Right around the time we were gearing up for our recent body lotion report, the Federal Trade Commision (FTC) ruled, once again, that creams, serums and lotions cannot legally claim to make you skinny. (Nivea learned this the hard way in a $900,000 settlement in June.) But that doesn't mean they won't try.
Sifting through the half-truths and empty promises of hundreds of dollars worth of overpriced creams and treatments can be a harrowing and emotionally taxing ride. Far too often the thrill of potentially finding "The One," prevents consumers from seeing the truth. So let's just boil this down to the facts. Here's your cellulite primer: Read more