January 25, 2001
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In case other forms of augmentation isn't a viable option, now women can order Bloussant, "an all-natural herbal tablet, which, when taken daily will increase ... bust size by up to two cup sizes." The site also has the commercial for the product in Windows Media and QuickTime formats.
posted by tamim (12 comments total)
i have put in my order...talk to you all in 2 weeks.
posted by spark_001 at 8:08 PM on January 25, 2001

Skeptics demand time-lapse photography.
posted by netbros at 8:09 PM on January 25, 2001

i think the skeptics just want naked pictures posted to MeFi . . .

after watching the commercial. my roommate exlcaimed: "two months? results in two months or your money back? that's gotta cause cancer or something . . ."
posted by christian at 10:58 PM on January 25, 2001

I looked at the ingredients list (on which one of the ingredients was spelled incorrectly). The ingredients do have the ability to induce mild breast swelling, but not too much...probably comparable to a little less than birth control pills (in addition to fennel's estrogenic effects, dong quai and cohosh are both menstruation inducers). Cohosh can be toxic (blue more than black, but still), and dong quai can cause spontaneous miscarriage. All these herbs are available in bulk at the health food store, but aren't marketed as a replacement to breast implants, given the small effect.
posted by jenwells at 6:02 AM on January 26, 2001

There's a "Benny Hill" sketch in here somewhere.
posted by Optamystic at 6:05 AM on January 26, 2001

The animation of the growth process was totally ripped from Weird Science.
Now there's a great movie.
posted by ooklah at 6:11 AM on January 26, 2001

Alternatively, there's pregnancy.
posted by dhartung at 6:54 AM on January 26, 2001

Or in reverse; alternatively, there's birth control pills.
posted by Dreama at 7:34 AM on January 26, 2001

alternatively, there's learning to love yourself the way you are. :-)
posted by jpoulos at 9:02 AM on January 26, 2001

Lactation is always fun for incredible feats of breast size-changing.

What's really humorous is when your child refuses to nurse on one side for a whole day, leaving one breast engorged and much, much larger than its floppy companion on the other side of your chest.

Heh heh!

The pain of engorgement isn't funny, though. But that's what hand-expressing and pumps are for.

Breasts are made to feed babies, not to sit pert and perfect on your chest for the purpose of pleasing males. I wish people in this culture would just get a clue already. *sigh*.
posted by beth at 1:09 PM on January 26, 2001

Actually, beth, breasts are mainly for the purpose of attracting males. As you can see by looking at most other mammals, there's no physical reason why an animal needs protruding, visible breasts in order to deliver milk to its offspring; all those parts can just as easily sit inside your body cavity. And flat-chested women are just as able to nurse their children as better-endowed women.

So I say: Hurray for boobies!

I have to admire the sheer gall of the company plugging this stuff, as it seems to be an FDA investigation waiting to happen. The name isn't very good, though. We already have Nads, so why not Nips?
posted by aaron at 3:18 PM on January 26, 2001

I'd think "Nips" would be a more appropriate name for these little numbers.
posted by redfoxtail at 3:42 PM on January 26, 2001

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