Food of the Seventies, Red Candy Lipsticks

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A smooth, red candy lipstick like, wrapped halfway in gold foil and then in celophane. I haven't seen one in years!
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Lea - January 30, 2008 - Report this comment
I remember these, too. They stained your lips and mouth red and had a strange, plastic taste. I'm sure they were full of the outlawed Red Dye No#2
Beth - July 03, 2008 - Report this comment
Red Dye #2 be damned!! I would love to find these again!!
cathy - January 27, 2009 - Report this comment
i loved them cannot find them anywhere
Maureen - March 30, 2009 - Report this comment
If anybody finds them, let me know, please :)
Kim - June 10, 2009 - Report this comment
OMG No wayyyyyyyyyyyyyy. I'd love to find these as well. I've searched high and low. Used to buy them from the neighborhood candy store in the 70's.
Cherie - June 22, 2009 - Report this comment
me too! loved them as a kid. I found one place that listed them for sale but out of stock!
Lia - August 06, 2009 - Report this comment
I remember having something like this around 6 years ago during a halloween party. Probably wasnt this exactly, but it did pretty much what the description here says..
Karla M. - March 31, 2010 - Report this comment
Here ya go, only $4.99 a box!
Mary Ann - April 18, 2011 - Report this comment
Are these the original chewy type or the newer harder sweetart type???
Stacy White - August 03, 2013 - Report this comment
out of the clear blue sky, I am craving these. The Flipsticks arent the same. I explain the old school ones like...if real lipstick had a good flavor and sugar...that texture, is what I would they were RED!!!!!...good ole dye...LOLOL. The one site says they are not made any more and that Flipsticks are similar but not like them...:(
Tina - January 19, 2015 - Report this comment
I would love to find that lip stick candy it was my favorite the sweet chslkin taste before I get too old. I would like to taste it one more time
Kim B - April 20, 2015 - Report this comment
I have also been searching for years, as kids my brother sister and I would walk to the Dixie in Peoria Il. And spend what seemed like hours looking at all the candy, I can't remember ever getting anything other than the lipstick! 11 years ago I really started looking for it again for my sisters 40th Birthday. No luck! Surely there must be a way to make this deliciousness? Anyone?
Clara W - May 26, 2015 - Report this comment
We bought these at the penny candy store, a short walk from Holcomb School in Southington, CT. They were deliciously flavored and the texture was chalk-like. You had to bite into them. They were NOT nougat, taffy, or anything soft. Opaque and dense. This was in the late 1950s (by 1961 I was in high school and done with "childish things.") As one poster said, I, too, would like to taste these one more time. You'd think someone would jump on this!
donna - September 16, 2015 - Report this comment
I am also looking but the flipstick cherry are not the same the originals were not soft chewy taffy
Katrina - December 02, 2015 - Report this comment
I wish someone would find this, I have looked everywhere, to no avail. Surely, some candy company will see all the requests and make a huge batch for us oldtimers graving this; like Tina above states "just one more time". Merry Christmas to all.
Kris - October 29, 2016 - Report this comment
I have been looking for these for years. It's so hard to describe the texture to my kids and the candy stores. Wish they would make them again!
Laura - February 09, 2017 - Report this comment
I have looked and looked for these. Back in the 50s I grew up in Hartford Conn. and there was an Italian man who had an old bus he had converted into a rolling grocery store and would sell his wares to the people in the projects. This is where I bought the red candy lipsticks wrapped in gold paper. If anyone remembers this truck or lived in Charter Oak Terrace write me at
Lynette B. - April 03, 2017 - Report this comment
My sister and I used to walk to a little store near our grandmother's house and get these. We have been searching and can't find them. Please, if anyone finds them put it out there.

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