People often state that lip balm is safe, legal, substance that causes no ill effects. We addicts know the truth. We’ve been living with our addiction for years. And folks, it is getting worse. The lip balm industry is a powerful force for change, using methods known by some as theÂ “Chap Stick Conspiracy”!Â Over the last few years, the number of addicts has risen sharply, as the companies who force this stuff through fancy marketing and uncaring tactics.