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Some quacks are promoted with superlatives like "the world's foremost nutritionist" or "America's leading hair loss expert." Their products may also be promoted with similar claims like "the number one natural solution for hair loss". There are no laws against making such claims, anyone can do it. If I claim to be the world's greatest hair biologist, my professional colleagues would not be very pleased, but there is nothing they could do about it.

Some scam artists may claim to have degrees and/or affiliations to schools, hospitals, and/or professional that do not exist. The individuals might claim to have acquired a medical degree, specialty training, board certification, or other professional affiliations from bogus or nonexistent sources. be aware that what people claim for themselves is not always true.