Has anyone heard this condition being referred to as "clown lips" I've been on this forum for three years now and I've never heard this condition referred to as "clown lips". I think that Aileen Strong chick was somewhat of a bimbo and got her information mixed up. A clown has red on the side of their lips that is how a clown's lips look. If it was just red lips than it could just as well be called slut lips or hooker lips. She obviously had angular cheilitis but was too dumb to understand the difference. No wonder the dish soap method has worked for no one. Now I am having my doubts that this is related to bacteria. It may be an infection but I don't think there is bacteria literally on my lips that is causing this. It could be an infection like HIV is an infection but only affects our lips.