Lipstick is the cosmetic which is used to color lips. It helps to add color and hydrate the lips. It is available in stick form.
Lip balm is the cosmetic which is applied on the lips to relief dry and chapped lips. It prevents from sun damage. It may be found in a tube or stick.
|Definition (www.oxforddictionaries.com)||Coloured cosmetic applied to the lips from a small solid stick||A preparation applied to soothe sore or cracked lips|
|Synonyms||Lip rouge, base, cosmetics, blush, crimson||Lip salve|
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|History||Ancient Sumerian men and women were possibly the first to invent and wear lipstick, about 5,000 years ago. They crushed gemstones and used them to decorate their faces, mainly on the lips and around the eyes.||Lip balm was first marketed in the 1880s by Charles Browne Fleet, though its origins may trace to earwax.|
|Word origin||The word lipstick was originated in between 1875-80.||The word lip- balm was originated in 1877.|
|Shades||Brandy, hot pink, chocolate, Plum, cappuccino, blush, spice, red, etc.||Orange, fruity jelly, baby pink, etc., however, each shade will usually only give a shining look.|
|Made of||Lipsticks may be made from several waxes such as beeswax, ozokerite and candelilla wax. The high melting Carnauba wax is a key ingredient in terms of strengthening the lipstick. Various oils and fats are also used in lipsticks, such as olive oil, mineral oil, cocoa butter, lanolin, and petrolatum.||Lip balm or lip salve is a wax-like substance applied topically to the lips of the mouth to moisturize and relieve chapped or dry lips, angular cheilitis, stomatitis, or cold sores. Lip balm often contains beeswax or carnauba wax, camphor, cetyl alcohol, lanolin, paraffin, and petrolatum, among other ingredients.|
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