Monday, February 25, 2008

Condom Hair Bands?

The Independent [South Africa]
25 February 2008

Condom hair bands?

Taipei - A Taiwan woman has complained that the hair bands she bought from a Chinese department store were made of condoms, a newspaper reported on Monday.

Miss Hsu, from Taichung, central Taiwan, bought three packets of hair bands for six Chinese yuan (about one US dollar) from a Two Yuan Store in Dongguan, Guangdong Province, in 2007, the Apple Daily reported.

Hsu began to use the Chinese hair bands recently but found that they snapped after being used for two or three times and made her scalp itchy.

When Hsu tore open the dark velvet covering the elastic band, she found that it looked like a cut-up condom. [...]