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Triggerhappy: The pink tax by KukuruyoArt Triggerhappy: The pink tax by KukuruyoArt

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The “pink tax” is one of the most recent feminist myths, but it looks like it’ll be another of those who will never ever die no matter how many times it’s debunked with facts, and now it has finally arrived to Spain; and like every feminist “issue” that arrives to Spain from the US, it has come multiplied, so now the government is going to reduce taxes for higiene products for women and has bowed to “end the pink tax” so we can expect new grades of stupidity and priviledge grantings for women in the future.

The pink tax is as easy to refute as to pointing out the prices are NOT for the same product, but for products with DIFFERENT ingredients and characteristics, and women’s products tend to be a lot of specific and with a lot more ingredients, that make them more expensive. You can watch Shoeonhead videos about that, they’re hillarious. Or you can watch this long breackdown of the myth by TLDR.

The funniest part for me about this, is that i think believing in the pink tax is actually sexist, because to believe that women suffer from that, you have to believe women are stupid and unable to pick the product with the best price/quality ratio, and instead will just buy the pink one. They’ve clearly never seen their mothers buy stuff.

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:iconhiddenevil:
hiddenevil Featured By Owner 7 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Love it!
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:iconludedwolf:
LudedWolf Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2018
Nice!!!!!!!!!
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:iconceldurdanel:
CeldurDanel Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2018
"Do not try to fuck this bottle"
What a fucked up challenge... I accept it.
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Graeystone Featured By Owner 5 days ago
You know how 'comedy is based on real life'? Well the fact that the final joke was 'Don't try to f*ck this bottle.' tells me that somewhere in this vast wide world some idiot did exactly that. . .
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:iconanie:
Anie Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I don't know which i better, the comic or the comments.  Comedy gold either way. <3
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PurplePhoneixStar Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I love the part on the men's bottle where it says "Do not try to fuck the bottle." Hilarious! XD XD XD XD 
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Carlos1225 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2018
That's not how shampoo works. It's all marketing. It's all just a fucking scheme to get you to pay more money on shit. Don't fall for the marketing ploys. Now can we say the same about hit like high quality perfumes? No, because the essences extracted for that are extremely difficult to obtain, generally taking many times the volume than the end product you get is.
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thfrikkedell Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2018  New Deviant Hobbyist Traditional Artist
lol, I just buy mens product if the women ones are to expensive.
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advancedflea Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2018  Hobbyist Writer
lol. "Do NOT try to fuck this bottle" xD
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:iconbasilmemories:
basilmemories Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2018
Thank you for revealing the truth. Now I know only to buy Men's shampoo, as not only is it less expensive, but it only contains "shampoo" a completely natural-forming ingredient, and not the ton of other stuff that's in- WAIT.

guys... guys I don't want to alarm you, but. I went on amazon? *and I think Big Haircare is lying to us*

Redken Go Clean Daily Care:
Ingredients: Aqua/Water/Eau, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Glycerin, Coco Betaine, Sodium Chloride, Fragrance, Sodium Benzoate, Hexylene Glycol, Sodium Methylparaben, Hydroxypropyl Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Salicylic Acid, Ethylparaben, Panthenol, Linalool, Limonene, Hexylcinnamal, Amyl Cinnamal, Butylphenyl Methlyproprional, Wheat Amino Acid, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein

-okay, okay i'm sure that's just an outlier. Like let's look at Head and shoulders, the go-to for your cheap dandruff shampoo.


Head & Shoulders Clinical Strength Anti-Dandruff Shampoo:
Ingredients: Water, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Glycol Distearate, Zinc Carbonate, Sodium Chloride, Sodium Xylenesulfonate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Dimethicone, Fragrance, Sodium Benzoate, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Magnesium Carbonate Hydroxide, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Blue 1, Yellow 5.


Don't panic, DON'T PANIC, that stuff was clinical strength , I'm sure the regular kind just had plain old shampoo-

Head and Shoulders Men Refresh Anti-Dandruff Shampoo For Men:
Ingredients: Active Ingredient: Pyrithione Zinc 1% Inactive Ingredients: Water, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Glycol Distearate, Zinc Carbonate, Sodium Chloride, Fragrance, Sodium Xylenesulfonate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Dimethicone, Sodium Benzoate, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Magnesium Carbonate Hydroxide, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Blue 1, Red 33.


water? WATER? you ADD water to shampoo in the SHOWER, everyone knows that! These head and shoulders con-men are trying to dilute the product! Well no more, I'm going to stick with the manliest of MEN-based care, Old spice!

