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Old school products -trip down memory lane

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sarah2011 Sat 16-Jan-16 18:37:00

Remember Body shop ice blue shampoo and animal soaps, body and face place pineapple lip balm. Explanation perfume, Charlie red, youth dew?? What are your fave beauty products from days of old?

SandunesAndRainclouds Sat 16-Jan-16 18:39:11

Black Cherry nail varnish, heather shimmer lippy, fuzzy peach perfume...

Wasn't happy at the time but looking back it was hilarious - Body Shop natural henna hair dye that smelt like cow shit. Even when it rained on you... On your first date....

Pooseyfrumpture Sat 16-Jan-16 18:40:14

Bristows hair spray - ooooh that smell coupled with the ability to glue your hair in the most marvellous quiff. Found it once not so long ago and it didn't destroy the ozone layer smell the same.

sarah2011 Sat 16-Jan-16 18:41:46

Ha ha ha - aw heather shimmer- gave you that almost dead blue/brown lip shade- did you ever use Rimmel earth star with body shop beech liner - it was the look to die fir round our way

biscuitkumquat Sat 16-Jan-16 18:41:54

Twilight Teazer eyeshadow to wear alongside the Heather Shimmer lippy. Mmmmm. Twas pretty bad with the single blue line of eyeliner!

sarah2011 Sat 16-Jan-16 18:42:43

Dewberry too! X

crookedhooker Sat 16-Jan-16 18:43:43

Someone on my Facebook page mentioned Tribe perfume the other day I could smell it instantly. All the cheap soaps apple, melon etc from Body Shop. Pocket money bath bits also from Body Shop.

WoodleyPixie Sat 16-Jan-16 18:43:43

Huge cans of hair mousse and hair spray from super drug. 99p each and left hair as crispy as hell.

Also wash in wash out coloured hair mousse that didn't wash out.

sarah2011 Sat 16-Jan-16 18:44:11

I had a twilight teaser lippy - no17 it was hideous, bright lilac - wtf was I thinking,

sarah2011 Sat 16-Jan-16 18:47:02

Crispy hair ha ha - I was a tribe girl, I used to drown myself in the stuff, there were two perfume camps in our school 'tribe' for the cool kids (me once ha) and exclamation ❗ -make a statement without saying a word (worn by the slags) ha. Then we all United over Charlie red xx

Bohemond Sat 16-Jan-16 18:47:53

Twilight teaser was def a lippy - lilac with a blue shimmer.

ProjectPerfect Sat 16-Jan-16 18:48:06

Sun-in, exclamation! perfume and Heather Shimmer lipstick: my teen years in boots grin

Loveleopardprint Sat 16-Jan-16 18:49:56

I had Amethyst shimmer lippy. A near cousin to Heather shimmer.

GingerNutRiskIt Sat 16-Jan-16 18:50:05

Biscuit I rocked the single blue line of eyeliner!!

Ahhhhhh Bristows hairspray, the quiff was strong!

My faves were Rimmel powder, that left your face powdery dry, just to compliment the line where you only put it on your face.

I had dewberry oil too, my leather strap on my watch smelled of it!

I also had wild musk perfume by Coty. I thought I was proper grown up!

footdust Sat 16-Jan-16 18:51:45

Does anyone remember block mascara? It came in a little box with a brush a bit like a little toothbrush

GingerNutRiskIt Sat 16-Jan-16 18:51:57

Omg sun-in
Totally ruined my hair with that once! Turned my ginger hair yellow. It looked great though right!?

PurpleHairAndPearls Sat 16-Jan-16 18:53:02

Harmony hair dye in little triangular boxes.
Constance Carroll roll on lip gloss.
United Colours of Benneton perfume

^these were all the rage at our school. I was the one wearing Directions hair dye and black liquid eyeliner grin

*Hope I've spelt all those right!

MarchEliza Sat 16-Jan-16 18:54:11

I used to collect piles of 'bath pearls' in various animal and star shapes. Also loved Impulse 02 body spray smile

GingerNutRiskIt Sat 16-Jan-16 18:54:16

Roll on lip gloss.....
Mmmmm blush

LittleFishBigOcean Sat 16-Jan-16 18:54:38

Impulse O2 body spray. I've never found such a light smelling body spray. I loved it.

JuanPotatoTwo Sat 16-Jan-16 18:55:18

I remember my mum having that foot! And false hair pieces.

varicoseveronica Sat 16-Jan-16 18:55:48

Flex shampoo and conditioner.

sarah2011 Sat 16-Jan-16 18:56:14

Constance Carroll lip gloss- yum I can smell it now, and that lipstick setting thing, my mum used to go on about block mascara after Mary quant was discontinued, she believed there was nothing better than a bit of spit for that 'dramatic' look

sarah2011 Sat 16-Jan-16 18:57:21

Mmmm flex shampoo - looked like the yellow penicillin medicine - made your hair lovely tho- I'd defo use that again

NNalreadyinuse Sat 16-Jan-16 18:58:11

Remember shaders and toners hair dyes, in the sachets?
Also Beauty Without Cruelty make up. And Sensique (sp?) eyeshadows. And Body Shop White Musk which I still love

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