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Shick Quattro Trimstyle Comercial / Discracful to women

3 Indianapolis, IN, United States Review updated:

I just recently watched the new commercial for Schick Quattro "Trim Style" for women. It features a razor and a bikini trimmer, but the compares a women shaving her most intimate areas to "Trimming a bush." The commercial show various bushes that are over grown being magically trimmed away into shapes that are associated with what women shave. This is just wrong. I need help I have tried to call everyone to get something done about this, but I just get, "Oh I'm sorry you feel that way." Come on women speak out we don't call it our "bush." Let your voice be heard. It is obvious that a man created this commercial.

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  • Ch
      17th of Mar, 2009
    -2 Votes

    I just saw this ad and I have to say my first thought was "oh no they didn't!". I however find it funny and I don't think I was done with any harm in mind.

  • Bm
      17th of Mar, 2009
    -3 Votes

    lol ur a funny poster here lol but honestly i gotz 2 say big whoop i mean ok egregious nah i mean i see no merit to a egregious/offensive typeo f commercial however i am HOOOKKED! ON THE SULTRY SEXY BEAT MUSICA
    I WANT TO KNOW WHO IS THE PERFORMER/SINGER TO THE BEGINNING OF THE new women shick quattro
    trim-style t.v. commercial i just love it. i am hook on it. i guess being a nyc recording artist since a teen i just am used of IMMEDIATELY being hook on certain songs! lol

    but in summary nah. i see nothing egregious quite hilarious when you are thinking about this adios...
    BMW300ZXRedhead@aol.com
    EMAIL ME, if :
    p.s. IF ANYONE KNOW THE SONG AT THE Commence of this cute commercial let this artist know i love it and god speed to you all out there, night..

  • 12
      19th of Mar, 2009
    0 Votes

    Um, actually, a lot of modern, intelligent, open minded, woman DO call it their bush! And a lot of woman find this commercial to be funny. I loved it. I think you are wasting time that you could devote to serious issues that matter.

  • Cu
      6th of Aug, 2018
    0 Votes

    @123 If that is how women feel about being used then no one should complain about Harvey Weinstein or any of the other explosive men. This ad is so crude and shows what our culture is really like. So if you women get accosted you asked for it.

  • St
      19th of Mar, 2009
    -4 Votes

    I STRONGLY DISAGREE with "pinkey8691" there is nothing wrong with calling a that part a """BUSH"" in fact after I saw the commercial that is what I told my husband I wanted so I could shave MY BUSH .

    I'm sure you had no problem with the condom commercial with portraying men as "PIGS" until they buy a condom, I bet you think that was produced by a women.

    It's the 21st. century, Victoria Secret commercials show women walking around in bras, did you know back in the day commercials for bras had the women fully clothed, get over the commercial it's an advertisement trying to sell a product and guess what they got me, I want to buy one.

    So before you go off speaking for all women.."Shick Quattro Trimstyle Commercial Complaints - Disgraceful to women" it's just disgraceful to yourself (p.s. I spelt disgraceful right for you) Heck most of the comments here and talking about the song and joking about the BUSH get a funny bone laugh once in awhile.

    -Blissfully happy to call my pubic are a BUSH!!!

  • Th
      20th of Mar, 2009
    -2 Votes

    I totally agree with Pinky. The term “bush” is patently derogatory to women. I also hate the terms vulva and labia. These are the linguistic remnants of a patriarchal society. What are we, still living in the 50’s?

    I call everything in that region “my box”. Everyone should adopt that, it’s so much more respectful towards women.

    Thanks,
    They call me Flurry

  • Mr
      24th of Mar, 2009
    -1 Votes

    would you have been less offended if the ad wizards had the women carrying rectangle and triangle shaped boxes around?

  • Cu
      6th of Aug, 2018
    0 Votes

    @Mr D. I wouldn't put on an ad about shaving that part in the first place.

  • Ff
      26th of Mar, 2009
    0 Votes

    I love this commercial! It makes women who still have hair down there feel sexy! Every girl I know feels like they have to shave it all to be hot but this shows that you can still have a bit of "bush" and be sexy.

