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The Carpet Matches The Drapes

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Today's Piece O' Shit Product O' The Day award goes to Fun Betty. Not only does dying one's pubes seem distinctly un-fun and potentially dangerous (I don’t care how toxin-free they claim this crap is), but now we’re all supposed to refer to our cooters/pussies/hairy pink tacos as a Betty? Unilaterally deciding that "Betty" is commonly used slang for vagina doesn’t make it so.

The manufacturers of this product can spew all the girl power rhetoric they want, but "the dye for the hair down there" is nothing more than another salvo in a long campaign by corporate America to convince women that yet one more part of their anatomy is inherently repugnant.

The only fun thing about Fun Betty is the unintentionally amusing ad copy:
"The first safe color for the hair down there. Funbetty is a hot pink party in a box! Funbetty color for the hair down there. Go girl, it's your birthday! Or your anniversary or your wedding or his birthday! It's the perfect gift.

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Follow the easy directions for safe color. Natural-looking. No mess. No drip. Use it every time you want candy! Fun is where you find it! Get your betty ready!"

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