11 totally rad shampoos from the 1980s you definitely forgot about
Our hair reached new heights in the '80s thanks to these products.
For all the damage we did to our hair in the 1980s, we needed some really good hair products to repair. From perms and crimping to jheri curls and teasing, it's a miracle our hair made it out of that decade intact.
These 11 shampoos put in work to clean our hair and give it volume, and we're forever grateful. Do you remember some of these totally '80s products?
Sometimes you needed a little, sometimes you needed a lot. Whatever the case, we couldn't get enough of then-aspiring actress Sharon Stone starring in Finesse's commercials in the early '80s.
2. Salon Selectives
It doesn't get more '80s than Salon Selectives, which brought the salon experience into your own home. The shampoo brand was famous for offering different levels of shampoos and conditioners for different types of hair.
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3. Perma Soft
If you needed to keep your perm in check in the 1980s, you looked no further than Perma Soft. After all, perms were supposed to look natural, right?
Supermodel Christie Brinkley famously put the "oooo" in shampoo with her golden locks and irresistable smile. Prell must have worked magic, because she looks exactly the same today!
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Did you buy Jhirmack shampoo just because Victoria Principal told you to do so? We wouldn't blame you if you did!
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6. Faberge Organics
It's almost like female celebrities had to star in a shampoo commercial to get their start. The 1980s kicked off with this trippy ad featuring Heather Locklear, promoting the decade's most natural shampoo choice.
Dimension shampoo didn't want you to focus on just one "dimension" of your hair! It wanted you to have it all — the silk, the shine and the bounce.
8. Wella Balsam
Priscilla Presley started off promoting Wella Balsam (try saying that three times in a row), but by the end of the decade teen sensation Brooke Shields took over.
If you needed that extra bounce in your hair, you were probably a loyal consumer of Pert.
Let's not forget about the guys here. Billy D. Williams believed so much in TCB, he apperead in numerous ads promoting it. Did Williams make you a believer too?
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Bonus: So this wasn't a shampoo, per se. But everyone in the '80s used this to make their hair a few shades lighter. All you need was a sunny day, and you would be blonde in no time.
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