Odds are you pick up at least a few of the items on this list every month. But you're better off saving your money, because none of these products do what they claim on the tin:
Even if you're not the kind of person who
The black "gunk" on the strip is called sebaceous filaments, and while they look nasty they're mostly harmless. Plus, they'll be back just a few hours after you use the strip. You might as well flush these strips down the toilet, because it would have the same effect on your pores.
I bet you've seen ads for these products on late night TV and wondered "do they really work?" Nope. They claim to pull toxins out of your feet, and say that you know it's working because the water in the basin turns murky.
But a chemistry professor from Rice University told
The makers of these foot massagers are "saying things that sound good, but they have absolutely no validity on this planet,” he warns.
Separate research by Consumer Reports found that almost 40% of suntan lotions are half as strong as they claim to be. You can check if your brand is lying to you
Doctors still say the best "treatment" for cellulite is diet and exercise, but it's also true that in your case it could be impossible to remove, so don't waste money on any expensive creams.
There are other skincare products to watch out for as well...