Nine Glamorous Kotex Ads From The 1950s

Ladies, let’s return to the halcyon days of napkins and belts and clasps. Illustrated by Jon Whitcomb.

1.

“It’s wonderful”
The ads all featured the heads of two lovely ladies, sometimes floating. The starry, snowflakey background was also a common element, seemingly to emphasis “softness.”

2.

ROASTING HOT DOGS
“No meat injections for us tonight, right Betty?”

3.

Give me an “M” an “E” an “N” an “S” a “T” an “R” a “U”…

4.

What are these two looking at, and saying “just perfect?” I have a guess.

5.

“Are you rubbing?” “No. Are you chaffing?” “No.”

6.

“We love archery without our beaus.”

7.

Whitcomb definitely had a thing for blue eyes.

9.

Tell that horny boyfriend of yours what it says in Leviticus: “Do not have sexual relations with a woman during her period of menstrual impurity…”

Via Flickr: vintage_advertising

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