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The 12 Best Hair, Skin and Nail Vitamins of 2021

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There’s good reason why they say, “beauty comes from the inside out.” Along with using the right topical products, getting the right nutrients internally can go a long way in your quest for glowing skin, long hair, and strong nails. While in an ideal world, these would come solely from a squeaky clean diet full of fruits and veggies, getting an adequate amount of the vitamins and minerals you need from diet alone simply isn’t realistic for most people. (Because, you know, real life.) 

Enter the benefit of a beauty supplement, which works to, well, supplement your diet and can have positive effects on your hair, skin, and nails. The right one can help protect skin from signs of aging, make your nails less likely to chip and break, and leave your hair stronger and less prone to breakage, explains dermatologist Dr. Michelle Henry. So, how exactly do you choose the right one?

What to Look For In a Beauty Supplement


The B vitamin is a superstar in the beauty world, offering benefits for both hair, skin, and nails, and is one of the best vitamins to seek out in a beauty supplement, according to Dr. Henry.

Omega-3 Fatty Acids:

Another multi-tasking standout, this family of fatty acids gives you plenty of bang for your buck, again having a positive impact on the health of hair, skin, and nails, says Welsh. 


Dr. Henry says this is an important thing to seek out in any type of supplement. It’s a way to ensure you’re getting the highest quality ingredients possible.

Keep reading to learn more about the best hair, skin, and nail vitamins out there.

Final Verdict

Given biotin’s multitasking capabilities, it’s no surprise that the Sports Research 5,000 Mcg Biotin Supplement is a true stand-out, boasting a high concentration of biotin and pairing it with cold-pressed organic coconut oil to enhance absorption. For those who prefer to take their supplements in gummy form, the Olly Undeniable Beauty Hair, Skin, & Nail Gummy and Pacifica Hair Nirvana Beauty Gummies are both great (and yes, delicious) choices. And for an all-around multivitamin that checks all the boxes, check out Ritual Essential for Women, a favorite among Byrdie editors, which also has a convenient, subscription-based model so you never have to worry about running out.

Why Trust Byrdie?

Byrdie contributor Melanie Rud has over a decade of experience in the beauty industry, writing for some of the biggest magazines and websites out there. While she does pat herself on the back for eating a clean and nutrient-rich diet, she does take beauty supplements daily as an extra back-up.

Meet the Expert

  • Michelle Henry, M.D., Clinical Instructor of Dermatology at Weill Medical College and dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon in New York City. She specializes in cosmetic procedures, as well as medical dermatology and MOHS Micrographic Surgery.
  • Suzie Welsh, RN, MSN is the founder of Binto, a digital women’s health company that connects women with healthcare professionals to create customized supplement plans using the brand’s own line of supplements.

Nature’s Bounty Hair Skin & Nails Gummies Review

Every time I’m going to change my hair color, I take hair vitamins because the process takes a lot of chemical processes such as bleaching. In my post about tips on bleaching the hair with less damage and pain, I mentioned that I take hair vitamins before bleaching. I do that at least 2 weeks before bleaching just to make sure. But does it really helps the hair? And does biotin causes acne? Know all about it when you scroll down to read my Nature’s Bounty Hair Skin & Nails Gummies review.


Nature’s Bounty Hair Skin & Nails Gummies contains 2,500 mcg of biotin per serving; it supports hair, skin, and nail growth. Plus it claims to thicken the hair and prevents thinning; clarifies the complexion and reduces acne; strengthens nails.


It contains Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid), Vitamin E (as dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate), Biotin (as d-Biotin), Sodium, Sugar, Corn Syrup, Dicalcium Phosphate, Gelatin. Contains <2% of Citric Acid, Lactic Acid, Maltodextrin, Natural Strawberry Flavor, Pectin, Silica, Vegetable Juice (color), Vegetable Oil (Palm) (Contains Carnauba Wax). It has no artificial flavor, milk, lactose, soy, gluten, wheat, yeast, and fish; sodium-free.


Biotin is sometimes it’s referred to as vitamin B7, or as Vitamin H. Biotin is a B complex vitamin that’s critical in converting food into energy and helps in the promotion of cell growth. If you don’t have enough biotin in your diet, it can lead to hair loss, brittle nails, or itchy skin.


According to HBFIT, Vitamin B5, also known as pantothenic acid, is supposed to help with the regulation of the surface layer of the skin. In short, it helps prevent acne. B7 helps with the breakdown and distribution of fatty acids and improves the keratin infrastructure. This creates a gloss on your skin that gives you both a glow and a protective layer. Working together they can give you healthy-looking skin.

Vitamin B7 is absorbed through receptors in the intestines, and so is vitamin B5. Because they are both absorbed through the same receptors, if there is an excess of one, there is a deficiency in another.

This means that if you’re taking biotin supplements, especially pure biotin, then you won’t be able to absorb the vitamin B5 in your diet. This means that the surface of your skin will be more prone to breakouts. It’s not that biotin causes acne, but a deficiency in vitamin B5 will. You can read more about it too in Into The Gloss.


INTAKE: Take 2 gummies daily, preferably with a meal.

FLAVOR: It tastes like strawberries, it’s sweet and a little sour.

PACKAGING: Since this is for adults, obviously this is packaged with a kid-proof bottle cap. But what I dislike is the bottle is too big, it can be deceiving. Although it is mentioned on the label that it contains either 80 or 220 gummies, it’s still quite disappointing to see that it’s only almost half the bottle. It’s like opening a pack of chips and discovering it contains more air than the actual chips.

TEXTURE: It’s really like your favorite gummy candies. It’s squishy and easy to chew. Plus, it’s delicious. I swear you’ll be tempted to eat more than two.


When it comes to supplements, the result or improvement varies in a person’s metabolism. But for me, around a week of using Nature’s Bounty Hair Skin & Nails Gummies, I do notice that my hair is stronger. I have less hair fall, especially when I comb my hair. And although I have naturally thick hair, my hairstylists were always amazed when I feel no pain when they bleach my hair and it can endure it twice without breaking. My hair still feels so soft and looks shiny after the process, but honestly, I think I have to give the credit to Olaplex for that. Actually, many random strangers touch my hair asking me if my hair or its color is real.

As for the claim that it also “clarifies the complexion, reduces acne, and helps make hair grow faster”, I honestly don’t know. I never experience it.


Q: Do you break out from it?

A: I have acne-prone skin, but I never really had a total breakout when I use this skin probably because I often use skincare products with B5 such as It’s Skin VB Effector or Tiam My Signature Vita B5 Toner.

Q: Will hair in other parts of my body will also grow

A: No, because this doesn’t contain ingredients for hormones.


