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Our Round Up Of The Best Skin Supplements

MID SKINNED MODEL PUTTING A SUPPLEMENT TO HER LIPS

It’s no secret, beauty is more than skin deep. A case in point? The rise of skin supplements. While what you put on your face can only go so far, these nutrients are designed to nourish your skin from the inside out.  

But when it comes to shopping for the best vitamins for your skin, it can be overwhelming, to say the least. Gone are the days where you simply need to choose between A-Z charts. Today, the options are endless – from drops and drinks to powders and gummies – they come in all shapes, sizes and designs.  

As we become more in tune with what we put in our bodies, it’s important to find out what you’re putting into your system…that’s why we’ve enlisted our Cult Concierge team to give us the low-down on the best skin supplements to add to your daily routine. Here’s their top 12 skin care saviours.  

A BAG OF SUPPLEMENTS SURROUNDED BY RED SPOONS AND SPINACH LEAVES

THE 12 BEST SKIN SUPPLEMENTS 

Did you know that there’s a connection between gut health and your skin? Proving that when your microbiome isn’t up to scratch your skin takes raff, Advanced Nutrition Programme’s Skin Youth Biome™ Softgels combines five billion active cultures with vitamin C to enhance collagen formation, support your skin barrier and improve gut flora. Plus, the capsules are pristinely packed in eco-friendly aluminium pods to protect the formula from moisture and light. 

Recommended daily dosage: Take one daily with your main meal. 

Best for: Supporting gut flora 

All you need to do is scroll through your socials to discover the importance of collagen. Jennifer Aniston and Cindy Prado recently took to Instagram to take us through their collagen journey and then suddenly it’s all over our feeds. But what exactly is it? Found in all our connective bones and tissues, it’s a plentiful protein responsible for everything from healthy hair and nails to ligaments and tendons.  With that in mind, Vital ProteinsCollagen Peptides powder is obtained from grass-fed, pasture-raised bovine to encourage fresh and firm skin. Easily digested, the ultra-fine powder can be added to your favourite morning beverage (we’re talking coffee or smoothie) to start your day off right.  

Recommended daily dosage: Stir two scoops (20g) into hot or cold liquid. 

Best for: Collagen renewal  

Believing that self-care starts with skin care, HUM Nutrition’s Glow Sweet Glow Radiant Skin Supplements are packed with nourishing ingredients to boost luminous and plumped-up skin. Powered by low molecular weight hyaluronic acid, the vegan gummies retain water molecules, locking in moisture to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate! But that’s not all – blended with vitamin E and C, they protect your skin from external damage through collagen renewal. All-year round glow up? Yes please.  

Recommended daily dosage: Take two gummies daily. Expect results in 4-6 weeks.  

Best for: Brightening skin  

Primed for a reactive complexion, skin care brand Oskia launches its own supplement to support collagen, keratin and glutathione production. Aptly dubbed MSM Bio Plus, the pods blend sulphur compound with black pepper extract to absorb a higher level of the naturally occurring namesake organic. The results? The improvement of your skin’s elasticity to reduce fine lines, an anti-inflammatory that reduces the production of cytokines and the creation of new cells to repair damaged ones. The ultimate triple threat – we think so! 

Recommended daily dosage: Take two capsules in the morning and two in the evening with food. After two months, intake may be reduced to two capsules a day. 

Best for: Strengthening skin elasticity   

It’s been published in many medical journals that approximately one billion people around the world are reported to have low levels of vitamin D due to the lack of sunlight. The solution? The Nue Co.’s Vitamin D nutrients. Your very own bottle full of sunshine, the spray optimises your overall health and wellbeing in three vital ways – supporting your immune system, maintaining bone health and last, but certainly not least, boosting your mood. Happy days! 

Recommended daily dosage: Three sprays under your tongue, daily. 

Best for: Improving your immune system, mood and strengthening bones 

Irritation, breakouts or redness? We’ve all been there. The Nue Co.’s latest skin care saviour is design to diminish these beauty bugbears. Cue: Skin Filter Capsules. Targeting the three main causes of dull and tender skin (compromised microcirculation, overproduction of melanin and the decline in collagen levels), they’re made up of an original cocktail that includes vitamin C, zinc, champagne grape seed and melon that offer a natural glow – no filter needed. 

