From treating acne to stubborn fat to hair loss â€“ supplements for common beauty problems
Beauty starts from within
If you are what you eat, what you put into your body is as much, if not more, important than what you slather on top of it.
Regardless of how well-balanced and clean your diet is, the right supplement could go a long way in helping you look and feel your best. While there is no magic pill or elixir that will solve all of your beauty concerns and woes, there are absolutely supplements made from science-backed ingredients and high-quality extracts that carry a glow factor. If you are looking for a fuss free way to improve the condition of your hair, skin, nails and body tone from inside out, without having to load up on the beauty products, nutritional beauty supplements could be your best bet.
That said, there is no quick fix, supplements can’t and should not replace a healthy diet and lifestyle. Also, it is also always advisable to consume supplements under the supervision of a doctor. Keep reading to see some of the supplements that seek to elevate your beauty regime from the inside out.
Biotin (vitamin H), vitamin C and zinc join forces in this supplement that promises all-round better skin, hair and nails when taken daily. The main ingredients in this supplement are biotin which helps to prevent hair fall and strengthen nails and selenium which has been touted as the natural remedy to cure and get rid of acne. Additionally, selenium also helps to combat signs of aging by forming antioxidants in the body.
Beauty concern: Acne – Herbs of Gold Ultra Zinc+ ($63.90)
Zinc is not only an ingredient you should look for in sunscreens, it also curbs the production of dihydrotestosterone (DHT) which can clog pores and cause pimples. This pill that is jammed packed with minerals like magnesium hopes to diminish stress and aid in the removal of toxins and reduction of inflammation.
Beauty concern: Hair loss and brittle nails – Bioglan Beauty Gummies ($23.90)
You’re more likely to get your nutritional fix when it comes in the form of yummy gummies, right? The mix of ascorbic acid, biotin, vitamin E and zinc is said to contain all the nutrients your hair needs to strengthen the hair and prevent breakage. Plus, Bioglan offers a wide range of gummies to choose from depending on your beauty woe.
Beauty concern: Fine lines and wrinkles – DHC Collagen Beauty 12000 EX ($69.90)
DHC Collagen Beauty is a muscat flavoured collagen promoting drink which aims to encourage collagen production and cater to all things skin maintenance. Some of its primary ingredients include collagen peptide, ascorbic acid, ceramide and cherry blossom extract. That dewy glow you’ll be seeing will be au naturel and not just the by-product of creams and serums.
Beauty concern: Dark spots – Eu Yan Sang Spot Whitening Capsules ($48.00)
This supplement that is formulated with traditional herbal ingredients strives to prevent melasma (dark spots that you get with ageing) by stimulating blood circulation and regulating the functions of organs like the liver, spleen and kidney. Take two of these capsules every day.
Supplements come in all shapes, sizes and forms. This all-in-one treat features ingredients like gracinia cambogia, green coffee and prebiotic that hopes to gently and effectively cleanse the body of toxic obstructions from modern lifestyle, food and environmental pollution.
Filled with superfoods like green tea, white kidney bean, black ginger and long pepper, these two new slimming supplements from Fancl claims to control calorie intake while facilitating the body’s fat burning process. Consume a packet of calorie cut tablets before your meal and a packet of fat burner tablets after your meal.