PROS: It really makes the hair strong, think, and more healthy. It tastes really good like strawberry candy and it is affordable compared to other hair gummy supplements.

CONS: The effect on the skin is not that as good as it claims.


What do you think of this Nature’s Bounty Hair Skin & Nails Gummies review? Have you tried taking Biotin supplements before? Share your thoughts and questions below!

Hair, Skin & Nails
– Bloom Nutrition

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Hair, Skin & Nails is the missing piece from your beauty routine. Our capsules contain Vitamin E+C, biotin, hyaluronic acid and more for vibrant hair, clear skin, and strong nails.

Hair, Skin & Nails is the missing piece to your beauty routine! Our capsules are packed with biotin to strengthen hair and nails, improve skin, and support your metabolism and overall health. Vitamin E, Vitamin C, and Vitamin A keep your skin firm and healthy while slowing the effects of aging. Did you know that an estimated 1 billion people are Vitamin D deficient? That’s why we’ve decided to boost our supplements with 125mcg (625% DV) of Vitamin D for the added benefits of healthy bones, muscles and teeth. Our supplement is just what you need to naturally restore your hair, skin and nails.

Product Features

  • Antioxidants + Hyaluronic Acid

  • Biotin

  • Vitamins E + C

Supplement Facts

Serving Size:
2 Capsules

Servings Per Container:

Amount Per Serving:
Vitamin A (as Retinyl Acetate) 1650 mcg 183%
Vitamin C (Ascorbic Acid) 150 mg 167%
Vitamin D (as Cholecalciferol) 125 mcg 625%
Vitamin E (as DI-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate) 13.8 mg 92%
Thiamin 6 mg 500%
Riboflavin 6 mg 462%
Vitamin B3 25 mg 156%
Vitamin B6 (as Pyridoxine HCI) 4 mg 235%
Folate 50 mcg DFE 13%

Other Ingredients:
Hypromellose Capsule, Microcrystalline Cellulose, and Magnesium Stearate

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  • Longer hair great nails

    Highly recommend these .. There great I love them keep my hair and nails so nice great products ☺

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  • Love these gummies!! I’ve been using for 3 months and notice my nails growing much faster and stronger.

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  • Helped my hair grow out quicker

    I had a flat iron malfunction last December. My long ” side bangs” were singed, so they had to be cut VERY short. I researched to see what would help my hair grow and this is what I bought. I take 2 gummies in the morning. (They taste great) My bangs are slowly getting to the point where I can tuck them behind my ears. (I’m not very patient). I recommend this product for hair and nail growth!

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  • Great product!

    I love how tasty these are and my skin and hair is looking so much heathier!

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  • tasty , affordable vitamins

    Great strawberry flavor, no aftertaste. I noticed hair growth while taking these.

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  • Great Gummies

    This is my favorite supplement for hair, skin, and nails. They taste great and are priced right for their value. I feel like my nails are stronger than they have been in the past and my hair has grown faster. I actually look forward to eating these supplements in the evening before bed.

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  • Nature’s Bounty Nature s Bounty Optimal Solutions Hair, Skin and Nails Gummies have a great flavor. I love whenever I can take a gummy treat instead of a pill.

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  • Love this product♥️ easy to chew and works very well for my nails and hair growth.

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  • Good

    My sister loves these and I noticed that her hair and skin truly look healthier. I wish I could take them but they aren’t vegetarian. That’s why I am giving them three stars. I think nature’s bounty needs to make more supplements for different dietary options.

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  • They work!

    I love these gummies! They taste great and keep my hair and eyebrows from falling out.

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  • Great Taste and Easy to take

    I have been taking these for about 6 months to help increase the strength of my nails and attempt to help thicken my hair. The taste is great and like many other gummy vitamins, they are easy to take.
    Since I started taking these vitamins, I have notice some small changes. My nails seem a little bit stronger and my hair is starting to feel thicker. My hair stylist has commented on the reduction in split ends which would mean it has helped strengthen my hair.

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  • Taste good!

    Great taste, just like gummy candy but good for you. I honestly haven’t seem a major difference in everything that it is suppose to do, but I have seen some improvement in my nails.

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  • Biotin Sensitivity

    This product may work very well for some, but it does not work at all for me. By using this product, I discovered my intolerance to biotin in any and all products. If this product causes your skin to break out into cystic acne, please be aware that it is most likely the biotin. Now, I always read labels for biotin and stay very far away from products with the ingredient.

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  • Just right

    I have been taking these vitamins for about 3 months and have noticed an overall improvement in my skin and hair especially! My nails have always been very healthy and grow like crazy, but I was struggling with some adult acne and hair that wasn’t growing very fast. These are just what I needed!

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  • upset my stomach

    While the flavor of these Gummi Vitamins from Nature’s Bounty was nice,I had to discontinue taking them. They caused severe stomach cramps and bloating for me.

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  • Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin & Nails Gummies with Biotin Review

    I take multi vitamins when ever I can remember to help my body get the
    necessary vitamins that it needs.  I like to use Costco’s Kirkland
    brand multi vitamins because I feel it has more vitamins in it than the
    leading national brands and also I like the fact it has iron in it ( I
    have anemia so I have to take vitamins with iron ).

    I will say what I hate about taking vitamins is the size and taste.  The
    size is just way too big to swallow and the taste is awful, I have to
    drink something sweet to help mask the taste.

    For the past few weeks, I’ve been testing gummie vitamins from Nature’s Bounty®  Hair, Skin & Nails Gummies.  This is what I got in my Smiley360 box:

    Here are the details on the packaging of the vitamins:

    Looking good and feeling great has never been this delicious!

    Nature’s Bounty® Hair, Skin & Nails Gummies contains just the right balance of nutrients to support lustrous hair, healthy nails and vibrant skin, all in a delicious strawberry flavored gummy.  Nature’s Bounty® Hair, Skin & Nails Gummies provides you with the vital nutrients your body needs to support your natural beauty from within.

    Vitamin E and Vitamin C are antioxidants. Vitamin E contributes to skin health, and Vitamin C is involved in collagen production and formation, which forms the basis for vibrant skin.  Biotin helps to maintain healthy hair and supports healthy nails.

    Calories– 15

    Total Carbohydrate– 4g  Daly Value– 1%

    Sugars– 2g

    Vitamin C (as Ascorbic Acid)– 15mg  Daly Value– 25%

    Vitamin E (as dl-Alpha Tocopheryl Acetate)- 15 IU  Daly Value– 50%

    Biotin (as d-Biotin)- 2,500 mcg (2.5 mg)   Daly Value– 833%

    Other Ingredients– Corn Syrup, Sugar, Dicalcium Phosphate, Grape Juice, Natural Strawberry Flavor, Black Carrot Juice Color Concentrate, Maltodextrin, Fractionated Coconut Oil (Contains one or more of the following: Carnauba Wax, Beeswax), Silica.

