Oprah hosted her final Ultimate Favorite Things episodes yesterday and last Friday, sending audiences into conniption fits with a long list of gifts that gradually increased in net worth. (Yes, vehicles and diamonds were involved.) We’re as jealous as the next person of the altruistic audience members who recieved iPads, $500 Nordstrom gift cards, and expensive Nikon cameras. (Though we’re perfectly happy not to be stuck with those glittery UGG boots.) But we also think Oprah betrayed her audience a little with these gifts: From beauty products full of chemicals that disrupt the human endocrine system to household items that aren’t the equally elegant and eco-friendly functional alternatives, we think the Queen of Talk could have done better.
Here are five items we wish Oprah would stop promoting, and why: