Best commercial I’ve ever seen.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Jun 20, 2012
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Make like a Butterfly and shed your Cocoon!

If you need to be touched, if a mentor has ever helped you become who you are, if you were ever told “you can’t” and that loudest voice was your own…well, for a cliche commercial, this one hits home.


A whole movie in a few minutes.

Great art comes from real feeling, and real mentorship, not merely practice or training. Great art is not about perfection, but rather the sharing of one’s heart with others.

I had to cover my face while watching this in a crowded cafe…for fear of looking emotional in public.

#this is what effective advertising looks like


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


10 Responses to “Best commercial I’ve ever seen.”

  1. YogaGirlGoneGlam says:

    OMG! It was for ….Pantene!!! That was a surprise.

  2. SCA says:

    This was amazing-thank you so much for sharing it!

  3. Manrice Reidy says:

    You're right. It probably is the best commercial I've ever seen.
    Kudos to whomever it was who talked the suits into selling a product this way.

  4. Sara says:

    I can’t believe a Pantene commercial made me cry…so moving.

  5. Becky says:

    I can't believe it was for Pantene. Hilarious spin. Good commercial.

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  7. Care-Bear says:

    Look out Dove!!!

  8. Cathy says:

    Thank you.

  9. Ignatz DaMaus says:

    All that to sell us junk for our hair? THAT'S deeper than the film….all that art, music, and beautiful sentiment has an ulterior motive. How effing amerikkkan. We suck.

  10. TonyG says:

    Don't care if it's an advert, I choked up good and proper! Find beauty where you can, say I! 🙂