Gloria Brame, Ph.D.

Tampax on the Brain: vintage ad

Filed By Gloria Brame, Ph.D. | July 20, 2010 4:30 PM | comments

Filed in: The Movement
Tags: female stereotypes, vintage ads, women in advertising

Click to read the text, but this Tampax ad's visuals clue you in to the message: if you use Tampax, you can devote the rest of your mental energies to floating in a pool and dressing up like a bride. Ah, yes, Tampax: the next best thing to smoking opium.

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I'm assuming that's not the effect tampons have on women...

I always love these glimpses of the past, Gloria! Thanks for posting these!