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L'Occitane Inc.

The international beauty products supplier advertised Almond Beautiful Shape and Almond Shaping Delight creams to help produce "slimmer, firmer" figures. However, L'Occitane Inc. failed to perform the proper scientific experiments to back up those claims. The company will pay $450,000 under the FTC settlement.

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