Well, do you? (Yes, guys, I'm asking you too.)
With all the equality Western women have achieved, we face more insidious forms of oppression that keeps our minds on trivial issues and off of big ones, while draining our energies and our wallets as we strive to attain often unattainable ideals. I know...because I spend way more time and money than I should on all of this ridiculous shit.
But, at least, I am aware that advertisers are playing on my insecurities. I have stopped myself and said "Holy shit. Are you seriously having an internal debate over whether or not to have a Brazilian wax?"
Truly, there are women out there right now that are seriously contemplating whether to go with a heart or lightning bolt. And, this is why we remain fucked no matter how much formal equality we might achieve.
Image retrieved from Feministing
Update: Kind thanks to the folks at SDA for helping me with my spelling...Now, all we need is an enlightening bolt.