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Beauty products from your school days

(374 Posts)
CrocInASock Mon 14-Jul-14 21:54:00

The new loreal advert for hairspray got me thinking about my school days when Insette was the hairspray of choice. Hair never moved for weeks and you could practically snap it off. Vidal Sassoon that smelled like apples. Constant Carol that only did foundation in orange, oranger and orangist. Care to add yours smile

Yambabe Mon 14-Jul-14 21:59:46

Still using it blush - Maybelline great lash mascara.

I also used to use a face cream/cleanser/moisturiser that came in a round flat pink container (like nivea but nivea was blue) but buggered if I can remember what it was called.

Rhubarbgarden Mon 14-Jul-14 21:59:49

Blue mascara. Why?

LeastWorstOption Mon 14-Jul-14 21:59:53

Anne French - might have been called beauty milk. I am a child of the sixties so not many may remember this concoction.

2kidsintow Mon 14-Jul-14 22:01:06

Heather Shimmer lipstick.

(Still wear it!)

Niklepic Mon 14-Jul-14 22:01:33

White musk body spray from the body shop and exclamation perfume. Our school bus used to stink!

nilbyname Mon 14-Jul-14 22:02:21

Silverkrin hairspray that came in a green can. Sleeping very strong an was basically spray on glue.

Exclamation perfume, or Lou Lou if you were flash (I had it!)

Electric blue eyeliner

V05 hot oils

CrocInASock Mon 14-Jul-14 22:02:57

Yambabe - Astal??
Nivea felt so good putting it on but you slide off your pillow with the grease grin grin

Icantcook Mon 14-Jul-14 22:02:59

Body shop perfume was the perfume to wear

Mrsgrumble Mon 14-Jul-14 22:03:28

You were nobody at our school if you didn't have body shop lip balm

I recently bought white musk again!

Asleeponasunbeam Mon 14-Jul-14 22:03:50

Oh yes, Exclamation!

Dewberry from the Body Shop.

Boots Cucumber range.


SiennaBlake Mon 14-Jul-14 22:03:51

Girls using creamy coloured gel pens to draw eyeliner with was a big one.

JennyOnTheBlocks Mon 14-Jul-14 22:03:53

Shaders and Toners as a wash-in hair colour

starfishmummy Mon 14-Jul-14 22:04:06

I remember it too Least.

I also use Cepton. "Cepton Zots Spots"!!!

Hooleywhipper Mon 14-Jul-14 22:04:06

Twilight teaser lipstick boots , looked like I'd got frost bite but felt fantastic ...

Mrsgrumble Mon 14-Jul-14 22:04:06

Benetton colours perfume .. I remember that too

MollyBdenum Mon 14-Jul-14 22:04:19

Body Shop Dewberry body lotion.

Asleeponasunbeam Mon 14-Jul-14 22:04:20

Blistex lip balm in the little pot.

WhereDoAllTheCalculatorsGo Mon 14-Jul-14 22:04:40

What was that very girly pink Rimmel lipstick called? With that lipcote stuff on top that stung like buggery but by God your lipstick stayed put.

70isaLimitNotaTarget Mon 14-Jul-14 22:04:47

There was the apple shampoo and soap (cannot remember the name but when I googled I found):

Tickle anti-perspirant
LincoBeer shampoo in the barrel
Aapri apricot face scrub
And there was a lipstick (I think Ultraglow that changed colour with your pH to your perfect shade (in my case Barbie Pink confused )

CrocInASock Mon 14-Jul-14 22:05:21

Yes to sun-in. I was lucky to turn blonde others were not so lucky

Icantcook Mon 14-Jul-14 22:05:43

Wash and go

Salon selectives

I loved the Bourjois make up adverts

And you had to have lip balm to constantly apply

JennyOnTheBlocks Mon 14-Jul-14 22:05:50

Flavoured lip gloss

Glitter cheek gel

A different colour tights to the ones your mum wore

fledtoscotland Mon 14-Jul-14 22:06:01

Ann French beauty milk
Dewberry from body shop
Blue mascara with blue eyeshadow
Vo5 hot oil

70isaLimitNotaTarget Mon 14-Jul-14 22:06:33

I put blue mascara on yesterday <<sulks>>

In my defence, I have brown/hazel eyes
It's a primer and I CBA finding a proper mascara

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