TIME Advertising

This Hilarious Ad Perfectly Captures the Awkwardness of Puberty

Everyone should have a "first moon party"

If you thought sitcoms were 22 minutes long, think again. This amazing ad for HelloFlo tells a full coming-of-age story (complete with beginning, middle and end) in just over 2 minutes.

It’s so great to see an ad that is both hilarious and insightful, and totally nails the awkwardness surrounding the first period. Extra points for resisting the schmaltzy “love yourself” messaging that seems to have infected most other ads aimed at women. Plus, a period starter-pack actually seems like a really smart product that young women actually need.

Watch it all the way to the end. The ketchup is the best part.

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