Yes, yes you can. But the the lip balm question is only one of hundreds in this fascinating little book. Full of delightfully refreshing skepticism, various beauty products and myths are put through the rigors of scientific inquiry. Not surprisingly, most claims by the beauty industry are either false or worded in a skewed manner. However, there is plenty to be relieved over. Many products and ingredients have myths attached to them that are complete falsehoods. Dig in and find out if expensive shampoo is really better, what is in perfume and if your moisturizer will really get rid of wrinkles.