Consumers Say $125 Anti-Aging Cream Was Marketed As Drug

Law360, New York (December 5, 2016, 1:41 PM EST) -- Women who bought a $125-a-tube skin cream sued its maker on Thursday over its claims of medicine-like functions, comparing the non-FDA-approved product to “modern-day snake oil.”

The customers sued Houston-based Sunday Riley Modern Skincare, the maker of Bionic Anti-Aging Cream, which is sold for $125 per 1.7-ounce tube on major cosmetic outlets like beauty.com, nordstrom.com and sephora.com, they say.

But the product makes all kinds of claims about turning back time for skin that simply aren’t true, the buyers say.

“Like a modern-day snake oil salesman, Sunday Riley … preys on consumers’ fundamental fear of aging by marketing the [cream] as...

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December 2, 2016

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