If you want to know what was popular in any given year, all you have to do is look at what was trending back then. Trends help to show us what's cool and what people are drawn to doing or buying. Nobody can really say for sure why some things become more popular than others. But have you ever looked at a current fad and hoped that it would just disappear? Make sure to check out our video on The Biggest Trends of 2017 That NEED To Go Away.
If you have a younger sister, chances are she's obsessed with making her own slime. And she's not the only one. DIY slime is so trendy that "How to make slime?" was the top "How To" search on Google in the US this year. Whether you're looking to make something basic or you want to get a little creative, there's a slime recipe out there for you. But you'll have to keep watching to hear how much YouTuber Karina Garcia makes a month from her slime tutorial channel.
Have you noticed that everyone seems to be obsessed with unicorns this year? Unicorns are so trendy that Starbucks even launched a Unicorn Frappuccino that was only available for a couple of days. Some unicorn lovers are even dying their hair pastel colors like the characters of "My Little Pony." But we'll just have to wait and see if this trend will make it past 2017.
From dabbing to fidget spinners to Christmas tree brows, there are a lot of trends that we hope will just fade into the past. Make sure to keep watching until the end to see why Tim Gurner may have had a point when he said that we can't afford homes because we buy avocado toast instead.