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Biotin vs. Collagen: Which Is Right for You?

August 04, 2021

Biotin and collagen have risen in popularity in the beauty supplement world. Yet, many of us remain unsure of the difference between the two and if we should choose one over the other. Truthfully, much of your decision about what’s right for you will depend on your beauty goals. 

For example, if hair loss is bumming you out, you may need to ensure you're getting the proper nutrients for stronger, shinier hair. Likewise, to achieve healthier skin elasticity, you may need products that can help you boost protein building blocks for smoother, thicker skin. 

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Vitamins play an essential role in hair health. Learn more about several vitamin supplements you can take that will help stimulate hair growth.

The Best Vitamins for Hair Growth

July 02, 2021

Your hair growth can be negatively affected by many factors, but the most common reason is aging. With each passing day, changes in your hair can become more evident because your body’s ability to absorb all the vitamins and nutrients needed to maintain hair health and quality decreases.

Vitamins play an important role in your body, and if you’re not getting enough essential vitamins for hair growth through your diet, you can supplement them to ensure you get the daily amount necessary. 

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5 Tips for Faster and Better Hair Growth Explained

5 Tips for Faster and Better Hair Growth Explained

December 02, 2020

As we age, the health and vitality of the scalp and follicles can deteriorate if we don’t take care of them properly. The great news is that there are many ways to improve this. One way is through an increase of blood flow to hair follicles to increase the length of the anagen stage of hair growth. Increasing blood flow in the hair follicles allows the scalp to build a strong base for the life cycle of the strands. 

  • Scalp Massage - Since the goal is to keep your hair strands in the anagen stage for as long as possible, healthy follicle and scalp cells are the key. Stimulating your scalp through massaging the skin can help maintain the health of the follicles and thus allow more hair to grow before the strands reaching the telogen stage fall out. 
  • Microcirculation - Stimulation of your scalp allows the integrity of the follicles to strengthen because of increased blood flow to the area. Microcirculation is the blood circulation in the smallest blood vessels of our bodies - the microvessels in the organ tissues. These tiny blood vessels are what carry life to the follicles. The herb known as Centella Asiatica is popular for helping to stimulate and strengthen circulation within the follicles and roots.
  • Avoid Dryness - Combine scalp massages for circulation with nourishing and scalp-stimulating products containing ingredients like Caffeine, Centella asiatica, Ginger and Kelp Extract that can help strengthen your follicles and promote healthy hair. 


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Do Hair Vitamins Really Work?

Do Hair Vitamins Really Work?

September 16, 2020

Finding vitamins to feed your wilting hair can seem overwhelming. Drugstores pack hundreds of hair supplements on their shelves, and every company claims that their product will do what others cannot — give you waist-length hair that shines. To find hair vitamins that really work, look for ones formulated for your mature locks and scalp.

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