Life

23 Vintages Photos That Anyone Growing Up In The 70s Will Relate To

Growing up in the 70s and 80s was basically like growing up on another planet. Especially if you compare it to kids today. There are so many differences that make looking back only 30-40 years feel like you have gone to a completely different world. Anytime you look through your parent's photo albums, you see just how much things have changed. Taking pictures wasn't as non-committal of an action as it is now, to get these pictures our parents had to lug around an actual camera and film and could only take 24 pictures at a time. These pictures give

90s

The Most Iconic Spice Girl Fashion Statements Aren't As Simple As They Appear

If you think about 90s fashion, you will obviously think about the Spice Girls. Every fashion choice they made directly impacted every pre-teen girl around the world. We were all trying to walk in platform shoes, wearing those Adidas tear-away pants, or trying to find the best dresses that looked like slips. They had so many iconic moments that it's easy to just look back and remember the good ol' days. There were also a few hidden secrets that they didn't want you to know at the time! Why are half of them wearing winter coats, but then Mel B.

80s

12 Perfumes That Will Transport You Right Back To The 80s

Our sense of smell is closely linked with our memories which explains why we get flooded with nostalgia every time we smell something associated with our past. If you grew up in the 80s, you'll recall that people did not settle for basic. Everything from their hair and clothes to the perfume they wore were far from subtle. Designers took advantage of this brazenness and created some strong scents that matched. They also didn't hold back on the controversial names and bizarre campaigns. AmazonPeople in the 80s embraced these scents and grew very fond of them. In fact, Andy Warhol

Life

14 Totally Rad Beauty Products That Every 80s Girl Swore By

The 80s was a time of gravity-defying hair, flashy clothes, bold makeup and funky gadgets. While a lot of products from that era continue to exist today, there were many that faded into obscurity. There were as many cool products as there was wacky, but things wouldn't have been the same had they not existed. Here are 14 cool, wacky, and totally rad beauty products that every girl who grew up in the 80s owned:1. Press-on NailsBlue MaizeBetween time spent working out to jazzercise videos and styling your hair, there wasn't enough left to sit through a manicure session.

Pop Culture

12 Life Lessons Every 90s Kid Learned From Magazines

Who was the on the cover of your favorite issue of J-14? Which quiz do you distinctly remember passing around the table in the cafeteria? Magazines played a huge role in teaching young girls about growing up and offered advice to the questions we were afraid to ask. Now girls have Instagram, blogs, and YouTube to teach them how to do their makeup, offer real life advice and all the celebrity gossip you could possibly imagine. Instead of bloggers, YouTubers and Instagram celebrities we put our trust in Tiger Beat, CosmoGirl and Seventeen to teach us about fashion, answer all

Fashion

25 Things You Can Buy If You Wish It Was Still The '80s

Here today, gone tomorrow, that's what our childhoods felt like. If you're feeling nostalgic for your younger days (and we know you are) maybe some retail therapy is in order. These 25 products make for great gift ideas, or a perfectly self-indulgent pick-me-up.1. Nagel The BookActionistEverything old is new again. This artist's cover for Duran Duran's album Rio made him an '80s icon, and the rest of his work in this art book is just as mesmerizing.Get it here!2. Mix Tape Memory StickSuck UKRemember making mix tapes to impress your crush? Curating a list of songs was

90s

The Most Iconic Style Trend From The Early 2000s Is Back And Everyone Is Wondering Why

Fashion and beauty seem to be cyclical in nature. Whatever was stylish at one point seems to always make its comeback. The problem is, we don't always want it to happen. The late 90s and early millennium were an interesting time to be alive. There were a lot of really low-cut pants with high-rise underwear, crop tops, and so many hair extensions. One of the more notorious style choices we remember from that time period was the chunky highlights. Everyone from Christina to Kelly Clarkson was rocking the look. It was happening all over the place. RCAPeople would either start

TV

13 Costumes Kids Wore In The 90s That Will Make You Miss Trick-Or-Treating

Trick-or-treating was the highlight of fall. When you're a kid, there is nothing more important than your trick-or-treating plans. You have to pick the right neighborhood, you have to figure out which houses are giving out full size candy bars, and of course you need to have the best costume. There is no point to going trick-or-treating if you don't put the effort in. Sure, some of the older kids would just throw a cape on and pretend like it was enough, but when we were young we took it seriously. SydlexiaWe didn't have a lot of control over the

80s

These Commercials From The 80s Will Make You Laugh And Cry

It was an era of fun, weird fashion, and an awkward mix of big-city and small-town vibes. The 80s were a wonderful time in America as we embraced brands for their ability to make us laugh, and sometimes cry, in our living rooms and at the dinner table. Here are a few reminders of how the big brands used to look. Like this commercial for Walmart and their latest fashion lineThe store had been around since the 60s, but twenty years on already had stores across the country. This spring line complete with roller-skates makes us sort of crave to

Toys

25 Pages Of The 1994 JC Penny Catalog That Will Make You Feel Like You Traveled Through Time

While we were all busy flipping through the WishBook every year, they weren't the only exciting catalog we would find in our mailbox. While it may not have been our first choice, the JC Penny catalog was a close second when it came to making your Christmas lists. Honestly, our moms probably loved it more than anyone else, because where else would they find the latest fashion trends? Whether you needed a new velvet dress, a snappy business jacket, or a brightly colored hat, JC Penny was the first place on the shopping list. As for us kids, it was