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Popular products no one talks about anymore

Lylddlebit

Well-Known Member
Glover's mane(They changed the formula to smell better and it stopped working when they took out the pine tar, my mom used to comb my hair with this stuff and send me to school. I hated that stuff but it did work lol.)
Wild growth oil (used one bottle, flashbacks lol)
Miss Jessies (used that whole line it didn't work well enough on my hair to justify the price)
Pink Moisturizing lotion (childhood)
Just 4 Me (childhood)
Blue Magic (from child good but I keep that or dax under my cabinet to this day especially if I am using marcels and the stove)
Aveda early 2000's products (tried the Rosemary Mint line but didn't work well for me)
Nexxus early 2000's products (liked these... they were cheap at CVS too. Hands down the best products I used in college)
Neutrogena hair care was popular in the early 2000's too (didn't work well for me)
Kizure (If you got your hair done by black salons in California during the 90's lol clack, clack)
King BBD Products (90's too, worked well but hard to find now)
Isoplus
S-Curl(Changed the formula, not as good now)
World of curls(I haven't seen this in years but I am sure I have a jar from a decade ago under my cabinet)
Cholesterol Conditioners(never stopped being good but I never hear people talk about them anymore)
Dudley's (underrated)
Infusium 23
Design Essentials (used to be better than what it is now)
Oyin Handmade(underrated)
Hawaiian silky (underrated)
Motions (The models in their 90's ads had hairstyles I wanted for my hair once it grew up lol)
I heard about the Wanakee and Kathy House products when I first got into hair care but never actually used them. People who did loved them though.

ETA: keep thinking of more lol

Jam
Fantasia IC
Black Gel
lottabody(microwave ponytail anyone)
Spritz (freezes and fingerwaves lol)
DooGrow
Profectiv
Elasta QP
Jessicurl
Africa's Best
African Pride
Afrian Royale
Carol's Daughter (I don't know how I forgot that Tui Smoothie was my favorite)
Jane Carter's
Lacio lacio
Salerm
Dark and Lovely
Dax
Ouidad
Curlz
Mixed Chicks
Afro Sheen(I dobn't know how I forgot that one)
Sta Sof Fro
Hydraquench Systems (great line with excellent sales...went out of business)
Nioxin
Silicon Mix
Sulfer 8
 
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Plushottie

Thicc and fione
Glover's mane(They changed the formula to smell better and it stopped working when they took out the pine tar, my mom used to comb my hair with this stuff and send me to school. I hated that stuff but it did work lol.)
Wild growth oil (used one bottle, flashbacks lol)
Miss Jessies (used that whole line it didn't work well enough on my hair to justify the price)
Pink Moisturizing lotion (childhood)
Just 4 Me (childhood)
Blue Magic (from child good but I keep that or dax under my cabinet to this day especially if I am using marcels and the stove)
Aveda early 2000's products (tried the Rosemary Mint line but didn't work well for me)
Nexxus early 2000's products (liked these... they were cheap at CVS too. Hands down the best products I used in college)
Neutrogena hair care was popular in the early 2000's too (didn't work well for me)
Kizure (If you got your hair done by black salons in California during the 90's lol clack, clack)
King BBD Products (90's too, worked well but hard to find now)
Isoplus
S-Curl(Changed the formula, not as good now)
World of curls(I haven't seen this in years but I am sure I have a jar from a decade ago under my cabinet)
Cholesterol Conditioners(never stopped being good but I never hear people talk about them anymore)
Dudley's (underrated)
Infusium 23
Design Essentials (used to be better than what it is now)
Oyin Handmade(underrated)
Hawaiian silky (underrated)
Motions (The models in their 90's ads had hairstyles I wanted for my hair once it grew up lol)
I heard about the Wanakee and Kathy House products when I first got into hair care but never actually used them. People who did loved them though.

ETA: keep thinking of more lol

Jam
Fantasia IC
Black Gel
lottabody(microwave ponytail anyone)
Spritz (freezes and fingerwaves lol)
DooGrow
Profectiv
Elasta QP
Jessicurl
Africa's Best
African Pride
Afrian Royale
Carol's Daughter (I don't know how I forgot that Tui Smoothie was my favorite)
Jane Carter's
Lacio lacio
Salerm
Dark and Lovely
Dax
Ouidad
Curlz
Mixed Chicks
Afro Sheen(I dobn't know how I forgot that one)
Sta Sof Fro
Hydraquench Systems (great line with excellent sales...went out of business)
Nioxin
Silicon Mix
Sulfer 8
That’s a black womans history list. Some I wish were back.
 

