Transsexual Shaving Cream: BEFORE

Oh, the horror! Oh, the shock! Oh, the humiliation!


Hoping to enhance my status as a manly man, I recently purchased a travel-sized can of Gillette shaving gel. Being a discriminating consumer, I was drawn to the product by its burly packaging and subtle-yet-masculine scent.


So you can imagine the dismay and distress I experienced when, after a few weeks of use, the label on the can began to peel. After the label fell off completely, the true nature of my manly can of shaving cream was revealed.


Oh, the shame! Oh, the sexual confusion! My sense of identity is in tatters.


UPDATE, 02 AUGUST: Thanks to the clever sleuths at Gelf Magazine, the transsexual shaving cream mystery has been officially explained. However, Gillette has yet to offer a formal apology or a generous settlement.


As Telstar Logistics lawyers evaluate our legal options, I'm pleased to report that I am again feeling manly. Also, my legs are more silky smooth than ever before.

  • Jobalt 10y

    Gee, I always test my shaving creme on cats....
  • tommyg 10y

    I call bullshit on this one.
  • paganini 10y

    C'mon you big sissy! Don't lie to us like that. :)

    I've used the Gillette Shaving Gel countless times, but not for its burly packaging or subtly masculine scent. I, manly, just closed my eyes and picked up the first product my hands reached. Period.

    Furthermore, the Gillette Shaving Gel can has a completely different trigger. The "outer metal skin" was obviously peeled off a real can and wrapped around the girly can. :)

    These days, I don't use shaving gel anymore. Real men don't use shaving gel. Do your identity a favor and shave like a man! No razors, just use and axe! No shaving cream or shaving gel either! And if your wife complains, just turn off the light to make things more interesting.
  • daisy 10y


    If it makes you feel any better, my ex-husband used to use my shaving gel instead of his own... deliberately. He thinks it makes his skin feel better but I just think he was too cheap to buy his own.

    I've always suspected that the only difference between the men's version and the women's version is the scent. Now my suspicion has been proven!

    Glad I switched over to tweezing.

  • Gisela Giardino 10y

    I really like this thread... it´s becoming "Shaving confessions"
  • whooz_queen 10y

    Why not thwack some Nair on your face instead? Mmmmm, feeel the burn. Yi yi yi yi yi!
  • Adam Chernow 10y


  • Todd Lappin 10y

    paganini...apparently, not every can of hee-man Gillette gel suffers from the same gender confusion as the one I bought. For example, the guy in the office next to mine has a can of the men's version, and the manly graphics on his can are screened directly onto the aluminum.

    My can, however, had some sort of shrink-wrap plastic wrapper label thingy on the outside, with the women's product graphics screened onto the can beneath. The "after" picture makes that pretty clear.

    I saved both the can and the label/wrapper, and I am prepared to testify under oath to the grand jury of your choice as to the veracity of the tale told here (with the exception of the part about trying to enhance my manly-man status). Have your special prosecutor call my special prosecutor.
  • Carol Ellison 10y

    Absolutely amazingly beautiful.
  • Pete Prodoehl 10y

    I assume you've already contacted a lawyer. ;)
  • Charles Uibel 10y

    Maybe someone taught you shaving in school.
  • Todd Lappin 10y

    THE HIS/HERS RIDDLE HAS BEEN EXPLAINED! The investigative sleuths at Gelf Magazine contacted Gillette to seek an explanation for this gender-bender mystery. You can read the details for yourself... and sleep better at night as a manly man thereafter.
  • Gisela Giardino 10y

    Todd, I am happy that Gillette´s voice has finally been heard.

    Sleep and shave in peace. =)
  • UK College of Law 10y

    I sleep better already, switched back to Old Spice shave cream after many years of unavailability in my area. Different bottle now (one that has no pealable label,) stuff inside seems the same.
  • Bora Gurel 10y

    My god. Another conspiracy by the gay mafia?
  • Miles 10y

  • Tom Lofgren 10y

    Every guy who pretends to be overly masculine, is a big girl inside.
  • superdude9098 6y

    dude you're a vagina grow a pair of testicles and you won't have the not manly problem
  • betty kelly 1y

    Great blog you people have made here on this blog site, I will absolutely appreciate your work.
    Abrazo for Men
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