Why you need to add supplements to your routine
Don’t let day-to-day business run you into the ground by finding the right supplement for you. A good supplement will do all the sneaky, behind the scenes work to ensure you're looking and feeling your best.
No matter what issue you're dealing with, there's a supplement to help you. So without further ado, start feeling fabulous and looking radiant with these health-enhancing supplements…
A supplement for: extra energy
The last thing you want during the party season is to feel tired and lethargic. While energy drinks and high-sugar foods may perk you up in the short term, they’ll leave you feeling lower than you started once your sugar-high ends. Instead, up your energy levels the natural, healthy way with a vitamin B-heavy supplement. It helps your metabolism to convert food into energy and replenishes depleted nutrients, leaving you feeling more energetic and less fatigued for longer.
bh loves: Blackmores CoQ10 150mg
A supplement for: an immune boost
Ever noticed how you manage to burn the candle at both ends during crazy busy periods but then as soon as things start to slow down you get sick? Put a stop to post-silly season sickness by strengthening your immune system from the get go with a regular intake of vitamin C. Likewise, a daily dose of Olive Leaf Extract will help to ward off colds, flues and viruses and can also help to reduce the length of a cold once it hits.
bh loves: Swisse Ultiboost High Strength Vitamin C, Olive Leaf Australia Olive Leaf Extract - Natural ($31.95 for 200ml, olea.com.au)
A supplement for: better sleep
No matter how many vitamins you’re taking or how well you’re eating, you’ll never look your best if you don’t get a good night’s sleep. If the end of year activities have got you all fired up, you might need something to help soothe you in to a peaceful slumber. Blackmores Sleep Sound Formula contains valerian extract to improve sleep quality, plus lemon balm and magnesium to help you relax.
A supplement for: glowing skin
When you’ve got a busy work and social schedule, it’s always a good idea to give your skin an inner pick-me-up to ensure that it looks as radiant as possible (plus, your party make-up will go on much easier too if your complexion is clear!). Look for supplements that contain things like zinc, essential fatty acids and collagen as these help to restore your skin from within, protect it from free radical damage, and promote radiance.
bh loves: Blackmores Nails Hair and Skin, Nutrimetics Ultra Care+ Youthful Beauty Supplement, Nature's Way Beauty Collagen Booster Tablets, Beauty Boosters Collagen-C, Vida Glow Marine Collagen Sachets Original (available at lookfantastic.com.au)
The product recommendations in this article have been updated since first published to keep beautyheaven members informed of the most up-to-date related products.
Have you ever taken any vitamins or supplements? If so, which do you think get the best results?