If you're making yourself miserable because you can't diet your size-12 figure down to a size 8, relax. Skinny is out of style.
Love's Baby Soft hit the market in the mid-'70s with a creepy ad campaign with lines like 'that irresistible, clean-baby smell, grown-up enough to be sexy' and 'innocence is sexier than you think.' So how did America respond?
Why so much excitement? Because the teacher brings a basket brimming with weepuls -- doughnut-hole-sized bits of brightly colored fur with shaky eyes and sticky feet.
I'd love to know you better 'cause... (1946) I like "smooth" men who keep presentable longer with Mennen Brushless Shave Cream I'll wa... Click to read more...
A hundred years ago, you wouldn't have found too many products to help take care of your skin. Ladies back then relied on other little tips and tricks - explained here!
Unbelievably enchanting and ever-changing, the Wham-O Magic Window toy creates countless designs, landscapes, seascapes, birds and butterflies as the crystals fly, slide and erupt into one pattern after another.
Curl it. Cut it. Blow it dry. Brush it. Tuck it. Let it fly. There's no one way with summer '77 hairstyles. Kenneth has done 24 marvelous styles for us, so now is the time for a pretty change! So pick a new do, get ready to enjoy a great summer.
On the way to achieving today's super-simple, one-piece pregnancy tests that give results in minutes, women had to use these first home pregnancy test kits with test tubes, then wait hours for a result.
The Flintstones was a half-hour animated sitcom that ran for six seasons, from September 30, 1960 to April 1, 1966. See the opening credits, hear the Flintstones theme song and get the theme lyrics here!
A Trapper Keeper was a super-popular binder/portfolio that came in a wide range of colors and designs -- and almost every schoolkid in the '80s seemed to have one. Take a look back at these 10 Trappers and see which ones you remember!
So many experts have come out with learned treatises on how to land an eligible bachelor, it was time for an experienced amateur to speak up. There is one big difference between their fancy methods and mine. Mine worked.
By Nathan B Medbery, author "Social Etiquette" Etiquette topic: Which treats of etiquette in the parlor 14 simple suggestions on conduct for gentlem... Click to read more...
Whether out for business or pleasure, a lady feels hungry after several hours. To find near at hand a clean, cozy places of refreshment -- tea rooms -- appeal to the soul of every woman.
In its original run, The Banana Splits Adventure Hour lasted only 31 episodes, but its funky brand of psychedelia had a lasting impact on a lot of kids born in the sixties. Take a look - and a listen!
Ulcers bothering? Try Silly Putty by Glenn Williams Well, sir, I'm here to tell you that in the past couple of days I've had more fun than the o... Click to read more...
From 1967: With sales up 43 percent in the past five years, the dry cereal business has been one of the fastest-growing segments of the food industry. Children consume about half the cereal eaten in the US.
Parents across the country are asking, 'Who is this Fred Rogers that the children call their friend? What is he really like?' Meet Mister Rogers here!
See what was needed to put you in the running for a coveted stewardess job back in the '50s and '60s! Some requirements were grounded in reason, but many were just plain sexism in action.
Who remembers when these vintage Singer sewing machines were new? One big seller was the Swing-Needle SINGER Automatic, which came in black or beige, in lovely cabinet or portable style.
Musical fantasy is a tour of the body "The Incredible, Indelible, Magical, Physical, Mystery Trip," a highly-acclaimed presentation in the prize-wi... Click to read more...
Hot on the heels of the flower child era, back in 1974, Mattel introduced a set of dolls that were sort of the anti-Barbie: The Sunshine Family. Though the new family members (the parents, at least) were about the same size as Barbie and Ken dolls, fashion and luxury living was not their thing.
Walt Disney hosted the big party at Grauman's Chinese Theater to introduce everybody to a grand lady, 'Mary Poppins,' a personality and a movie which should be ranked among Hollywood's finest. It certainly is high on Disney’s list of favorites turned out by his studio.
Gee, Your Hair Smells Terrific shampoo & conditioner are extra rich, extra thick -- so it leaves your hair shiny clean and fresh. Slightly spicy. Slightly flowery. And ready for compliments.
Cleanliness is the basis of all physical beauty. A famous old-time belle was asked for her secret of beauty, and she answered: 'I have three: the first is cleanliness, the second is cleanliness, and the third is cleanliness.'
Get a Wonder Horse, and you've made your cowboy's happiest dreams come true... Wonder Horse makes the world’s most popular toy horses. All 17 models promise instant joy on Christmas morning -- and lasting year-round enjoyment!
Brunette Alison and blonde Larisa show off the newest, sexiest '80s swimsuits for every figure type... yours included. 1986 was time to shine in a swimsuit that makes you look terrific!
When it comes to '80s prom dresses, the first thing you have to understand is the utter, absolute importance of Seventeen magazine. And even in the eighties, the costs added up: Dresses ranged from $80 to $200, and most girls said they were spending $130 to $150.
Here is a look inside one of the books in this '60s series of vintage preschool favorites: Puppet Storybooks with 3D lenticular covers! This one had a simple concept: teaching kids the concept of time, and how to keep track of the hours of the day.
Throughout the 1800s, clothing styles for women changed considerably. Come take a trip through history with this gallery of more than 200 corset styles!
In the tricycle, knee-pants and pigtail league of television fans, the hero of the hour is a loveable, freckle-faced puppet named Howdy Doody. A phenomenon in the business, Howdy has popped up from comparative obscurity to head man of the most popular TV show for children.
In late 1968, you could prepare for the season of style before the summer of love, and choose from a profusion of glamorous '60s belts to create a waist, high or low.
To the average American girl, between the ages of, say, 10 and 17, slumber parties are as important as pizza, add-a-beads and Judy Blume.
'80s sleeping bags were super-popular because they were functional often featured favorite cartoon characters, TV shows, and even everyday products. Here, take a trip back a few decades to see some of the most popular slumber bags of the eighties!
For pool-side glamour, '50s swimsuits of elasticized nylon lace are bidding for favor with others of bonbon metallic shimmering satin.