Biotin, also known as vitamin B7, is one of the eight B-complex vitamins. It plays a number of important roles in the body, including with the maintenance of normal hair & skin. Biotin also contributes to the normal functioning of the nervous system and normal energy release.
Frequently Asked Questions
One of biotin’s primary benefits is that it contributes to healthy hair and skin. Biotin also contributes to the normal functioning of the nervous system.
Yes, Biotin contributes to the maintenance of normal hair. You will find extra Biotin in our Perfectil Hair product, which includes 28 micronutrients and is optimized to give your hair extra support. Perfectil is the UK’s number one beauty supplement brand.
Biotin can be found in a range of foods, usually in small amounts. This includes cooked beef liver, nutritional yeast, egg yolks, button mushrooms, roasted peanuts, sunflower seeds, sweet potatoes, avocado, roasted almonds, bananas and broccoli. Read more about Biotin foods here
There are no set recommendations as to the amount of biotin we should get each day. However, it’s important to ensure that you do eat biotin-rich foods, or safeguard your intake with a supplement, each day. This is because biotin, like the other B vitamins, is water soluble, which means the body cannot store them so they are required daily from your diet.