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Do clay pipes stick to your lips?

DON’T BE LIKE THESE GUYS!

The first time you try a new clay pipe you may find the clay will tend to stick to your lips. DON’T PANIC.

If you ordered a clay pipe with a varnished tip you have nothing to fear. The varnish should keep your lips protected.

If you chose a pipe without a varnished tip it is easy to minimize the chance of the pipe sticking by simply moistening the area around the tip with your tongue. Your saliva will help produce a protective layer and after smoking the pipe a couple of times, you should no longer encounter the dreaded lip sticking associated with clay pipe smoking.

Good Luck! And again, don’t be like these guys!