Sunday, 8 April 2018

Guide To The Best Hair, Skin and Nails Vitamins 2018

Best Hair, Skin and Nails Vitamins Guide

Most of us all desire beautiful luscious hair, clear luminous skin and strong healthy nails that don't chip or split!

Sometimes our own DNA, diet and topical beauty treatments just aren't enough to deliver the results we want.

We may be deficient in certain nutrients, have various medical conditions or have other circumstances that mean our hair skin and nails suffer.

In these circumstances using a hair, skin and nails supplement can be your saviour!

Personally I started using skin, hair, nail vitamins because my nails were so brittle and were breaking and splitting all the time. Since taking these vitamins for the past 6 months my nails are so much stronger now! I am so impressed!

But which are the best beauty vitamins and supplements to take?

Read the best hair, skin and nails vitamins reviews below to narrow down your purchasing choice.

Click HERE to see my personal favourite beauty vitamins.

You might be asking yourself "where can I buy beauty vitamins and supplements?" I certainly recommend buying them online. It is quick, easy and convenient.

There are various deals out there but first you need to know which the best hair, skin and nail vitamins are to choose from.

Compare the Best Hair, Skin and Nail Vitamins 2018

Use the listing below to compare the best hair, skin, nails vitamins currently for sale in Australia. 

Click on the pink links to check the current prices and find out the exact ingredients of each vitamin.

Blackmores Nails, Hair & Skin 
120 Tablets
Recommended Serving: One tablet per day
One jar will last for 120 days 
Price: $32.95
Cost Per Day: $0.27
Key Ingredients: Silica, Horsetail, Vitamin C, Vitamin B5, Biotin, Zinc

Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails+
100 Tablets
Recommended Serving: One tablet per day
One jar will last for 100 days
Price: $26.99
Cost Per Day: $0.27
Key Ingredients: Biotin, Silicon, Zinc, Iron, Vitamin C, St Mary's Thistle 

Nature's Way Hair Skin & Nails VitaGummies
60 Berry Flavoured Gummies
Recommended Serving: 2 gummies per day
One jar will last for 30 days
Price: $19.95
Cost Per Day: $0.67
Key Ingredients: Vitamin C, Biotin, Vitamin E, Zinc

Caruso's Super Collagen Builder Hair Skin Nails
500ml Pomegranate Flavour
Recommended Serving: 10ml once a day
One bottle will last 50 days
Price: $24.99
Cost Per Day: $0.50
Key Ingredients: Astaxanthin, Silicon, Vitamin C, Biotin & French Marine Pine Bark

Nature's Way Beauty Collagen Berry Gummies
40 Berry Flavoured Gummies in a Jar
Recommended serving: 3 gummies a day
One jar contains enough for 13 days. 
Price: $19.99
Cost per day: $1.54
99.8% Sugar Free
Key Ingredient: Collagen (Verisol 23%)

             500ml Apple Flavoured Liquid
             Recommended Serving: 25ml a day
             One 500ml bottle contains enough for 20 days.
             Price: $24.99
             Cost Per Day: $1.25
             Key Ingredient: Collagen Peptide (Verisol B 10%), Vitamin E


   Bioglan Inner Glow Beauty Powder
   100g Powder. 
   Needs to be dissolved in 200ml water 
   Recommended Serving: 2 tsp (10g)   
   One jar will last 10 days. 
   Price: $22.99
   Cost Per Day: $2.30 
   Key Ingredient: Hydrolysed Collagen (27.6%), Natural           Vitamin C & Zinc

60 Tablets
Recommended Serving: 1 tablet daily with a meal 
One jar will last 60 days.
Price: $52.95
Cost Per Day: $0.88
Key Ingredient: Riboflavin, Zinc Silicon Biotin, Vitamin B5

Consider the Following Factors in Best Hair, Skin and Nails Vitamins Reviews

All the above beauty vitamins are effective and deliver what they promise. Sometimes it can be confusing to choose between them.

I recommend taking the following into consideration to help you decide which of these beauty supplements suits your needs the best.

Consider whether you are wanting a liquid, powder, gummy or tablet form of vitamin or supplement

Consider which flavour you prefer.

Consider the cost per day. The cost per day has been calculated using the current full prices at the time of writing this guide. These prices may change without notice either going up over time or coming down during sales. 

Consider which key ingredients are the most appropriate for your needs. 

I have listed the main beauty benefits of the key ingredients below to assist you in your decision making.

Blackmores Nails Hair & Skin, 
Caruso's Super Collagen Builder Hair Skin Nails & 
Nature's Way Beauty Collagen Berry Gummies 

Key Ingredient Beauty Benefits

The key ingredients are listed in alphabetical order for your convenience.


Astaxanthin is a powerful antioxidant. It helps fight free radicals and may help skin health and support the moisture content of your skin.

It may also assist with wrinkles and skin elasticity by protecting the skin.


