August 31, 2014 6:21 AM ET

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Company Overview of Blistex Inc.

Company Overview

Blistex Inc. develops, manufactures, tests, markets, and distributes lip care products for men and women. It offers lip care products for lip moisturization, protection, and relief, which include liquid lip balms, lip renewing applicators, medicated lip ointments, and lip soothers. The company sells its products through retail stores in the United States, Canada, and internationally. Blistex Inc. was founded in 1947 and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.

1800 Swift Drive

Oak Brook, IL 60523-1574

United States

Founded in 1947





Key Executives for Blistex Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 69
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Blistex Inc. Key Developments

Blistex Inc. Debuts Two New Lip Balms

Blistex Inc. announced the launch of Moisture Melt and Simple and Sensitive lip balms. Offering a new level of hydration, Blistex Moisture Melt's suspended soft beads of aloe and shea butter leave lips in top condition. Blistex Simple and Sensitive contains only essential ingredients, six in total, to deliver moisturization without irritation from added dyes or fragrances. Both products are now available at drug stores, supermarkets and mass merchandisers nationwide. Blistex Moisture Melt: The advanced formula is infused with rich moisturizers and a proven active skin protectant, the result is soft, healthy lips in top condition. Blistex Moisture Melt's shea butter and aloe-enriched soft beads are suspended in the formula and melt into lips for an added moisturizing boost and long-lasting resistance to dryness. Blistex Moisture Melt is offered in a tube form to deliver the luxurious formula infused with moisturizing soft beads. With an expected retail price of $1.59-$2.49, Blistex Moisture Melt is available now at drug stores, supermarkets and mass merchandisers nationwide. Blistex Simple and Sensitive: Blistex Simple and Sensitive offers a daily lip care solution for those conscious about the number of ingredients in their personal care products, as well as consumers with sensitive skin. The balm has a rigorously tested hypo-allergenic and non-irritating formula that is clinically-proven to be mild on lips. Blistex Simple and Sensitive's six ingredients were chosen for their natural origins and moisturizing qualities, resulting in a formula that hydrates lips without irritation. The six ingredients found in Blistex Simple and Sensitive include: Cocoa Butter; Sunflower Seed Oil; Jojoba; Vitamin E; Microcrystalline Wax; Phenoxyethanol.

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