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Funny Products For Women: Items We'd Be Better Off Without

First Posted: 11/01/11 05:11 PM ET   Updated: 11/01/11 05:11 PM ET

There is a history of misguided attempts by companies to market to and create products for women (check out this chin-reducing device and the Glamour Bonnet -- eep!)

While women are no longer encouraged to stick their heads inside items resembling something out of "20,000 Leagues Under the Sea" in the name of beauty, there is still a sizable gap in perceptions of "what women want" and what women actually want. Here are some products womankind would definitely have been better off without:

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Bust Up Gum promises to give women, among other things,"Larger, fuller, firmer breasts," "healthier menstruation," provide "relief of menopausal symptoms," "reduce stress," make women "look younger" and give us "increased vaginal secretion" -- wait, come again?

If this product does even half of what marketers claim it does on its website, all of the deepest desires and concerns of the female population can be met by chewing pink bubblegum.

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Filed by Jessica Pearce Rotondi  |