The makers of Plexus Slim (& many of their ‘independent’ distributors) claim this ‘Pink Drink’ can…
help you lose weight, burn fat and balance blood sugar / cholesterol levels (without exercising)
…sounds impressive, but can this popular product live up to the hype?
We put it to the test, and the results surprised us! Here’s what we found…
Quiz: Is Your Body TOXIC? Take the Test...
Does It Work Or Is It a Scam?
Plexus Slim seems to be everywhere we look at the moment, and we’ve been inundated with questions about the product, the ingredients, and whether we recommended it or not.
Whilst this product definitely isn’t an outright scam, it also isn’t everything it claims to be. We’ll let you decide if this is the right product for you (or not)…
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What is Plexus Slim?
Plexus Slim, often referred to as the “Pink Drink“, is a powdered drink mix that’s been around since 2008. Simply mix the powder with water and take 30 minutes before a meal, usually with a pill called ‘Accelerator+’.
Sounds easy, right? Perhaps a bit too easy…
ALERT: Most Plexus Slim Reviews are written by the company’s ‘Ambassadors’!
Finding independent Plexus Slim reviews can be a challenge, as most of them are written by people who sell the products and are trying to make a buck.
These people often make outrageous claims, with little or no supporting evidence to back them up (we even found someone who was told this product is a diabetes medication!).
This misinformation can be dangerous. Please be on alert when doing your research.
How Does it Work?
The product contains a number of natural ingredients, which the makers claim cover “all areas of weight loss” and help to reduce cravings, decrease appetite, increase metabolism and speed up fat burning.
These are BIG claims, especially when the company also claims exercise isn’t required.
Quiz: Is Your Body TOXIC? Take the Test...
Whilst our reviews show the product does contain a few ingredients (see below) with ‘some’ evidence that they can be useful in aiding weight loss, we haven’t found any evidence that this product can live up to its hype and outrageous claims.
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Below you’ll find a selection of reviews that users have submitted for this product.
I've used this product for about 2 months now and I'm not sure its really doing anything (except costing me money!)
I did lose some weight when I first started using this product and its quick / easy to use, but the results have tapered off, not sure if there is something I am missing?
What a load of rubbish! I friend kept recommending this to me (didnt know she was a rep at the time!) so I decided to give it a try - but it didnt work for me (no results, same weight) so I am going to contact her to see if I can get a refund.
I started on just the drink. No results, then told to add accelerator, pro bio, bio cleanse. Till i quit it was costin 150-170 per month. I was on months. I just cant see spendin that money w no results. They claim i didnt give enough time, excuse me??? They need to make it cheaper if u need to be on longer for results instead of sending their ambassadors to hawaii & florida!! Disgusted, my FB page is loaded w them trying to push it.
I am NOT an ambassador for Plexus, and yet I have seen results. I have been taking Plexus Slim for about 2 weeks now and have lost 7 lbs. I think people need to keep in mind that the product really should be mixed with a healthy lifestyle. I honestly don't work out much, and have still had a difference. You can't take the product and then increase you calorie intake, otherwise it wont work. I have really enjoyed the fact that I do not get hungry throughout the day, I am no longer prone to snacking. An all over happy customer :)
I spent $197 on the recommended products......... upon reading the labels when products arrived, I discovered ingredients that were counter-productive. It took weeks to receive a return label and they kept $52 out of $197 for shipping and handling ! Outrageous!
Listen the only way your going to loose weight is by diet and exercise. You have to get up and move. All these weight loss things claim loss of weight without having to do anything! Don't fool yourself do it the old fashion way diet and exercise!!
I have used Plexus Slim for 30 days and have not had any results.
I am trying it for another 30 days and going to add ProBio, BioCleanse, and Boost to see if combining accelerates anything.
I exercise daily and did not change my diet at all while using Plexus Slim for 30 days.
I did not lose one pound.
I ordered a 30-day supply, because I was told I WOULD feel a negative difference if I stopped using it. 30 days, felt no different. I was told I needed to use it 60 days. 60 days. No difference. Then I was told I needed the accelerator. I was done. What a scam.
One ambassador I know was and is still 70 pounds overweight, after using and selling it for a year. I have no idea how she convinces anyone it helps with weight loss.
Another claims to have lost weight, and he has, but it was before he ever heard of plexus.
Another said while it may not help with weight loss, it helps with blood sugar. Good grief.
I have been taking the products for 5 months now and haven't had heartburn since I started. I used to get it a couple times per week. My acne has cleared up dramatically. I've lost inches around my waist, thighs, and arms. My restless legs have not been a problem since I started either. I used to wake up nightly!
I started using Plexus last year and was a huge skeptic. I tried it for a month and I did not see results, I used the slim, the bio cleanse and the pro bio. What I experienced were slight headaches, I felt tired and did not curb my appetite and I also gained 5 pounds. I did let my rep know what I experienced and she encouraged me to try it again so I gave it another shot regardless of what I felt. I went from a size 16 to an 11 in three months. It definitely curbed my appetite and gave me more energy out of nowhere. I suffer from severe anxiety and major head cloudiness and now I do not , I can think clearly and have not had an episode of cloudiness since. Can not say I still do not get anxiety but it is not as bad as it used to be, I am able to control it now. Also, my face cleared up because I get really bad pimples, I used to get a cluster of them on my face and now I get one or two and the bald spot on the back of my head is starting to fill in and grow back. I also had arthritis real bad and that's gone! Everyone's body is different and experiences will always be a different result. I am glad I gave these products another shot because turns out it does work it just takes time.
