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SWISSE ULTIBOOST HAIR SKIN NAILS+

Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails+ is a premium quality beauty formula with vitamins and minerals specifically formulated to support collagen production* and assist in the maintenance of glossy hair, radiant skin and healthy nails.*

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Collagen Production: Vitamin C and silica play an integral role in the formation of collagen. Collagen is a major structural protein, important for healthy and strong connective tissue to help maintain skin integrity and appearance.*

Glossy Hair, Radiant Skin & Healthy Nails: Formulated with silica and vitamin C to help maintain healthy hair, skin and nails along with zinc to assist minor wound healing and skin health.*

Nail Strength: Contains biotin, which helps strengthen soft, brittle nails and reduce breaking and splitting.*

Antioxidant Support: Vitamin C provides antioxidant support to help protect against potential free radical damage.*

Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails+ has been formulated based on scientific evidence to provide important nutrients that work from within.

Serving Size 1 Tablet

                                                                                                 Amount Per Serving   %DV

 

 

Amount per serving

%DV

Vitamin C (from calcium ascorbate dihydrate)

50 mg

83%

Biotin

2600 mcg

867%

Iron (from ferrous fumarate / iron oxide)

5.1 mg

28%

Zinc (from zinc gluconate)

30 mg

200%

Silica (from colloidal silicon dioxide)

40 mg

*

Milk Thistle (fruit) standardized extract (50:1)
(equiv. Silybin 11.4 mg)
(extract equivalent to dry Milk Thistle fruit 1 g)

14.29 mg

*

* Daily Value (DV) not established

 

Other ingredients:

Croscarmellose sodium, polyvinylpolypyrrolidone, polyvinylpyrrolidone, corn starch, magnesium stearate, glyceryl behenate, microcrystalline cellulose, tablet coating (hypromellose, polyethylene glycol 8000, titanium dioxide, carnauba wax).

RECOMMENDED ADULT USE:
 
One tablet daily during or immediately after a meal, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
 
 
WARNINGS:
 
If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have a medical condition please consult your Doctor before use.
Keep out of reach of children.
Store at room temperature.
Do not use if inner seal is broken.
Accidental overdose of iron-containing products is a leading cause of fatal poisoning in children under 6. Keep this product out of reach of children.
In case of accidental overdose, call a doctor or poison control center immediately.

Health Canada Zinc Monograph. 2007.

Health Canada Vitamin C Monograph. 2007.

van de Kerkhof, Pasch, M. Scher, R. Kerscher, M. et al. 2005. Brittle nail syndrome: A pathogenesis-based approach with a proposed grading system. Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology 53:644-651

Rushton, DH. 2003. Decreased serum ferritin and alopecia in women. The Journal Of Investigative Dermatology Vol. 121 (5)

Lansdown, ABG. 2001. Iron: a cosmetic constituent but an essential nutrient for healthy skin. International Journal of Cosmetic Science 23:129-137

Karajiannis, H. Gabard, B. 2010. Nutritional Supplements to treat skin and hair in ageing: a review of current information. Cosmetics and Toiletries 125:50-59.

Wickett, R. Kossmann, E. Barel, A. et al. 2007. Effect of oral intake of choline-stabilized orthosilicic acid
on hair tensile strength and morphology in women with fine hair. Archives of Dermatological Research 299:499-505

Barel, A. Calomme, M. Timchenko, A. 2005. Effect of oral intake of choline-stabilized orthosilicic acid on skin, nails and hair in women with photodamaged skin. Archives of Dermatological Research 297:147-153.

Laurie J. Fundukian. 2009. The Gale Encyclopedia of Alternative Medicine 3rd edition. Gale Cengage Learning

Mason,P. 2012. Dietary Supplements 4th edition. Pharmaceutical press.

Natural Standard - Collagen type II Monograph. 2013.

Boguszewska-Czubara, Anna. Pasternak, Kazimierz Silicon in Medicine and Therapy Source: Journal of Elementology 2011

Colombo V., et al Treatment of brittle fingernails and onychoschizia with biotin: Scanning electron microscopy Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology (23:1127-32) 1990

Integrative Medicine Gateway - Biotin monograph

Duarte, T. Lunec, J. Review: When is an antioxidant not an antioxidant? A review of novel actions and reactions of vitamin C Free Radical Research 39:7;671-686 2005

Braun, L. Cohen, L. Herbs and Natural Supplements: An Evidence-Based Guide, 3rd Edition Churchill Livingston, 2010

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/ency/article/004014.htm

Stargrove, et al Herb, Nutrient & Drug Interactions Mosby Elsevier 2008

Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference - Vitamin C

Martindale: The Complete Drug Reference - Collagen

 

Additional references

Choi, S. Y., E. J. Ko, Y. H. Lee, B. G. Kim, H. J. Shin, D. B. Seo, S. J. Lee, B. J. Kim and M. N. Kim. "Effects of Collagen Tripeptide Supplement on Skin Properties: A Prospective, Randomized, Controlled Study." Journal of Cosmetic & Laser Therapy 16, no. 3: 132-7.

Dreno, Brigitte, Phryn. Foulc, Alain Reynaud, Dominique Moyse, Hélène Habert and Hervé Richet. "Effect of Zinc Gluconate on Propionibacterium Acnes Resistance to Erythromycin in Patients with Inflammatory Acne: In Vitro and in Vivo Study." European Journal of Dermatology 15, no.3 (2005): 152-155.

Dreno, Brigitte, Dominique Moyse, Mohsen Alirezai, Pierre Amblard, Nicole Auffret, Claire Beylot, Isaac Bodokh, Martine Chivot, Fran Daniel, ccedil ois and Philippe Humbert. "Multicenter Randomized Comparative Double-Blind Controlled Clinical Trial of the Safety and Efficacy of Zinc Gluconate Versus Minocycline Hydrochloride in the Treatment of Inflammatory Acne Vulgaris." Dermatology 203, no.2 (2001): 135-140.

Kantor, Jonathan, Lisa Jay Kessler, David G Brooks and George Cotsarelis. "Decreased Serum Ferritin Is Associated with Alopecia in Women." Journal of Investigative Dermatology 121, no.5 (2003): 985-988.

Scheinfeld, Noah, Maurice J. Dahdah and Richard Scher. "Vitamins and Minerals: Their Role in Nail Health and Disease." Journal of Drugs in Dermatology: JDD 6, no.8 (2007): 782-787.

Sharquie, KE, RA Najim, IB Farjou and DJ Al-Timimi. "Oral Zinc Sulphate in the Treatment of Acute Cutaneous Leishmaniasis." Clinical and experimental Dermatology 26, no. 1 (2001): 21-26.

Is Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails suitable for vegetarians?

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Is Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails suitable for vegetarians?

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Yes! Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails is suitable for vegetarians. 

Is Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails suitable for vegans?

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Is Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails suitable for vegans?

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Yes! Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails is suitable for vegans. 

When is the best time of the day to take Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails?

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When is the best time of the day to take Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails?

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We recommend that you take Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails with a meal. Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails contains zinc, which may cause nausea if taken on an empty stomach.

What age group is suitable to consume Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails?

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What age group is suitable to consume Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails?

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We recommend Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails is suitable for adults who are aged 18 years and over.

How long can I take Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails for?

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How long can I take Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails for?

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Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails is suitable to be taken short-term, 3-6 months at a time. Swisse recommend you consult with your Primary Healthcare Professional if your supplement regime changes.

Is Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails suitable during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

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Is Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails suitable during pregnancy and breastfeeding?

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If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medication or have a medical condition please consult your Doctor before use.

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