    No Artificial Flavor, No Milk, No Lactose, No Soy, No Gluten, No Wheat, No Yeast, No Fish, and Sodium Free.

    Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin & Nails Gummies with Biotin Review

    *Record Scratch* Umm…..did I read in the ingredients Corn Syrup and Sugar?  What is up with these companies putting unhealthy stuff in products that’s suppose to boost your health?  I understand they’re trying to make it more enjoyable, but come on!

    I still gave the gummies vitamins a try anyway even those I’m displeased with some of the ingredients.

    The taste is sweet like strawberry gummy candy and it was much easier to take than swallowing a vitamin pill.  Just pop two in your mouth a day and then chew- no water needed.

    I took two after eating my dinner every night and it didn’t upset my stomach.  Since eating these vitamin gummies for several weeks I didn’t notice a difference with my hair but I did notice stronger, healthier nails.

    Another thing I noticed was several gigantic zits the size of mountains on my face!  GROSS!

    I believe that the biotin is the reason for my bad breakouts because I pretty much have smooth skin with a occasional acne.

    Now I’m a walking crater face for awhile until my acne goes away.  I had to stop using the vitamins and returned to using my old faithful, Costco’s Kirkland multi vitamins.


    Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin & Nails Gummies with Biotin Worth a Try?

    I’m personally going to have to pass on these vitamins.  My body doesn’t agree with biotin and I don’t like the fact it has corn syrup and sugar in it. 

    If you don’t mind about the ingredients and you don’t have a bad reaction to biotin then you would like these.  Check out other peoples’ reviews here.

    Have you tried Nature’s Bounty Hair, Skin & Nails Gummies with Biotin?

    Reviews: Hair Skin Nails Hair Skin Nails | Dherbs

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    • Hair Skin Nails

      Excellent! After cutting my hair, this vitamin has helped it grow back so healthy and thick. My nails are long and healthier than ever as well. I also love this vitamin because it has helped clear up my cystic acne! *


    • Hair Skin Nails

      My nails have always been strong but have gotten stronger due to this supplement. Skin is glowing and hair is growing at a nice rate without breakage. *


    • Hair Skin Nails

      I tried one bottle of this product, and then I came back for more. At first I wasn’t sure if it made a difference, but then I noticed little baby hairs growing along my hairline. I knew they were new because I color my hair. The new growth was my natural color. *


    • Hair Skin Nails

      I have been taking the Hair Skin and Nails for two months and it is working. I am not losing as much hair and it has grown. It is stronger and shiny and very healthy. My nails grow and are nice and strong. My skin is nice and glowing. I am a skeptic and wasn’t sure but I will continue taking this as it is working wonderfully! *


    • Hair Skin Nails

      I really didn’t believe it would help but to my surprise my hair started growing more and my nails have never been this hard, strong and long. Yes yes yes you have made a believer out of me…Thank you! *


    • Hair Skin Nails

      My daughter’s hair was dry. She believes in using natural products, so I recommended she try the Hair Skin Nails formula. Within weeks of using the product her hair felt very healthy. Since then I have purchased 3 more bottles. Excellent product. I would recommend it to anyone to use. *


    • Hair Skin Nails

      My hair was really dry. My mom is an avid customer of Dherbs recommended I try the hair and skin formula. Within weeks my hair felt very strong. I have purchased at least 3 bottles. Excellent product. I would recommend it to anyone to use. *


    • Hair Skin Nails

      I believe I’ve reviewed this product before but wanted to add an update. The product is great! I’ve been taking it for a year now. I have it on auto delivery. I started taking it for healthy skin because I wanted something more natural to clean my skin and help keep it looking youthful. I also had developed a rash. Well while using Skin, Hair and Nails it cleared up the rash completely within two weeks and had my face looking beautiful. So I really have to use it to keep great results. *


    • Hair Skin Nails

      About 2 years ago I started going natural. No chemical products added to my hair at all. I wore a lot of braid styles on my head just to get through the hard part of being dedicated to staying natural. So I started using the Hair, Skin and Nails product. I never saw any breakage when taking down my braids, just the natural shedding. This product is awesome. My nails were always breaking but after using this product they started growing and my skin also cleared. I would recommend this product and any of the DHerbs products if you want a healthier you! *


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    Fabulous Hair Skin & Nails Vitamins ~ Cydney Mar Wellness

    Fabulous Hair Skin & Nails ~ Get Gorgeous! 


    • Strengthens hair, skin and nails
    • Thin, fragile or falling out hair
    • Brittle and soft nails


    L-Cysteine…………………………….. 250 mg
    Urtica Dioica………………………….. 150 mg
    Vitamin B5………………………………. 50 mg
    Vitamin B6………………………………. 50 mg
    Silicon……………………………………. 20 mg
    Iron (Fumarate)……………………………1 mg
    Biotin (B8)………………………………..300 μg

    Dosage: 2 to 4 capsules daily

    This product is for those of you who would like to improve the quality of their hair, skin, and nails. These high-quality ingredients and therapeutic formulation have shown excellent results.

    I lost 65 % of my hair and it began to grow back within 2 months of taking this product. I became a Human Chia Pet and today, my hair is absolutely luscious, long and strong. My nails became beautifully long, strong and gorgeous nails, more ridges and yes, they are completely natural!

    Here is my before photo of my hair one week after my dramatic hair loss, as I was in Germany and they asked that I shoot a video !! Gosh, so embarrassed !!



    And here is my after photo of my hair a few years later, unretouched photo, it is thicker and longer ( Gosh, I cut off 14 inches this year already ! ) 

    This is how I ship out my products, as I think everything should be like a gift.

    Sometimes poor diet causes hair loss.

    Sometimes stress causes hair loss. Then a combination of Energetic Body & Mind Adrenal Support and Fabulous Hair Skin & Nails could be the remedy.

    It could be it will take longer for a more concrete result, it could be that you may need support in other areas as well as the body is meant to work as a cohesive system.

    Please be mindful to consume the proper amount of protein for your body ~ weight height, age, activity level ( there are handy protein calculators online ) This is important as many people who are watching their weight or switching to vegan/vegetarian diets can be protein deficient ( or protein in-efficient ) and that can cause hair loss. Our active ingredient will go to keeping that body alive and not to regrowing the hair, so for optimal health, you should check the sources of protein and your protein consumption for health and beautiful hair, skin & nails.

    Excellent for anyone suffering thinning hair and hair loss from surgery, illness, inflammation, allergic reactions, stress, pregnancy, hormonal imbalances, thyroid issues, aging and environmental contamination.

