Nowadays we have certain restrictions on advertising. But just a decade or two ago you could slip an ad in a magazine for just about anything – and make a lot of bizarre claims.

There’s always been a lot of stereotyping in advertising, but if you go back a few more decades there are some truly eye-popping ads that are downright terrible from wild claims to sexism, racism and everything in between. Others advertise downright dangerous things.

From using Lysol for feminine hygiene to putting babies in cigarette ads, these 60 old-school ads might just make you feel grateful we no longer live in that world.