How-to: get healthy hair and nails
Dull hair and brittle fingernails can really bring your look down. If yours are starting to look less than luminous, you may benefits from trying some of these simple tricks for shinier, stronger, more brilliant hair and nails…
Supplements for healthy hair
Did you know? If regular hair treatments are failing to give your hair the boost it needs, there are specific vitamins and minerals you can take to repair your limp, dull hair. One of the most effective hair vitamins is vitamin B, which promotes strong, healthy hair - and vitamins A and D which help to increase hair sebum and prevent hair loss.
Supplements for strong nails
If your nails are dry, dull, brittle of weak, you could benefit from taking a course of vitamins including zinc, calcium and iodine, which all promote nail strength and health. Other popular and effective supplements for nails include keratin and silica – which are dual-purpose vitamins for improving both hair and nail health in one simple daily dose.
Diet for healthy hair and nails
If you don’t want to take supplements, you can improve your hair and nail health through your diet. Bananas, eggs, lentils, fish, oysters, chicken and lean red meat all have a positive effect on overall hair and nail health, so pile your plate up with them. Iodine is also really important in building strong nails and occurs naturally in salt – however not all table salt contains it – so when you’re at the supermarket, check the label to make sure your salt is iodised.