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Venus Labs and Omar Alexander: What Product is This Man Selling?

Take a look at these screenshots from a recent Spanish infomercial and tell me what kind of product you think this man is selling:

With his gold chain, unbuttoned patterned shirt, and David Hasselhoff hair, Omar Alexander looks like he could star as the swinging hot tub guy in the Spanish version of the “Make a Jack Sandwich” commercial. And the name of the company is Laboratorios Venus (Venus Laboratories), named after the Roman goddess of love—the same word from which “venereal disease” is derived.

So what do you think this man is selling?

When I first saw this infomercial some of the products I thought it might be promoting were: a male enhancement pill like ExtenZe, discount Viagra, marital aids, or some kind of love making manual.

But I was wrong. In spite of his lounge lizard looks, Omar Alexander is actually selling a skin care product called Crema De Concha Nacar (Mother-of-pearl shell cream).

And check out the “before and after” pictures on this video:

I don’t know if I’d buy their skin care product, but if I ever need any photo editing done I’m definitely giving Venus Labs a call!

Comments

  • 10 Responses to “Venus Labs and Omar Alexander: What Product is This Man Selling?”

  • I love watching this infomercial, it’s absolutely insane. There’s no way anyone would be stupid enough to buy it, it’s wayyy to expensive anyway.

    Comment by Melissa on May 1, 2008 at 1:49 pm

  • I don’t know any Spanish, and I’m hoping someone that does can answer this. What’s with the blinking circle over the picture of the jar at the beginning of the video? “Look! We have a logo! we’re super legit!”

    Comment by Chris on May 3, 2008 at 9:33 pm

  • Wow these horrible Photoshop effects are awesome.

    Comment by mentallo on May 27, 2008 at 9:22 pm

  • he has a robber face.jajajaja

    Comment by albert on August 15, 2008 at 10:36 pm

  • LOL!!! I *LOVE* that infomercial!!! Especially when they air the one that’s pieced together from a bunch of older ones of the same product!

    And, seriously, ONLY 100 dollars for “10 cremas?!?!?!” They consider THAT cheap?!?!

    Comment by Evgueni on September 10, 2008 at 2:56 am

  • He looks like a young Col. Moammar Ghaddafi.

    Comment by Znkp on December 27, 2008 at 3:19 am

  • I find it odd that you say:

    “This site does not review products and neither endorses nor condemns any of the products sold on the infomercials.”

    and yet when you say

    “…but if I ever need any photo editing done I’m definitely giving Venus Labs a call!”

    you are clearly saying that the product is a fraud, in an indisputable display of hypocrisy.

    Comment by SergeiRostov on February 22, 2009 at 3:16 am

  • SergeiRostov,

    The full quote was, “I don’t know if I’d buy their skin care product, but if I ever need any photo editing done I’m definitely giving Venus Labs a call!”

    I don’t know if the product is good or not, but they obviously use photo editing in the infomercial, not real before-and-after photos.

    Comment by Paul Lucas on February 22, 2009 at 6:32 pm

  • SergeiRostov: Shut up.

    You can actually SEE the borders of the Photoshop eraser as it does its work in this commercial. Amazing.

    Comment by Canaduck on March 25, 2009 at 7:18 pm

  • hola omar

    Comment by ana esther leiva sabillon on June 12, 2011 at 10:14 am

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