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.
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.
Yes, biotin contributes to the maintenance of normal skin. You will find extra biotin in our Perfectil Skin product (compared to Perfectil Original) which is a patented formula for greater skin support. Perfectil Skin includes a Nutri-dermalTM capsule which provides biotin, Omega-3 fatty acids and Coenzyme Q10. 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 in our guide to The Best Biotin Foods.