Greasy Kid Stuff

Television commercials for Vitalis hair tonic during the 1950s and early 60s included the line, "Are you still using that greasy kid's stuff on your hair?

In 1962, this inspired two young entrepreneurs to come out with a hair product called "Greasy Kid Stuff".

Charlotte Observer - Feb 15, 1963

It enjoyed brief popularity as a fad product, but within a year had disappeared from shelves.

But the phrase 'greasy kid stuff' also inspired both a song that became a Top 40 hit and (in the 1990s) a popular radio show.

More info: Ad Nauseam

     Posted By: Alex - Sat May 28, 2022
     Category: Music | Advertising | 1960s | Hair and Hairstyling


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