The year was 1999, and lava lamps were more popular than ever. Cool kids everywhere were begging their parents to purchase the psychedelic light fixtures and would sit enamored with the slow gel-like movement of their glowing inner contents. Kids would compare their lamps with other kids', and arcades like Dave & Busters couldn't keep lamp prizes on the shelves as hundreds of lucky gamers flocked to redeem their tickets.
Fast forward 20 years, and the lava lamp fad is making a comeback. But this time, it's not on nightstands — it's on nails. #LavaLampNails is trending on Instagram, and it's giving us all feelings of nostalgia. Ahead, check out some of our favorite takes.