Posts tagged "tampax"

This Is What Tampon Commercials Look Like In Russia

In Russia, you don’t have period, period has YOU! In all seriousness, this Russian Tampax commercial (very graphic, by the way, so if you’re squeamish, skip), shows the imagined terror of mixing periods and open water swimming. Any truth to the notion that periods attract sharks? According to┬áVancouver Aquarium spokesperson Ann Dreoloni, “Honestly, I think…

By: Julie Gerstein / June 20, 2013

French Tampon Campaign Featuring “Max Le Tampax” Is Wrong In So Many Ways

Nevermind how I found myself at the French website for Tampax. What’s more crazy is what I found there: a marketing campaign recruiting Tampax tampon users to vie for a spot as president of the “Max Le Tampax” Fan Club. Why anyone in their right mind would want to be the president of a clu…

By: Leonora Epstein / May 17, 2010

Serena Williams Takes On Mother Nature!

I may be the only woman in America who guffaws out loud at those Tampax commercials with Mother Nature. You know, the one where the lady who sounds so much like my WASPy mom shows up with your “monthly gift” right before you’re about to have sex? Affection aside, it’s highly entertaining to watch…

By: Jessica Wakeman / September 25, 2009

Do The Tampax Dance!

Okay, so this is never the way I feel when I have my period, regardless of what menstrual product I’m using. But I gotta give Tampax credit for this super cute commercial.

By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / July 23, 2009

Zack Johnson Has a Vagina! And Gets His Period!

I remember when I got my period for the first time. I had just gotten back from the worst day at school ever—I was in a crap mood and had what I thought was a wicked stomach ache. My mom dragged me to my grandparent’s house for dinner and that’s when I discovered what wa…

By: Ami Angelowicz / June 19, 2009

My Period Is Not A Natural Disaster, Thank You Very Much

Yesterday, as I was flipping through People, I came across an advertisement that scared me to death. What was it marketing? Feminine hygiene products, of course. Because, I mean, what could be scarier than a period?! The Always Infinity ad features a dangerous tornado-like whirlpool swirling ominously into a gigantic maxi pad. A pad that,…

By: The Frisky / June 8, 2009