For whatever reason, advertisers seem to have decided that all commercials have to take place in an alternate reality. Take infomercials, for example. Every single infomercial takes place in a universe where simple tasks have somehow become impossible. As for other commercials, they're all marked by women doing very specific things which approximately zero women actually do in real life.
1. Have blue periods.
Obviously. I had to start with this one.
I’m just gonna say it. There is nothing normal or helpful about pouring blue liquid on a menstrual pad.
And if your period blood is blue and semitransparent…
You need to see a doctor.
2. Play tennis while on their periods.
While wearing white, of course.
And always with a smile.
3. Smile while washing their face.
I actually three complaints about facewash commercials.
The first is exactly what’s going on in the GIF above. Why is Hayden Panettiere smiling so much as she scrubs her face?
Also, why is there no soap on her forehead? Hayden, girl, your forehead needs to be cleansed, too!
But this joyful face scrubbing is nothing compared to this next one…