Beauty Reboot: 90s to 2010’s

“Don’t ruin a good day today thinking about a bad day yesterday.”


Fashion and beauty trends tend to go in an ever revolving circle. Here today, gone tomorrow and back the next! Let’s be honest, sometimes they are so bad we’re really happy when they go away and roll our eyes when they return. Other times we turn a trend into our personal style and cry when we can longer find it in the store! For these three beauty trends, they died down and came back new and improved. Let’s check out the 2017 recreations of some past trends:

1: Lipgloss

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Remember lipgloss in the 90s? Beauty gurus everywhere wouldn’t leave the house without a lip that was shiny and sticky or shiny and frosty! You probably had a drawer full of Lipsmackers (my fav was the clear strawberry one!) and Juicy Tubes. The wet look wasn’t practical- the sticky level was off the chart, your mouth could catch more flies than your windshield! The new lipgloss formulations are shiny and majorly moisturizing. They leave lips feeling luscious without your hair sticking to every square. If you loved your gloss back in the day, you need to try the 2017 update.

 My Fav New Glosses

2: The Metallic Eye

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The metallic eye of yesterday went from lash to brow. It’s not a surprise the blindingly pewter look didn’t go past a crazy night out and quickly died away! Do you remember the Bonnie Bell eye creams? If only primers existed to keep all the metallic goodness from sliding into the crease…. Today’s metallic eye stays put and compliments your eye colour- like this bronze and blue combo. This trend is back and ready to leave the strobe club lights behind and see the fresh air by day!

My Fav New Metallics

3: Press On Nails

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Do you remember the first time you convinced your parents to let you do fake nails? I was 9ish and was convinced press on nails would make me look so grown up- like a teenager! I picked out a yellow pair to match my favourite one size fits all yellow top with a daisy pin (totally Lizzie Mcquire inspired!). The rest of the weekend was spent constantly finding and trying to reattach the nails. Ugh. Definitely not the Hilary Duff nails I had dreamed of.

A while ago I saw my sister who had the most gorgeous manicured fingernails and I couldn’t believe it when she told me they were press on! Needless to say, I hopped right on over to Target to get myself a pair (I got out of Target for under $50 that day!). Upon application, I couldn’t even tell they were there, except for how amazing my nails looked. The new press on nails last through showers and dishes, can opening and don’t bubble off your nail! If you’re looking to shake up your manicure look I highly recommend trying out a pair.

The New Press on Nail

I’d love to hear your experiences with these trends or your favourite 90s trend!

Any #beautyfails or plain old #lols?

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    • August 21, 2017 / 4:32 pm

      Haha! Didn’t we all want to try it?! Have a super week babe. ?

  1. beautilicioud
    July 24, 2017 / 9:51 am

    Amazing post ^^ <3

  2. July 6, 2017 / 10:12 am

    ok I am OBSESSED with those nails! I recently tried them and they are a total game changer!

    • June 30, 2017 / 10:05 pm

      Oh music was by FAR a million times better! The originals vs all the remakes remixes that are coming out now.

  3. June 30, 2017 / 10:49 am

    Oh how this brought back some awesome memories, haha! Yes to the strawberry lip smacker, that was my favorite, too 🙂 I’m loving the fact that the 90s are trending so much because like I’ve mentioned, it brings back such great memories, but I love that everything is more polished, modernized, and practical this time around, which I can appreciate as an adult. Thanks for sharing, beauty, and I hope you have a great weekend ahead!



    • June 30, 2017 / 10:06 pm

      This comment is so good Jalisa! Polished, modernized and practical is the best way to put it. Thank you for reading and I hope you have a wonderful 4th!

  4. June 30, 2017 / 1:02 am

    This is SUCH a creative post! And those press on nails though hahaha.

    • June 30, 2017 / 10:04 pm

      It’s funny how strongly the fail remains with us!

  5. June 29, 2017 / 4:42 pm

    OMG that Paris Hilton photo takes me back to yesteryear! Great post GF!

    xo, Sara

  6. June 29, 2017 / 4:37 pm

    lol to metallic eyes from the 90s!

    Sabrina | Gypsy Tan

  7. June 29, 2017 / 3:25 pm

    You have the beauty tricks down! Loving your lips gloss finds! Gotta have moisture on my lips. The plum is gorgeous!

    • June 29, 2017 / 5:55 pm

      Thank you so much for your kind words! Beauty is just plain old fun.

  8. June 29, 2017 / 2:55 pm

    oh wow. this is a throwback post! hehehe. i always thought these were so much fun to do but i could never do it right! hahah

  9. tiarasandsequins
    June 28, 2017 / 9:40 am

    Such a fun nostalgic post! I remember those press on nails, they were the worst!

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