Remember Herbal Essences?

When I was in the 5th grade, or somewhere around then, I remember Herbal Essences was the shampoo to use. I don’t know how a shampoo can be trendy, but it really was. All the “cool girls” used it.

It was probably because it smells so good, and I was just around that age when things like make up and clothes and hair styles started to become important.

I picked up a bottle of their Smooth and Shine Collections (the pink one) the other day (the same kind I used to use exactly is back on shelves!).

You know how they say scent is the best sense tied to memory? Well it’s true.

I was brought right back to my hyper color t-shirt, boys to men loving middle school days.

I’m wondering if they still had these orgasmic “yes, yes, yes” ads running in the early 90’s? Wonder if my mom would have still let me buy the shampoo? 🙂

6 Responses to “Remember Herbal Essences?”

  1. Made in Sonoma posted on February 13, 2013 at 7:10 pm (#)

    I loved herbal essence!

  2. Jenn LaPlante posted on February 13, 2013 at 10:08 pm (#)

    Oh my god, that is SO WEIRD! I was just thinking about this the other morning and how I miss the smell of that yellow shampoo. Haven’t smelled it since 6th grade! Yay, I’m so happy it’s back in stores! 🙂

  3. Anita at Hungry Couple posted on February 14, 2013 at 4:36 am (#)

    Haha. I remember those commercials. 🙂 And I remember that the shampoo smelled good but there also used to be one called Gee, Your Hair Smells Terrific. I haven’t heard anything about that one in years.

  4. Sean Marie posted on February 14, 2013 at 5:06 am (#)

    I remember those commercials! They always made me feel a little uncomfortable. Even at a young age I knew it was sexual and awkward!


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