Supermarkets are benefiting by an explosion in lipsticks.
Among the new twists are more flavored lip products in whimsical containers such as gloss pot rings and more sophisticated formulas that promise they won't wear off.
The lip category is taking off where nails left off. When the double-digit sales growth associated with nail color dried up in late 1999, manufacturers rushed new formulas of lipcolor to the market to pick up the slack. "Consumers had enough nail color