The Highly Questionable History Of Douche Ads
Rachel White / June 23, 2011
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At first glance, spraying Lysol into your vagina seems misguided at best. But researcher Amy Sarch explains: “Lysol Douche was the most prevalent form of birth control back in the '20s and '30s. This was a time when birth control was illegal, so the purpose had to be hidden behind euphemism.” A mother whose children are happy at home is a mother who is not having any more kids, apparently!