    Excellent for dormant hair follicles, which can happen when the body is under stress and all the energy goes to the vital organs and survival ( hair is the first to go as it is not necessary for survival ) It will not help if the hair follicle is dead. The test for hair follicles is an in skin test normally performed by Hair Dr in their offices.

     It is preferable to take with meals containing protein.

    For maintenance, please take 2 per day with your meals with a bit of protein.

    Recommended use: A factor in the maintenance of good health. To strengthen hair, support healthy skin and strong nails. Helps the body to metabolize carbohydrates, fats, and proteins which helps in tissue formation.

    Please take a few hours before or after taking other medications. Consult a healthcare practitioner prior to use if you have cystinuria or if you are taking nitroglycerin or antibiotics. 

    For adult use only do not take if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.

    Healthy Happy!


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    These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.

    90,000 Skin, nails, hair tab. No. 60

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    Name is hidden, 02/22/2020

    Comment: I took these vitamins for a month, I did not see any result, my hair began to fall out even more, so I stopped taking them.I did not notice any changes on the skin either.

    Name is hidden, 02/16/2020

    Commentary: Advantages:
    I really like vitamins 🙂 I drink seasonally

    Name hidden, 28.12.2019

    Commentary: Good medicine!

    Name is hidden, 12/04/2019

    Commentary: The vitamins are excellent! I accept it for 3 months… The result became noticeable after 2 months … The hair loss stopped. However, the instructions say that the result will be only after 3-6 months. reception)

    Name is hidden, 28.10.2019

    Commentary: Excellent vitamins for hair and skin and nail growth.

    Name is hidden, 10/22/2019

    Commentary: There is an effect, but not on all articles)
    On nails
    I have flexible exfoliating ones. After a month’s course, they became harder, but I will not say that they exfoliate less.
    There were no problems.They grow faster, less remains on the comb. I have not yet developed a growing undercoat.
    On the skin
    Redness and peeling on the nasolabial warehouse went after the first week of admission. It does not pass throughout the course.
    The most deplorable thing is that periodically (twice a week) after taking it begins to vomit / stir up as with pressure surges.

    Name hidden, 09.10.2019

    Commentary: Vitamins have a positive effect on hair, skin and nails, as well as on general well-being.

    Name is hidden, 08/01/2019

    Commentary: I am very pleased with the vitamins! I did not notice any side effects! I drink them in courses of three months in spring and autumn.Hair looks much better.

    Dmitry Shevyakov, 04/04/2019

    Advantages: The skin on the arm began to dry and crack, suggested that due to a lack of some kind of vitamin, the pharmacy advised this one, bought everything went for 5-6 tablets

    Disadvantages: all the rules.

    Name is hidden, 01/12/2019

    Commentary: Advantages:
    Nails grow faster
    Silky hair
    The skin has also become better

    These pills were recommended by those people who live in America.Honestly, I thought it was garbage, tk. I am not a fan of all these dietary supplements, and have never drank them. And then I was even surprised. I bought it on the American iHerb website. I like

    Reviews FutureBiotics, Hair, Skin & Nails, 75 Tablets

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    Additional Facts
    Serving Size: 3 Tablets
    Servings Per Container: 25
    per serving: % Daily Value
    Vitamin A (as beta-carotene) 10,000 IU 200%
    Vitamin C (as ascorbic acid) 120 mg 200%
    Vitamin D (as cholecalciferol) 200 IU 50%
    Vitamin E (as natural mixed tocopherols) 30 IU 100%
    Thiamine (vitamin B1) ( as thiamine mononitrate) 10 mg 667%
    Riboflavin (vitamin B2) 10 mg 588%
    Niacin (as niacinamide) 50 mg 250%
    Vitamin B6 (as pyridoxine hydrochloride) 10 mg 500%
    Folic acid 400 μg 100%
    Vitamin B12 (as cyanocobalamin) 16 μg 267%
    biotin 1500 μg 500%
    Pantothenic acid (as d-calcium pantothenate) 30 mg 300%
    Calcium (as dicalcium phosphate and calcium carbonate) 600 mg 60%
    Iron (as amino acid chelate) 6 mg 33%
    Phosphorus (as dicalcium phosphate) 300 mg 30%
    Iodine (as iodide potassium) 225 mg 150%
    Magnesium (as magnesium oxide) 200 mg 50%
    Zinc (as zinc gluconate) 15 mg 100%
    Selenium (as amino acid complex) 25 μg 36%
    Manganese (as manganese glycinate chelate) 10 mg 500%
    Horsetail leaf extract (standardized for 5 mg dioxide silicon) 71 mg
    Gelatin (beef source) 250 mg
    Choline (as choline bitartrate) 150 mg
    L-cysteine ​​HCI 150 mg
    Methionine (as L-methionine) 100 mg
    Oat straw (aerial part) 75 mg
    Echinacea root angustifolia 75 mg
    inositol 60 mg
    RNA (ribonucleic acid) 60 mg
    Betaine (as betaine hydrochloride) 50 mg
    para-aminobenzoic acid 50 mg
    Citrus Bioflavonoid Complex 50 mg
    50 mg
    Asparagus shoots 50 mg
    Rutin 25 mg
    Daily dose not determined.

    SOLGAR, hair, skin, nails – works for the result! Review for volosomaniacs!: Irina_koleman – LiveJournal

    Good day, everyone, if you are reading my review, apparently your body has already given some signals or signs that something needs to be done urgently. Or do you want to return the former beauty to your hair, nails, nourish your skin?

    Most women experience severe hair loss after childbirth.In some cases, this situation is the norm. However, if hair loss after childbirth, or not at all associated with pregnancy and childbirth, is serious, measures should be taken.

    Hair loss, like hair growth, is a natural process that occurs in all people without exception, the body changes old dead cells to new ones. There is also a certain rate of hair loss, which can be guided by – it is 60-100 ❗️hair per day. If your hair loss occurs within these limits, then there is no reason for concern, because a new one will grow in the place of the lost hair.

    This time my choice fell on the popular supplement from the cool brand Solgar, Skin, Nails & Hair Improved MSM Formulation.

    To view or purchase this product, follow the link above (the name of the product is highlighted in blue) or click on the picture.

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    AJB8873 -10% for iherb home brands, first order and secret Promotions.

    APPRU -15% on the entire basket for Russia for an order from $ 60 through the application.

    ✅10% will be returned to your bonus account in the form of a loyalty bonus.

    ✅5% for the purchase of 2 identical products.

    The tablets are hidden in a vial of thick dark glass behind a layer of cotton wool at the neck and a metal lid. A sturdy, heavy bottle.

