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TBT - Our Beauty Obsessions, Then and Now

L'Oreal Hair Mascara
"In one of my many, many attempts at being the edgy girl of the fourth grade, I made my mom buy me hair mascara. At the time I didn't realize it was simply regular mascara, just in weird colors, and I completely ignored the fact it was sticky and left your hair piecey and gross. Instead, all I saw was a one-way ticket to pop-star status."—Caitlin Miller, Associate Editor

Colorful strands are still popular as ever, even if the hair mascara trend died out. Today, hair chalk such as this one from Splat ($6) is a more likely choice.