Founded in 1947, Illinois-based Blistex? is a second generation, family run company focused on the development of lip care products; product quality, growth, innovation and leadership are hallmarks of the brand. The company invests heavily in product formulation and testing; it manufactures and distributes a full line of lip related products. The product line includes SPF 15 moisturizing lip balm; SPF 15 lip protectant balm; SPF 15 anti-aging lip protectant treatment; medicated lip balm; medicated lip ointment; Lip Medex? lip protection; medicated conditioning daily lip treatment; lip protectant with sunscreen; lip balm with a touch of color and more. The company also markets mouth and oral pain relief solutions for sores inside the mouth including canker sores, denture abrasions and brace irritations; sold under the Kank-A? brand, offerings include professional strength mouth pain liquid and SoftBrush? tooth and gum pain gel.