At Target the other day, I passed a shelf of Always Radiant Maxi Pads.
gave me pause. Radiant. Maxi pads. Radiant.
Radiant is a word I would use for makeup.
Radiant eye shadow! Radiant nail polish! Shampoo! Toothpaste! Radiance is sparkle, glow; it is light projected.
Radiant! works nicely for cosmetics
in general, I think.
"You look radiant!" This is something people say to beaming brides. To their faces. Not their vaginas.
Because radiance in your pants?
imagine radiant maxi pads being covered with glitter. Which sounds
itchy. And sketchy.
I mean, you know how when you wear glitter, it gets everywhere, into weird little nooks and crannies, and never goes away? For years and years you find little glitter bits in upholstery, carpets, clothing you've washed repeatedly. Seriously, for years.
So Radiant Maxi Pads. Here's what I picture:
When wearing them, you'd walk down the hall at work, leaving a discreet trail of glitter.
Every time you sat down, you'd leave your sparkly mark.
Your butt would be very subtly shiny. Dare I say radiant?
The gynecologist, at your annual exam, would notice something odd, and then be all, "I've never actually seen glitter on someone's cervix before. I don't want to pry, but..."