Blistex is an American company that develops, produces and markets personal care products. It began as a small family company in 1947. Its focus was to develop and market lip care products in the United States. It then became a private company based in Oak Brook, Illinois that primarily manufactures lip balm, lip ointment, and other lip-related products. It also produces anti-itch ointments, moisturizing lotions, the Odor-Eaters footcare product, and other skin care medications.