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26 Cringe Things All Best Friends Did In The '00s

Applying fake tan to ~hard to reach~ places.

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1. Gave each other beautiful French manicures.

It made you feel as glam as the Sex and the City girls, even when you used Tippex because there was nothing more professional to hand.
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It made you feel as glam as the Sex and the City girls, even when you used Tippex because there was nothing more professional to hand.

2. Borrowed each other's hair straighteners.

One of you got GHDs for Christmas and it changed everything.
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One of you got GHDs for Christmas and it changed everything.

3. Helped each other apply fake tan to those ~hard to reach~ places.

You both ended up with brown, streaky palms.
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You both ended up with brown, streaky palms.

4. Tried on everything in each other's wardrobes before going out.

Your room was a bomb site.
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Your room was a bomb site.

5. Listened to a compilation CD while getting ready.

You sounded exactly like Amy Winehouse when you sang Rehab.
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You sounded exactly like Amy Winehouse when you sang Rehab.

6. Did sexy school uniform fancy dress.

Why was this a thing in the ’00s?????
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Why was this a thing in the ’00s?????

7. And Playboy bunny fancy dress.

Fancy dress was kinda questionable in the '00s.
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Fancy dress was kinda questionable in the '00s.

8. Wore basically the exact same thing on a night out.

Little going out tops with low cut jeans was your thing, and you borrowed each other's clothes all the time.
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Little going out tops with low cut jeans was your thing, and you borrowed each other's clothes all the time.

9. Drunk a cocktail out of one massive glass.

It's best not to think about the backwash.
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It's best not to think about the backwash.

10. Borrowed each other’s massive belts.

You could create a whole new outfit just by wearing your mate's enormous Grecian warrior belt.
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You could create a whole new outfit just by wearing your mate's enormous Grecian warrior belt.

11. Slobbed around on Saturday night together watching Pop Idol in Juicy tracksuits, and Uggs.

You were either Team Gareth or Team Will, and you cried when the winner was announced.
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You were either Team Gareth or Team Will, and you cried when the winner was announced.

12. Played Nintendo Wii together.

It was the closest you guys came to exercise really.
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It was the closest you guys came to exercise really.

13. Taken Pro Plus and stayed up all night writing essays.

You usually broke off for a two hour sympathy phone call to each other in the middle.
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You usually broke off for a two hour sympathy phone call to each other in the middle.

14. Rocked perfect side fringes.

Your fringe game was A+++ in the '00s.
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Your fringe game was A+++ in the '00s.

15. Went to Claire's to get your ears pierced together.

Having two piercings in one lobe felt so cool and rebellious.
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Having two piercings in one lobe felt so cool and rebellious.

16. Added each other to your MySpace top 8.

There would be words if you were left out.
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There would be words if you were left out.

17. Spent way to much time chatting to each other on BBM.

18. Gave each other highlights using hair mascara.

Hair mascara is best consigned to the dustbin of history.
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Hair mascara is best consigned to the dustbin of history.

19. Made each other mix CDs featuring all your favourite '00s tunes.

Absolute bangers the lot of them.
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Absolute bangers the lot of them.

20. Shared a bottle of Glen's vodka on a night out.

One of you would be sick, and the other would hold your hair back.
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One of you would be sick, and the other would hold your hair back.

21. Played a terrible drinking game.

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Seeing how long you could hold Aftershocks in your mouth was the worst.

22. And downed strawpedos.

It was a very boozy decade.
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It was a very boozy decade.

23. Taken selfies of you guys together on your Sony Cybershot.

Eventually your best mate dropped the camera while drunk at a party and it broke.
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Eventually your best mate dropped the camera while drunk at a party and it broke.

24. And stuck the photos on your bedroom wall.

RIP photo walls.
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RIP photo walls.

25. Caused absolute chaos on a girl's holiday in some long-suffering mediterranean town.

You were the Brits abroad you'd usually frown upon.
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You were the Brits abroad you'd usually frown upon.

26. And danced to "Independent Women" while pointing at each other, because this song was all about you guys.

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"All the women, who are independent / Throw your hands up at me!"