A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

GEL

Wed, 13 Apr '22
Mousse alternative
Tue, 8 Mar '22
Toothpaste type
Tue, 4 Jan '22
Aloe vera product
Sun, 19 Dec '21
Set
Sat, 30 Oct '21
It's hair-raising
Sun, 9 May '21
Toothpaste option
Sun, 11 Apr '21
Come together
Wed, 24 Feb '21
Material for nail extensions
Mon, 1 Feb '21
Hair tamer