Man Kleenex?! Hilariously Ridiculous “Him” and “Her” Items That Need To Give It Up Already.

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Marketing must be a difficult job. You have to make sure that your products appeal to the largest number of people possible. But this is the worst way to do it.

As a 120lb young man, I've never fit into the stereotype of burly musclemen who play sports 24/7. So all of the "MEN FOR MEN'S STUFF! FLEX!" marketing has gone over my head most of the time. If I want my hair to smell like lilies, I'm going to buy shampoo that smells like lilies. 

So here are some hilariously mis-marketed products that accomplish nothing but reaffirm outdated gender stereotypes.

Oh I get it! It's because women are supposed to hate their bodies and men are supposed to be proud! Clever.

Good on you manufacturers for combating masculine insecurity.

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What's that? Your favourite colour is green? That's impossible, you're a girl. You have to like pink.

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Aside from how frustrating this is, can we take in for a moment how the 'Her' book mark is like 25% larger than His?

Also, when you're done reading either "DIY Barn Building" or "Knitting for the 21st Century" you can use these bookmarks as bathroom labels.

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This has to be fake. Everybody knows that boys don't like stars. 

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"See?! We're progressive! Girls can engage in violence too! As long as their guns are pink."

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I'm offended that they think these cotton swabs are the 'Men's Ultimate Multi-tool'. Also, why only men's Multi-Tool? Do women have a unique Multi-Tool we don't know about?! 

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I'm just going to ignore the hilariously inappropriate name of this product. Thank goodness there's finally a hammer that girls can use too! Take that hammer industry!

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"Sorry, my son can't eat these." 

"But they're blue!" 

"Yes, but they say Rapunzel on them. I can't have him eating Princess food!"

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Finally! Let me just put my Men's Tea right next to my Men's Cereal and the pounds of Man Bacon I have stockpiled.

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Uhm, Girls don't like superheroes! If they did, we'd have a female superhero by now.

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Terrible marketing technique. Everyone knows that Men don't use tissues. We blow our noses into sandpaper.

Or maybe they're intended for *ahem* another part of the anatomy...

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"Now all my pancakes taste like lilac and lavender thanks to this completely necessary butterfly inlet on my frying pan!"

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"We had to make the girl's outfit a beautician. It just wouldn't be real-world accurate if we made a pink doctor's uniform."

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Oh I wonder what toys are inside these! Maybe a little hammer? A truck? Another outdated sterotype?

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Are you sure this isn't cat food? Everyone knows that all dogs are boys.

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Spot the differences! (Hint: you can't call guys cute.)

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For a second I thought this said 'Woman's Fertility Mix', which was probably the first draft of this product name.

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You know what? Today I want to snack like a woman. Someone hand me that bag of flower petals and raspberries.

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"Ugh Mom! Why did you have to use the girl's Fabric Softener?! I want my clothes to feel like I'm rubbing against limestone!"

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It's a shame I'm not a woman because those are so much cheaper than the others. Oh well. T-Shaped Earplugs it is!

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These products need to be across the aisle from each other, holding picket signs and hurling insults.

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Uhm, why is there even a male option here? Only women do dishes.

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I DON'T CARE, I'M GETTING THE SPARKLY FLASK AND YOU CAN'T STOP ME!

Actually, maybe I'll get both. One for whiskey and one for cosmos.

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FOR MAKING MAN COFFEE!
FOR MEN!
TO PUT IN YOUR GRIZZLY GRIP CUP!

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