Beauty nutrition- or nutricosmetics as it’s now been termed - has never been so on-trend. From juicing to supplements and pro-biotics, what we put in our body internally is now considered a vital part of our beauty routine. Even Forbes says so. Not sure where to start? I’ve listed my favourite beauty supplements and what they can do for you.
Natural beauty in a pill
Swisse Ultiplus Hair Skin Nails Vitamins, 60 tablets RRP £29.99, contains a unique formulation of vitamin C, to support collagen formation for radiant looking skin; biotin, a vitamin B complex also found in egg yolks nuts and bananas, that is known to support healthy hair; and zinc to support hair skin & nails. Also packed full of natural blood orange extract.
I have a little ritual of adding a spoon full of cold pressed organic coconut oil into my morning coffee. Full of naturally healthy saturated fats, it helps to improve HDL – the good cholesterol. But more importantly, it doubles up as a nice skin hydrator. I use it on hands and nails at night to replenish moisture.
The green elixir
Green juicing is an easy way to get your daily dose of antioxidants. I love to make my own with avocado, full of essential fatty acids, cucumber, with silica for skin health, black kale and apple, a great source of vitamin C. No time? Then try a super green blend - Bodyism Beauty Food RRP £55 (www.lookfantastic.com) contains marine collagen and super greens, already mixed up for you.
The fatigue helper
Swisse Women’s Ultivite Multivitamins 60 tablets RRP £17.99, packed with an impressive 39 ingredients including B vitamins known to support energy production and release. Also packed with vitamin C, iron and magnesium which helps the reduction in tiredness & fatigue.
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