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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 healthy hair, skin and nails.

From $26.95RRP*

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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.
 
Radiant Skin, Glossy Hair & 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.
EACH TABLET CONTAINS:
 
BIOTIN 2.6 mg
SILICON (from silica-colloidal anhydrous 85.56 mg) 40 mg
ZINC (from zinc gluconate 229.70 mg) 30 mg
IRON (from ferrous fumarate 16.01 mg) 5 mg
VITAMIN C (ascorbic acid from calcium ascorbate 60.52 mg) 50 mg
ST. MARY'S THISTLE (Silybum marianum) standardised extract equiv. dry fruit 1 g (equiv. flavanolignans calculated as silybin 12 mg)
 
No Added lactose, gluten, egg and artificial flavours.
ADULT DOSAGE:
 
One tablet daily during or immediately after a meal, or as directed by a healthcare professional.
 
 
STORAGE:
 
Store below 30 degrees Celsius. Do not use if cap seal is broken.
 
 
WARNINGS:
 
Contains zinc, which may be dangerous if taken in large amounts or for a long period. Not for the treatment of iron deficiency.

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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.

Will taking Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails make my nails, skin and hair grow?

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Will taking Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails make my nails, skin and hair grow?

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Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails contains ingredients to support the formation of collagen and to maintain healthy skin. Some individuals may find an increase in growth, while others may experience the strengthening of hair, skin and nails.

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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We do not recommend consuming Swisse Ultiboost Hair Skin Nails during pregnancy or breastfeeding. We suggest that you consult your Primary Healthcare Professional when considering changes to your supplementary routine, particularly during pregnancy and breastfeeding, so that your situation can be monitored as necessary.