Trending Products that Prove The Nineties Are Back, Baby!

dua lipa with ring pop
Singer Dua Lipa Enjoys a Ring Pop Candy

To me it seems like the ’90s just happened, but I was recently reminded that those born in 1990 are now over 30 years old. Yeah, crazy. The passage of time takes people by surprise, which is one of the reasons nostalgia washes over us in reoccurring waves. Currently, everything old is new again when it comes to the resurgence of Nineties pop culture!

From dance trends, to toys, food, fashion, music and more — we’re consumed with inspiration that allows us to live in the past. It’s no secret that people are willing to spend more if the product reminds them fondly of a previous time, and marketers have been tapping into the trend to drive purchasing power. Just in time for Prime Day, here are a few products from the no-so-distant past that you’re probably seeing more of these days, especially on social media.

Lava Lamps

Big in the ’70s, huge in the ’90s . . . and they’re back again (note: they never went away). These mesmerizing lamps are popular with celebrities including Daniel Bernstein, rapper Saweetie and more. Now, Lava Lamp Dot Com offers consumers a service called Custom Cool. With over 182 options, you can create your custom cool Lava Lamp and have it delivered to your front door! Acid not included.

Retail: Available at LavaLamp.com.
MSRP: $39.99

lava lamp in office
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Ring Pops

Candy can make a comeback too! Ring Pops have never been more ‘in’ – just in the last few months, we’ve seen Khloe Kardashian include the gem shaped candy in her ‘Good 90s (Good American) press mailers, and recording artist Jax release a single called “Ring Pop.” Even Dua Lipa celebrated her Grammy win with a lavish party where Ring Pops were on the menu!

Retail: Available at Amazon
MSRP: Starting at $1.00

rummikub game

Rummikub

This iconic family game, which is celebrating 70 years of being a worldwide classic board game perfect for your next game night, was recently featured in a skit on Saturday Night Live! Easy to learn and fun to play, celebrities such as Hilary Duff and Tayisha Adams are always ready for a Rummikub challenge.

Retail: Available at Target
MSRP: $17.99

tiny arcades

Tiny Arcades

If you’re a ’90s kid, you remember spending all of your allowance money at the arcade playing games like Pac-Man, Burger Time, and Space Invaders. Now, you can have them all in the palm of your hand with a Tiny Arcade. Small enough to fit in your pocket, these portable games measure less than 3 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 inches so you can play anytime and anywhere!

Retail: Available at Amazon
MSRP: Starting at $19.99

baby bottle pops

Baby Bottle Pops

If you’ve been on Tik Tok lately, you must have seen the latest gas station drink trend. Here’s a hint “You can lick it, shake it, and dunk it.” That’s right, Baby Bottle Pops — the same combination of sweet and sour you know and love — are back and the secret ingredient to the new gas station drink. Because kids are idiots

Retail: Available at Amazon
MSRP: Starting at $1.00

lava lamp photo by gail worley

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