13 best vitamins for hair

*An Editor’s Review of the best vitamins and minerals for healthy and strong hair. About the selection criteria. This material is subjective, is not an advertisement and does not serve as a guide to purchase. Consultation with a healthcare professional is necessary before purchase.

Not every woman can brag of beautiful, thick and shiny hair. Even minor but frequent stress and lack of sleep can wreak havoc on the appearance of your hair. Well-chosen vitamin complex stimulating hair growth and improving its condition turns out to be better than any salon procedure.

The first, and most important, step on the road to healthy, strong hair is to compensate for vitamin and mineral deficiencies. Pharmacies offer a wide range of products to help solve this problem. With this in mind, it is easy to get confused. To help with this question, our experts have analyzed the possible range and compiled a rating of the best vitamins for hair from foreign and Russian manufacturers.

Rating of the best vitamins for hair

Nominationplaceproduct nameprice
The best imported vitamins for hair1Merz Beauty857€
2Vitrum Beauty Elite1 207€
3Solgar Hair, skin and nails1 060€
5Pantovigar1 680€
6Doppelgerz hair health and beauty895€
Best domestic vitamins for hair1Alphabet cosmetic440€
3Evalar for skin, hair and nails705€
4Complivit hair growth formula580€

The best imported vitamins for hair

Many foreign pharmaceutical companies produce vitamin complexes that are useful not only for the hair. Such preparations or supplements also return beauty to the nails and skin. Available mainly in tablets or capsules for oral administration.

Merz Beauty

Rating: 4.9


Top of the list goes to German vitamins Merz Beauty. They are round, convex pink tablets (pills), coated. The composition of this complex is not overloaded, but it contains the most essential substances for hair beauty.

Special attention should be paid to the component cystine – one of the main amino acids that plays an important role in the growth of hair and nails. And also biotin (vitamin H), without which it is impossible to achieve normal hair growth. Take Merz Beauty twice a day and 1 tablet with meals.

In reviews of the complex girls note that they are very impressed by the feminine bottle with vitamins, as well as the size of the tablets. The effect of Mertz supplements on the hair is beyond praise. This product is included in our rating, because with it the hair follicles become stronger, hair growth is accelerated.


  • Not overpowering, but balanced composition;
  • beautiful bottle;
  • Small size of tablets;
  • Stop hair loss;
  • Hair looks healthy, shiny and silky.


  • If taken on an empty stomach, stomach pains are possible.

Vitrum Beauty Elite

Rating: 4.8


The second place in the rating is occupied by the American vitamins Vitrum Beauty Elite. This complex product contains 18 vitamins, 9 minerals, 4 amino acids, and 15 herbal extracts. Violet-colored pills with a subtle odor of lavender. They do not leave a bad aftertaste.

More suitable for women over the age of 30. For younger women, it is better to give preference to the usual Vitrum Beauty. Vial with pills has a special lid, which protects against opening by children. Take the vitamins 2 pieces once a day after the main meal for 8 weeks.

Reviews about this product are mostly positive. This drug deserves to be in the top list of the best, because it not only improves the structure of hair, nails, but also strengthens the body as a whole. After taking these vitamins, hair loss stops and bald spots are covered with fluff. Nails and skin are also transformed for the better.


  • The composition has an impact on various body systems;
  • protection against opening the bottle by children;
  • Contribute to vigorous hair growth;
  • Well tolerated, no adverse reactions.


  • large tablets.

Solgar Hair, skin and nails

Rating: 4.7


The third position in the ranking is occupied by the American Solgar Hair, skin and nails complex. The peculiarity of this supplement is that the active ingredients in it are in an excessive, relative to the daily rate, concentration. Vitamins are represented only by ascorbic acid. It is supplemented with an organosulfur compound, Zn, Cu, Si, and two amino acids.

Take the American supplement 1 tablet 2 times a day with a meal or right after breakfast/lunch. Always drink a glass of liquid (except – coffee or tea). And also during the day try to drink up to 2 liters of water, because the composition contains amino acids that require it.

According to the reviews of girls, it is obvious that this American complex noticeably improves the condition of the hair. This supplement deserves to be in the top ranking because with it, hair begins to grow back quickly, becoming thicker and shinier. Along with this comes a general vivacity in the body and a good mood.


  • ingredients directly affect the hair;
  • Quick result in a short time;
  • No pronounced side effects.


  • pill size;
  • Nausea may occur if taken on an empty stomach.


Rating: 4.6


British nutraceutical company Vitabiotics makes Perfektil vitamins, which goes for fourth place in the ranking. It is an effective all-round product that fights hair texture changes, alopecia, psoriasis, as well as other dermatological problems and brittle nails.

The drug comes in brown capsules with a miniature name on each. They look quite stylish. In addition, they are not very large, so they do not cause problems while swallowing. Take 1 capsule 1 time a day during breakfast or right after a meal. These vitamins are well tolerated, but you need to be prepared for the fact that during treatment, the feces will turn black and the urine will turn bright yellow.

