Forget the fillers, chemical ingredients you can’t pronounce, and scary procedures and treatments. If you’re looking for a safe and surefire way to get sensational skin, luscious locks, and strong, long nails, then you need to be buying beauty supplements. We all know the saying “Beauty comes from the inside out,” so it’s about time we started thinking as much about what we put in our bodies as we do what we put on them. The nutrients we consume, foods we eat, and drinks we sip all contribute to the overall health of the 37.2 trillion – yes trillion – cells in our body, and these cells are responsible for keeping us looking and feeling good from the inside out. Start your quest to turn back time and look and feel better than ever by adding these seven super supplements to your routine.
Click through the gallery to find out the pills you need to pop for perfect skin, hair, and nails.
Using the principles of genetic science to create its clever capsules, MedColl offers supplements that are scientifically proven to boost the way our bodies work, but in a holistic way and without scary chemicals. Containing a carefully designed cocktail of 100 percent natural compounds, they deliver collagen precursors to cells to encourage them to make more collagen, making you look younger in just 45 days. Dream.
Medcoll ‘Natural Collagen Boosting Supplement’, AED 295/SAR 301, all leading pharmacies
When it comes to boasting beautiful nails, look no further than Biotin – a B-complex vitamin that is crucial in cell growth and the production and metabolism of fats in amino acids. Originally used to strengthen horses’ hooves, it’s now one of the best beautifying ingredients to combat thin, brittle nails. Just one of these little pills a day can increase the strength of your nails and hair by up to 96 percent. Killer capsules for killer nails.
Hum ‘Killer Nails’, AED 37/SAR 38, Hum
This organic oil is Mother Nature’s recipe for looking good. A nutritional supplement that supports your body and makes you feel good and look younger, it’s made of flax, hemp, avocado, and evening primrose oils, so it’s rich in nourishing omega fatty acids, which are essential for skin renewal, repair, and rejuvenation. Drizzle onto salads, add to your oatmeal, or just take neat from the spoon to give your body a beautifying boost.
Neal’s Yard Remedies ‘Organic Beauty Oil’, AED 130/SAR 133, The Dubai Mall
Obagi doesn’t just transform your skin through its treatments, but also through its skincare supplements. These powerful pills provide just the right balance of vitamins, amino acids, and antioxidants to give you back your glow. They moisturize skin from the inside out whilst supporting its flexibility and protecting against damage. They also help stimulate the immune system and counteract the effects of stress to keep you looking and feeling healthy from head to toe.
Obagi ‘Skin Health Beauty & Mind’, AED 347/SAR 354, The Dubai Mall
Created by James Duigan, the health and fitness guru behind the bodies of Elle MacPherson and Rosie Huntington-Whitely (need we say more?), this supplement is the perfect way to supe up your smoothies. An alkalizing blend of marine collagen peptides and super greens, it’s bursting with antioxidants to fight free radicals and aging, promote elasticity, strengthen skin, hair, nails, and bones, and leave you looking radiant.
Bodyism ‘Beauty Food’, AED 279/SAR 285, Net-a-Porter
These capsules are amazing antioxidant-rich anti-agers and will keep you in tip-top condition from the inside out. Containing vitamins A, C, and E and extracts of ginger, turmeric, green tea, bilberry, and gingko, they promote good circulation and protect cells from free-radical damage whilst helping them rejuvenate. Not only will you look good, but you’ll feel good too, as they help improve energy and mental clarity.
The Organic Pharmacy ‘Superantioxidant Capsules’, AED 285/SAR 291, Wasl Vita Mall
Get gorgeous with grapes thanks to Caudalie’s ‘Vinexpert’ supplements. Harnessing the anti-aging powers of vine resveratrol, a natural molecule found in grapevine stalks that naturally intensifies the firmness and youthfulness of the skin, they wrestle wrinkles and firm skin whilst moisturizing and protecting you from free radicals.
Caudalie ‘Vinexpert Anti-Oxidant Dietary Supplements’, AED 135/SAR 138, Bin Sina Pharmacy, Mall of the Emirates