    For those who think that it is not appropriate for all audiences should take the fact that a child that is pre-pubescent is not going to have a clue what this commercial is alluding to in to consideration.

    I am a 19 year old woman and I feel that this ad is completely fine and it seems to me that those who would disagree are feminists or just plain old sensitive.

  • Gr
      26th of Mar, 2009
    -1 Votes

    Whats more "discracful" to women is the fact that you can't even spell "disgraceful". And just my opinion, words are WORDS. Nothing more than a sound created by our human voicebox. If you call it your box, vagina or whatever you are still referring to the same area and it all means the same thing. You people are so ignorant and ridiculous it saddens me. Do you realize our neighbors and family members are dying for an unjustified war across the globe? You actually have the audacity to complain about a razor commercial. Please grow up! And by the way I am in the United States Navy serving as a Cryptologic Technician (Collection)(CTR) So don't even try to write me off as a hippy because of the thing I said about the war I'm just trying to make a point.

  • Re
      27th of Mar, 2009
    -1 Votes

    Really? Your THAT offended??? Wow...just wow...Personally, I thought the commercial was hysterical and DEAD ON. I don't know anyone my age (early 30's) who doesn't call that area something crass. AND we all keep it neat down there, I found the "bush" innuendo not only funny but extremely accurate.
    Lighten up, and shave your bush!

  • Ta
      30th of Mar, 2009
    -2 Votes

    It is so pathetic to see so many women who have no idea what a "bush" is actually supposed to be. This is telling women to put cosmetic beauty before women's health. If you guys are still "shaving" your bush to any extent, you need to look up what it is there for! It is to protect you from infection and to keep your vagina safe. Have none of you taken a women's studies class? Are none of you educated? The author is the only one I have respect for. I will fight to get this commercial off the air, because what is this teaching the younger girls, to shave their "bush", while having not a care in the world about the possible infections she may be giving herself.

    If your men want you to shave your "bush" and can't understand even after you tell them it is for your own health, then eff him! Honestly, this is your health you are talking about! Don't believe me, why don't you take a stroll down to your gynecologist and ask her...

  • Jo
      1st of Apr, 2009
    +1 Votes

    I find it is an offensive commercial. And ladies, please don't correct the spelling of others until you can spell perfectly yourself. (I edit for a living, and I could pick apart any one of these posts.)

    I don't have to explain why I am offended. If a black person says they are offended unless I use the term "Afro-American" that's all I need to hear to change my wording. I don't challenge her feelings; I respect them. If a woman doesn't want to be called "babe, " then I can't tell her she is WRONG to be offended, just that it doesn't bother me.

    Please show some respect for others and for yourselves. There's no right and wrong where feelings are concerned.

    Oh, and little one--you use "feminist" as a pejorative term now, but in twenty years you'll be raising your flag right along with the rest of us.

  • My
      19th of Apr, 2009
    +1 Votes

    First I would like to say I am razor obsessed. I am always trying new razors to get the closest shave possible on my legs. But I find this commercial offensive. I do not necessarily take offense at the word "bush". I take offense that it is presumed it should be trimmed. By the way I am a totally bare girl and have been for over 10 years.

    In response to the comment that pubic hair prevents infection I could find no information to support this comment. My OB/GYN has never told me to cease and desist shaving. I like every other female goes for yearly check ups. I have not had any feminine infections in the 10 years I have been grooming.

    I think shaving pubic hair is a personal preference. The trimmer on the other end of the razor is self explanatory. Basically something are better left to the imagination.

  • Au
      20th of Apr, 2009
    0 Votes

    i read through all of these posts and to be honest, i just want to know who the music was by on the commercial...you all are too bored if you are seriously sitting on your computer ranting about how someone else refers to the area below the belt...the term "bush" is only offensive if you let it be...(and it goes for men too...we all need grooming people!!) get a life and will someone please tell me the name/artist of the song!!!

