It’s amazing the lack of foresight that some marketers show when considering how best to promote their clients product. Every one of these advertisements is real.
1. Racist Soap
No comment required.
2. Princess Bleach
Drink this bleach and be transported to a wonderful butterfly meadow A.K.A. THE EMERGENCY WARD YOU SILLY GIRL.
3. Terror Soap
Victorian England was a funny old place, this picture of an abused child was supposed to make you purchase soap, look at the terror on the poor child’s face.
OH THE HUMANITY!
4. Fresh Step Cat Litter
This cat has just been kicked in the knackers.
5. Evil Eye Soap Balls
I’m sure Shlomo’s balls are the key to cleanliness.
Well Shlomo certainly looks happy. What are you so happy about Shlomo?
Please Shlomo, please, no, No, NO!!! ARGGGGGG!!!
This face is the last thing 28% of people see before they die.
6. USA Detergent
Not only does is make your clothes huggable soft, it turns you into a four armed child thief. RUN FOR THE HILLS LITTLE ONE!
7. USA “Clone” Detergent
If you use this detergent not only will it create an oversized doppelganger of your child, it will also attempt to steal their cloths; to hide its filthy, shameful body.
8. Instore Detergent Promotion
Thank you, oh mother, for the gift of life. Now get scrubbing out these skidders.
9. Fairy Soap
Do you have a little ‘Fairy’ in your home? They are renowned for their excellent personal grooming. Furthermore, this advert features an ancestor of Lassie, notice the dogs disapproving stare.
10. Eye Cleaner
My eyes are dirty, I must remove them.
11. Ivory Soap
This woman owes her wonderful slime to generous applications of creamy white liquid.
12. Tide Washing Powder
The bottle is coloured red to show the tasty pork products contained within.
Special Bonus! – 4 Inappropriately named detergents
I’m sure all four leave your clothes whiter than white.