7 Facts about Biotin and Hair Growth

We all wish to have long and healthy hair. We all have also tried various methods like oiling our hair regularly, incorporating natural ingredients in hair masks, changing shampoos and conditioners to achieve healthy and thick hair. But there is one important thing that most of us don’t know about and that is Biotin. A lot of people are not familiar with Biotin, also known as Vitamin H. Therefore let me give out some information about Biotin/Vitamin H today.
7 Facts about Biotin and Hair Growth

1. For hair and nail growth

Biotin, also known as Vitamin H or coenzyme R, is a water-soluble B-vitamin (vitamin B7). Biotin helps to promote hair growth and nail growth.

2. Foods rich in Biotin

Biotin can be found in a wide range of foods such as peanuts, egg whites, egg yolk, green leafy vegetables, Swiss chard, etc. Biotin supplements are also available in the market but they should be consumed only on doctor’s prescription.

3. In hair care products

biotin shampoo
Biotin is also infused in various shampoos and conditioners. These shampoos promote hair growth and also claim to make hair thick and strong.

4. Biotin supplements

biotin supplements
One must be careful while consuming Biotin supplements as over usage of Biotin supplements can cause serious health issues and also pose certain side effects.

5. Can it make hair soft and smooth?

Biotin does not help to make hair soft and smooth but it definitely promotes hair growth and adds volume to your hair. It makes hair look healthy and fuller.

6. Uses

Biotin helps to reduce hair loss/hair fall and promotes hair growth. Biotin is mainly used to combat hair fall/hair loss issues.

7. A healer

biotin before and after
Biotin is also known to make damaged hair thicker and fuller. In just 2-3 weeks one can notice a considerable difference in their hair texture. Most people start noticing a considerable difference within 6-8 weeks.

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11 thoughts on “7 Facts about Biotin and Hair Growth

  1. Thankyou so much for this article… I am struggling from hair thinning issue and was thinking to try biotin but was hesitant in trying. But now i can go for biotin supplement. Thanku so much

        1. Thanks dear i am taking biotin from 10 days now and can see visible difference in my hair. They feel thicker now.

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