    The composition, as always, is indicated on the package, I also like the fact that it indicates how much of each component is contained in the dose (i.e.e. 2 pills):

    • MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) 1000 mg
    • Vitamin C 120 mg
    • Zinc citrate 15 mg
    • Copper glycinate 2mg
    • Silicon (silicon dioxide and red algae powder) 50 mg
    • L-proline 50 mg
    • L-lysine 50 mg

    MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) is one of the richest natural sources of organic sulfur with high bioavailability. Sulfur is often called “the element of beauty”: its sufficient intake into the body helps to maintain the health of the skin and nails, and the shine of the hair.Also “MSM” promotes the production of its own collagen, maintaining the youthfulness of the skin.

    L-ascorbic acid , which is called vitamin C. It performs the biological functions of a coenzyme reducer of some metabolic processes, and is an antioxidant.

    Zinc Citrate is a balanced and complete source of zinc.

    Zinc contributes:

    • Immunity activation.
    • Healing skin lesions.
    • Fight bacteria and viruses.
    • Improved memory.
    • Ensuring the work of the organs of vision.
    • Formation and development of new cells.
    • Protein synthesis.
    • The correct functioning of the reproductive and reproductive systems.

    L-proline is one of the twenty proteinogenic amino acids. It is believed that proline is part of the proteins of all organisms. Especially rich in proline, the main protein of connective tissue – collagen

    L-lysine provides the possibility of protein synthesis, and protein is an essential factor for life:

    • Provides timely replacement of all “old” components of cells and tissues with new ones.
    • Supports the structure, and therefore the functioning of all organs.
    • Provides rejuvenation.
    • Strengthens hair, nails.
    • In general, the train is not overloaded, but contains everything you need!

    Method of administration and dosage:

    Adults take two tablets daily with meals. There is also a warning that if you are pregnant, taking medications, then you should consult a doctor before using.It is worth keeping the tablets away from children. Although this is an additive, all the necessary precautions should be taken, they are not so harmless.

    The pills have practically no taste, or rather say something specific “medicinal” is felt, but there are no flavors, sweeteners and other nonsense.

    Result : After a month of taking the pills, the hair does not fall out, moreover, the intensive growth of new hairs has begun. Nails are definitely better, smoother, noticeably stronger and grow faster.The result is also noticeable on the skin, there is a healthy glow and an even complexion.

    The only minus, which is hard to call a minus, is the size of the tablets. They are huge, but it can be easily solved.

    I recommend everyone to try vitamins, I wish everyone beautiful hair, strong nails and clear skin. If you have any questions, please contact.

    Solgar, Skin, Nails & Hair + Solgar, Biotin

    In this review I will tell you about two must-haves for hair and not only, including the topic of the dosage of biotin, I will explain why my choice is in favor of “low doses”.

    1. Complex Solgar “Skin, hair, nails”

    Many nutrients cannot enter the body from the outside. This medication is designed to maintain levels of collagen, a major component of skin, nails and hair, which decreases with age.

    Buy here:
    Solgar, Skin, Nails & Hair, Improved MSM Formula, 60 Tablets – Ref

    Consider the active ingredients, zinc, copper, MSM, silicon.
    Zinc has an antioxidant effect, has a positive effect on the condition of the skin, nails and hair, and plays an important role in supporting the health of the immune system.
    Copper is necessary for the formation of collagen, which supports the connective tissues of the skin, bones, cartilage and tendons, participates in the synthesis of endorphins – hormones of “happiness”. Also good for hair. A lack of copper in the body can cause hair depigmentation (graying) and partial baldness.
    MCM (in this supplement – Methylsulfonylmethane OptiMSM) – supplies the body with bioavailable sulfur, helps to restore collagen production, which supports the structural basis of the skin, and is also the building block of keratin (a structural component of hair and nails).
    Silicon is also very important for the beauty and health of hair and nails. It is needed for the production of collagen and glycosaminoglycan, two substances essential for healthy skin and joints.
    In addition, the amino acids contain L-proline and L-lysine (promote collagen synthesis to maintain the beauty and turgor of the skin) and vitamin C.

    As you can see, the selection is simply wonderful! And no horse dosages!
    The plus of this complex is that it is suitable for those who are allergic to B vitamins (which, as we know, are part of many hair supplements).

    Capsules are large, what can you do, many supplements have them like that. But these are not the biggest ones yet, just big ones.
    I take as a course, either two capsules a day or one + biotin. The result is good in both cases. First of all, the effect on the nails is noticeable, and after a while – on the hair: they grow more actively, this is especially evident from new hairs and overgrown roots. In addition, I love the complex from Solgar for the fact that it helps to improve overall well-being, gives energy and vigor, when I take it, I am less worried about fatigue!
    If we compare the result with with the Maxi-Hair complex, then the effect on my hair may come faster, but from Solgar it is of higher quality, or something, and lasts longer.Well, the dosages of Maxi Hair are embarrassing.
    But let me remind you again that everything is, of course, individual.

    2. Now about Solgar biotin, 300 mcg

    You can buy it here:
    Solgar Biotin, Biotin, 300 mcg, 100 tablets – ref.

    As you know, biotin is necessary for hair, it also has a number of useful properties.
    From description:
    Biotin is a water-soluble vitamin B. It maintains healthy skin, nails and hair and is required by the body for a number of enzymes to function correctly.Biotin supports the generation of energy within the body and is also required for the metabolism of fats, proteins and carbohydrates.
    Directions for use: For adults, one tablet 1-2 times daily with food (preferred) or as directed by your healthcare practitioner.

    These tablets are already small, about 0.5 cm in diameter.
    I usually take two, if at the same time I do not “drink” the hair complex from Solgar. If with a complex – as a rule, one at a time, but you can also two at a time.The dosage here is small, 300 mcg is 100% of the daily value.
    And I personally observed a good effect from this biotin – there is everything the same as from others: the effect on hair, nails, well-being in general. Especially on the nails it is immediately noticeable – they are brittle and fragile, and within a few days after the start of the intake they turn into strong, dense and grow well. And I also see a good effect on the hair (though, to be honest, I have never taken 10,000 units and do not want to).
    Among other things, biotin also has a positive effect on the general condition, including mood.And it was from Solgar that I never had any nausea or other side effects.

    Also note that such a small dosage causes less concern if you want or need to combine with other additives.

    And also I want to remind you about FDA article , about which many have probably heard:
    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a warning that high-dose biotin consumption distorts the results of hundreds of the most common laboratory tests , including troponin.In this case, the test results can be both falsely high and falsely low.

    Once I read an article and forgot, because I still do not take biotin in such dosages, only once again I was convinced that supplements are the case, new data are constantly appearing, so, personally, I am a supporter rather “under” than “re”.
    Well, now, since I am writing a review, I decided to add this information.

