Although advertisements nowadays can definitely be considered sexist due to their blatant sexualization of women, they are nothing like advertisements of the past. For today’s gallery, I’ve decided to display some of the most surprising ads I could find; ads that depict women as weak and living solely to serve men.

Looking at these definitely made me appreciate being a woman in today’s society a little more. Check out these 10 surprising vintage ads and let me know what you think!