  • Me
      6th of May, 2009
    -1 Votes

    I think it they came right out with a commercial saying "this razor is to shave your privates" people would just just as offended and uncomfortable. To me, they were just alluding to it without having to come right out and say it. Children won't understand the reference and thus the target audience will get the idea. For the people complaining, how would you advertise a razor for these purposes? Instead of having humor, I'm guessing they will be very uncomfortable to watch.

  • Ge
      25th of May, 2009
    -1 Votes

    OMG!!! I can not believe how big a deal sooooo many women are making over something soooooo silly. I think Melrose said it!!! The creators of this commercial could have shown or said something explaining exactly what this razor is for, and it would be much more offensive. I think the commercial is to the point and very well written without being boring or offensive. I know many women who DO refer to the hair down there as a "bush" including myself. As far as to shave, or not to shave, I think that it is a womens personal decision, and its neither wrong, right, good or bad. I personally choose to shave, but I wouldnt tell someone to do it, or that its bad not to. Now as far as the shapes, basically they are saying no matter how you trim it, this razor will do the job!
    This is my point; for those of us who are not offended or do shave the "bush" and get the commercial, enjoy and for those of us who do not just ignore it, but the anger and hostility over this commercial is just down-right SILLY!!!

    PS, The commercial is not implying to anyone yung or old, that they need to go bald, just neat. If you you are worried about infection just go with the "landing strip"

  • Tr
      28th of May, 2009
    -1 Votes

    My wife (and I) loved this commercial--after we got over our initial disbelief. (We accidentally caught it on TiVo and I had to call her in. We watched it several times...shaking our heads.) She has been totally bare for most of our (25-year) marriage, and of her several (female) OB/GYNs only one ever mentioned it. That one, of course, recommended against shaving, and told her pubic hair was there for a reason, and gave the whole spiel one of the other ladies on here shared.

    Hooey.

    My wife is no more prone to infection in that area than any of her more hirsute sisters. Annual checkups, the rare UTI (maybe 6 throughout our time together)--for which she usually takes cranberry juice--and she's consistently pink and perfect.

    I understand that many women don't like the implication that women "must" groom to be acceptable, and that this is a male-created and propogated message to women, but selling anti-grooming as a health hazard just isn't supported by any data anywhere.

    And my wife has always assured me (I do her "grooming") that she has me do it because she just feels fresher and more feminine without her bush. (Yes, she still calls it that, though I can't recall the last time I actually saw her area sporting anything resembling something that could honestly be called "bushy".) Like most women's intimate (and outward) preparations, it's how it makes her feel about herself, and not about her man's feelings about her.

    So. Did the commercial do its job? Yes it did. It will sell the product to people who want or need it, and it will create buzz (through controversy) to raise potential buyers' awareness of the product--enough so that I even remembered the product name and was curious enough to go searching the net about it. Excellent commercial; well done, with a slick and amazingly subtle marketing hook.

  • Ha
      1st of Aug, 2009
    -1 Votes

    Actually, I think this is all funny.
    First of all, texter that said something about someone else correcting spelling, look at the comment just before you post. It says "please check text spelling before submitting a comment."

    Second, the commercial is not telling you that you are required to shave "your bush", it is merely saying, that if you do, their product works for that.

    Third, you are going to do everything you can to have the commercial pulled off the air; You need a life. You talk about the need for the pubic hair. They have feminine hygiene products. They work. This is not the 1800's.

  • Mr
      17th of Aug, 2009
    -2 Votes

    Hiya pinkey, it is what is honey, what do you want them to say in the commercia? "pubic hair", i bet you'd have problem with that too...so just STFU ku-nt.

  • No
      23rd of Aug, 2009
    +2 Votes

    It's an extremely tacky commercial. Schick won't be getting my $$$

  • Jo
      26th of Nov, 2009
    +1 Votes

    i think its funny someone would get offended, over something completely regular in the modern world.
    this post is just as important as an old woman not liking rap music. if you dont like what you see or hear, dont purchase it. its as simple as that, and your only making a fool out of yourself with how horribly you spell.
    and just to help out schick on this one. In general guys don't want some girl with sasqutch snatch its gross, who cares if its healthy its gross if you have something to say to me which im sure someone will

    john-ny@mail.com

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