Old Spice Shampoo and Conditioner 2 In 1, Swagger:
Ingredients: Water/Eau, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Glycol Distearate, Dimethicone, Sodium Citrate, Cocamide Mea, Sodium Xylenesulfonate, Fragrance/Parfum, Citric Acid, Sodium Benzoate, Polyquaternium-76, Sodium Chloride, Tetrasodium EDTA, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone.

Et tu Old Spice? I trusted you. You sold me my dreams of Terry Crews benchpressing me as he also shouted inspirational slogans in my ear! No! No more! I'm putting my trust in Suave. they're so cheap that they can't afford to put anything extra in their products. Gimme that raw "shampoo", Suave!

Suave Professionals Men Shampoo
Ingredients: Water, Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Sodium chloride, Fragrance, Polyquaternium-10, Citric Acid, Tetrasodium EDTA, DMDM Hydantoin, PPG-9, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone, Blue 1 (CI 42090), Red 33 (CI 17200)

Red dye? RED DYE? Suave comes only in one color, and that's "distressingly opalescent white", why are dyes needed?! TELL US THE TRUTH, SUAVE.


...no, you know what? I've gone down the wrong path. I said Big Haircare looked crooked, I should have seen it for the sign it was. We need to go niche, where only the Manliest of Men's products dwell. The type of company where they mine the "Shampoo" straight from the earth! Okay this one has Rugged and Dapper in the name, and the amazon descriptions all have MEN everywhere. We're on the right track-

RUGGED & DAPPER - Shampoo & Body Wash for Men
Ingredients: Aqua, Cocamidopropyl Hydroxysultaine, Sodium Cocoyl Isethionate, Sodium Methyl Cocoyl Taurate, Glyceryl Laurate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Dissodium Laureth Sulfosuccinate, Phenoxyethanol (and) Ethylhexylglycerin, Hydroxyethyl Cellulose-2 Hydroxypropyl Trimethyl Ammonium Chloride Ether, Glycol Stearate, Olea Europaea (OLIVE) Fruit Oil, Rosa Canina Seed Oil, Borago Officinalis (BORAGE) Seed Oil, Melaleuca Alternifolia (TEA TREE) Leaf Oil, Origanum Vulgare (OREGANO) Oil*, Centella Asiatica (Gotu Kola) Extract, Equisetum Arvense (Horsetail) Extract, Taraxacum Officinale (DANDELION) Extract, Geranium Maculatum (GERANIUM) Extract, Amino Acid Blend, Calendula Officinalis (CALENDULA) Extract, Rosmarinus Officinalis (ROSEMARY) Leaf Extract, Fragrance *Certified organic.


How does this have MORE ingredients than the less manly options? That doesn't make sense! Because of the nature of women's biology, they need more care than men. Women's hair is formed from delicate crystalline strands, and men's hair comes from small wandering bears that get absorbed into the scalp, that's just SCIENCE. Whatever Rugged & Dapper, I'm moving on to Truman’s Gentlemen’s. The reviews say that you only need a little, so that's clear evidence of pure, uncut "shampoo" at work!

Truman’s Gentlemen’s Groomers Men's Shampoo
Ingrediants: images-na.ssl-images-amazon.co…


Truman's you bastard, i almost trusted you! you even had a bulldog on the bottle! And are some of those words in FRENCH? get thee from my sight, charlatan!

Okay. one more. one... more. It has jack in the name, it has woodgrain on the bottle. This is our last chance guys. Around the corner is either true freedom, or a lifetime of being shackled into non-"shampoo" hair and body cleaning products, with things like "aqua" and "parfum" in it.