    Solgar, hair, skin, nails – ref.
    Solgar, Biotin – ref.

    As a result, I will I see the effect on hair, nails and general well-being, so I usually order them.Good dosages, formulations, reasonable prices – I like everything.
    Usually I go through a more “enhanced course” for 2 months during periods when the hair simply falls out more than usual (autumn and spring).
    Well, I will also add that from time to time you can include masks with essential oils in hair care to take care of your hair “from all fronts” 🙂

    I would be glad if my review is useful to someone.

    Vitamins for skin, hair and nails Solgar skin, nails and hair

    Solgar skin, nails hair is the famous Solgar complex ″ Skin, hair, nails ″, I bought the first pack three years ago, and I still just love these vitamins for skin with a golden cap!

    Everyone who has already drunk vitamins for skin and hair knows that here, as with cosmetics, some vitamins are suitable for someone, and others for others.My sister absolutely loves Country Life Maxi-Hair Vitamins! My feedback on them is here on the blog.

    And I love – I can’t Solgar vitamins, because they do not contain B vitamins, some of which I am allergic to. Otherwise, both complexes are similar and differ in composition!

    Solgar work to improve the skin, collagen synthesis and hair growth!

    • Vitamins Solgar for 1 month of taking Solgar, Skin, Nails & Hair, Advanced MSM Formula

    Solgar Skin, hair, nails: the composition of the complex

    Comparing the two complexes, Solgar has twice the copper and sulfur MSM (methylsulfonylmethane), plus other amino acids.How do they affect the skin and hair? We disassemble the composition!

    Vitamin C has many important functions, but one of the most important for our skin and connective tissue is the production of a protein we call collagen. If we don’t have enough collagen, the skin will sag and wrinkles will form. In addition to collagen synthesis, vitamin C is an important antioxidant not only for the skin, but also for the whole body.

    The process of collagen synthesis is very complex, and vitamin C is involved at every stage.Initially, the spatial structure of collagen is obtained by the formation of two basic amino acids, L-lysine and L-proline. This molecule is known as procollagen.

    Further, with the participation of vitamin C, collagen should be obtained from procollagen. Hydroxyproline is formed from proline residues, and lysine residues become hydroxylysine, which stabilize and cross-link the triple helix of the collagen structure.

    Vitamin C, together with the amino acids L-lysine and L-proline, increases collagen synthesis and strengthens the skin!

    Zinc is needed to renew all skin cells and maintain water in them! It activates enzymes that affect collagen synthesis.Zinc Deficiency Leads To Hair Loss, Skin Problems And Depression!

    Copper is needed to activate enzymes and trigger collagen synthesis along with vitamin C, zinc and silicon. These ingredients are also important for the production of keratin! Keratin is important for healthy hair, skin and nails. Copper helps to form elastin, it gives elasticity, allows the skin to stretch and return to its reverse shape!

    Sulfur MSM is just a must-have for hair growth. It increases the length of time the hair is in the growth phase! This property is used by girls when they want to accelerate hair growth.Sulfur improves the nutrition of the bulbs and prevents hair thinning . It has an anti-inflammatory effect on the skin, reduces glycation processes.

    Silicon strengthens skin, hair, nails, muscles and bones. Participates in the synthesis of collagen, increases the elasticity of collagen and elastin. With a lack of silicon, the skin dries up, the hair becomes brittle, and the nails become brittle.

    The level of silicon in the body decreases with age, so I know several girls who already at 35 began to drink silicon to maintain healthy skin, hair and nails.Silicon also improves skin healing!

    L-Lysine is essential for the synthesis of collagen and other proteins to support our skin. It is an essential amino acid that we can only get from food. Lysine deficiency leads to stunted growth and causes severe hair loss. Lysine also helps with male pattern baldness.

    L-Proline Amino acid and a major component of collagen and connective tissue, important for the health of skin, hair and nails.Together with vitamin C and L-lysine, proline increases collagen synthesis and maintains skin elasticity, preventing sagging and wrinkles. It is especially important that proline supports collagen production in the skin during aging.

    It is also important for cartilage, joints, tendons and heart muscle. But the main task of proline is to increase collagen synthesis .

    Vitamins Solgar are always in brown glass jars (not a single jar in the parcel has been damaged yet), sealed inside with a membrane and with a cotton ball that protects vitamins and holds them firmly inside.

    Vitamins Solgar skin, nails hair in the form of tablets, medium size (sometimes larger), tablets are easily swallowed. If you have difficulty, you can break the tablet in half or grind it and drink it with water.

    Several years ago I had severe problems with hair , which just rained down and it was even scary to wash my hair, after a course of taking these vitamins, the situation returned to normal and now I drink them for support only in autumn and spring, I forgot about the problem with hair loss for all .

    Of course, this was not the only way to treat hair loss, gentle care and hair masks, but Solgar skin, nails hair played a decisive role. I can safely recommend this complex for hair problems, as well as for oily skin care!

    Solgar skin, nails hair: where to buy?

    The complex Solgar skin, nails hair can be purchased in two versions, the dosage of the vitamin is 2 tablets per day, so a standard jar of 60 tablets is enough for 1 month. But for an effective result, I advise you to carry out a course of therapy for 3 months!

    • For 1 month of taking Solgar, Skin, Nails & Hair, Advanced MSM Formula
    • 2 Months of Solgar, Skin, Nails & Hair, Advanced MSM Formula

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    Instructions for ordering on iHerb here, and using coupon IFO971 you will get $ 5 and 10% discount on the entire shopping cart!

    Have you tried this Solgar complex, what are your reviews?

    Vitamins Solgar for hair: analysis of the composition, instructions for use and reviews

    Since 1947, Solgar has been producing 100% natural premium dietary supplements.Today the assortment includes more than 500 names of vitamins, minerals, medicinal plants, amino acids, probiotics, complexes and special products.

    These are not my first Solgar vitamins, I also had Biotin, vitamin C and of course Omega-3 from this company, all these supplements are very high quality and I noticed the result from their use on my body. Therefore, choosing vitamins for hair, I also chose Solgar, a complex: skin, nails, hair. It was this complex that was awarded the “Best Beauty Product” award several times.

    I think everyone knows that every spring and fall our hair needs to be nourished from the inside to reduce off-season hair loss, strengthen it and improve overall condition. No matter how we look after the hair externally, without internal nutrition, we will not get healthy hair, because all the nutrients the hair receives along with the blood that goes to the hair roots, so it is important to eat right and drink extra vitamins for the hair, as well as improve blood circulation through sports.

    Many nutrients cannot be produced in the body. Solgar Vitamins are formulated to produce collagen, the main component of skin, nails and hair that maintains youthfulness. Nutrients such as vitamin C and copper will help keep your hair, skin and nails healthy.

