Hair Skin and Nails Vitamins
No one likes dry skin, thin hair, or brittle nails. Most vitamins and supplements containing biotin, fish oil or vitamins A, C and E can help stimulate hair and nail growth. You can typically find specialized vitamins that have high concentrations of the vitamins and minerals in the section below. Here are a few vitamins and minerals to keep in mind that have been shown to help with the skin, hair, and nails and their function: Biotin (also known as B7) strengthens hair and increases its density. Fish Oil Fish oil makes hair and nails shiny. Fish oil also serve as an anti-aging agent. If your skin is damaged from too much sun exposure, the omega-3 fatty acids are they key solution. Vitamin A reduces acnes flares and is an anti-aging agent. Having a vitamin A deficiency may increase the risk of developing acne, since it is more difficult for dead skin to be removed from hair follicles eventually leading to blocked pores. Vitamin B is known to lower the risk of non-melanoma skin cancer and precancerous growths. Vitamin C is an antioxidant that helps fight free radicals, brighten the skin and stimulate collagen. Vitamin C also helps fight the formation of melanin (the skin pigmentation).