Nutritional Supplements for Skincare – liquid supplements
Last month, in Nutritional Supplements for Skincare, Alex Gazzola looked at key supplements in tablet and capsule form for skincare and beauty, but there are also a number available in liquid form which are worth exploring
Nature's Answer Platinum Liquid Hair Skin Nails (£15.99, 240ml)
Liquid formula, featuring key vitamins, minerals, herbs and antioxidants selected for their nourishing and strengthening support of hair, skin and nails. Includes ‘Quick-Sorb’ – a blend of herbs – ginger rhizome, amla and capsicum – known to enhance delivery of nutrients to the body.
Free from wheat. Contains dairy and soy (lecithin)
Ocoo (£6.99/£47.99, 1 bottle/7 bottles)
A new ‘beauty drink’ with vitamin-rich ‘power berries’ (acai, aronia, blackcurrants and cranberries, plus red grapes and pomegranate), green and white tea extracts, ten vitamins and key microminerals such as copper and iodine.
Free from: added sugar, artificial colours, preservatives, gluten and nuts. Suitable for vegetarians and pregnant women. The product is not vegan-friendly, but Ocoo’s publicists were unable to tell us why.
Pure Gold Collagen (£35.99, 10 bottles)
A blend of hydrolysed collagen, hyaluronic acid and other active ingredients to work on the visible signs of ageing from the inside out.
Free from sugar, artificial preservatives or colours. Contains soy and fish derivatives. Free from wheat, gluten, dairy, nut and peanut.
Neal’s Yard Remedies Organic Beauty Oil (£12.50, 200ml)
This is a blend of flax, hemp, avocado, evening primrose and pumpkin seed oil, and therefore rich in key skin-healthy, anti-inflammatory oils. Vegan.
Viridian 100% Organic Clear Skin Omega Oil (£15.50, 200ml) is a blend of botanically sourced omega oils (including flax, avocado, pumpkin seed and argan), to provide a strong source of omega 3, 6 and 9 essential fatty acids (EFAs), with an emphasis on anti-inflammatory omega 3.
100% Organic Ultimate Beauty Oil (£9.50/£19.66, 200/500ml) is also a 3,6 and 9 blend, including GLA, with a range of strong antioxidants including vitamin E and carotenoids. Oils in the blend include flax, pumpkin, avocado and evening primrose.
Santaverde Perfect Skin Beauty Drink (£33, 500ml)
This is described as a ‘synergistic formula’ of aloe vera juice plus antioxidants from blue-red berries, fruits and seed kernels to protect against free radicals and support the skin’s protection against cell ageing and decreasing elasticity.