Yeah, yeah, while that's all well and good, Ms. Helen Reddy, we have some sobering news for you. Despite your empowering 1972 anthem, Gloria Steinem's women's lib-ing, and Oprah's glass ceiling-shattering, there's still one place where we female types remain abject second-class citizens: the drugstore.
We're not talking Viagra and Propecia and the fact that there are nary any feminine counterparts to those medications. Nah, today we're talking plain old beauty products -- everyday items that women cough up way more for than our bigger, smellier, hairier, Y-chromosomed counterparts.
For example, Dove's Men + Care Clean Comfort Deodorant/Antiperspirant and Dove's Go Sleeveless Beauty Finish Deodorant contain the exact same ingredients yet at my local drugstore, the men's version costs $4.99 for a 3-oz size while the women's is a dollar more and is only 2.6-oz. AndRead More »from Why Do Women Pay More for the Same Drugstore Products?