About Copper Wear

Copper Wear is a line of “As Seen on TV” compression wear that claims to conform to every contour of your body, to support your joints, and to increase circulation. The company claims you’ll realize these benefits as soon as you slip their compression garments on, and that they are manufactured using eco-friendly processes.

Like the Clear TV and Perfecter Fusion Styler, CopperWear is manufactured by TriStar products, which holds an A+ Better Business Bureau, despite having more than 1,000 complaints over the past three years. Regarding CopperWear specifically, the product has been trademarked since early 2013, though we were only able to locate a few legitimate customers reviews during our research. This could be due to the fact that CopperWear appears to have been placed on the market and then removed from TriStar’s product lineup shortly thereafter, only to recently reappear once again. With this said, the most common complaint we encountered cited poor customer service from the company, but nothing specifically regarding the product.

How Copper Wear Works

Similar to Copper Wear and Tommie Copper, Copper Wear is a line of compression clothing that claims to offer comfort and great performance. Unlike these brands though, CopperWear claims to include 30% more copper embedded directly into the fabric, which is a trace mineral that helps keep you cool and dry, while also reducing exposure to microbial growth.

See Also: Beware: Not Following These 6 Tips Could Cost You Money on Your Next “As Seen on TV” Purchase

All CopperWear products are manufactured using the company’s GCOOL performance fabric, which is knitted/woven using InFiber. This revolutionary material is claimed to control moisture, temperature, bacteria levels, and UV exposure, all without the use of harsh chemicals. InFiber will never wash off, and will remain effective as long as you own the garment.

Copper Wear garments “give you compression when you need it,” can be worn 24 hours a day—even while sleeping—and are particularly useful after an injury in order to “soothe muscle stiffness and improve blood circulation.” Garments are also claimed to support to the muscles and joints in the neck, shoulders, torso and back, to improve circulation, reduce the buildup of lactic acid, and deliver more oxygen to your heart.

CopperWear offers a fairly extensive catalog of compression wear, including shorts, t-shirts, sleeves, full and open-finger gloves, socks, and more. All CopperWear products are machine washable, and are available in sizes from small to 2X.

CopperWear Pricing & Refund Policy

Copper Wear garments currently range in price from $14.99 to $39.99, and include free shipping when you buy two or more. Otherwise, standard shipping costs range between $4.99 and $6.99, in addition to Express Saver, 2Day, and Overnight options available via FedEx.

Copper Wear compression garments come with a 60-day money back guarantee, less shipping and handling charges. Simply call customer service at (973) 287-5190 to begin the process.

Bottom Line: Is Copper Wear a Scam?

At this point you’ve learned a lot about CopperWear, but what’s the bottom line: Are they a scam? Overall, we have no reason to believe that CopperWear is a scam, but there are some factors you should consider prior to purchasing.

First, even though compression wear has been used medically for quite some time, they’ve recently become a big fad in the consumer sports market. But do they actually work? According to this article, there are very few studies available (outside of manufacturer’s own “clinical testing”) for compression wear. However, according to one study conducted in 2007, “no performance enhancement” was shown, but most participants experienced a “reduction in delayed onset muscle soreness.” Another that same year showed that “no statistical difference was observed during exercise with compression socks,” while “there was a statistical difference in recovery of blood lactate concentrations after the test was completed while wearing the compression socks.” Finally, a third independent study in 2009 concluded “there was no statistical effect on performance.”

So what does this mean? Ultimately, based on the existing data, it appears compression wear does help with post-workout recovery and increased circulation. With this said, it does not appear to provide any immediate performance advantage.

Second, CopperWear is an “As Seen on TV” product, which typically carry lower customer satisfaction ratings than their mainstream counterparts. Also, keep in mind that the product is manufactured by TriStar, which has a reputation for relatively poor customer service.

Finally, like nearly any other medical device, CopperWear garments will not provide the same benefits to everyone who uses them. If you have any questions, we strongly recommend discussing it with your physician prior to use.

See Also: The Science of Compression Wear: Is it Hype or Hope?

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102 Customer Reviews for Copper Wear

Average Customer Rating: 2.6
Rating Snapshot:
5 stars: 30 4 stars: 9 3 stars: 5 2 stars: 4 1 stars: 54
Bottom Line: 43% would recommend it to a friend
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  • 3 out 4 people found this review helpful

    Don't buy it

    I went online to check out the Copper Fit Elbow over Christmas. My wife was having issues with her arm and I thought maybe this sleeve would help her. Well, I saw that the deal on the website was two sleeves for $19.99. I put one in the cart. When you go to checkout, they make you put your card number in before you see the total. Well, after putting my card number in, the total showed up as $63.94. So on the final "confirm your order" page, I exited out. About a week later, the charge from Copper Wear showed up on my credit card. I tried to call, but all the phone numbers on their site are just automated, and I was not able to get in touch with a human.

    They ended up shipping me the product. Upon receiving it, I noticed that they doubled what I had originally put in my cart, and charged me for an order I never completed. Completely ridiculous. The BBB should shut this company down because they are literally stealing money.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 3 out 3 people found this review helpful

    Very POOR Customer Service.

    • Livermord CA,
    • Jan 4, 2016

    Ordered ankle sleeve, wrong size on conformation, tried to change size via live chat messages and voice mail at time of order. Thought size was changed, received order, wrong size, NO one did anything to change to correct size. Talked to a real person today and was told it could not be exchanged because it was on special, would need to re-order at regular price. Threw out the ankle sleeve and will not order from Copper Wear again.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 7 out 7 people found this review helpful

    Total scam

    • Los Angeles, CA,
    • Dec 15, 2015

    These guys are a total scam. I tried to call before ordering and was transferred to a call center overseas. The representative had no idea about their products, but was trying to push me to sign up for another scam where you sign up for some unrelated service and they promise to send you $50.

    I tried to cancel my order after 6 hours, but was told it had already shipped. A week goes by and I get an email stating my order just shipped. They blatantly lied when I called. I will simply dispute this order with my credit card company. Very unprofessional company.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 5 out 5 people found this review helpful

    A sold sceptic

    • Ohio,
    • Dec 11, 2015

    When it comes to this sort of thing I am extremely skeptical. However, my left knee began to hurt after officiating a basketball game so I tried one. It works great for me. My wife found them at Walmart for 10 bucks a piece but I would order them if the other ones wore out if I could not find them elsewhere.

    Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

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    • Dec 28, 2015

      Henry Vokes

      I purchased a Copper Fit sleeve for my elbow. I was suffering a tendonitis for well over 18 months. The Copper Fit sleeve provided instant relief, and within 6 weeks, my tendonitis had ceased altogether. My knees have also been bothering me for a long time, I felt comfortable buying two sleeves for my knees, and I am glad I did. These are unlike the heavy neoprene with Velcro straps. They fit comfortably and there is no pinching. I have also recommended Copper Fit to my wife and my brother-in-law. They have also felt near immediate relief with these products.

      I am 57, had an active youth, served 6 years USMC, and have been a Philadelphia fire fighter for nearly 31 years. My body sometimes hurts. 

      Copper Fit helps!

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  • 3 out 5 people found this review helpful

    Knee sleeve

    • Bellevue, NE,
    • Nov 26, 2015

    I can purchase these at Walgreens for $10 each. They seem to work OK.

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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  • 6 out 7 people found this review helpful

    Makes My Pain Go Away

    • Toronto, ON,
    • Oct 20, 2015

    I love the material. Keeps my skin dry and my bones pain free. Very reasonable price.

    Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

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  • 8 out 9 people found this review helpful

    Love them

    • Baltimore MD ,
    • Oct 9, 2015

    I placed my order on 10/2/15 and on 10/6/15 they said it was shipped with a UPS tracking number and it wasn't working. I called UPS and then I called the company and they said it shipped on the 6th and it was postal service that was bringing it and that I would have a tracking number in one to two days. When the mail came they arrived. I put them on and they took a lot of pain off my knees and that's even with having a bad back that needs to have surgery on it.

    Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

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  • 4 out 5 people found this review helpful

    I regret ordering from Copper Wear

    • Miami, Florida,
    • Sep 28, 2015

    I placed the order on 9-14-15. According to the customer service it shipped on 9-18 and then they said 9-21-15. The company shows a UPS number that is not valid. Bottom line is the order is over two weeks old. My account was charged promptly but the product is nowhere to be seen. Is this a scam?

    Bottom Line: No, I would not recommend this to a friend

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    • Oct 9, 2015

      Joe

      I bought one at a store for my elbow so I could bowl better, but it did not work for me. Not worth the money.

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  • 10 out 11 people found this review helpful

    Pain Relief

    Have been wearing the Sabona copper-magnet bracelet for years. When my knees started to ache, I decided to try the Copper Wear knee brace. The right knee was the one I tried first, since this one gave me the most trouble. With in 3 days, the pain in my knee was gone, I keep it on 24/7, and as of today, there is zero pain.

    It may not work as a regenerative aid, but it certainly works on arthritic pain.

    Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

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  • 5 out 6 people found this review helpful

    I wish I knew about this long time ago.

    A friend turned me on with this product. It was the best thing that happened to me. I have spent a lot of money on shoes but my feet and ankles kept hurting and burning. When I got the Copper Wear ankle sock, my both feet started feeling great. Maybe one day I be able to buy the shirt and shorts. I love it. Praise God!

    Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

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  • 13 out 16 people found this review helpful

    Excellent product

    I have bought four of them so far and shared them with friends. We all love them very much. I am now going to order more. They are so comfortable that you don't realize you have them on.

    Bottom Line: Yes, I would recommend this to a friend

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    • Oct 23, 2015

      Terry Farmer

      After being told by my doctors my knees were worn out and I had a severe stage of osteoarthritis in my left knee. I tried My Copper Wear knee support. After 2 years I immediately can feel the increase in pain when I don't bother to wear it. I now wear mine 24/7 and have shared this with many friends with equal results. Thank you for designing this product.

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