Palmolive ads featuring Madge the Manicurist

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Ah, those classic Palmolive ads, featuring the ever-catty Madge the Manicurist (played by actress Jan Miner) always telling women how terrible their hands looked — and how much they needed to use Palmolive dish soap — appeared in print and on television for 27 years. Here’s a look back at three decades of Madge. And remember: You’re soaking in it!

Madge in the 70s

Madge in the ’60s

Madge in the ’80s

Madge & the rummage sale (1981)

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