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Wednesday, April 25, 2007I wrote last week about finally seeing the Suave commercial with the nursing mom.
I'm still seeing comments pop up about people being mad that it says negative things about nursing. So...I went and watched it yet again.
Let me preface this part by saying that much of the criticism is that it's pregnancy and the progression of age that make your breasts flat, not nursing. So, guess what the commercial ACTUALLY says?
The exact line in the commercial is:
"62% of Moms say that having a baby has left their hair and their breasts flat."
"New Suave Volumizing for up to 170% more fullness."
Hmm...see that? Not that breastfeeding makes them flat or nursing makes them flat...having a baby makes them flat.
Can't argue with that.
ETA: My mom just instant messaged me after reading this post. She wants to know if Suave makes the hair or the breasts 170% fuller. She said if it's the breasts, she's buying stock in the company. ;)
So now we're left with the fact that YAY, a commercial has a breastfeeding mom.
I think I shall write a letter to Suave on this one to say thank you. I'd encourage you to do the same.