HelloFlo ad: I'll take a period starter kit, please.

This Hilarious Ad Will Make You Want to Have Your Period

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June 18 2014 4:38 PM

This Hilarious Ad Will Make You Want to Have Your Period

HelloFlo

I hate to jinx it, but we may be living in a golden age of menstrual product advertising. The latest example is this video via Jezebel, which is an ad for HelloFlo, a company that sends customers all of their period needs in the mail each month, and also offers care packages. To pitch its $29.95 “period starter kit” for the newly (or about to be) menstrual, HelloFlo crafted an ad that both mocks period parties and kind of makes you want to have one, or at least have your period. Which is no small feat.  

Torie Bosch is the editor of Future Tense, a project of Slate, the New America Foundation, and Arizona State that looks at the implications of new technologies. 

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