There is nothing that brightens our day quite like a Jacqueline Laurita throwback pic — The Real Housewives of New Jersey alum is always game to give us a stylish blast from the past filled with surprising hair hues. And now, as she celebrates her milestone 50th birthday, her daughter Ashlee Holmes Malleo is unearthing adorable '90s-era images featuring a few unforgettable high-volume hair looks.
Jacqueline may be "battling grey hair woes" as of late, but back in the day her hairstyles involved abundant chestnut curls and sizable bangs (paired with acid-washed denim and moto jackets, of course). On April 26, Ashlee shared a heartwarming shot from her childhood where her rocker mom posed alongside the pint-sized daughter in full early '90s glory. "Mom," Ashlee wrote in her caption, "This is one of my favorite photos of us. It’s proof that you’ve always been cooler than me lol."
Ashlee even added a few old-school airbrushed pics from her youth on her Instagram Stories to ring in her mom's 50th. In one glamour shot, Ashlee and Jacqueline sported matching denim overalls with black tops (it's so '90s, we can't handle it). Jacqueline's voluminous curls are blown out with just the right amount of tease at her roots. In another image, Jacqueline is looking every bit the fly girl with long, layered auburn hair and perfectly side-swept bangs which she wore with a ubiquitous brown '90s lipstick.
"You’ve always been the coolest mom," Ashlee continued. "I cannot believe you’re 50. (I bet you can’t either.) And this year I’ll be 30. (As you know.) BIG year for us lol Where the f*ck did the time go?! — Whatever."
Happy birthday to our '90s hair queen.
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