From Detoxing To Cool Sculpting, These Are The Wellness Trends People Say Are Money Down The Drain

The world of wellness trends can be an overwhelming place to live in.

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So recently we asked the BuzzFeed Community to share which wellness trends they think are a complete waste of money. Here are their responses:

1.Personalized supplements

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"I didn't feel any different from buying general everyday multivitamins."

—24, California

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2.Cool sculpting

A person receives a cryolipolysis treatment on their stomach. An operator in gloves uses a device with a display. The person is lying down on a treatment bed

3.Fast-acting hyper-pigmentation products

A woman with her hair in a bun shows a skincare comparison: left side with hyperpigmentation, right side with even, clear skin

4.Life coaches

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Two jars of green smoothie with mint leaves on top, surrounded by cucumber slices, avocado, spinach, and almonds; a small chalkboard with the word "detox" written on it

6.Clean eating

Two hands: one holding an apple and the other holding stacked chocolate bars

7.Chiropractic realignments

Person lying on a massage table receiving a neck adjustment from a practitioner in medical scrubs

"Dropped almost $1200 at the chiropractor for weekly realignments and I cannot begin to explain how much of a difference I didn't notice."

—Charlie, Nevada

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Are there any other popular wellness trends that you think are a waste of money? Let us know in the comments!

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