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15 products for men that seriously need to cop on

We do not need this outrageous packaging.

EXTREME! MAXIMUM STRENGTH! Macho! All these words and more have been littered over men’s products for years.

Surely we can do better than this:

1. Warning! Chunky man cereal inside!

muesli Source: Twitter

2. We don’t need to be told that the umbrella has “premium rain coverage”

3. This “man tin” need not exist

4. You must wonder what “engineering” took place above and beyond normal lip balm

5. “Maximum strength” air freshener

driven Source: Twitter

6. It’s difficult to purchase wipes without this manly name

7. Manflu “lozzers”

lozzers Source: Twitter

8. We couldn’t clean our clothes without this stuff

9. Or eat a donut

10. Shaving is tough too

11. Our snot is also HUGE, manly snot

12. The significant difference between a male and female pen and pencil set has yet to be established

13. Never leave the house without this stuff on

14. Or have a sandwich without this

15. And finally… what self respecting man would ever clean the jacks without Dettol extreme high performance for men germ killer?


We all demand better.

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David Elkin

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