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Magical fabric in undergarments that help you slim down is challenged in lawsuit

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Would you believe that you can wear undergarments that help you slim down? Sound too good to be true? According to Annique Bellot and Tara Stefani, it is. The two women have filed a class action lawsuit against Maidenform Brands and Wacoal America for false advertising and misrepresentation over claims the company made that wearing their undergarments would help you slim down.

The undergarments are made from fabric manufactured by Nurel SA of Spain and supposedly contain nutrients and minerals that absorb into the body and help shape and improve skin tone. The garments are sold under the names iPant and Instant Slimmers. According to an article in the East Bay Business Times, "the garments can permently change women's body shape and skin tone."

These women may have a good chance for winning their lawsuit. Remember Sketcher's Shape-Up shoes that claimed to help you lose weight and shape your legs? Sketchers had to refund a lot of money for false claims that the shoes helped you lose weight.

The products are sold in stores and online for $25 and up. Save your money or spend it on your gym membership or fitness class.

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