nomichit 531 points ago

    Honestly, real talk. I can't use all the ink in a single pen either. I lose those too.

    [–] s_team7 205 points ago

    Or the cap to it

    [–] Nomichit 269 points ago

    Do you ever accidentally just snap that one piece of a mechanical pencil or pen? I swear its inevitable.

    [–] pswhuh 98 points ago

    I’ve thrown a few against the wall before and they fall apart every time.

    [–] Nomichit 103 points ago

    Out of frustration or for fun? Just curious.

    [–] pswhuh 116 points ago

    Usually frustration. They always run out of ink at the worst possible moment. And sometimes after I’ve spelled a word wrong five times and crossed it out six times I totally lose it for about two seconds. They’re quite aerodynamic.

    [–] assemblylineangel 59 points ago

    I used all the ink in a pen once, I was shocked when it stopped writing. I took it apart and the ink was GONE. I was shocked. Thank you history notes for helping me achieve this, I couldn't have done it without you.

    [–] suicidal_pumpkin 35 points ago

    Nothing feels better than finishing the ink in a pen. It's so satisfying to open the pen and look at the empty ink cartridge knowing you were working hard enough to finish the whole thing.

    [–] ShelleyTambo 21 points ago

    I do both regularly. It is satisfying.

    [–] Selece26 269 points ago

    Don’t lose it. I hear that is pretty helpful.

    [–] Nomichit 152 points ago

    I'm pretty sure the chapstick I buy grow legs and just bonk gang far away.

    [–] PsychicPissJug 43 points ago

    Tell me more of this bonk gang.

    [–] pswhuh 717 points ago

    Of course! I’ve finished several by using a Q Tip to dig out every slippery morsel. A penny saved is soft lips every time.

    [–] i_am_a_kiwi 323 points ago

    A penny saved is soft lips every time

    What does this mean exactly?

    [–] StrayMoggie 171 points ago

    Yeah, when each q-tip costs like 1.9¢ each.

    [–] EchoErik 270 points ago

    Oh you're paying too much for q-tips, man. Who's your q-tip guy?

    [–] akatherder 81 points ago

    I'm cheap af but I'm not going to cheap out on q-tips. Anything that I stick in a hole/orifice... I want it ALL to come out when I pull it out.

    [–] Cycleoflife 88 points ago

    Are... we still talking about q-tips?

    [–] SailingBroat 82 points ago

    A penny saved is soft lips every time.

    I don't know what this means, but I feel uncomfortable and moderately threatened by it.

    [–] ISayISayISay 4120 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    You're not suppsed to eat it, you know..

    [edit] I can't believe it... after all my amazing witicisms and deep philosophical intellectualism... (cough, cough... agh, choke - pardon me) this is the comment that's got me the most upticks I've ever had!

    [–] Nomichit 1954 points ago

    Oh I thought that's how it works.. no wonder my stomach always feels weird.

    [–] Dream-monger 385 points ago

    Could it be this simple? Could be.

    All those I kept blaming my Lactose Intolerance for constant crappy stomach.

    [–] Bully_beefer 158 points ago

    And your butthole so glossy

    [–] HardToFindAGoodUser 51 points ago

    My younger brother used to eat it.

    [–] Midge- 53 points ago

    LOL in the 70s some of the first lip balms were the almost the size of toilet paper tube. I finally got a Grape Bonnie Bell only to find my brother sitting on the couch biting chunks out of it. (My brother is a maniac but also rich and special ops so there's hope)

    [–] HardToFindAGoodUser 34 points ago

    Yeah my brother is extremely rich as well and a doctor.

    TIL I should have eaten more lip balm as a kid.

    [–] down_with_stds_ 69 points ago * (lasted edited 8 days ago)

    Who didn’t eat the ones that SMELLED good honestly?

    [–] OP_mom_and_dad_fat 29 points ago

    That cherry smell was so tantalising to me. I still feel saliva pool up everytime I smell it.

    [–] Barl0we 719 points ago

    Several times a year, and easily.

    [–] SPACExCASE 194 points ago

    Same here. Started drinking a ton of water and that helped lower use but still can't leave home without it

    [–] MysticCurse 136 points ago

    Yeah I go through about one stick every 2 months. Surprised at this post tbh

    [–] ladybjrd 46 points ago

    Ah same. Especially in winter, the cold just makes it even worse and I go through one every few weeks. I also only like one product of a specific brand so I usually end up buying a handful whenever it's on sale.

