RIP Bonne Bell Co, the Pushers Who Pushed You Onto the Path to Sephora

We grieved for dELIA*s but this one really hurts: the family-owned Bonne Bell Co., in business since 1927, is no more. You probably know them best as the makers of Lip Smackers and, ergo, a candy-flavored mainstay of your childhood. » 1/30/15 7:00pm 1/30/15 7:00pm

It's A Hard Knock Life, Unless You Have Lip Smackers

Yes, well, the cast of Annie might stay beautiful thanks to Bonne Bell products, but can Ten-O-Six make my floors shine like the top of the Chrysler building? Click to enlarge. [VintageAds] » 4/24/10 3:35pm 4/24/10 3:35pm

Point/Counterpoint: What's Up With Lipstick For 1st Graders?

Encouraged by sales of its makeup collaboration with MAC Cosmetics (left) Mattel is partnering with Bonne Bell to launch a Barbie-branded, "girl savvy" cosmetics line "aimed at girls 6 to 9" (Emphasis ours). After the jump, two Jezebel editors hash over whether Barbie-branded makeup for primary-schoolers is evil,… » 6/12/07 11:15am 6/12/07 11:15am