Trying to keep your beauty game strong? Well, beauty comes from within, so make sure you're taking the right supplements to make you healthy inside and out! The right herbal supplements can actually help your body naturally produce stronger hair, glowing skin, and rock-hard nails, so keep an eye out for these dermatologist-recommened miracle pills.
Biotin is the most used supplement for beauty needs, and for good reason. It's a B-vitamin that assists in the breakdown and distribution of enzymes and fatty acids. "Biotin is great in terms of hair strength and preventing breakage," says dermatologist and Northwestern University professor Roopal V. Kundu, MD.
Keratin supplements have been shown by studies to improve hair, skin and nails. One study proved that keratin supplements actually increased skin elasticity, decreased wrinkling, and improved "overall appearances."
Collagen is a natural compound that our bodies produce to improve and repair skin from any damage. Now, doctors have found a way to make collagen as a supplement. UCLA dermatologist Dr. Hayley Goldbach, M.D., told Vogue that collagen levels tend to decrease once you hit 30-years-old, so it's best to start taking supplements to help keep your body balanced.
Fern extract is an amazing herbal supplement for your hair, skin and nails! This supplement is known for repairing sun damage, a major factor that comes into play in anything beauty-related. Research shows that fern extract can significantly reduce UVA-related DNA damage that causes wrinkling and brown spots, so make sure you keep these handy!