BIOTIN 101: WHAT IS IT
AND WHY ITS GOOD FOR HAIR?
Keeping hair healthy is a top priority for many people, and knowing what to use or put in your body to promote healthy hair can go a long way.
Learn how biotin is good for hair, what hair care products like shampoos do to promote biotin, and a few of our favorite biotin-rich products that can help keep all kinds of hair, including color-treated hair, looking radiant.
What is Biotin?
Biotin, also called vitamin B7, promotes healthy hair growth and prevents hair loss. It can be found in many foods you can consume but is also often found in hair care products. Biotin promotes the body’s keratin production.
Many benefits of biotin include:
Improve nail strength and health
Maintains the mucous membranes of the skin, meaning your skin will look and be healthier
Plays a role in blood sugar regulation
Prevents birth defects and maintains health of pregnant people
Is Biotin Good for Hair?
Yes, biotin plays an important role in keeping hair healthy by increasing the rate of follicle growth along with keratin production which impacts hair, skin, and nails. Biotin is found in many foods such as:
Walnuts and peanuts
Salmon, pork, and sardines
Along with consuming foods that have small amounts of biotin, using a biotin hair care product like biotin shampoo can help minimize shedding that contributes to hair loss and thinning.
How Biotin Shampoos Work
Shampoos infused with biotin are believed to improve scalp circulation, increase hair density, and strength hair follicles. Using biotin shampoos can help hair feel more nourished and thicker. If you have thin hair, biotin can aid in making it thicker and fuller.
Biotin-Rich Products from Pantene
Take a look at these biotin shampoos and conditioners from Pantene to keep your hair looking and feeling healthy, even if it’s been color-treated or had highlights added.
Sunlit Blondie Purple Shampoo
Sunlit Blondie Illuminating Sulfate Free Shampoo for Blonde Hair
Paraben Free Sunlit Blondie Daily Rescue Conditioner for Blonde Dyed Hair
Illuminating Color Care Shampoo With Biotin
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