Every Man Jack 2-In-1 Daily Shampoo Plus Conditioner
Ingredients: Aqua/Water/Eau, Ammonium Laureth Sulfate, Sodium Coco-Sulfate, Glycol Stearate, Decyl Glucoside, Glycerin, Cocoamidopropyl Betaine, PEG-150 Distearate, PEG-30 Castor Oil, Hydrolyzed Quinoa, Aloe Barbadensis Leaf Juice, Echinacea Angustifolia Extract, Geranium Maculatum Extract, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Flower Extract, Butyrospermum Parkii (Shea Butter), Tocopheryl Acetate, Polyquaternium-7, PEG/PPG-4/12 Dimethicone, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Triticum Vulgare (Wheat) Starch, Amodimethicone, Panthenol, Trideceth-12, Guar Hydroxypropyltrimonium Chloride, Cetrimonium Chloride, Citric Acid, Phenoxyethanol, Benzyl Alcohol, Fragrance/Parfum.

...No, no, NO!

-I'm so sorry, i tried. I tried to find that Shampoo we thought we knew, but instead all I found were duplicity and lies. It's like all hair care products are made with this stuff, but that's crazy! Why even market it differently if it's got all the same crap?! I mean someone has to make shampoo like in the comic, otherwise why would triggerhappy lead us astray? He's out there to tell the TRUTH, not lead us astray with opinions.

a-anyway, i have to go. This has all shaken me to my core, and I need to spend some time alone. With this bottle.

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Radicool332 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
r/woooosh
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:iconbasilmemories:
basilmemories Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2018
yes, your comment would go in that subreddit! But... I was going to be polite and not mention it.
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:iconkukuruyoart:
KukuruyoArt Featured By Owner Edited Jun 30, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
I just wanted you to know that i've skipped reading the moment i saw you completelly missed the joke, which basically was the first line. Just that, i like dumb people to realize they've lost their time.

Will also not read any following comment.
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:iconbasilmemories:
basilmemories Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2018
Missed the joke? Or took an unfunny comic to it's logical conclusion?
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Soviet-Rumble Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2018  Student Writer

"Shampoo" is not an ingredient, you shrimp-dick fucknugget, that's why shampoo bottles have lists of ingredients.

For example, the ingredients of an American Crew "Men's" shampoo: Ingredients: Aqua (Water) (Eau), Sodium Laureth Sulfate, Cocamidopropyl Betaine, Decyl Glucoside, Isostearamide MIPA, Lauryl Glucoside, PEG-12 Dimethicone, Panthenol, Glyceryl Laurate, Sodium Chloride, Copolymer, Menthol, Polyquaternium-39, Propylene Glycol, Disodium EDTA, PEG-150 Distearate, Citric Acid, Rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf Extract, Hydrolyzed Wheat Protein, Quillaja Saponaria Bork Extract, Thymus Vulgaris (Thyme) Extract, Parfum (Fragrance), Phenoxyethanol, Methylchloroisothiazolinone, Methylisothiazolinone.

This cartoon is fucking idiotic. Men's shampoo doesn't cost less because it has fewer ingredients or fewer complicated instructions, and I'm pretty sure none of the bottles, regardless of the gender they're targeting, say simply "Shampoo" under the ingredients. Even if this argument applied it makes no sense - because the product has more complicated instructions (which women's shampoo doesn't - I cannot stress enough how frustratingly divorced from reality this stupid thing is) it should cost more? Where is the logic in that? What are you even trying to say? 

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KukuruyoArt Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Another one who makes clear on the first line he didn't got the joke+point so i stop reading.

At least i have to thank ppl on making it so easy to know when to ignore them
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:iconsoviet-rumble:
Soviet-Rumble Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2018  Student Writer
The joke didn't go over my head, it was a bad joke. There's a difference.
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Umbra-Profess Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2018  Hobbyist Artist
Joder, con la falta de anime de Hollow Ataraxia, Angra Mainyu tuvo que dedicarse a los champúes para llegar a fin de mes.
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ElCatrinD36 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2018  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
instructions unclear, dick inside bottle 
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127Gabriel127 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2018
"Dinosaur Sperm" seems leggit
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:iconxarti:
Xarti Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2018  Student General Artist
There's no way that those ingredients can be healthy, I thought the worst I've seen are Red # (insert number here). I'm a bit surprise that women didn't start buying men's shampoos, it looks healthier.
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kyuzoaoi Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2018   Artist
*a tear of Chuck Norris*

This artwork is based.
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:iconbobbyz41:
bobbyz41 Featured By Owner Jun 29, 2018
If there's something that *hasn't* been taxed yet, it won't be long before *someone* finds a way to put a tax on it (take a look at what's been going on in the City of Seattle, Washington, U.S., for example). 

