Brendan Seery
Deputy Editor
3 minute read
11 Sep 2021
6:10 am

Orchids and Onions: Dove ticks the right boxes with the message, timing and Siya

Brendan Seery

The commercial is running again ahead of our clash with the Wallabies in the Rugby Championship.

Springbok captain Siya Kolisi. Picture: Gallo Images

Cowboys don’t cry … and they don’t use cosmetics either. I’m not exactly rough, tough and hard to bluff but I still subconsciously think that real men don’t do self-care, and skin care in particular. What next? I can hear my mates in the army asking … it’s a slippery slope from skin cream to moisturiser to eye makeup. My wife would roll her eyes at that attitude and point out that, at the end of winter, my legs look like flaky pastry. On the occasions she has managed to persuade me to put cream on them, it has made...