Never forget that Virginia Slims cigarettes- a toxic, highly addictive, cancer-causing product- a product that literally kills people- adopted feminist and women’s-lib rhetoric to peddle their wares… to great success.

Never forget that Virginia Slims cigarettes used feminist language to tap into a new demographic in order to maximize profit and get more people hooked on their dangerous product.

All under the guise of “liberation” “freedom” and “self-expression” for women. 

Sound familiar? Yeah, sounds a lot like the same language makeup companies are using now. 

Corporations don’t care about women’s rights. They don’t care about feminism or “empowerment”. They only care about profits. If they can find a way to sell something to you, they will.