Or as Mr. Harrison articulately stated in 1966, "Let me tell you how it will be: There's one for you, nineteen for me. 'Cause I'm the Taxman..." ("Taxman," from the Beatles album "Revolver") 

As someone wise once said, "There are only two certainties in life: and those are death and taxes." 
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PlayboyVampire Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Lol, best ingredients for Women's shampoo EVER! xD
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:iconcampusfurry:
campusfurry Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Rotflmao
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Salem-the-Psychic Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018
Only .5?! With all that?!
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AnneKMT123 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
So I could leave a great big comment about why, in my opinion, you're wrong about the pink tax not being real. However, I WILL leave a comment that says that "shampoo" is not a real ingredient in shampoo. Have you literally ever looked at a shampoo bottle. If shampoo was its own individual ingredient, we wouldn't be having this conversation about why women's shampoo is more expensive. :)
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KukuruyoArt Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
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AnneKMT123 Featured By Owner Jun 30, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
I get the joke. Believe me, I get it. I find that we come from...different opinions about feminism. I think you missed the point of people who talk about the pink text, so whatever.
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KukuruyoArt Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Quite the opposite, the comic is a direct response to the arguments made by feminists. Watch the videos linked for further information. And no, you didn't got the joke.
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AnneKMT123 Featured By Owner Jul 1, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Jokes are objective. You can't tell me what I do and don't get. :heart:
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KukuruyoArt Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Actually no, and yes i can clearly tell you didn't when you've expressed what you think it says and you clearly didn't got it.
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AnneKMT123 Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Jokes are objective and you can’t tell me what I do and don’t get <3 I’ll keep saying that if you keep responding
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KukuruyoArt Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2018  Professional Digital Artist
Ok, keep saying it. It'll be wrong everytime.
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ABRAVA Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018
Maybe this person needs to understand in a different term. Like involve paint on how different products of kids paint acrylic vs oil based paints and egg tempura paints or gloss paints have different levels of prices that represent the ingredients needed for it's effects but even on women's section there is many different products that affects the hair when majority are long hair to medium long that can be straight to curvy to curly etc.
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SamiChanNeko Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
do not try to fuck this bottle
lmao
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:iconatlya:
Atlya Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018
Actually, these are really close products. There are very slight differences, true. But nothing that grants such a difference.
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:iconabrava:
ABRAVA Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018
Actually there is. Majority of women have long hair so there is more methods of ingredients to affect it how they want it.
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:iconatlya:
Atlya Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018
You make no sense.
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:iconzfragger:
zfragger Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018
Indeed.
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:iconmrspanyard:
MrSpanyard Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018
Fake product. There is no such thing as a Chuck Norris tear.
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:iconhandsomegamerguy:
HandsomeGamerGuy Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018
A tear of Chuck Norris? NANI?!
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:iconthecucuyo:
thecucuyo Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018
THANK YOU.
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MotoNeko Featured By Owner Edited Jun 28, 2018
I know how to end it. A simple solution of shampoo with Hydrogen, Sulfur and Oxygen. 

Actually that might be overkill. But it's called natural selection for a reason. The one who stays near the volcano when it erupts become a fossil while the others evolve and reach the sky.
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VinnyMartello Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  Hobbyist General Artist
Well.... When ya put it that way...
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mpz28 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018
that's cool, made my day  Cool Wink   Blue Heart Icon 
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UluPoPoArt Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  Professional
XD
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gamechildd Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  Hobbyist Digital Artist
fuk u i'm gonna fuck that bottle
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blarkin58 Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018
This is amazing comic...

Btw... Why do you have such a hard instructions on the right one? How can I ever manage to fallow that one?
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Frieden-no-Heinawa Featured By Owner Jun 28, 2018  New Deviant
You need to have 500 IQs and watch ricky and moretimer to even know the basics of it
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