When the use of lip balm becomes an addiction, life without Lip Heroin becomes intolerable due to discomfort from anything that may irritate the tender, naked lips of an addict. Irritants include salt, the elements and continuous lip licking, which does nothing to help moisturize chapped lips.

Without a fix of balm, Lip Heroin addicts become irritable, calling out, searching high and low for anything to soothe their aching oriface. They're seen raiding desk drawers, coat pockets and old overnight bags and in extreme cases, addicts can find themselves wandering the aisles of drugstores in search of a smear.

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