Psst, what’s this?

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Is that what I think it is…?¬† ūüėģ

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It is! The new Tsum Tsum Lip Smackers are here! And they might be the cutest yet.

We have the sweet kitten Marie (from the Aristocats) in Love in Pear-y,¬†a hoppin’ Tigger in Bouncy Bubble Gum, ¬†an adorable Donald in Jelly Quackers,¬†and an all too precious Dumbo in Peanut Butter Shake.

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The Aristocats is one of my favorite Disney movies, and Marie’s Love in Pear-y¬†might just be my favorite Tsum Tsum flavor! It’s a lovely floral pear that I wish I could bottle up in a perfume. Truly any cat lover will be over the moon with this balm :)

Dumbo’s little hat, trunk, and rosy red cheeks make him too cute for words, but his Peanut Butter Shake¬†flavoring falls a bit short. I don’t pick up on much peanut at all! It’s a bit more of a burnt caramel if anything. A circus peanut flavor would have been a home-run here.

Lip Smacker always does justice to their bubble gum flavors, and Bouncy Bubble Gum pairs perfectly with Tigger. The formula seems a bit more mild initially but then the classic scent comes through. 

And if you’ve liked the recent cranberries LS has put out, you’ll¬†enjoy¬†Jelly Quackers. The¬†first note¬†is similar to the burnt scent¬†I picked up in Dumbo’s flavor, then it transitions¬†into cranberry. I do actually like the ‘burnt’ scent, even though I can’t really identify it, it’s a nice change from the cookie filler every other formula had.

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Another really fun collection! Keep in mind the Disney balms have never had a ton of scent innovation, it’s usually a re-imagining of¬†past scents.¬†I hope the Tsum Tsum family continues to grow, I’d love to see a princess collection (Ariel please :) )

These will be available in stores this July and on Lipsmacker.com in August!

Hope everyone has an awesome 4th of July! Here’s a fun throw back: the Super Smacker¬†in ‘Firecracker‘ flavor (a¬†festive way of saying strawberry¬†:-) ).¬†It’s shorter than other biggies but much fatter, with double the amount of balm (1.15 oz)! Maybe that would have lasted all summer…?

The firecracker theme is perfectly done and really shows how smackers of that era went all out on their flavors and designs!

 

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The birds are singing, the sun is out, everyone is in shorts… sure it’s only 59 degrees but it’s summer, darnit!  And I won’t let a little thing like temperature tell me otherwise. Which is why, drooling in the ice cream aisle at the grocery store earlier, I absentmindedly threw a pint of Haagen Daz Pineapple Coconut into my cart.

What a great flavor to celebrate summer with, I thought. ¬†I totally didn‚Äôt grab this flavor because it subconsciously reminded me of a vintage Lip Smacker flavor, either. I independently chose this without any influence whatsoever! Oh boy.¬† ūüėÄ

Well it took another 30 minutes before I figured that out, but here we are! And here are some pictures to document my delicious coincidence.

Say hello to these two screw-top 70’s cuties, Pineapple and Pineapple Cocoanut. Yes, that’s¬†cocoanut with an A! Very vintage.

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Pineapple smells very creamy and heavy and not nearly as tart as you’d expect, which is a nice twist on their fruity scents.¬†Pineapple Cocoanut lays it extra heavy on the coconut,¬†almost the sunscreen-y kind of coconut which defines summer for me.¬†I like it!

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And I must say, I’m pretty partial to that blindingly neon yellow tube and white lettering.¬†

 

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This picture made me hungry.

Strawberry: fruity, delicious, refreshing but still¬†luxe. Perfect for layering, combining¬†and continues to be full of surprises with every reinvention.¬†It’s the flavor that started it all, drawing in a generation of lip smackin’ lovers. And it’s hard to imagine anything else being more versatile isn’t it? Not only the¬†the iconic lip balm, but¬†the mama of all balms :) So in celebration of¬†National Strawberry Month¬†I plan on revisiting my (slowly dwindling!) stockpile¬†of Strawberry Cupcake¬†which also happens to be one of my most used flavors of all time.

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A family photo of my vintage strawberry patch eyeing up the newcomers.

What is everyone else’s favorite Strawberry flavor?¬†Do you prefer it simple or with a twist?

Here are some fun 90’s Easter-related goodies I dug up that I thought I would share!

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This cute little collection came with Easter themed tattoos! Flavors: Jelly Bean, Bubble Gum, Raspberry Chocolate, Passion Fruit

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Check out the matching crayons! The back says “Have a hip-hoppity Happy Easter with SMACKS of fun flavored lip gloss. DON’T FORGET! Color and send in your cool kickin’ color creation. You could win tons of fun lip smackin’ stuff!” :)

Flavors: Jelly Bean, Pink Lemonade, Bubble Gum

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These Friendship Collectibles are some of my favorite Smacker products <3 Check out Passion Fruit and her lovable doggy, Kiwi on this Pink Chocolate flavored lip gloss.

The back says “Kiwi is a silly dog who loves to make Passion Fruit laugh. Passion Fruit can’t help but giggle whenever she sees Kiwi wearing bunny ears.” Aww.

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Here’s a yummy Wild Berry Jellybean lip gloss, featuring Starfruit and her pet monkey, Muffin.

Muffin the Monkey is adventurous and full of energy. Muffin loves to paint Easter eggs and give them to Starfruit as a special gift.

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Bubble Gum and her pet bunny Sugar are too adorable with their Bubblegum Egg gloss.

Sugar the Bunny is sweet, kind, and very cuddly. Bubble Gum and Sugar both love pretty things, like flowers, butterflies, and Easter baskets.

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Cupcake the kitty and her owner Candy Confetti are one¬†of my favorites. This “fun flavored shiner” comes in Marshmallow Chick flavor. And just look at the wittle chicks at the bottom :)

Cupcake the cat is clever, curious, and loves attention. Cupcake loves to get into things. Once she broke one of Candy Confetti’s large Easter eggs.