Drinking smoothies and shakes is not only quick but a delicious way of promoting stronger, healthier hair and nails. We can blend various fruits and vegetables containing the highest levels of hair-boosting nutrients such as silica, biotin, protein, antioxidant vitamins A, C, & E, folate, potassium, and B vitamins.
So if you want to grow your hair faster, here are three super delicious breakfast smoothies that are packed with vitamins great for the skin, hair, and nails.
Nutty Mango-Banana Smoothie
- 1 ½ cups almond milk (or any milk of choice)
- 2 small bananas or 1 large banana
- 1 small bowl of mango slices
- 1-2 tbsp. peanut butter
Just blend all ingredients until smooth. Then serve.
What it’s great for your hair and nails:
Bananas are rich in biotin, which support hair and nail growth. Nuts such as peanuts and almonds, are extremely beneficial to your hair, scalp, and fingernails.They contain protein which is one of the most important nutrients for hair growth. Keratin, a type of protein found in hair and nails, can be synthesized by our body if we eat more protein-rich foods such as nuts, lean meat, eggs, and nuts. Besides nuts are also packed with essential fatty acids which are responsible for moisturizing the scalp and therefore keeping your hair hydrated and shiny.
Another ingredient in this smoothie is mango, a succulent, sweet tropical fruit that’s also bursting with vitamins for the hair such as vitamin A and vitamin C. This tropical fruit has antioxidant properties that help unclog the skin scalp, warding off scalp-related conditions that may lead to hair loss.
Berry Healthy Smoothie
- ¼ cup greek yogurt
- ½ cup almond milk
- ½ cup strawberries
- ½ cup raspberries
- ½ cup red currants
- crushed almonds (optional)
Blend the ingredients together until smooth. Serve.
Why it’s great for your hair and nails:
Nuts such as almonds are a rich source of plant-based protein. And protein is an essential nutrient that increases that production of keratin, a major component in hair and nails. For you to develop strong hair and nails, you need to have a healthy keratin production in your body.
Apart from almonds this smoothie also contain berries which are of packed with phytochemicals and antioxidants that help maintain healthy cells. Your scalp is made of cells that work together to achieve healthy hair follicles. Berries also contain B vitamins which are known to aid in increasing hair growth. So have a glass of this highly nutritious berry hair smoothie every day and you’re guaranteed of thick, lustrous hair in no time!
Avocado Overload Smoothie
- 1 cup of almond milk (or any milk of choice)
- ¼ cup unflavored Greek yogurt
- 1 small bowl of sliced avocados
- 1 large banana
Blend all these ingredients until thick and smooth and then within a few minutes, you’re going to have a hair & nail healthy breakfast smoothie!
Why it’s great for your hair and nails:
Avocados are one of the most nutritious fruits in the planet. This fruit is extremely rich in omega 3 and omega 6 fatty acids which are super hair healthy! Good fats offer natural moisture and shine to your hair. What’s more this green super fruit also contains minerals such as magnesium, phosphorous, iron, zinc, including vitamins A, C, E, folate, and B complex vitamins. Just imaging the benefits that your hair and nails can reap from this awesome fruit!
Not only that, this smoothie also contains bananas which as mentioned above, contain biotin, another vitamin that promotes hair and nail growth.
Upgrade your smoothie with biotin
Hair growth smoothies can be a fast and effective way of growing fuller and stronger hair. Doing this daily or at least twice a week can make a big difference to the quality of your hair.
Adding liquid biotin to your smoothie is a great way to increase the potency of your hair growth smoothie. It's fast and you won't notice it's there.
Start planning your own 5-day smoothie breakfast menu today for better hair, skin, and nails!