What is Biotin

Biotin (B7 or Vitamin H) is a water-soluble vitamin that our body needs to help convert certain nutrients into energy. It also plays an important role in the health of our hair, skin & nails. Biotin is a catalyst & necessary component for cellular processes such as cell growth, metabolism, etc. Biotin deficiency leads to hair loss.

Role of Biotin in Hair Health

Functions:

Important role in growth & maintenance of hair.

Improves hair growth & appearance.

Effective for healthy hair, shine, increased growth rate & reduced hair loss

“Biotin improves luster and quality of hair & nails.” – Arch. Dermatol. Res. 2007;299:499-505.

Role of Biotin in Nail Health

Along with improving hair and skin, biotin is known for its ability to strengthen nails. The signs of biotin deficiency include skin rashes, hair loss & brittle nails.

Functions:

Improves nail thickness & firmness

Decreases Brittle Nail Syndrome

Clinical Evidences:

“Studies have shown that those who take a biotin supplement can thicken their nails by up to 25% and decrease the amount of nail splitting and breakage they endure. Trial studies also have shown that an impressive 91% of participants experience improved nail strength when taking a biotin supplement.”

“Biotin supplementation leads to 25% increase in thickness & reduction in splitting of nails were observed, more regular on dorsal surface.” - J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 1990;23(6Pt1):1127-32.