Reviews about the drug Perfectil are mostly positive. Girls share that their hair falls out less and grows faster, and not only on the head. Already by the end of a month’s course of use of these vitamins, there are many new “antennae” on the head, promising more density in the long run. Perfectil is included in the rating due to the fact that it improves the structure of hair, nails and fights many skin problems.


  • A complete and balanced composition;
  • Does not just solve cosmetic problems, but also cures;
  • The convenient size of the capsule, which is easy to swallow;
  • The condition of the hair noticeably improves by the end of the therapeutic course.


  • Staining the feces black.


Rating: 4.5


The fifth position of the rating is given to the German drug Pantovigar. The drug has a non-overloaded composition, but contains all the essentials for hair and nails. This complex is recommended for diffuse alopecia, which is not associated with endocrine pathologies. Or it is used for structural degenerative changes.

Available in small yellow/green gelatin capsules containing powder inside. Take them 1 piece after breakfast, lunch and dinner. It is not recommended to chew the capsules, no need to wash down with plenty of water. The duration of the therapeutic course is 3-6 months.

The reviews of girls note that Pantovigar is an excellent fight with hair loss, but often provokes abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting, especially in the beginning of application. Despite the fact that the drug can be tolerated not in the best way and the course of treatment is rather expensive, but it has no equals in the fight against focal alopecia and deserves to be in the top list.


  • A non-overloaded formulation aimed at combating major hair problems;
  • The capsules are small and easy to take;
  • Fights alopecia by promoting increased growth of new hair.


  • it is necessary to take the drug three times a day;
  • can cause problems with the digestive system.

Doppelgerz Beauty and Hair Health

Rating: 4.5

Doppelgerz Beauty and Health of the Hair

Sixth in the ranking of the best is another German complex Doppelgerz Beauty and Health Hair. The product contains vitamins (C, B6, B3), trace elements, amino acids and plant components. The composition is balanced and acts directly on the hair and scalp. The supplement is available in dark green gelatin capsules with liquid inside.

Take the dietary supplement in 1 capsule per day. Although the capsules are quite large, but they are smooth and easy to swallow. It should be drunk with plenty of water (not less than a glass). Minor epigastric pains and nausea during first days of use.

Many women trust this German beauty product and leave positive reviews about it. Praise this supplement for helping transform hair in just one month of use. Not only do they stop falling out, but they get a healthy shine and silky. The supplement is deservedly included in the rating of the best. Although it is marketed as a hair care product, it has a positive effect on the condition of the skin and nails.


  • A good combination of vitamins, minerals and herbal ingredients;
  • Large, but easy to swallow capsule;
  • In a month it completely transforms the hair.


  • At the beginning of use, abdominal pain is possible.


Rating: 4.4


The seventh place in the ranking of the best is taken by Fitoval complex from pharmaceutical company KRKA (Slovenia). This dietary supplement saturates the body with useful vitamins and trace elements that are responsible for maintaining beauty. It helps to make hair stronger and improve its structure.

The complex is available in dark maroon gelatin capsules. Take them 1 capsule a day with meals. If the mucous membrane of the stomach reacts acutely to the gelatin capsule, a glass of kefir or kissel before using the supplement will help. Trichologists recommend to take Fitoval for 2-3 months.

Reviews about Fitoval are mostly positive. It deserves to be in the ranking of the best, because after its use the hair becomes soft, silky and shiny, as well as intensified regrowth. Some people brag that their hair is 4-5 cm longer after a month of use.


  • effective composition;
  • small capsules that are easy to swallow;
  • The condition of the hair shows a marked improvement after a full course of treatment.


  • Slight weight gain is possible.


Rating: 4.3


Eighth in the ranking of the best is the Hungarian drug Revalid. It is a combination of vitamins, trace elements and herbal ingredients aimed at improving the structure of the hair. It not only improves the external quality of the hair, but also affects the condition of the bulbs.

Form release – capsules green (light / dark) containing powder with a characteristic odor. Take 1 capsule three times daily with meals. If the hair loss is intensive, it is allowed to take 2 capsules 3 times a day for the first month, and then switch to the normal course of treatment.

In their reviews, female consumers note that these vitamins are no less effective than their more expensive German counterpart – Pantovigar. The drug is well tolerated, although if the dosage is increased to 6 capsules per day, then problems with the digestive tract can not be excluded. Revalid is not in the rating of the best for nothing, because with it the hair falls out much less and becomes thicker, and the nails are very strong.


  • Contains all the elements necessary for hair and nails;
  • The capsules are easy to swallow;
  • The effect comes by the end of the first month of use.


  • at higher dosages are possible problems with the gastrointestinal tract.

The best domestic vitamins for hair

Russian pharmaceutical companies that produce vitamins and biologically active food supplements also specialize in the production of special products to improve hair health.

Alphabet cosmetic

Rating: 4.9


The rating of the best Russian vitamins is headed by Alphavit Cosmetic. The product contains 13 vitamins, which are supplemented with 10 micronutrients and other useful substances. Alphabet cosmetic – is a properly selected vitamin complex for women that effectively strengthens hair, nails, makes healthy skin, invigorates and gives strength.

