Calling All Bonne Bell Girls

December 12th, 2012

Remember Bonne Bell Lipsmackers?  O. M. G.  I absolutely lived at the local drug store, ogling all the colors and smelling all the testers of those big, fat lip glosses.  They had ridiculously fun and lip-smacking flavors, like root beer, and watermelon. They were my first exposure to make-up, perfect for an 11 or 12 year old girl being initiated into the world of maquillage. 

Well, get ready for the vegan, paraben-free, petroleum-free, cruelty-free, organic, and beeswax-free version.

                                                     

My friend Jane Graves is an absolute firecracker of a woman:  

                               

An actress and former athlete, she started a company called LADY BUG JANE that makes lip glosses (called FLAVOR BALMS) that make me feel like a happy little 'tween.  They come in flavors like Caramel Popcorn, Vanilla Cupcake and Bubble Gum, all sweetened with stevia.  She gave me two of them, which I used for a couple of months, only to order five more online.  They make excellent Christmas gifts for eco-conscious ladies who want shiny, sexy and sweet-smelling lips, or nieces, daughters or goddaughters eager to enter the world of make-up, without going overboard.  

Happy Holidays!!

 

                                                                                                             
  

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