Applied Nutrition Longer Stronger Hair and Nails Review
The following full review is for the health product by the name Longer Stronger Hair and Nails, which is manufactured by Applied Nutrition: This dietary supplement is claimed to be nutrient rich. Nutrients enhance the strength and luster of brittle nails, also adding collagen that increases the elasticity and strength of hair. Therefore, this product aims to strengthen and protect hair and nails. Read our review for more.
Two capsules provide the following:
- Vitamin A – 7500 IU
- Biotin – 2500 mcg
- Vitamin C – 100 mg
- Horsetail extract – 200 mg
- Gotu kola extract – 120 mg
- Calcium carbonate – 20 mg
- Zinc citrate – 15 mg
- Hydrolyzed collagen – 60 mg
- PABA (para aminobenzoic acid) – 30 mg
- Antioxidant bioflavonoid complex – 80 mg
- Copper amino acid chelate – 2 mg
Other ingredients include gelatin, soybean oil, glycerin, purified water, soy lecithin, titanium dioxide, beeswax, silicon dioxide, red cabbage juice, and caramel color. These ingredients feed the hair and skin cells, especially biotin, which helps with cell renewal. Zinc helps to strengthen the hair, while vitamin C promotes healthy skin, hair and nails. Gotu kola helps to prevent hair loss, and horsetail extract is an antioxidant.
The suggested dosage by the manufacturer of the product is to take two (2) capsules daily. This instruction does not indicate time of the day for optimal results, or whether capsules should be taken with or without food or water.
A 60-capsule bottle is available online from the manufacturer. The product is also available from other dealers, namely, Ahold Financial-American Sales, Amazon, Anda, Associated Food Stores, C&S Wholesale, Cardinal Health, CVS, Dixon Millbrand, Inc., Drugstore.com, Grocers Supply Company, H. E. Butt Grocery Company, Harmon Stores, Harris Teeter, KMart, Kinney Drugs, Kroger, Target, Wal-Mart and Walgreens, to name a few. On the company’s website this product costs $17.99. On Amazon the same product costs $11.88. Either way, no discounts or package deals are offered by the manufacturer.
Possible Side Effects
Although side effects are not listed, the company does state that this product is not be used by children, pregnant women, or nursing mothers. This product contains an ingredient recognized by the State of California as a cause of birth defects and reproductive harm. The warning may relate to this. The dosage should not be exceeded.
Despite our research efforts, we were unable to locate a manufacturer’s guarantee. This raises concerns about the effectiveness of this product.
Longer Stronger Hair and Nails Review – The Bottom Line
This product, Longer Stronger Hair and Nails, appears a useful product that offers certain ingredients known to be effective for hair growth. Moreover, this dietary supplement is widely obtainable, and not just from the manufacturer. However, there are some concerns about the effectiveness of this product. Firstly, the dosage instructions are not detailed. It is not clear how this product should be used for optimal results. In addition, the manufacturer does not offer any package deals with discounts: in the long term this could have made the product more economical for the purchaser.