The Most Popular Beauty Trend The Year You Were Born

Bangs will never go out of style.

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Ah, beauty trends. Some of them are super flattering and timeless, like a bang or a shag, while others are best left in the past where they came from. Like, is anyone still sporting the Rachel? (Love you, Jen!) While we're not wearing blue eyeshadow up to our brow bone anymore—that's a good thing!—we've gone through a makeup evolution that's worthy of reflection. Here's every beauty trend from 1955–2013.

Maya Allen
Former Beauty Editor

Maya Allen is the former Digital Beauty Editor at where she covered makeup, skincare, haircare, wellness, you name it! She has a 15-step skincare routine, owns over 200 red lipsticks, and enjoys testing the latest and greatest in beauty. On most weekends, you can find her at her happy place, which is her makeup vanity. There, she’s usually blasting her speakers while singing along to lyrics at the top of her lungs, and making sure her highlighter is on point.