More Than Skin Deep
Good Health Magazine Australia|April 2019
More Than Skin Deep

Topical Products Only Go So Far Towards Addressing Our Skincare Concerns but There Are Ingestible Capsules That Are Designed to Nourish Our Hair, Skin and Nails. Sarah Simpson Takes Us Through the Next-gen Supplements

While the skincare industry is generally focused on treating our skin from the outside in (and no complaints there, we’ll take it!), there’s no disputing that what goes into our bodies – or doesn’t – also plays a part in how we look day-to-day.

You can consume all the smoothie bowls, bone broth and turmeric shots you like, but you still might be lacking nutrients you need for boosting beautification. It’s what the makers of the new breed of nutritional supplements are betting on, blending the worlds of wellness and beauty into easily poppable pills and soluble powders cased in hip packaging, and just as likely to be available at discerning cosmetics counters (or even clothing boutiques) as health stores.

Aiming to deliver youthful, radiant and resilient skin, as well as lush locks, there are many supplements that have people raving about their effects — although it has to be said that there are few largescale clinical trials to back up the appealing claims, and we all know a quick-fix miracle pill doesn’t exist as much as we might wish it did.

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April 2019