Where Women Look Best

This Clairol ad claimed that "The average American woman looks her best in the bathroom." Which suggests the ad-men must have spent a lot of time spying on women in bathrooms to find this out.

(via Kitchen Retro)
     Posted By: Alex - Thu Feb 09, 2012
     Category: Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues | Advertising

Doesn't matter what mirror I use, it's always the same old face looking back. :roll:
Posted by Patty in Ohio, USA on 02/09/12 at 12:20 PM
People ask me why I always wear sunglasses. Because when you are as pretty as I am, the light shines on you twenty four hours a day!
Posted by KDP on 02/09/12 at 03:12 PM
You guys don't seem to realize that there is a whole science of color.

When I was a student at RPI in upstate NY, every summer they had a color conference. There was a lot of emphasis on how different kinds of lighting affect how we perceive colored objects.

What was happening was that a woman would apply makeup in the bathroom using one kind of light (usually incandescent), and then go to the office where the fluorescent lighting would make her look ghastly.

Clairol's fancy lighted mirrors would let a woman see how her makeup would look at the office, in outside daylight, or in a dimly-lit restaurant, so she could make the right choice of color for the ambient lighting she would be in when she wanted to look her best.

As a guy, I am grateful that I don't have to deal with that myself, but I certainly appreciate it when a woman looks her best.
Posted by Joshua Zev Levin, Ph.D. on 02/09/12 at 11:32 PM
You going on about those kelvin things, Doc? I heard that there were these little chunks of stuff in light called kelvins and that made all the difference.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 02/10/12 at 09:25 AM
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