Listerine: the shaving cream of choice in 1940s insane asylums.
(click ads, all via) Collection of images from mid-20th century ads for Listerine shaving cream (dead product, I believe). Maybe the crazy-face illustrations are meant to convey the extreme burning sensation that shaving with Listerine caused? Of course, shaving cream ads haven't come very far in 60 years. At least these dudes aren't floating heads. related: the five-blade Fusion: A Review.