Brace yourselves, it's been 30-plus years since you were begging your mom to buy all of these goodies. But no matter how many decades pass, there's no forgetting the amazing makeup and haircare gems of the '80s.
The '80s was quite the decade for curling innovation. Because traditional rollers were just too straightforward, apparently, we all felt the need to twist these weird, flexible — a.k.a. literal hot rods — in our hair.
Late-'80s teen queen Debbie Gibson did what any reasonable pop star would do after dropping an album (and hit single) called "Electric Youth": launch . If you didn't smell like Love's Baby Soft when you were a tween, chances are you smelled like this.
Oh look, more heat tool innovation! Can we really blame ourselves for thinking it was cool to use to burn fun figures into our hair? Honestly, the longer we look at this picture, the more it starts to seem like a good idea again...
The first makeup for so many of us, wasn't just the only blush, eyeshadow and lip gloss your mom would let you wear — it also could be worn as hair clips, bracelets and, of course, bolo ties (because... 1980s).
Many of started with the rhetorical questions like, "Why do some women look like they just stepped out of a salon?" They claim it's because those women simply use Salon Selectives products, but we have a sneaking suspicion the women in the commercials had hairstylists to help them out.
Although Obsession is , its — which was widely mocked for being ostentatiously weird — has forever linked it to the '80s in so many people's minds.
wanted to convince you that using their toner felt like a breath of fresh air, when, in fact, it really felt more like the harsh sting of an alcohol-loaded astringent that it was.
Everyone wanted to look like Brooke Shields in the '80s, so it's no surprise that, after she made such a splash hocking Calvin Klein jeans, Wella Balsam recruited her to they could get hair like hers just by switching to their shampoo.
Close your eyes. Picture spraying all over your then-gravity-defying bangs. You can totally smell it right now, can't you?
Were you even conscious in the '80s if you didn't lose at least one of your "active length" in gym class?
Millions of girls who'd never stepped foot in Malibu believed, as they doused themselves in this drugstore aerosol mist, that they could smell like California girls — at least for the 30 minutes it lasted.
Never before and never since has a that sounds so much like a violent sneeze become so popular with women across the country. We're still not sure how to pronounce it.