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Bellaplex: who is really behind it?

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Sagging Skin
Reviewed by Marta March 14, 2008 70 Comments

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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  • November 14, 2016

    by Lynn

    I have used it also. I got a sample that I aS charged for also. It's cheap in stores but not as a sample. It has done good with my skin. I wash my face then apply bellaplex. No rash no iratation . it makes my face soft and makes it glow. I also use it on my strech marks. Works on them as well. Sorry for you're reaction to it. Maybe it depends on type of skin?

  • May 23, 2016

    by Aline

    This was a free sample. Why do you have the bother of return was free.

  • April 9, 2016

    by Rose tahere

    I'm just sick and tired of Bellaplex putting up posts about how some celebreties are gone, or are a tragic loss etc. This clearly is misleading us into thinking that certain celebrities have passed, when really it is a change in their appearance after using their products. Very annoying. I've used a couple of skin care products and now I'm convinced it's a scam. No changes in my skin at all. I truly believe a lot depends on genetics and what goes in your mouth. So people. WAKE UP.

  • February 13, 2016

    by Judith

    I nearly fainted when I discovered my credit card had been debited with $200 for what I thought were two samples that I had received for $1.99 each, which in actual fact was $2.74 because, apart from alot of other things, they dont explain that the price is in US dollars not AUD. I rang the bank to advise these were unauthorised payments, I was told to cancel my card as the bank has had multi complaints about this particular firm. I feel like a real sucker! when I rang the firm to complain I was told that I had clicked on the Terms & Conditions button and seeing that I did not return the product in 30 days I was charged. I have since read other complaints & it does not seem to matter if you return the goods or not, you are still charged for them. I have complained to Consumer Affairs but I expect that I have done my dough!! At least they wont be able to charge me again next month. I am usually very aware of scams, and I was really taken in with this one, I honestly cannot remember seeing anything about costing $400, I would had run a mile the other way. Please do not let this happen to you.

  • January 21, 2016

    by Robin

    I tried the offer shown on the Doctors Show, which I thought gave it some credibility!! It's sticky and itchy and I'm glad I only paid the postage.

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