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Please recommend me a great skin/hair/nails vitamin-type supplement
But not Imedeen, as they're ridiculously expensive.
I'm 40 and my skin is awful - spotty, red, open pores, dry in places. My hair also needs nourishment and my nails are flaking too, so thought it would make sense to try and sort it from the inside out first.
Some of the residents I see are fed directly into their stomachs via a tube with liquid feeds, they have high doses of vitamins and minerals in them and they all have lovely nails and skin, hair less so but they are elderly stroke victims so we'll let that go.
They look really well nourished compared to the rest of us.
Solgar do good quality vitamins and minerals, I get mine on amazon.
I've bought Sainsbury' s Women's everyday support multivitamins. I compared the vitamins and rda against the more expensive brands and they contain the same but a fraction of the price. I'm pretty sure they do one specifically for hair and nails too.
I use Perfectil Plus which I get from Amazon on subscribe and save. I have been told that Tesco do an own brand exact dupe for the original Perfectil (also good - I just prefer the plus version) which is much cheaper but as I live & work nowhere near one, I haven't been able to check.
I am taking Santogen Mother-to-be ones and my hair and nails have never been so strong, healthy and glossy looking. Also they are usually on buy two get one free in Tescos and a fraction of the price of dedicated hair skin and nail suppliments. I think the ingredients are fairly similar.