Aggie

Well-Known Member
In No Particular Order:
Hairveda
Afroveda
Silk Dreams
Keravada
Purabody Naturals
MyHoneyChild
Darcy Botanicals
Cathy Howse (Ultra Black Hair)
Hair Trigger
Stunnababez
Mega-Tek
Jasmine's Bath & Beauty
Hairitage Hydrations
JMonique Naturals

*I'll be back*

:orders:Calling @Bette Davis Eyes @Aggie to assist!
Girl I was coming in here to post JMonique's Naturals but I see you already have that one covered, :lol:. I sure miss that one. I also miss Silk Dreams.

Is anyone here still talking about Wetline Xtreme Gel? I hear they repackaged it and it looks like there may even be a reformulation back to the original gel that actually worked. The ingredient 'carbomer' I believe is back to being the third ingredient just like the original formula. I think they felt the pinch from lack of sales when they moved the carbomer further down the ingredient list. I bought a small jar of the newest formula gel and will leave a review once I test it out.

@IDareT'sHair

I would add to your list:

OVATION
 

demlew

Well-Known Member
Glover's mane(They changed the formula to smell better and it stopped working when they took out the pine tar, my mom used to comb my hair with this stuff and send me to school. I hated that stuff but it did work lol.)
Wild growth oil (used one bottle, flashbacks lol)
Miss Jessies (used that whole line it didn't work well enough on my hair to justify the price)
Pink Moisturizing lotion (childhood)
Just 4 Me (childhood)
Blue Magic (from child good but I keep that or dax under my cabinet to this day especially if I am using marcels and the stove)
Aveda early 2000's products (tried the Rosemary Mint line but didn't work well for me)
Nexxus early 2000's products (liked these... they were cheap at CVS too. Hands down the best products I used in college)
Neutrogena hair care was popular in the early 2000's too (didn't work well for me)
Kizure (If you got your hair done by black salons in California during the 90's lol clack, clack)
King BBD Products (90's too, worked well but hard to find now)
Isoplus
S-Curl(Changed the formula, not as good now)
World of curls(I haven't seen this in years but I am sure I have a jar from a decade ago under my cabinet)
Cholesterol Conditioners(never stopped being good but I never hear people talk about them anymore)
Dudley's (underrated)
Infusium 23
Design Essentials (used to be better than what it is now)
Oyin Handmade(underrated)
Hawaiian silky (underrated)
Motions (The models in their 90's ads had hairstyles I wanted for my hair once it grew up lol)
I heard about the Wanakee and Kathy House products when I first got into hair care but never actually used them. People who did loved them though.

ETA: keep thinking of more lol

Jam
Fantasia IC
Black Gel
lottabody(microwave ponytail anyone)
Spritz (freezes and fingerwaves lol)
DooGrow
Profectiv
Elasta QP
Jessicurl
Africa's Best
African Pride
Afrian Royale
Carol's Daughter (I don't know how I forgot that Tui Smoothie was my favorite)
Jane Carter's
Lacio lacio
Salerm
Dark and Lovely
Dax
Ouidad
Curlz
Mixed Chicks
Afro Sheen(I dobn't know how I forgot that one)
Sta Sof Fro
Hydraquench Systems (great line with excellent sales...went out of business)
Nioxin
Silicon Mix
Sulfer 8

It's so random, but I found a can of Isoplus hair spray at Ross today. I bought it for nostalgia's sake. Your list is awesome. My only contribution is Skala shampoo/conditioner. I remember when I was shopping every Big Lots in the city for that stuff lol Oh and Yes to Carrots! I miss that conditioner.
 

King of Sorrow

Well-Known Member
Lacio lacio
Salerm
Silicon Mix

Your list is very extensive! Those three items reminded me of the whole "Dominican" products era. I'd add Alter Ego Garlic Mask to that list.

I don't hear much on:

Mane and Tail
ORS/Organic Root Stimulator
All those Herbal Essence conditioners
VO5 and Suave


Just 4 Me (childhood)
Just for meeee... J-U-S-T F-O-R M-E!

I haven't permed my hair in 25 years and even longer that I last used Just For Me. I so wanted to have hair like the girls on the box but my thin/fine hair ended up lifeless and breaking and my scalp got burned. I can still remember how it smelled and some days just think of how I would like to smell it again.
 

King of Sorrow

Well-Known Member
Copa. Debbie Allen is forever persona non grata to me.

Garnier Fructis.

Giovanni Direct Leave in. Back in the late 90's/early 2000's it seemed like everybody was raving about it. Bought it, used it, and it turned my hair white with flakes. A few months ago, I saw it in the health food store and thought I'd give it another go... It's still expensive trash.

Mousse/styling foam, in general. They had a big moment. L'Oreal Studio fix, Paul Mitchell Sculpting Foam used to be holy grail for me but then Dove started coming coming out with them and they were cheaper. Elasta QP and Jane Carter were also very popular.
 

NaturalEnigma

Well-Known Member
Glover's mane(They changed the formula to smell better and it stopped working when they took out the pine tar, my mom used to comb my hair with this stuff and send me to school. I hated that stuff but it did work lol.)
Wild growth oil (used one bottle, flashbacks lol)
Miss Jessies (used that whole line it didn't work well enough on my hair to justify the price)
Pink Moisturizing lotion (childhood)
Just 4 Me (childhood)
Blue Magic (from child good but I keep that or dax under my cabinet to this day especially if I am using marcels and the stove)
Aveda early 2000's products (tried the Rosemary Mint line but didn't work well for me)
Nexxus early 2000's products (liked these... they were cheap at CVS too. Hands down the best products I used in college)
Neutrogena hair care was popular in the early 2000's too (didn't work well for me)
Kizure (If you got your hair done by black salons in California during the 90's lol clack, clack)
King BBD Products (90's too, worked well but hard to find now)
Isoplus
S-Curl(Changed the formula, not as good now)
World of curls(I haven't seen this in years but I am sure I have a jar from a decade ago under my cabinet)
Cholesterol Conditioners(never stopped being good but I never hear people talk about them anymore)
Dudley's (underrated)
Infusium 23
Design Essentials (used to be better than what it is now)
Oyin Handmade(underrated)
Hawaiian silky (underrated)
Motions (The models in their 90's ads had hairstyles I wanted for my hair once it grew up lol)
I heard about the Wanakee and Kathy House products when I first got into hair care but never actually used them. People who did loved them though.

ETA: keep thinking of more lol

Jam
Fantasia IC
Black Gel
lottabody(microwave ponytail anyone)
Spritz (freezes and fingerwaves lol)
DooGrow
Profectiv
Elasta QP
Jessicurl
Africa's Best
African Pride
Afrian Royale
Carol's Daughter (I don't know how I forgot that Tui Smoothie was my favorite)
Jane Carter's
Lacio lacio
Salerm
Dark and Lovely
Dax
Ouidad
Curlz
Mixed Chicks
Afro Sheen(I dobn't know how I forgot that one)
Sta Sof Fro
Hydraquench Systems (great line with excellent sales...went out of business)
Nioxin
Silicon Mix
Sulfer 8
Oh my goodness you brought back so many memories with this list. Its funny I brought some Infusium 23 leave in a couple months back, because I remember it being so good for my hair when I was relaxed. I remember calling my cousin and telling her I brought it and she was like "Woah you took it way back" lol. Sometimes I use it on its own but most of the time I mix it with aloe vera, or chagrin valley natural's detangling hair tea. It stops breakage on its tracks. Maybe I need to revisit some of the oldies but goodies.

I'm going to add a few more to the list:

Hydratherma Naturals
Kinky Curly (Kimmaytube's leave in conditioner recipe was so popular and worked really good for my hair)
Cantu
 

demlew

Well-Known Member
Oh my goodness you brought back so many memories with this list. Its funny I brought some Infusium 23 leave in a couple months back, because I remember it being so good for my hair when I was relaxed. I remember calling my cousin and telling her I brought it and she was like "Woah you took it way back" lol. Sometimes I use it on its own but most of the time I mix it with aloe vera, or chagrin valley natural's detangling hair tea. It stops breakage on its tracks. Maybe I need to revisit some of the oldies but goodies.

I'm going to add a few more to the list:

Hydratherma Naturals
Kinky Curly (Kimmaytube's leave in conditioner recipe was so popular and worked really good for my hair)
Cantu
I added some Infusium 23 to my homemade leave-in the other day. I think I like it again. I wonder if there's a difference between the original formula sold at Sally's and the pink or purple bottles sold at Walmart. Adding to my list: the Roux vials - I still use those. I'm on my last bottle of GVP Silk Remedy (the original yellow/gold colored formula). I haven't found a replacement :-(
 

B_Phlyy

Pineapple Eating Unicorn
When I first found the forums all anyone talked about was

LUST deep conditioner
Original CON shampoos,
ORS relaxer and creamy aloe shampoo
DDTA
V05 Strawberry and Cream conditioner
Pantene Relaxed & Natural Line (the original one)
Elasta QP Mango butter
Oyin Handmade
Silicon Mix
Lustrasilk Olive Oil Cholesterol

Honorable mention to Sunsilk and Skala. I know they were discontinued but they had the girls in a chokehold when then came out
 

VinDieselsWifey

Well-Known Member
These are the brands I pour out a little liquor for:

Elucence- loved everything. Their relaxer was the best relaxer I ever used in my life. I still have about half of a liter bottle of the MBC. I just finished my bottles of shampoos recently

Aubrey Organics original formulas- GPB, HSR, JAY, Camellia

Surge 14- original & X-cel 21

Giovanni original formulas

Taliah Waajid original Protective Mist Bodifier

Ultra Sheen Duo Tex

Jason Naturals original formulas

Nature’s Gate original formulas
 
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