Each package contains 60 pills: 12 pieces per blister – green, yellow, orange in equal proportions. It is recommended to take them separately – one three times a day. This product deservedly tops the rating of the best, as it was developed taking into account modern recommendations on the compatibility of individual beneficial substances and their separate use. It noticeably increases the effectiveness of the vitamin prophylaxis.

Women who have taken a full course of Alphavit cosmetic, very much praise it in their reviews. Already by the end of the first week of use, the amount of hair loss is noticeably reduced on the comb, they begin to grow faster, and the hair looks shiny and well-groomed. Nails and skin also look healthier, and there is a burst of energy in the body.

Advantages of

  • Separate reception of different groups of substances;
  • Does not provoke allergies;
  • Hair, nails and skin become unrecognizable.


  • To take the pills, you need to have a good memory.


Rating: 4.8


Second in the ranking was a complex of vitamins and minerals Alerana. The product contains 18 active ingredients to strengthen and grow hair. In the package there are pills in two colors: beige “Day” and brown “Night”. The components in each tablet have been selected for compatibility and synergistic action.

The components of the daily formula protect follicles, improve the condition of the hair and scalp, and contribute to the appearance of a healthy shine. The night formulas provide the hair follicles with substances they need in order to grow properly. Take daily pill at breakfast or lunch and overnight pill at supper for four weeks.

Reviews about Aleran are mostly positive. Women note that the pill is convenient to take and the drug really speeds up hair growth, awakens dormant follicles. Alerana are vitamins that made it to the top list as regulators of the diurnal rhythm of hair growth. With them, the hair comes alive, becomes shiny and silky.


  • A good selection of useful substances for hair;
  • useful day/night system;
  • accelerates hair growth;
  • are well tolerated.


  • Problems in swallowing quite large pills.

Evalar for skin, hair and nails

Rating: 4.7


The third place in the ranking is taken by Evalar. This comprehensive remedy contains the most essential elements that provide the body with valuable nutrients and restorative substances to maintain the natural beauty from within on a daily basis.

With its composition, the supplement from Evalar is similar to Solgar Hair, skin and nails, and is not inferior to those vitamins in effectiveness. Take the Russian dietary supplement 2 tablets at breakfast time. The minimum duration of treatment is 2 months. These vitamins were included in the rating because they make hair thick and shiny, nails beautiful and strong, and skin fresh and glowing.

Women speak highly of this supplement. They note that the vitamins from Evalar actually support beauty from the inside. The supplement fully justifies its name. The “hairfall” stops, the hair becomes more moisturized, shiny, and less electrified. The only inconvenience is the size of the pill. But if you drink a lot of water, it is easier to swallow.


  • The composition is like Solgar Hair, skin and nails;
  • It eliminates hair loss, makes hair thick and shiny;
  • Does not cause unwanted side effects.


  • The size of the pill creates problems when swallowing.

Complivit hair growth formula

Rating: 4.6


Fourth in the rating of the best hair growth formula is Complivit. It is a dietary supplement that is a source of vitamins: E, A, C, B6, B5, biotin, inositol, as well as minerals – copper, zinc, manganese. Thanks to such a combined composition, it is possible to maintain the normal condition of hair and reduce the risk of hair loss.

The product is a white, fairly small capsules with powder. Usually taken 1 pill at breakfast time. If the state of your hair is extremely sad, it is acceptable to use 2 capsules at once. The drug is easy to swallow, but some discomfort may be caused by the coating, which is sticky to the tongue.

Reviews about the supplement Complivit hair growth formula are mostly positive. Women note the convenient size of the capsule and that the first results become apparent in the second week of treatment. This product did not get into the rating of the best for nothing, as its components prevent hair loss, promote new hair growth and maintain the strength and elasticity of those that are.


  • balanced composition;
  • convenient size of capsules;
  • Reduces the risk of hair loss;
  • Improves the condition of existing hair.


  • The capsule shell sticks to the tongue.


Rating: 4.5


Fifth place in the rating is given to multivitamins Vitasharm from the pharmaceutical company Veropharm. The composition of this product is not overloaded. The drug contains: vitamins A, B1, B2, B6, nicotinamide and calcium pantothenate. Multivitamins are biconvex tablets in a white shell.

Although according to the instructions they should be used for various kinds of dermatological problems, but women drink them to improve the condition of their hair and nails. Take the drug once a day during the main meal (preferably breakfast), 1 tablet. Minimum course of treatment – 1 month.

Women leave mostly positive reviews about Vitasharm. They are impressed by the shine this product provides to the hair from the inside out. And it is not temporary, as after the mask, and lasts a long time. In addition, the “hairfall” stops and the “undergrowth” appears. At the same time, the nails are strengthened and all kinds of skin problems are solved.


  • Not overloaded, but balanced composition;
  • A small tablet that is easy to swallow;
  • The absence of adverse reactions;
  • It effectively eliminates the dullness of hair, making it vibrant and lively…


  • The hair growth is accelerated not only on the head.
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