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17 Ridiculously Sexist Vintage Ads. I guess in the 1950s the best way to advertise to women was through misogyny!
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The vintage beauty world wasn’t satisfied with just one face-and-hair hood; there had to be two. This ad comes complete with a terrifying facial expression, yet the hood only costs a mere $1.19
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May 21, 2015 · 18 Ridiculous Vintage Beauty Ads Thursday, May 21, 2015 by Ashley Reese Anyone who has watched an episode of Mad Men (R.I.P.) knows that the advertising industry of yesteryear–and today–painstakingly chose tag lines, slogans, and art for every ad we’ve ever laid eyes on.
Here’s proof that the beauty industry has been messed up for decades.
One vintage ad warns women, “Don’t let them call you SKINNY!” while another promises that smoking cigarettes will keep one slender. If the task of morphing their bodies into the current desirable shape isn’t enough of a burden, women are also reminded that they stink.