If you've ever tried to quit smoking, you know that it's one of the harder habits to break. Learn about the nicotine patch on this Moment of Science.
True addictions involve serious withdrawal symptoms. If you quit using lip balm, however, chances are you would be uncomfortable for a little while, but you’d adapt and get over your lip balm fixation. After all, our lips, if left alone, and unlicked, can stay moist on their own.