NASA force Gwyneth Paltrow’s website Goop to remove claims over ‘Body Vibes stickers’

GWYNETH Paltrow has been slammed as a “snake oil saleswoman” by space experts Nasa.

The actress, who runs lifestyle website Goop, told readers to buy “Body Vibes stickers” that allegedly aid healing.

But the colorful patches worn near the heart to “rebalance the energy and frequency in our bodies” leave marks on the skin when they are removed.

The website said the stickers, which are on sale for £95 for a pack of 24, are “a major obsession around Goop HQ”.

But ex-Nasa scientists criticised the stickers as “snake oil” – a term used to describe a dodgy product with no real benefit.

Goop originally said the stickers were made with the same material Nasa uses for spacesuits so they can monitor an astronaut’s health.

After an investigation by website Gizmodo, this claim was removed.

Former Nasa human research scientist Mark Shelhamer told Gizmodo that the Body Vibes’ claims were “a load of BS”.

Models show off their Body Vibes stickers. Picture: Body Vibes

Models show off their Body Vibes stickers. Picture: Body VibesSource:Supplied

 

Body Vibes stickers for sale. Picture: Body Vibes

Body Vibes stickers for sale. Picture: Body VibesSource:Supplied

He said: “If they promote healing, why do they leave marks on the skin?”

As a result, Goop left a note warning readers.

A Goop spokesperson said: “We want to clarify that the stickers are not Goop products, but rather made by the brand Body Vibes.

“Based on the statement from Nasa, we’ve gone back to the company to inquire about the claim and removed it from our site until we get additional verification.”

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