An ad on Instagram for botox was banned for misleading claims and for advertising a prescription-only medicine.
An ad on Instagram was banned for trivialising non-cosmetic procedures, advertising Botox and misleadingly implying celebrities had used their products.
An Instagram ad was banned for misleadingly implying celebrities had used their products.
A website, www.getsmirk.com, for a teeth whitening product, Smirk, seen on 10 July 2018, included towards the bottom of the home page the heading “Results, the first time” and a before and after illustration of teeth. On the “Before” image the teeth were yellow and on the “After” image the teeth were white. Accompanyin...
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