Shaming Women with their Menstrual Odor

Leslie Carol Botha: Shaming women into purchasing useless products because of their menstrual odor is cruel and just downright unethical. Hopefully, the women in Malaysia don’t fall into this consumer trap.

Libresse The Battle Between Green Tea and Odor

Society for Menstrual Cycle Research
re: Cycling
Weekend Links
July 7, 2012

Libresse has a new ad for green-tea scented panty liners in Malaysia. Smell the confidence, ladies! It smells like green tea. That strange creature at the very end who gets smashed by packages of Libresse is meant to represent a durian, according to Copyranter — a local fruit that smells like “pig-shit, turpentine and onions, garnished with a gym sock.”

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Author: Leslie Carol Botha

Author, publisher, radio talk show host and internationally recognized expert on women's hormone cycles. Social/political activist on Gardasil the HPV vaccine for adolescent girls. Co-author of "Understanding Your Mood, Mind and Hormone Cycle." Honorary advisory board member for the Foundation for the Study of Cycles and member of the Society for Menstrual Cycle Research.