CategoryBiotin

The 4 Best Vegan Biotin Supplements [2019]

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A Brief Refresher on Biotin (Vitamin B7): Biotin is found in meat, fish, dairy, eggs, as well as nuts and seeds. Biotin is needed by the body to utilize fats, carbohydrates, and amino acids. Deficiencies in biotin can lead to hair loss (most common), rashes, and heart problems. Most people get interested in biotin supplements because they notice their hair thinning. A lack of biotin may be the...

Is Sports Research High Potency Biotin Vegan? [Something sketchy is going on…]

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When researching vegan biotin supplements, I came across Sports Research. The title of their product page makes it seem obvious that their biotin supplement is vegan, but upon closer inspection it isn’t. Here’s part of their product page’s title: …Non-GMO Verified & Vegan Certified… But wait, what’s this in the ingredients list: Organic Virgin Coconut Oil, V-gel Capsule (Tapioca...

Is Pure Naturals Biotin Vegan?

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Pure Naturals sells a fairly popular and highly rated biotin supplement. But is it vegan? Let’s find out… This is a pretty simple one: Pure Naturals’ biotin is not suitable for vegans. A quick look at the ingredients lists reveals why: Cellulose, gelatin, magnesium stearate, and silica Gelatin is always derived from animals (their collagen to be more specific). The good news is that there...

Is Nature’s Bounty Biotin Vegan?

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Nature’s Bounty is a popular supplement maker known for “natural” ingredients. But as we know, natural doesn’t always equal vegan. In this case, Nature’s Bounty makes a few different biotin products. Their main 2 are softgels and tablets. Let’s look at the softgels first: The softgels are definitely not vegan. Here’s the “other ingredients” list, which is everything that it uses besides biotin:...

Is Natrol Biotin Vegan?

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Natrol is a very popular supplement manufacturer, particularly known for their biotin products. On each product, they all state “100% vegetarian.” But are they vegan? Right now, I can’t give you an easy answer to that. I’ve reached out to the company asking for further clarification and will update this page if I get a response. Update (12/18/2018): I received a response from their customer...

The Best Vegan Food Sources of Biotin

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Biotin (aka vitamin B7) is an ingredient you’ll see in almost all hair strengthening products (like shampoo). It’s important for a wide variety of things in the body, but if you’re deficient in it, the most noticable effects are hair loss and rashes on your skin. Since biotin is found in small amounts in many foods, deficiency isn’t too common. The problem is that the best sources...

The Best Vegan Biotin Gummies (By Price, Dosage, and Rating)

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On my quest to find the best vegan biotin supplement, I found that most supplements were in the form of tablets or capsules. It can be hard to find a biotin supplement in gummy form. This sucks. Some people have difficulty swallowing pills, or hate the taste of tablets. So, I dug deeper and found some other options. Not all of them were good, but I narrowed them down in order to find the best...