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Nutritional Supplements to Treat Skin and Hair Aging: A Review of Current Information

Jan 1, 2010Helena Karajiannis, PhD, Dr. Helena Karajiannis Scientific Consulting; and Bernard Gabard, PhD, Iderma Scientific Consulting

New research regarding the relationship between diet and skin and hair health has led to nutritional supplements developed for dermocosmetic and/or dermatological applications. However, obvious uncertainties exist in regard to the cosmetic capabilities of such preparations. This review provides an overview of existing data to examine the potential for nutritionals to treat skin and hair aging.