Awesome Old School Beauty Products That Still Work Today

scrunchyYou know the old saying, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it." Well, that goes for beauty routines too. Every time we turn around there is some new miracle product for the perfect hair or makeup. But I don't give them a second look because there are things that my grandmother has used for 50 years that are just as good as anything you will see on a splashy, midnight infomercial. Take a look at the best old school beauty products that still work wonders today!

What old school products do you swear by?

 

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  • Shower Cap

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    My hair is too dry to tolerate daily shampoos, so coverage is a must for me. I know most women just pull their hair up in a ponytail, but that doesn't really do the job. And forget about those cheapie, clear plastic options -- they are way too lose. I invest in a snug and stylish shower cap ($26, drydivas.com) that will last.

  • Rain Bonnet

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    My grandmother never leaves home without one in her purse and neither do I. I may look like a little old lady when sporting this little plastic head cover ($2.99, haircoverings.com), but my 'do stays sleek and frizz-free during a sudden rain shower.

  • Sponge Rollers

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    Nothing gives you a better, tighter, longer-lasting curl than sponge rollers ($1.99 folicia.com) as far as I'm concerned.

  • Carmex Lip Balm

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    First created back in the 1930s, there hasn't been a better dry lip cure invented since.

  • Scrunchies

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    Yes, scrunchies! Its gentle on hair, but holds even the biggest bun in place. ($6, americanapparel.net)

  • Baby Oil

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    This stays stocked in my house, but I have never once used it on my son. There is no better way to remove eye makeup than baby oil ($3.45, drugstore.com).

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