Biotin maintains healthy skin, hair and nails. It stimulates hair and nail growth.

It maintains hair health by assisting to regulate scalp oil production. It also helps reduce hair loss.

Lower levels of biotin have been observed in people who suffer from dandruff or an excessively oily scalp.

Biotin can help achieve glowing, wrinkle free skin.

Biotin also assists in improving the condition of soft brittle nails.

Vitamins containing Biotin are the best vitamins for nails strength, best vitamins for nail growth and best vitamins for hair growth.


Collagen makes up 75% of our skin, 90% of our ligaments and 3% of our bones. It is a vital functioning protein in our bodies.

Collagen is responsible for our skin's elasticity. It is known to give our skin a radiant and vibrant boost.

When we are young we have an abundance of collagen resulting in our skin being taut and feeling soft, smooth and supple. 

As we age our collagen may decline and our ability to produce collagen decreases. 

This results in the first visible signs of ageing. It has an impact on our skin, hair and joints leading to sagging skin, wrinkles and fine lines, thinning hair and aches and pains.

Collagen vitamins and supplements aim to increase collagen levels, as well as stimulate further natural production of collagen, enhancing skin elasticity and hydration levels from within.

Collagen can help improve the health of your hair, skin and nails.

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French Marine Pine Bark

French Marine Pine Bark is a powerful antioxidant which fights free radicals and may help skin health.

French Marine Pine Bark has also been reported to reduce hyper pigmentation of the skin, repair existing skin damage and increase skin elasticity.

It has been shown to increase the production of collagen.


Horsetail contains many nutrients and minerals. 

It is an antioxidant and anti-inflammatory.

Horsetail can help strengthen brittle nails. 

The main ingredient of horsetail is the mineral silica which helps grow healthy hair and strengthens hair strands.

Silica horsetail also contains collagen and has the benefits as listed for collagen above.


Iron is essential for healthy hair, skin and nails. 

Iron gives your skin a healthy glow. 

Anemia caused by iron deficiency may result in pale skin and dark circles under your eyes.

Iron also helps fight hair loss.

Iron has numerous non beauty related benefits too.


Silicon is involved in the formation of collagen. Silicon plays a fundamental role in the crosslinking mechanism of collagen and elastin.

Silica plays an import role in keeping your nails, teeth and hair robust and healthy.

St Mary's Thistle

St Mary's Thistle is a powerful antioxidant.


Essential for healthy skin. Riboflavin assists in tissue repair such as growth of hair, skin and nails.

Vitamin B5

Vital for cellular energy.

Vitamin C

Vitamin C is involved in the production of collagen and may assist in the maintenance of collagen and connective tissue.

Vitamin E

Vitamin E contributes to cell protection from free radical damage.

Vitamin E boosts the production of collagen.

Vitamin E can help stimulate hair growth, prevent premature graying of hair and give lustrous hair.


Antioxidant activity supports healthy skin renewal processes. Zinc can also help lessen acne.

Time Frame For Taking Beauty Vitamins & Supplements

It is important to note that it will take time for you to start seeing the benefits of beauty vitamin and supplement taking.

You will not see the desired results in one day, one week or even one month. 

Hair and nails especially take a long time to grow, so seeing improvements from your hair and nail vitamins and seeing an improvement in your hair and nail strength will take time as well! 

Clinical trials have found it takes approximately 12 weeks to improve your nail strength.

I have read through hundreds of hair, skin and nails vitamin reviews online. Many reviews said they stopped taking the vitamins after 1 or 2 months of seeing no results but the reviews where women took these beauty vitamins and supplements for 3 months or longer are the reports where reviewers are all raving about their results! 

Personally it was after taking beauty vitamins for about three months that I started seeing the benefits of stronger nails, stronger & healthier hair, and more radiant skin too.   

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My Choice of Best Hair, Skin and Nails Vitamins 2018

I am happy recommending any of the above listed best hair, nail and skin vitamins and supplements.

Some of the above however may be better for certain circumstances than others. Hence my specific recommendations are as follows.

Best Hair, Skin and Nail Vitamin For First Time Users

If you haven't used hair, skin and nail vitamins before I recommend the Blackmores Nails Hair & Skin 120 tablets.

The reason for this is that one jar contains 3 months worth of these beauty vitamins. As a result you are less likely to stop using them before you reach the three month mark.

By three months you should be experiencing visible signs of the benefits: stronger nails, healthier hair and skin.

This choice is also one of the most cost effective options and my personal favourite.

Blackmores Nails Hair & Skin,
Caruso's Super Collagen Builder Hair Skin Nails &
Nature's Way Beauty Collagen Berry Gummies

Best Beauty Vitamins To Take Travelling

My choice of beauty vitamins or supplements to take when travelling is either the Nature's Way Hair Skin & Nails VitaGummies or the Nature's Way Beauty Collagen Berry Gummies.