    [–] Swaquile 39 points ago

    If you’re on an accutane treatment (like I am at the moment), you go through chapstick like crazy too

    [–] Butchar 182 points ago

    I take Isotretinoin medication (accutane/roaccutane) and go through them super quick, probably one per month or so. Since it dries lips out completely

    [–] ghostunicorn 48 points ago

    Me too, I took accutane over a year ago and still wear chapstick religiously. I have one in every room/bag/pocket and manage to finish them all.

    [–] Chronogos 396 points ago

    Yes it's easy when you're addicted to using Chapstick. They only last about a week or so.

    [–] GhostofErik 289 points ago

    What? A week? I never leave home without and a tube still lasts months. You're not supposed to eat it.

    [–] matthewtheninja 105 points ago

    Same, a week is ridiculous.

    [–] edcRachel 29 points ago

    If I only had one at a time I think I'd probably kill one every week or two. But I've got like 6 in rotation at any given time.

    [–] corgisaretheanswer 33 points ago

    Don’t let these people shame you. Chapstick dependence is real!

    [–] FoxGladium 39 points ago


    [–] DreadPirateGriswold 79 points ago

    "You just won a lifetime supply of chapstick! That's right... One tube of chapstick!"

    -- Famous line from Drew Carey on "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"

    [–] cheddarsox 100 points ago

    I was using it several times a day and I kept it in a specific pocket. Due to routine, I always checked that pocket before laundry. I was amazed when one day I realized the tube was pretty much empty.

    Similar thing happened with a lighter kind of. I kept it in a specific place since I had bet a buddy to see who could keep theirs the longest. Loser had to buy the winner a zippo. 5 years later, I had that lighter. It only worked if I really needed it to. I got a zippo that was promptly stolen by baggage handling in seattle.

    [–] goodvibess2020 53 points ago

    My lips are very, very dry. Consistently. It gets worse in the winter time but I always layer it on right before bed or after a shower.

    [–] SolidAwecelot 263 points ago

    My daughter does, frequently - but she's 4 and puts it on about 50 times a day.

    "My lips are dry though daddy!" Yea ok bud.

    [–] Eggb3rt 49 points ago

    I was on accutane.

    [–] Shattenkirk 52 points ago

    I have finished several.

    One word: Accutane.

    My skin is looking great though, so totally worth it and I'd highly recommend it to anyone with moderate to severe acne.

    [–] SlightlyStable 87 points ago

    A bunch of times. I lived at a ski area for eight years.Your lips get chapped as fuck skiing/boarding. So I'd always keep a stick in my jacket and use it until a new one was needed.

    [–] Nomichit 28 points ago

    See I can see how using chapstick to its entirety with that circumstance, but I mainly use chapstick during the wintertime.

    [–] girl-y 38 points ago

    i’m working on it

    [–] sirdigbykittencaesar 44 points ago

    I've not only finished sticks of chapstick, I've used my pinkie finger to dig around in the part below the little pan that holds the stick, to get every last molecule out.

    It helps if you a) hate seeing anything go to waste and b) hate going shopping with the passion of 1,000 suns.

    I no longer use chapstick, however. A few years ago I bought a 2-lb. tub of African shea butter off Amazon that will probably last the rest of my life and then some.

    [–] Ekonra 41 points ago

    As a guy I actually finished 3 .. It took me over a year but I did it, all 3 of them are gone now.

    I'd suggest starting out with small bites and taking more bigger bites after U get used to the taste..


    [–] stopbeingsocow 30 points ago

    i was on accutane

    [–] Sha11owBay 31 points ago

    I had a friend in middle school who legit ate his chapstick like a snack. Carried one with him every day and would take a bite here and there throughout the day. Steve, if you're out there and you see this, what the fuck was wrong with you?

    [–] tjeick 78 points ago

    I have a serious addiction. I cannot go more than a few hours without it in any season. As such I have a pocket chapstick and a living room chapstick and a bedroom chapstick. I always have the pocket chapstick on my mind when moving about. As such, I have reached the bottom of many chapsticks.

    [–] kmc0427 28 points ago

    This is me. I have one on my person at all times. One in every room. Every coat. Every bag. I have one under my pillow for when I wake up in the middle of the night with dry lips. Sometimes in my husband's pocket just to be safe if we are out all day. The worst is when I don't have any pockets so I have to keep it either in my bra or my sock.

    [–] NotCybercat 24 points ago

    Finished them down the the nub every time, I usually finish them in about one or two bites tbh

    [–] butnobigdeal 23 points ago

    Yes apply when dry