Your hair, skin and nails, just like the rest of your body, all benefit from proper nutrition. Hair, skin, and nail supplements commonly contain antioxidants such as vitamins A, C, and E, or Coenzyme Q10, as well as biotin, a B-complex vitamin. The minerals manganese and selenium are often found in supplements for healthy hair, along with fatty acids such as fish oil and flaxseed oil. Deficiencies of these nutrients may cause a litany of hair, skin and nail changes. Over time insufficient intake of certain vitamins can cause rough, scaly skin patches. A deficiency of some vitamins may cause eczema and hair loss.
Supplements that have been shown to help with healthy hair, skin and nail include: