Full disclosure: I have a friend who loves KFC fried chicken so much that she once proclaimed that she wants to slather its grease over her body (really, it’s a friend).
Well, it seems like the fast food chain has decided to make that far-out dream a reality. Yesterday, KFC announced this via Twitter: “We made a sunscreen and it’s free* and it smells like fried chicken and fried chicken smells delicious” – and we can’t argue with that.
The marketing stunt is clearly genius, as according to the website, the limited edition batch of 3,000 bottles of KFC sunscreen has already sold out.
“The sun gives us life. But if we’re not careful it also gives us painful sunburns. That’s why we made KFC’s Extra Crispy™ Sunscreen,” the site reads. “Harmful ultraviolet rays bounce off your skin while the lovely fragrance rays penetrate it to give you a healthy chicken aroma.”
The accompanying video is the biggest laugh, though, with hilarious PSAs like “smells like chicken, tastes like sunscreen” and “definitely real and definitely not edible, so do not eat this”. Watch it below:
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