Blistex DCT Lip Balm contains an effective and unique blend of Dimethicone, Padimate O and Oxybenzone. Dimethicone acts as a skin protectant while Padimate O and Oxybenzone act as a excellent sunscreens. Blistex DCT Lip Balm seals in lip moisture to prevent drying of lip tissue. It glides on comfortably to provide complete coverage and avoid further irritation of chapped lips, keeping them supple and healthy. It helps prevent and replenish moisture-starved cells that can occur from daily exposure to dry air and other environmental conditions. Directions of use: Apply a little bit of lip balm to the lips and pucker the lips to spread the medication. Apply when necessary for maximum effect.