Boost the health of your hair, skin and nails with these beauty supplements
Start from the inside out
Beauty Crew Contributing Editor / October 13 2023
We all know that what we eat can have an impact on how we look and feel. Inside-out beauty involves eating a healthy, well-balanced diet and loading up on antioxidant-rich and vitamin-packed foods that help improve our body function, which in turn has a beautiful effect on our skin, hair and nails (literally). And while we definitely think eating right is imperative to your natural beauty, we also know that sometimes you need a little help getting there. That’s where supplements come in.
These days, there are so many supplement options available, and in every form - capsules, powders, liquids - that it can be hard to pick the right one for you.
We’ve talked about various supplements before, from the ones that help clear skin to the best supplements for women over 40, plus, our picks for active women. But if you’re looking for an all-rounder, hair, skin and nails' supplements are a great place to start.
Nutra Organics Collagen Beauty Vanilla
This low-sugar, non-dairy collagen supplement is a naturally delicious way to enjoy collagen beauty in coffee and hot drinks. Made with only pure wholefood ingredients, it contains Verisol® bioactive collagen peptides and 100% RDI of vitamin c. The natural formulation helps reduce wrinkles and smooth fine lines, while increasing skin hydration and elasticity, and supporting healthy hair and nails.
Was $44.95, now $38.20 at healthylife
JSHealth Hair + Energy Formula
This best-selling ingestible hair formula supports hair health and growth (when dietary intake is inadequate) with iodine from exclusive JSHealth kelp and zinc. It's designed for both males and females who want the best possible results.
$29.99 at JSHealth
Solgar Skin, Nails & Hair Advanced MSM Formula
This formula is designed to help support collagen, that as you probably know, decreases as we age. Delivering nutrients like vitamin C and copper internally can help support hair, nail and skin health. Added bonus? it's free from gluten, wheat, dairy, soy, yeast, sugar, sodium, artificial flavour, sweetener, preservatives and colour.
Starting from $11.19 at iHerb
Healthy Care Bioactive Collagen
Healthy Care's Beauty Collagen Tablets have been scientifically formulated with marine bioactive collagen peptides to help improve skin firmness and elasticity from within. It's designed with high quality active ingredients like biotin, resveratrol, grape seed and vitamin C to reduce free radical damage to body cells. When combined, this potent formulation helps support collagen formation in hair, skin and nails.
$23.39 at healthylife
Swisse Hair Skin Nails+
Boosting the formation of collagen, thanks to silica and vitamin C, these supplements help improve skin by protecting it against free radical damage and strengthening connective tissue for smoother, younger-looking skin, as well as making hair look glossy and healthy. As for your nails, biotin strengthens brittle nails so they’re less prone to breakage and splitting.
“I bought Swisse Hair Skin Nails+ when I was struggling with anemia, just to give my nails and hair a bit of a boost," said SUPERcrew memeber, Anita. "I do believe the supplement is working as my nails got really strong and stopped splitting so much.”
$18.29 at Swisse
Nature's Way Beauty Rosehip Hsn Liquid
The ultimate beauty powerhouse, Nature's Way combines rosehip with collagen and added antioxidants to create a botanical 'beauty from-within' formula specifically designed for hair strength and thickness, skin integrity and nail health. Beautifying rosehip is rich in phytonutrients and antioxidants, which helps protect the skin against damage from free radicals.
$29.99 at healthylife
Beauty Boosters Glow Getter
High in zinc, biotin and riboflavin vitamins for skin repairing and tissue formation, as well as nail and hair growth, these tablets work to maintain glowing skin, thicker hair and stronger nails when taken daily. They are made in Australia and vegan-friendly.
$29.95 at The Iconic
Vida Glow Natural Marine Collagen
Vida Glow Natural Marine Collagen is a daily essential for younger-looking skin, thicker hair and stronger nails. Made from sustainably-sourced fish skin, the collagen peptide supplement supports the natural ageing process by stimulating your own production of collagen. It's been activated to boost absorption (meaning your body can actually put it to use).
$70 at Myer
The Beauty Chef Glow Inner Beauty Powder
In addition to improving the look of hair, skin and nails, this berry-flavoured certified organic powder will help boost gut health, too. A high dose of antioxidants in the formula helps to ease skin redness and irritation; zinc ensures your skin, hair and nails are healthy; vitamin C boosts collagen synthesis; while prebiotics and probiotics keep your gut happy and healthy.
“I love how it is full of probiotics (along with so many other nutrients), and it actually tastes really good unlike so many similar products,” said SUPERcrew member, Mandy.
$65 at Adore Beauty
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Ensure to read the label of any supplements you are taking and consult with your doctor first.
Chelsea is BEAUTYcrew’s Contributing Editor. She has a sweet spot for anything that claims to make skin glow and won’t leave the house without a slick of mascara. Chelsea has 10 years of experience as a beauty editor and her words can be found on BEAUTYcrew, Women’s Health, Daily Addict, The Joye and Primped.