    Vitamin Composition Solgar Skin Nails Hair

    From the manufacturer. The basis of the complex “Skin, hair, nails” is MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) – a source of organic sulfur, the main component of keratin (a building block of hair and nails), as well as collagen (the basis of the skin).The balanced composition allows the skin to give firmness, elasticity; protect from the harmful effects of UV rays; regulate the activity of the sebaceous glands; strengthen hair and nails.

    In this complex you will not find a composition with all vitamins and microelements from A to Z, as in ordinary hair vitamins (where their list does not fit on the package). And believe me, if almost all of them are present in the composition of vitamins, then this is far from an indicator of the quality of the drug. For me, this is even better, because I usually drink the vitamins I need separately, and here in the composition there is only what is needed for the hair and skin to keep them healthy.

    Let’s take a closer look at the composition:

    • MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) – 500 mg
    • Red algae (L. corallioides) powder – 75 mg
    • Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) – 60 mg
    • L-proline – 25 mg
    • L-lysine (lysine hydrochloride) – 25 mg
    • Zinc citrate – 26.7 mg
    • Copper glycinate – 11 mg

    MSM (methylsulfonylmethane) is the main component of vitamins.This organosulfur compound with a pronounced anti-inflammatory effect, which is found in some plants, is present in small amounts in various foods. Methylsulfonylmethane is widely used as a dietary supplement for the treatment and strengthening of joints and ligaments. MSM is very important for hair growth, as it increases the length of time the hair is in the growth phase, improves the nutrition of the hair follicles and prevents hair thinning, and has an anti-inflammatory effect on the skin and hair follicles.

    Red algae (L. corallioides) – is a source of vegetable protein, B vitamins, calcium, iron, iodine, polysaccharides, unsaturated fatty acids and other useful substances. They are a kind of shield against external damaging factors. This ingredient is very important for hair growth and health.

    Vitamin C (L-ascorbic acid) – participates in the synthesis of collagen, together with two main amino acids, L-lysine and L-proline, an antioxidant, strengthens the skin, accelerates its healing.And also ascorbic acid improves tissue microcirculation, that is, improves the nutrition of hair, nails and skin, strengthens the immune system.

    L-Proline is an important amino acid that is responsible for the synthesis of a protein that strengthens bones, joints, skin, nails and hair.

    L-lysine (lysine hydrochloride) – an essential amino acid that is the basis for protein formation. It increases the volume and strength of muscles, improves memory, prevents the development of atherosclerosis, fights against herpetic manifestations and manifestations of osteoporosis, improves the structure of hair, nails and skin.

    These two amino acids support collagen synthesis, affect the elasticity of elastin and collagen fibers, and in case of a lysine deficiency, the hair slows down growth and begins to fall out, therefore the amino acids in the complex replenish this amino acid deficiency.

    Zinc citrate – participates in the renewal of skin cells and collagen synthesis, reduces sebum production, makes oily skin closer to normal type. Zinc promotes cell regeneration. Zinc citrate helps the skin, nails and hair to heal faster from damage.Often with hair loss, trichologists prescribe an additional intake of zinc.

    Copper glycinate – participates in the formation of elastin, which affects the elasticity and firmness of the skin, and prevents the appearance of early gray hair. Copper facilitates the maturation of collagen in all structures that include it. And this is not only skin, nails and hair, but also the vascular wall. Good work of blood vessels improves the functions of all organs and systems of our body.

    I have not yet met vitamins for hair with such a composition, each component is aimed at some specific action to improve the condition of hair and skin.If we briefly describe the effect of the composition of vitamins for hair, it is that the hair is very fond of high-quality, easily digestible protein and amino acids! This formula has a very good composition, so that the body can “build” new healthy hair, instead of old ones that have already fallen out.

    How to use Solgar for hair

    Vitamins Solgar for skin, nails and hair should be taken 1 tablet twice a day (morning and evening) with food or after meals. The course is at least two months, if the hair loss is intense, you can increase the course up to four months.

    All Solgar products are packaged in dark glass bottles that best protect the product from fluctuations in temperature, light and humidity. In addition, glass bottles are recyclable.

    Indications for use Solgar Skin Nails Hair

    Solgar Skin Nails Hair are vitamins that are aimed at improving the condition of the skin, structure of nails and hair. These vitamins are created specifically for women, it is used for skin imperfections, hair loss and infectious nail diseases, as well as:

    • with unbalanced and improper nutrition;
    • with an increased need of the body for vitamins;
    • for all types of alopecia in the complex therapy of treatment;
    • after stressful situations;
    • after intoxication;
    • after suffering infectious diseases;
    • in the postoperative period.


    In principle, Solgar vitamins are well tolerated, but there are still some contraindications:

    • individual intolerance to the components of the drug;
    • children’s age;
    • excess content of vitamins in the body;
    • pregnancy and lactation.

    Consult a physician prior to use. And if you notice an allergic reaction after using the drug, then you should immediately stop taking it and consult a doctor.

    Where to buy Solgar vitamins

    Any Solgar product can be purchased on the American website iherb.com, and can be ordered from almost any country. How exactly to place an order can be read on the Internet, there are step-by-step instructions, it is not at all difficult, the site is very accessible and practical. Delivery of the order up to 10 days.

    Also, such vitamins can be bought in a pharmacy, but not all pharmacies sell them, and if they do, it is much more expensive than for iHerb.Therefore, I advise you to register on this site and order immediately from America, and not in a pharmacy or on the websites of our country, so you overpay several times.

    Review of Solgar Skin Nails Hair

    Packing: a weighty dark glass jar, a beautiful laconic design, a convenient lid, all this inspires confidence. Although such packaging is inconvenient for transportation. I think perfectionists will appreciate this kind of packaging.

    Vol. There are two packaging options for vitamins, these are 120 tablets and 60.The minimum course (for prophylaxis) is two months, so it is better to immediately buy 120 tablets.

    Result. And so, vitamins were bought to strengthen and improve the condition of hair, but side effects such as improved skin and nails were also welcomed. Why not?

    Hair. Hair is my sore subject, and caring for them is a constant search for the best hair products (which I have never done or bought anymore).My hair is thin, prone to oily content, does not differ in great density, it is below the shoulder blades and at the slightest malfunction in the body is prone to loss, even after a temperature of 37.2, my hair begins to fall. Therefore, every autumn, winter and spring, I reinforce them with vitamin complexes.

    Taking Solgar vitamins, my hair loss remained within the normal range, I see new hairs all over my head and my fat content did not increase with the onset of cold weather and hats, and the general condition of my hair is excellent: there is practically no section, volume, shine and elasticity of hair are present.That’s a lot for me! Hair growth has not changed much, but hair grows healthy and beautiful, which is good news.

