15/08/2014 11:45 BST | Updated 20/05/2015 10:12 BST

Retro Beauty Products

Can you remember the first beauty product you ever used? Was it a slick of your mum's sticky lip gloss or a sweep of gran's Creme Puff powder? Those of us with a passion for beauty can trace back over our lives via the cosmetics and makeup we've used and loved.


Teenage years are a kaleidoscope of sweet scents and beauty experiments and often products that we would like to forget we ever had in our beauty bags.

Kids of the 1980s will remember the shimmery pink lipsticks, baby blue eye shadows and the fruity scents of the era. Does The Body Shop's iconic dewberry perfume oil and Anais Anais bring back sweet memories or ones you'd sooner banish from memory?

One whiff of CK One and you're blasted back to the 1990s. This was the era of grunge but also, Britney, girl power, boy bands and Friends. 1990s kids were all about chocolate lips, Rimmel Heather Shimmer all dusted down with a generous helping of disco glitter.

Take a road trip back through these iconic beauty products. We've handpicked our favourites from the past, many of which have stood the test of time and are classic choices today....

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