I have used this for almost 4 months. The only thing I have noticed is headaches and diarrhea. Haven't lost a pound, hasn't curbed my appetite and the last Dr's appointment my blood pressure was up after pretty much having it under control for a couple years. Dr advised me to stop taking it . I started it because it was supposed to help with high blood pressure,diabetes, etc. Has done NOTHING for me other than make me feel worse.
i had gastric bypass 11 yrs ago - and lost 140 lbs over a 2-3 yr period. I gradually have regained about 50 lbs and was beginning to feel uncomfortable; and although my blood pressure had not gone up significantly, I was having some heart palpitations I wasn't comfortable with, so my MD renewed a prescription for a mild BP med. When I heard about a friend's successes from female physical problems by using the Plexus Tri-Plex, and hearing other successes from other people using the products, I decided to investigate the products. Although I've never been in the medical field, my mother was extremely health concious and I learned a lot about nutrition & supplements from her, so I'm not a newbie to nutrition and supplements. I had been taking numerous OTC supplements. My dear friend gave me several day's worth of the Tri-Plex (Slim, Accelerator & Pro-Bio5) to try. I sipped on the Slim throughout the morning, and began having headaches, so was sceptical. After reading more information and conversing with my friend, I decided to try drinking it with warm water, and getting it down in about 20 minutes (due to gastric bypass my tummy doesn't hold a lot), and immediately eating my protein (egg) for breakfast after the Slim was down. I no longer have headaches...and have energy to go until later evening (and I am drinking my slim between 4:30 & 5 AM every morning). I've not had this much energy since I was a teenager (I'm now 66). I am slowly losing inches but haven't returned to my MD for my next physical to check on weight loss. Oh, and before I even started on the samples, I did take my friends empty bottles to my MD and asked him to see if there were any ingredients that would interfere with my medication. He did not promote them, but he definitely didn't have any objection to me trying them. Actually, he and his wife had been studying the products (not taking them at this point) so he was somewhat familiar with them. I have not been taking the products for almost 2 months and am not at all disappointed. I recently discovered another friend who began using the Tri-Plex about a month ago due to diabetes. She wanted to lower her meds and get healthier. And she is extremely pleased that in the past 30 days she's lost weight and her bp has gone down quite a bit. You drink only 1 Slim a day and lots and lots of water....but then, most healthy food plans encourage water drinking to rid the body of toxins. I LOVE my Plexus! A bit spendy, yet, but definitely worth it to me!
When I tried to cancel my account and the auto shipment it was nearly IMPOSSIBLE!
I couldn't find website, it then said it was an old website, wouldn't let me login, then when I could I couldn't find the account screen, etc, etc, etc. Don't get wrapped up in their misrepresentation!
This company doesn't even deserve one star. I have been trying to get two refunds on products that I shipped back on time and have proof that they were received and still have not been contacted! I have emailed and called for FOUR months now and still nothing!
The products did work for me but with how expensive it was I stopped...and had the worst withdrawal for a week! That really made me question what I was really taking. It can't be natural with having a horrible withdrawal.
I used the pink drink, accelerator and bio-cleanse. It made me sick, gave me headaches and my legs would swell and ache! I called the ambassador and she said to continue it and recommended another item! I tried it a couple more days but only felt worse! I got a refund at least!
Worse consumer service ever. I having trying to reach someone regarding an order,four times on hold over forty five minutes, no one never came on phone.
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Other Product Information
We like the 60-day guarantee, which allows you to return the product and get a full refund if you don’t see a difference or get the results you hoped for within 60 days. This is a generous guarantee, and shows the company must be confident about their product.
The product is available to purchase as a retail customer, or alternatively you can sign up as a preferred customer to get slightly discounted prices (however, you will have to join an auto-shipment program).
Current pricing (updated December 2014):
- Plexus Slim Only: $79.99/ $84.95 (30 day supply)
- Combo Pack with Natural Accelerator: $99.85 / $114.95 (30 day supply)
Reported Side Effects
We have been through Plexus Slim reviews on other websites, such as Amazon and eBay, and have read reports of:
- Stomach Upsets
However, these side effects appear uncommon and most people do not experience any issues taking the product.
Plexus Slim: Our Verdict
This is not a product we’ll be using ourselves, and we can’t recommend it to you.
We know some people have seen positive results & have lost weight using Plexus Slim, however there’s a good chance these results will be short-term and as soon as they stop using the product the weight will come right back.
There’s a lack of clinical research, and to be honest this feels like another ‘quick fix’ product. We are particularly concerned about the messages (or lack of) from the makers about the importance of exercise, and eating a clean, healthy diet.
If you are trying to lose weight and need a boost, then it might be worth a closer look. However, you’ll get better, longer-term results by making a few simple (& free) tweaks to your diet and daily lifestyle.
Find out how to lose weight and keep it off, increase energy levels and enjoy optimum health without any supplements, pills, potions or products (and in just a few minutes a day!).
Do You Agree? Have you Used Plexus Slim?
That’s our view, but what do you think? Have you used Plexus Slim? Let us know your experiences in the comments below, or leave a review & share your experiences.