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Cabbage

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February 2010
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Hair Club:  Cabbage

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Print advertisement created by Wonder, Canada for Hair Club, within the category: Professional Services.

Caption

Not every head looks better with hair. But yours will.

Advertising Agency: Wonder Communications, Calgary, Canada
Creative Director / Copywriter: Christopher Heatherington
Art Director: Christina Wu
Photographer: Grant Waddell
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atb2005's picture

All the images in this campaign, save the shower head one, make me wanna puke. Ad could be funny, just not off putting.

atb2005
Activity Score 13557
Dzsoi's picture

First time agree.

Dzsoi
Activity Score 8611
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Shawali's picture

And still no clue what this is all about..........

Shawali
Activity Score 8434
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atb2005's picture

Hair loss treatment.. the ad implies that currently you've got no hair.. so your head would look better with hair.

atb2005
Activity Score 13557
Shawali's picture

Thanks buddy

Shawali
Activity Score 8434
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fatlabrador's picture

Anyone reminded of Neil French's hairy egg? :D

fatlabrador
Activity Score 59
CurryJ's picture

Neil French's 'Hairy Egg' ad (which was for Kaminomoto Hair restorer) was certainly better than this, I think. At least it was kind of funny.

CurryJ
Activity Score 949
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Hiperion's picture

forced

Hiperion
Activity Score 3138
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Adaddicted's picture

a BIG NO to this one..............
some way or other, the shower (hair loss during shower) and the beer (may find them in food or drink) connect the idea, indeed they don't look better with hair!
Would there be a cabbage story... I dunno?!!!

Adaddicted
Activity Score 3435
Art Director |

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Phil Lestino's picture

The moral of this ad? Don't waste your hair treatment on the vegetables...

Phil Lestino
Activity Score 1682
Critic's picture

It shoud read as 'Not every head looks better without hair.' So, come to our club for hair growth. Isn't it?

Critic
Activity Score 271
Copywriter at Slow shutters
Pseudonym's picture

If you meant 'Not every head looks better with hair' then I agree with you.

Or simply: "Some heads are meant to be hairless. Yours isn't."

I like the idea. It's funny, but it does need to made less gross. More like thicker human hair on top of the cabbage, rather than odd-looking tufts. Same with the beer and the shower head - a few strands of manky hair on a drink is too real and disgusting. You need a full head of clean, spiky hair on the beer, and a luxuriant mane of long shiny hair coming out of the shower. That would be less gross, and more funny.

Pseudonym
Activity Score 13
Critic's picture

It should read as 'Not every head looks better without hair.' So, come to our club for hair growth. Isn't it?

Critic
Activity Score 271
Copywriter at Slow shutters
xcreativity's picture

ahah i find it funny, although a bit disgusting

xcreativity
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Molecule's picture

this made me chuckle, but if I needed hair it would not make me want to get some. Ew.

Molecule
Activity Score 435
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j4son's picture

Yeah, feels bit forced..

j4son
Activity Score 266
Copywriter
Tommy G.'s picture

this one is not disgusting like the beer ad.
much more appropriated and publicly safe.

Tommy G.
Activity Score 895
Graphic Designer at Job seeking
angieraj's picture

Ughh..... I think they have managed to disgust people. Still the ads is too yucky to move on from the image into the message

angieraj
Activity Score 428
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