Posts tagged "summers eve"

‘Who The Hell Still Uses Douche?': A Frisky Investigation

Every time I pass by any so-called “feminine hygiene” section, in addition to tampons and pads and Vagisil and whatever, I notice that they still sell douche. Like, several different kinds of it, lined up on the bottom row. And every time, I think to myself, Seriously. Who the fuck is still buying douche? And

By: Robyn Pennacchia / February 3, 2015

Summer’s Eve Very Strange Vagina Quiz

A new Summer’s Eve campaign called “ID the V” tests your knowledge of your own vagina. According to the quiz nearly 70 percent of women are unable to identify the five major parts of their own genitals. Wow, that seems like a really high, really depressing percentage. Anyhow, the idea of promoting knowledge about the…

By: Ami Angelowicz / October 2, 2012

Today’s Lady News: Summer’s Eve Pulls Their Racist Douche Ads Offline

Summer’s Eve pulled two of their racist douche commercials offline after an outpouring of complaints over their depictions of black and Latina women. Summer’s Eve’s PR defended their ads — like the sassy black vagina spoke with an “urban” accent and talked about how much money she spends on her hair — as “empowering”

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 27, 2011

Stephen Colbert Sends Up Summer’s Eve Douche Douchiness (NSFW)

Stephen Colbert is always on the lookout for injustice against menfolk. And where do men suffer the most than in the field of genital cleaning products? Women have long enjoyed empowering cleaning agents marketed to their dirty vaginas. But the poor, dirty penis? Shamefully ignored. What nerve!

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By: Jessica Wakeman / July 26, 2011

Today’s Lady News: Ad Agency “Surprised” Women Don’t Like Those Summer’s Eve Douche Commercials

The ad agency that made Summer’s Eve’s offensive new “Hail To The V” douche commercials — starring a black vagina who talks about her hair and says “you best be headed to the store,” as well as a Latina vagina who says “Aye yi yi!” — is surprised you think those ads are racist.

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 21, 2011

Douching Is All About “Empowerment,” Says Summer’s Eve PR

Yesterday, thanks to Summer’s Eve douching products, I learned that my vagina is “the most powerful thing on Earth and that samauri warriors and medieval jousting was all about fighting over a good, clean vagina. It turns out there are more douche-y douche commercials where that came from.

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 19, 2011

Your Vagina: The Most Powerful Thing On Earth (Which Is Why You Should Douche It)

A reader tells us this Summer’s Eve douche commercial played before a screening of “Harry Potter” this weekend. And I never before knew that samauri warriors and medieval jousting was all about fighting over a good, clean vagina. What did the fair maidens of yore do to get that Lysol-fresh feeling? (Thanks to…

By: Jessica Wakeman / July 18, 2011

Want A Raise? Better Douche First!

Summer’s Eve, the brand of vaginal douche that apparently still exists, has a very, um, compelling advertisement in the latest issue of Women’s Day. Made to look like a piece of editorial content, the advertisement offers advice to women who are preparing to ask for a raise at work. But before you go marching into…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 27, 2010

Walmart Sprays Summer’s Eve

If you thought douching with Lysol was hard on your ladyparts, take a gander at what Walmart suggest you use: a pressure cleaner. Talk about rode hard and put away wet! On their Canadian website, the chain retailer (accidentally?) added the wrong product picture to their “Summer’s Eve Feminine Spray Ultra-Extra Strength.” While our girl…

By: Simcha / October 13, 2008