September 24th, 2019
August 2017: This case was voluntarily dismissed, the reasons for which have not been disclosed. July 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Clarins U.S.A. for allegedly falsely advertising Clarins Paris Body Fit Anti-Cellulite Contouring Expert as an anti-cellulite cream that reshapes, firms, and lifts skin when, none of the ingredients are capable of providing
May 14th, 2014
Spongeables is advertising its “Anti-Cellulite Body Wash in a Sponge” with claims that might be deceptive. Advertisers can’t say a product will treat or cure cellulite without providing scientific studies to back up their claims. So far, topical cellulite products haven’t been proven to have any lasting effect. Most ingredients would need a much longer
January 29th, 2018
January 2018: This case was transferred to federal court. (Case No. 18-cv-116, C. D. CA.) October 2017: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Ashley Black International Holdings for allegedly falsely advertising the FasciaBlaster (a massage stick with plastic claws that is supposed to provide various aesthetic benefits, including reducing cellulite and improving skin tone and
January 29th, 2018
In January 2018, a class-action lawsuit was filed against Ashley Black Company for allegedly deceptively advertising the FasciaBlaster. Among other things, the complaint alleges that consumers who grind the FasciaBlaster (a two-foot stick with hard prongs) into their bodies will see “miraculous” health benefits – including the reduction of pain, the elimination of cellulite, and
November 1st, 2016
July 2016: A federal judge dismissed this action for lack of subject matter jurisdiction after refusing to certify the class finding that certain requirements for class certification were not met. April 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Clarins for allegedly deceptively marketing beauty-enhancing creams in the Vital Light Collection and the Body Lift Collection.
January 1st, 2016
Is losing weight on your New Year’s resolution list?
June 12th, 2014
The Ultimate Body Applicator, also sometimes called by its alter ego, “That Crazy Wrap Thing,” has become quite the rage in the fitness world. You might have seen these being sold in spam-like posts by your nearest and dearest Facebook friends, or you might have received an exclusive invite to a “wrap party,” where with
May 12th, 2014
Footwear maker joins list of companies settling misleading ad claims.
April 22nd, 2014
July 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. April 2014: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Maidenform and Wacoal for allegedly misleadingly marketing “shapewear” products made with Nurel’s Novarel Slim fabric. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the companies misleadingly represent that the “Anti-Cellulite iPant” and the “Instant
January 7th, 2014
Sprinkle, eat and lose weight is just unproven, says FTC.
November 12th, 2013
March 2014: This action was voluntarily dismissed , the reasons for which have not been disclosed. November 2013: A class-action lawsuit was filed against Maidenform Brands, Inc. and Wacoal America, Inc. for allegedly misleadingly marketing “shapewear” products composed of the Nurel fabric Novarel Slim. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the companies represent that the “Anti-Cellulite