Ok… maybe not EVER invented but let me tell you all about a new product that I just absolutely do not understand. Before I do, I’d like us all to take a look at the hand washing process.
1. Hands are dirty and germy
2. Go to sink and turn on water
3. Pump soap into dirty hands
4. Scrub dirty hands until they are nice and clean
5. Rinse and turn off water
Simple enough right? We’ve all been doing this for years.
Well Dettol have decided that humans are all morons and they’ve come out with the most ridiculous excuse to waste your money. The Dettol No-Touch Hand Wash System.
Now some critics will say that this product is great because it dispenses just the right amount of soap. Hmm… pretty sure I’m competent enough to push a soap dispenser with enough pressure to deliver an adequate amount of soap. What really gets to me is how the TV ads emphasize how this product helps prevent the spread of germs.
Let’s go back to that handwashing process from before. Step 3 says “pump soap into DIRTY hands.” If I’m reaching for the soap when my hands are still dirty, what do I care about germs? I’m about to wash them off!!! I won’t be touching the dirty, germy soap pump again after I rinse, right?
Seriously, who buys this crap?