Who Knew You Could Use Chapstick for a Multitude of SHTF Uses – Wow!

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Taking something that is already useful and using it for many more purposes is always fun and the tips below are amazing! You may want to have a pen and paper ready to take some notes!

Who would have ever thought a survivalist or prepper could do so much with a small tube of chapstick! Protection, fire, preventing tool friction … and the list goes on and on!

We love this video and the simple instructions — I would recommend you use Chapstick as a prepper for a survivalist tool too!


  1. Phil Tyndall said:

    Rubbed on dry grass or cotton wool and you have some fantastic tinder.

  2. Paul Smith said:

    Same as cotton balls and a lil Vaseline. I carry small quantities of both in my bug out, among other things to ensure fire in damp conditions.