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19 Insane Things That Were Actually Acceptable In The '60s

Because if ironing your hair with an actual iron hasn't killed you yet, nothing can.

If you're reading this and your birthday is pre-1970, you've already won...

1. Hair care was very different.

2. Car seat technology was kind of a joke.

3. Everyone had very interesting ideas about orange juice.

4. Smoking on planes was a fun thing to do.

5. Ice cream was the true breakfast of champions.

6. This seemed like a reasonable thing to touch your face with.

7. Advertisements offered helpful tips on how to suffocate your baby.

8. Salad came in fun shapes.

9. Gunpowder toys were fun for the whole family!

10. But not quite as much fun as playing with hot metal and molten plastic.

11. Lead was literally everywhere, all the time.

12. This hairstyle alone could drive you to drink.

13. Everyone agreed that helmets were silly and unnecessary.

14. Asbestos! So pretty!

15. Exercise meant standing still while a machine jiggled your butt for you.

16. Drinking and driving? NBD!

17. The draft.

18. Skateboards were significantly less tricked out.

19. Hitting people was generally chill.