Maybelline New York Great Lash Mascara, 1986. This actually seems to be two commercials, the first of which displays such a cornucopia of cuteness—Grandma! Puppies! Birthday cake!—that it reads more like an ad for Hallmark cards than makeup. The second spot features a model who looks exactly like Brooke Shields (but isn't), and the most '80s term of them all: Sassy.
Lancôme lipstick, 1980s. Even the stunning Isabella Rossellini can't make this hokey, breathy dialogue—"Colors lrrright in fashion!", "Lipsticks that behave themselves beauuutifully!"—sound graceful.
About the Author:Our goal is to create a beauty experience that’s personalized, educational and, most of all, fun.
This is just the beginning. Receive your weekly newsletter for huge savings
This email is already signed up!
Look out for news coming directly to your inbox.
Something went wrong. We are so sorry for this.