    Solgar I started drinking from mid-September and will finish drinking them in mid-November, along with Omega -3-6-9 (there will be a review about it in the next article), and then I will switch to biotin and vitamin C (of the same company) and will drink them all winter.

    Leather. Normalizes the oily skin, I can say this with confidence, because I have lost the oily sheen, which appears especially when the heating season begins (I sit at work not far from the battery).And of course I hope that collagen improves the elasticity of my skin and wrinkles will not appear so quickly on my face))) But, no one canceled external care!

    My nails were always in good condition, so I can’t say anything specific about them, as I did a manicure and painting with gel polish once every three weeks, and I continue, my nails are strong, do not exfoliate and grow back as usual.


    In taking any vitamins, everything is very individual, for some they can give a tremendous effect, while for others – absolutely none.For me, the effect of these vitamins was everywhere – on the skin, hair and nails, everything improved)) But, wow, I did not have an effect, the hair did not branch in a month by 10 cm, the density did not increase several times, and the skin after thirty did not became like that of a baby … Although I did not expect such an effect, because vitamins should maintain our body in good condition, including skin, hair, despite negative external factors and for a time that runs at a breakneck speed … These vitamins will be included in the list which I will definitely buy again.

    90,000 How to understand that your body lacks collagen, and how can it be replenished?

    Collagen creams and serums are an absolute must-have for girls over the age of 20, and every self-respecting wellness adept has capsules with this supplement at home. We all also know about “beauty shots” and special collagen diets. So in what kind of is it better to get collagen and is it really so necessary for our body?

    What is collagen

    It is a protein that is found in skin, muscles, tendons, nails, hair and even bones.Each of us consists of one third of collagen (of the total amount of proteins and amino acids).

    If it is enough, then a person rejoices in his even and smooth skin and luxurious hair, elastic gait and flexibility. If the amount of collagen begins to decline (with age or due to bad habits), there are many reasons to worry about your health and beauty. Science knows 25 types of collagen, they are all differently absorbed and synthesized in the body.

    Collagen in the skin

    In the epidermis, it is in the “base” – this is the dermal layer.Collagen accounts for a good ⅔ of all proteins that make up skin tissue. A simple test for the level of collagen and elastin, which is recommended by cosmetologists: squeeze a small area of ​​the skin on your hand, hold it for 10-15 seconds and see how soon it straightens out after deformation. If this happens quickly, and there are no folds or creases left, you are fine with collagen for now. In all other cases, natural collagen synthesis can be considered reduced.

    Even with the most competent care at the age of 35+, the amount of collagen in the skin begins to decrease.If at the same time you smoke and drink little water, spend a lot of time on the beach or in a solarium, eat fast food or ruthlessly torment yourself with diets (dramatically gain and lose weight), you will have to get to know all the sad consequences of a lack of collagen even earlier.

    How to increase the amount of collagen in the skin?

    It is most reasonable to replenish collagen reserves in all available ways: take supplements , balance the diet, choose age-appropriate cosmetics .We offer you to understand the designations on the labels of beauty products.

    Collagen (Native Collagen)

    This type of collagen is obtained from animal cartilage, it has large molecules that cannot penetrate deep into the skin. As part of the cream, it is needed to create a film on the surface of the skin or in its upper layers, which retains moisture in the cells.Native Collagen is also often used in the production of hair cosmetics (shampoos, conditioners) and nail care products.

    Soluble Collagen

    This collagen is also made from animal cartilage, but it is processed differently than in the previous case. Medium-sized molecules are excellent at helping to retain moisture (the skin is smoothed and becomes smoother, more radiant and youthful), and protect from external influences. However, both supporters of the green movement and vegans are against the use of this component.

    Atelocollagen (Soluble Marine Collagen)

    In terms of their structure, the molecules of this collagen are closest to human ones, so that they easily penetrate into the deepest layers of the epidermis. It is obtained from the bone and cartilage tissue of fish, and it is considered one of the most effective, since skin renewal occurs at the cellular level. Note, however, that marine collagen may be allergic.

    Plant Collagen

    Or the so-called plant collagen, which doesn’t really exist.Instead, vegetable proteins derived from algae or wheat are added to truly effective and healthy creams and serums. They contain all the amino acids the skin needs. These molecules are very small in size so that they are easily absorbed by cells. This type of “collagen” is less likely to have an allergic reaction than to the real one, and this is an obvious plus. The disadvantages are that allergies can still occur, and such products are quite expensive in production (therefore, the final price tag in the store can be a little discouraging).

    In a fashionable environment, it is believed that it is easier and faster to inject collagen than to smear a cream on the skin and wait for the result. And this statement is generally true: the rejuvenation of the epidermis begins at a deep level, the skin becomes noticeably denser and smoother after the first procedures. Whether to give injections, how much, how often and at what age, what type of collagen to choose? You definitely don’t need to go to fashion bloggers on Instagram for answers to these questions. Only a competent cosmetologist with medical education can assess the condition of your skin and the need for such procedures.

    Collagen for joints, skeleton and muscles

    Our bodies are designed surprisingly wisely: with a lack or excess of physical activity, the joints begin to signal pain, swelling, decreased flexibility and mobility. They will stay healthy longer if a person eats right and has chosen the optimal sport for himself (swimming, gentle stretching, walking).

    Collagen in capsules, powder or as part of sports cocktails will also help improve the condition of the joints: this protein accelerates recovery after injuries, operations, in the initial stages of arthritis and osteoporosis (it is very good to take collagen to prevent their appearance!), Adolescents need it during intensive growth skeleton and muscles.It is important to remember that even a constant intake of collagen will not be a “magic wand” if you lead a sedentary and not entirely healthy lifestyle.

    What are collagen supplements or preparations

    Manufacturers use the same cartilage of animals or fish to obtain collagen. Note that collagen in capsules and powder is usually suitable for those with gluten or milk protein intolerance, but you should always consult a specialist before taking any medication.

    What is left for those who cannot take supplements for various reasons? Look for collagen in food. However, we all need to sort out our eating habits and balance our diet.

    Foods needed for collagen production

    To enhance the natural synthesis of collagen and get it in different forms with food, you need to ensure that the following foods are regularly on the table:

    • jelly and aspic,

    • sea ​​fish,

    • eggs,

    • greens and salads,

    • citrus and other vegetables and fruits with vitamin C,

    • legumes and nuts ,

    • tomato juice or thermally processed tomatoes,

    • pumpkin and flax seeds (you can read more about the benefits of flaxseed oil here ),

    • berries (cranberries, lingonberries, blueberries, raspberries).