10 Old-School Beauty Products That Stand The Test Of Time

Coca-Cola, Levi's, Breakfast At Tiffany's: Some things just don't age, and are classics for a reason. Yes, you should change your mascara every three months, and, yes, you should outgrow your teenage beauty habits (toothpaste is not good for your skin), but there are some beauty products that should forever stand proud in your cabinet.

Gwyneth Paltrow famously takes "an Epsom salt bath every night to wind down," Katy Perry has been slathering on Palmer's Cocoa Butter since high school, and Victoria Beckham has tweeted about her best long-haul flight hack: Johnson's Baby Oil (no, seriously). Sometimes, simple products are just better.

Ahead are the classic pharmacy beauty buys everyone should have in their cabinet.
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A brand has yet to come up with a spray as good as what comes inside this iconic gold bottle.

L'Oréal Elnett Satin Extra Strong Hold Hair Spray, $14.99, available at Ulta Beauty.



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Chapped lips, sunburn, scrapes — this heals everything.

Elizabeth Arden Eight Hour Cream Skin Protectant, $22, available at Elizabeth Arden.


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Apply within 10 minutes of showering and, as the saying goes, your skin will be as smooth as a baby's bottom.

Johnson's Baby Oil, $2.79, available at Drugstore.com.


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Want to get a taste of Gwyneth's Goop lifestyle? Pour this into a hot bath: Your muscles will be relaxed and soothed.

Dr. Teal's
Epsom Salt Soaking Solution with Lavender, $4.87, available at Walmart.
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This yellow wonder-product is the best-smelling facial moisturizer on the market. Arm yourself with one.

Clinique Dramatically Different Moisturizing Lotion, $26, available at Clinique.


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The longest lashes you can get. Full. Stop. We don't ever want the Saved by the Bell packaging to change!

Maybelline Great Lash Mascara Blackest Black, $5.99, available at Drugstore.com.

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Use it when you're coloring your hair to stop dye from bleeding onto your skin. Use it as a lip balm. Wear it over eyeshadow. Use it as an eyebrow gel...you get the picture.

Vaseline Original Petroleum Jelly, $4.17, available at Walmart.


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Stretch marks' worst nightmare. Palmer's Cocoa Butter smells like heaven and makes your skin feel rather blissful, too.

Palmer's Cocoa Butter Formula Body Lotion, $6.63, available at Drugstore.com.


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The cool, old-school pharmacy packaging means you'll want one of these in your handbag anyway. But the perfectly pink sheen, alongside the hours of moisture it gives, make this a true staple.

Smith's Rosebud Salve, $6, available at Sephora.


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Have dry ends, but can't face the chop? Smooth on a bit of this, and say hello to silky tresses.

Moroccanoil Treatment Original, $15, available at Nordstrom.


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