Recommended daily dosage: Take one capsule daily. Expect results in 60 days. 

Best for: Brightening of skin 

 

Charging your skin’s collagen production, Vida Glow’s Natural Marine Collagen helps you sip your way to smoother, stronger and shiner skin. Packed with collagen peptides to sustain the benefits of ageing, the powder is made from sustainably-sourced fish skin that’s entirely favourless and odourless – so it’s easy to drink and leaves no dreaded aftertaste. Cheers, to that.  

Recommended daily dosage: A single serving per day for those 25-35. Two servings per day for those 36-45. Three servings per day for those 45+. 

Best for: Collagen renewal 

Healthier hair? Check. Healthier nails? Check. Healthier skin? Check! These are just a handful of positive improvement Manifesto’s Beauty Vitamins can achieve. Containing less sugar than a single cherry (yes, you read that right), the vegan gummies balance just the right number of vitamins and minerals to support you from the inside out. While the edibles’ astaxanthin improves your skin’s stretchiness, the blend of vitamin E defends your cells from pollution and blue light.  

Recommended daily dosage: Take two gummies with a meal a day.  

Best for: Increase your skin’s glow and hair, nail and skin health  

Taking collagen renewal one step further, Rejuvenated Ltd has develops a unique collagen boosting blend that is completely vegan. Revolutionary, we know. The Botani-col Skin Perfecting Complex Capsules are enhanced with high-tech and amino acids to boost your skin from within. What’s more, the hybrid of Gotu Kola, stinging nettle leaf, and buckthorn berries helps heal acne, rosacea and inflammation. Two capsules a day, keeps the redness at bay…  

Recommended daily dosage: Take two capsules a day  

Best for: Reducing redness and firmness  

New and improved from The Beauty Chef, the Inner Beauty Boost Hydration formula is an organic, coconut-infused probiotic that supports internal health and enhances skin radiance. Specifically prepared to fight dry and dull skin, it’s fuelled with coconut water and magnesium for instant hydration and electrolyte balance. Kick starting your metabolism, the liquid improves blood circulation and gut flora. What’s more, it’s free from artificial colours, sugar and gluten and is suitable for vegans too. You can thank us later… 

Recommended daily dosage: Mix 15ml of the Hydration Inner Beauty Boost with 200ml of water once a day. 

Best for: Reducing fatigue and supporting the immune system    

Inclusive for all to enjoy, Solgar‘s Zinc Picolinate supplements are vegan, kosher, gluten and dairy-free. The secret ingredient? Zinc. A must-have mineral for your body, it contains anti-inflammatory properties alongside boosting your immune system, fertility, vision and bone preservation. Compacted into small and easy-to-swallow tablets, they’re easily digestible and deliver rapid results.  

Recommended daily dosage: Take one tablet daily, preferably at mealtime. 

Best for: Reducing inflammation and supporting the immune system    

Discipline disobedient skin with Zitsticka’s Skin Discipline Skin Clarifying Supplements. Made up of a medley of skin-soothing heroes (from probiotics to fatty acids), the capsules strengthen cell walls while minimising post-blemish scaring.  Featuring chromium, the minerals work hard to reduce the risk of spiking blood sugar through supporting insulin regulation, too.  

Recommended daily dosage: Take one capsule each morning with food. 

Best for: Reduces redness, irritation and helps breakout recovery  

 

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Trifonia Asmar

Trifonia Asmar

Senior SEO Copywriter

Cult Beauty’s Senior SEO Copywriter, Trifonia started out in the industry when bold brows were just becoming a ‘thing’, and shares a passion for all things fashion and beauty. Currently embracing her curly girl journey (after endless years of straightening her strands), she is finally reverting to her natural ways! When Triffy isn’t busy testing out the latest curl-saving solutions, you’ll find her binging the latest reality TV show or on a long walk listening to her ever-evolving country music playlist.