22 Reviewers Swear This Collagen Powder Makes Their Nails Strong & Skin Plump*
Glowing skin, stronger nails, and fuller hair? Now that's something rant and rave about. Turns out, many of you thought so too. We've received plenty of praise for our beauty & gut collagen+ from users, and we thought we'd share (so you don't have to take our word for it! Although I'd argue our word is pretty trustworthy).
But before we jump in, a little refresher on why beauty & gut collagen+ is so effective. The base is a grass-fed, pasture-raised hydrolyzed bovine collagen that is able to be absorbed by the body and enhance your skin cells' production of collagen and elastin.*
The blend also includes amino acid L-glutamine (aka building block for protein), natural moisturizer hyaluronic acid, and essential nutrient vitamin C, which is a vital part of collagen synthesis.* So vital, in fact, that your body can't adequately produce collagen without it. The formula is also supported by vitamin E, which helps stabilize vitamin C in the body, and both are potent antioxidants.*
This ingredient lineup is rounded out by biotin (water-soluble micronutrient to support healthy hair) and a plethora of plant bioactives with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties, namely curcumin (via turmeric root) and sulforaphane glucosinolate (SGS).* No wonder this 8-ingredient powerhouse formula is gaining fanfare.
Here, some of our favorite reviews.
No aftertaste with this product.
"I like adding collagen to my smoothies and hot drinks for a little added boost, and think the flavor of this grass-fed collagen is hard to beat! There's no weird after taste like you'll get with some collagens." —Ella
"I see improvement in my complexion and my skin is smooth and soft."* —Julie W.
Completely worth it.
"I put the powder in my ginger tea when it’s cold out, and otherwise. I definitely notice the difference in my hair and nails. My nails are stronger, and my hair seems thicker and shinier. I don’t think I have been eating as well during the pandemic, so it is nice to have that extra nutrient boost. I think it has been good for my gut, too. Clearly a premium product. 100% worth it — now I’m hooked!"*—Sydney S.
"I think it is helping my hair thickness. I mix it with my smoothies and it's no problem."*—Peggy C.
Very easy to use.
"Love this. I add it to my coffee and smoothies it does not clump. I can tell my nails and hair appear healthy."*—Marina B.
Skin looks better than ever.*
"I have used this product for almost two months. I definitely feel like I am seeing a difference in my nails and skin: My skin looks better than ever, and my nails appear to be growing in suddenly stronger. I feel really good, and I don't know what else to say except it is also encouraging me to make delicious smoothies daily...so that I can put the collagen into it."* —Amy C.
Firm yet supple skin.*
"I've caught myself in the mirror recently early in the a.m. and late at night during bathroom breaks (which used to be terrifying), and now my eyes aren't at all puffy and my lips and cheeks have a blush to them. My skin is firm yet supple to the touch, and my nails are stronger. I love the high dose of vitamins C and E, and biotin, too. I imagine I'm still getting some serious support from the vitamins."* —Rosalina
Best-quality collagen I've found.
"I've used the unflavored collagen for a month now. Love how well it mixes into my morning matcha. It seems just in the last week my fingernails have started growing much more strong (and quickly)! At the very least, I know I'm doing something healthy for my gut and skin. This is the best-quality collagen I've found. You get what you pay for."* —Sydney L.
Fuller and thicker hair.*
"I haven't been taking it for very long, but it already made a difference in my hair texture, which is fuller and thicker."* —Esti M.
"beauty & gut collagen + has solved issues that I've tried to solve unsuccessfully with expensive face creams and digestive calming supplements. My nails are now stronger, with a healthy nailbed color. My skin looks hydrated, and I don't need to take three products to calm my digestive tract. One serving a day is all I need to be on a healthy track."* —Alyse S.
Skin looks fresher.*
"I love the beauty & gut collagen+. I have been taking it for about 30 days now, and I feel better, with more comfortable joints. And my skin looks fresher, which is saying something at 59 years of age. Thank you for the thoughtful nutritional product."* —Cynthia B.
Very easy to use.
"Love this. I add it to my coffee and smoothies; it does not clump. I haven't taken it long enough to see long-term benefits, but I can tell my nails and hair appear healthy."* —Marina B.
Pure ingredients and simple.
"Omg! This is the best collagen powder ever! Pure ingredients and simple. Mixes great and not overpowering. So glad I found it! I use it in my smoothie every morning and sometimes for dinner too! Thank you!" —Joanna M.
"Great product. Has helped with skin, hair and nails. And it tastes great when I mix it in my shakes."* —Lara G.
"I add it to my morning coffee and it gives it a healthy kick. Rich flavor, no vitamin aftertaste, and no added sugar."* —Grace K.
"I have used this product for almost two months. I definitely feel like I am seeing a difference in my nails and skin. I feel really good and I don't know what else to say except it is also encouraging me to make delicious smoothies daily, so that I can put the collagen into it. I have also sprinkled it on my popcorn and well as in my eggs. It has no taste, but when heated, if you put too much, it will chunk a bit, so be mindful of that. Definitely the best way to use is in smoothies. Really love this and will continue to use. My skin looks better than ever and my nails appear to be growing in suddenly stronger."* —Amy C.
Skin & hair health.*
"This collagen has quickly turned into the favorite part of my morning routine. Whether I'm running out the door, or leisurely preparing my breakfast, it's insanely easy (and delicious!) to throw into my portable coffee mug to make a healthy latte or add to the blender for my favorite smoothie. I definitely recommend this powder to anyone who wants to support their skin and hair health."* —Mallory
Honest & real.
"I get the great feeling knowing I’m eating honest and real nutrients, helping my skin and body look and feel great!"* —Lucy C.
Big difference in the health of my skin.*
"Wow. My skin is prone to dryness. Since almost finishing my first jar of mbg collagen, I have noticed a big difference in the health of my skin!"* — Ashley P.
"LOVE LOVE LOVE!!! This has helped my joints [feel more comfort] especially since I am on my feet all day for work."* — Lindsey
All the rage.
"Collagen supplements are all the rage in the beauty space: I've tried a few here and there. It's one of those things I know I should add to my routine. After trying this, I found the one that will actually make me stick to a habit. I learned I can add it to my morning coffee, which has been a game-changer. After regular use, my nails started feeling stronger and my skin healthier. I'm also trying to grow my hair out even longer, so I'll be eager to see how this will help my hair health-long term."* — Cindy
I have noticed less hair loss.*
"Have noticed less hair loss."* — Sherri K.
Alexandra Engler is the Beauty Director at mindbodygreen. She received her journalism degree from Marquette University, graduating first in the department. She has worked at many top publications and brands including Harper's Bazaar, Marie Claire, SELF, and Cosmopolitan; her byline has appeared in Esquire, Sports Illustrated, and Allure.com. In her current role, she covers all the latest trends and updates in the clean and natural beauty space, as well as travel, financial wellness, and parenting. She has reported on the intricacies of product formulations, the diversification of the beauty industry, and and in-depth look on how to treat acne from the inside, out (after a decade-long struggle with the skin condition herself). She lives in Brooklyn, New York.