TODAY’S PATENT – LIP BALM STRIP
The Lip balm strip was invented by Forrest R Silvers on 25th September 2018, bearing patent number US10080415B2.
This present invention is a lip balm strip is a sheet of material that conveniently dispenses lip balm. A section of the lip balm strip is not covered in lip balm which provides a clean surface for the user to hold on to. The balm covered side of the strip is placed in the mouth. The user then presses their lips down and slides the strip through their lips to apply the lip balm. There is a smooth edge on this side of the strip provided to prevent injury to the mouth. The lip balm strip is individually wrapped to preserve the strip for re-use and is disposable. Other variations and features are described.
Apparatus for dispensing lip balm, comprising: a strip of material having a top surface and a bottom surface, the strip divided between a first section and a second section; and lip balm disposed on at least one of a top and bottom surface of the first section of the strip of material; further comprising lip balm disposed on one of said top and bottom surfaces of the second section so that an entire surface of the strip of material has lip balm disposed thereon; wherein the apparatus is a strip of folded, not in half, material that is within a temporarily sealed storage container; with a method of applying the lip balm by pressing the lips down along the longitudinal axis and sliding the strip across the lips.