There is something fishy about Bellaplex. And I am not referring to where they source the supposedly 'fresh' collagen. Ever since I made a cursory mention of Bellaplex as a product that contains the powerful anti-oxidant combination, matrixyl 3000, people have asked me for a more in-depth review. The problem is that trying to find information about Bellaplex is like wrestling with a jelly.

Bellaplex seems to have morphed out of another product called Nexiderm. This potion was on sale for a while pertaining to contain matrixyl and collagen. Then the vendors started to say that Nexiderm was now Bellaplex, or if you surf around the web you start to see Bellaplex crop up on ecommerce sites saying that this brand was formerly known as Nexiderm.

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Now there may have been good reason for Nexiderm to go on the run and only appear in the sunglasses and wig of Bellaplex. There are a lot of unhappy people out there who bought a jar of Nexiderm and tried and failed to return it under the proclaimed 100% money back guarantee policy. There are also a lot of unhappy people who say that paid for a jar of Nexiderm that never showed up.

Anyway, the ERSP (Electronic Retailing Self-Regulation Program) decided to take up one grievance against Nexiderm and when it failed - after several attempts - to elicit a response, it took the matter to the Federal Trade Commission. Not long afterwards Nexiderm became Bellaplex.

Now Nexiderm was made by a Napa-based company called Boehm Ritter and Bellaplex is made by Urban Nutrition LLC. Incidentally, Urban Nutrition makes something called Miracle Burn, which is also the butt of complaints by people who want refunds.

It won't come as any surprise that I couldn't find a detailed ingredients list for Bellaplex. So I had to order it. I wonder if it will show up.

Update: Marta takes a look at Bellaplex's ingredients

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