An Honest Review of Tummy Tuck Belt
A Seen On TV Product Review
This is a review by someone who actually tried the Tummy Tuck Belt.
I am not usually prone to As Seen On TV products, but I was reeled in by the promise of the Tummy Tuck Belt. I stumbled on the TV infomercial while I was breastfeeding my 4 months old baby, and the postpartum hormones messes with you. I was pondering the possibility of getting a tummy tuck for my post-pregnancy belly when the commercial came on.
It seemed so incredible and yet it was a seductive pitch: wear this belt and rub on some lotion while you do two minutes of abdominal exercise everyday and see that belly shrink down. Heck, I can do this! Even a busy mom with an infant can fit in two minutes. They say that you only have to wear this belt for 10 minutes a day for fabulous results in a month. No lifestyle or diet change required. If not satisfied in 30 days, then they will refund you. No risk, right?
Well, I can tell you that this product did not work for me. I didn't like that lotion, or so call thermal accelerator cream, it was kind of nasty and flaked on your skin after a few minute. I had some on my arm and it looked like I was peeling (good thing I didn't go out!). I didn't get to return the product because I was busy, like most people are. On top of that, they automatically start sending you more tubes of that lotion which they charge you $19.95 plus $6.99 shipping and handling fee. It wasn't until I received the new lotion that I had to call back and cancel. When you call you speak with someone in India. I can tell because she had an Indian name, the accent, plus she told me good evening when I was calling at 7am in the morning.
I end up having to ship back the thermal accelerator cream that they sent me at my own cost, and I am still waiting for the refund, which can take up to 60 days.
UPDATE: Luckily, I paid to track my shipment back to them because they did not refund me after the 60 days. On top of that, they charged me twice, and they said that it was somehow standard operation for them to do that. I had very little success talking to the customer service there so I had to dispute this with my credit card company and I gave my credit card company the USPS tracking confirmation stating that they actually received it within 7 days of me shipping the cream back to them. It was like pulling teeth to get any refund out of them, and in the end, I only got a partial refund due to shipping and handling fees. I have learned my lesson and will not be fooled again by the promise of easy transformation without diet and exercise!