A Hilarious Vintage Ad Tells Ladies To Douche So Their Husbands Won’t Hate Them

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Remembering to put on one deodorant a day is stressful enough, but if you were a “sensitive young wife” living in 1950, you had stay on top of a whole other kind of deodorant — douche — so your husband wouldn’t hate you. At least, that’s what this vintage ad for Zonite, a douche brand and Lysol competitor, scared women into thinking back in the day. (Side note: today I learned Lysol used to make douche.) Heaven forbid you commit the womanly crime that’s even more offensive than body odor or bad breath: Admitting you have a vagina.


[h/t Weird Vintage]