The first reason is that these choices involve no measuring or mixing.

They are also extremely portable and easy to pop into your handbag either in the original container or in a plastic snap lock bag.

Finally, they have the benefit of looking like lollies rather than tablets or medicine so you are unlikely to get questioned as to why you are carrying them and what they are for.

Best Liquid Hair, Skin & Nail Beauty Vitamin Supplement

My selection for the best liquid hair, skin and nails supplement is Caruso's Super Collagen Builder Hair Skin Nails. 

I have finished several bottles of this liquid beauty supplement and I have previously written an article about Beauty From Within - Caruso's Natural Health Products HERE.

Best Value For Money Beauty Vitamins 

The most economical of the above listed beauty vitamins and supplements are the Blackmores Nails Hair & Skin 120 tablets and the Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails+ 100 tablets

Do you use beauty vitamins and supplements? 



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  1. This is such a great comprehensive guide! Love the info about what each key ingredient actually does, great to refer back to!

    Di from Max The Unicorn

    1. Thanks Di! I wanted to make this guide as comprehensive and helpful to as many people as possible!

  2. I've used some in the past and haven't really noticed a difference, but now I'm using the Viviscal ones and I reckon they are actually helping!

    Felicia //

    1. Did you previously use the beauty vitamins for three months at a time?

      I'm glad you've found vitamins that work for you now!

  3. I loved this post! I am always so unsure about which vitamins are good and worth taking or not. Such a helpful and comprehensive guide! Now to go out and try some xx

    Laura ||

    1. Thanks Laura. Let me know which ones you choose and how you go with them!

  4. This brilliant! Im always umming and ahhing on what product will be the best for my needs. Thank you for breaking the info down so I can make a more informed choice. Well done!!

    1. Thank you! I hope you now have all the info you need to choose which hair, skin and nails vitamins are best for you!

  5. I don't use beauty vitamins but I want to start, I'll need to pick up the Blackmores bottle when I go to Priceline next :)

    Amy |

    1. I highly recommend picking up the larger bottle of these Blackmores Nail Hair and Skin vitamins that holds 120 tablets to ensure you take them for at least 3 months.

  6. I definitely think these have a much slower and long term solution as opposed to those people who want to see quick immediate results. I've never tried it myself, but it looks interesting.

    Rochelle ||

    1. A lot of people get impatient if they don't see instantaneous results!

  7. Great guide and massive thanks! My hair has just started growing back post-radiation, in January. I had no hair at all for 3 months. I am considering a new hair specific supplement to speed things along.

  8. I think once I stop breastfeeding I'll need to take a hair & nail supplement. My nails are so weak lately they're constantly breaking. #teamIBOT

  9. I am such a Swisse fan. I seem to go in and out when it comes to taking vitamins and at the moment I'm a big fan of lots of Swisse products. #teamIBOT

  10. I'm really lucky I have great hair (maybe even a bit too much) and healthy, strong nails. I've never thought about taking vitamins for hair and nails but if I do decide to get some, I know where to come for stellar advice!

  11. That is such a comprehensive run down for your readers. Your research is so thorough.

    Thanks for joining #lifethisweek 15/52. Next week's optional prompt is "what is friendship?" Denyse x

  12. I was just starting to do research into this topic! Now I don't need to - love this comprehensive overview!
    Ebony x

    1. Happy that I could help provide you with my research and experiences!

  13. Great guide and I alternate between multi vitamins or hair, skin and nails. Thanks for the tips!

  14. This is a very interesting and timely post for me because I have had a lot of hair fall out following my major surgery in June last year. It was about 3 months post surgery it started falling out - mostly all around my hairline. It's growing back now. I have short curly tuffs all around my hairline. I'm thankful that I had a good thick head of hair to start with so that I can get away with this hair loss but it's been a shock to me. I'd like to take something to encourage the regrowth and if it also helps my nails and skin then all the better! :-) #TeamLovinLife

    1. General anaesthetics are shocking for resulting in hair loss! The more major your surgery the longer a general anaesthetic you would have had. I'd recommend taking one of the above vitamins that specifically contains Biotin.

  15. This is really interesting because I've often wondered whether beauty vitamins actually are of any benefit. Thanks for the lowdown. #TeamLovinLife

  16. Thanks for such a helpful post about beauty vitamins. I especially like that they're available in gummy form too.
    SSG xxx

  17. A lot of people I know (who had weight loss surgery) took biotin afterwards to try to help prevent hairloss. I'm not sure how well it worked but it makes sense to do all you can with whatever you have at your fingertips! #teamlovinlife

  18. Such a good guide. I love how you broke it down to cost per day.

  19. Great guide Ingrid, my nails need lots of help at the best of time and particularly now after packing and unpacking for our move. Time to break out the Blackmores again.

  20. Now that's a good post!!! One to bookmark. Thanks