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5 Beauty Trends That Should Stay in the ’90s


90s fashion

I have a weakness for terribly outdated TV shows about high school kids (okay, all TV shows about high school kids. Whatever.) Obviously I gobbled Beverley Hills 90210 – the original, not the disappointing remake – right up. I loved the constant drama, the earnest storytelling, the love triangles.

But I didn’t exactly love the hair and makeup I saw on that show. There were some awful trends going on back then because most of it was filmed during the 90s and the 90s were a time of horrible beauty trends. Some of the worst ones I’ve seen lived and died during that decade, some cropped up later and some just lasted way too long. Regardless, they were all embarrassing and I hope none of them every come back in style.

    I'm a Chicago-based writer and graduate of the Medill School of Journalism who has written for sites like,,,,, Racked, Thrillist and The Huffington Post.