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17 Outrageous 90s Infomercial Products That We Can Never Forget

If you convinced your parents to make two easy payments plus shipping and handling for any of these products, then I'm sorry. Because there's no way they could live up to the awesome, weird, or downright creepy infomercials that advertised them.1. GLH - Great Looking HairTheRetroTimeMachine / YouTubeWhen you need to cover up an unsightly bald spot, the best solution comes in a spray can - just like the best kind of cheese. As the creep at the end of this ad declares, "The BABES are back!"2. The ThighmasterJoe Martin FitnessIt's not every day that an infomercial makes your

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

80s

The Truth Behind 'New Coke' And Why They Thought It Was A Good Idea To Change A Classic

Basically everyone has had a Coca Cola beverage in their life. Whether it's a classic Coca-Cola, Diet Coke or Sprite, the company makes a bunch of different flavors that we all remember drinking since we were kids. The thing is, there has always been this weird period of time that we hear about when Coca-Cola messed up royally. Some of us even remember it first-hand, but do you actually know the truth behind Coca-Cola's attempted 'New Coke' fiasco? CocaColaHow it startedCoca-Cola had been the leading soda company in the country for decades, but by the early 80s, they were losing

80s

20 Magazine Ads That Will Remind You Just How Important Hair Was In The 80s

Hair was VERY important in the 80s. There was some kind of law that seemed to state that it had to absolutely be as big as possible. What was the best way to ensure your hair was the appropriate height and width? The right shampoo of course! GiphyFinding the right hair products wasn't always easy, but at least they made hundreds of advertisements for us to narrow down our choices. How many of these do you recognize? "Because you're always in the mood to feel beautiful." EbayDo birds really need shampoo? Ebay"The new beauty buzzword is honey" EbayYou've got