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September 29, 2014 7:31 PM

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Washington, DC - We can’t vouch for the accuracy of Shakira’s representation that “Hips Don’t Lie.” But the FTC says anti-cellulite and slimming claims for caffeine-embedded underwear sold by lingerie company Wacoal and catalog retailer Norm Thompson were deceptive. As for Norm Thompson's statement that Dr. Oz endorsed its products, the complaint challenges that as false. (And no, we’re not kidding about the caffeine-embedded underwear part.)

Wacoal advertised its iPant line in magazines, online, through social media, and on point-of-sale displays. Was this just a temporary smoothing illusion when women wore the tights, bike shorts, or leggings under clothing? Not according to Wacoal: "Novarel Slim microfiber incorporates microcapsules c...

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