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Carmex lip balm rooted in Wisconsin

Published Oct. 1, 2014

In 1937, Alfred Woelbing began making Carmex by hand, pouring the lip balm into the familiar yellow-capped jars in his Milwaukee kitchen. Today the company is based in Franklin and owned by Woelbing's grandson who says, despite rumors, the product is not addictive.

Omcrecommends120210_storyflow recommends: Dec. 2, 2010

Published Dec. 2, 2010

A quick meal, a double-disc classic, cold beer, relief for chapped lips and so much more await you in this installment of Recommends.


Is Carmex addictive?

Published Nov. 20, 2007

Is it an urban legend or fact that this lip balm makes your lips drier and that people can get hooked on it? Let's see what says.


Made in Milwaukee

Published Jan. 29, 2004

From its old nickname "Workshop To The World" to the fact that more of its population is employed in manufacturing today than almost any other American city its size, Milwaukee provides a lot of goods to the world.

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Insert Sound Here Carmex. The medicated lip balm in small glass jars with the yellow cap. It is and has always been made in Milwaukee. Alfred Woelbing invented the concoction in the 1930's on his kitchen stove to alleviate cold sores. Woelbing (pronounced Well-bing) lived with his wife and ch...

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