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Best Hair Vitamins For Longer, Thicker, & Healthier Hair Growth

We've compiled a list of the top 6 hair growth vitamins in this category on the market today

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At Smarter Reviews, we employ a comprehensive evaluation system to analyze and measure the full value of products, by looking at the ingredients, safety, projected effectiveness, return policies, and overall customer satisfaction. After extensive research, here are our picks for the top hair vitamins of 2021.


1. Clinical Formula Hair Vitamins

Total Ranking

497 votes

9.7/10

A+

Overall Grade

  • Ingredient Safety
    8.0 Avg.

    9.8/10

  • Projected Effectiveness
    8.5 Avg.

    9.6/10

  • Value
    8.0 Avg.

    9.6/10

  • Return Policy
    8.0 Avg.

    9.7/10

  • Customer Satisfaction
    8.3 Avg.

    9.6/10

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5/10

PROS

  • 20 natural ingredients
  • Offers free shipping on all orders
  • Contains 2 clinically researched ingredients at clinically studied dosages
  • No artificial or synthetic ingredients, or binders
  • Great user reviews
  • 90-day, risk-free, money-back guarantee
  • Made in the U.S.A.

CONS

  • Only sold in the US  
The Bottom Line

Hair La Vie's Clinical Formula Hair Vitamins easily ranks #1 on our list of top hair vitamin blends on the market today.

Our Smarter Shoppers saw truly impressive, visible results beyond their expectations.  That’s probably because Hair La Vie is a pioneer in the hair growth and hair health space, using scientifically-proven, clinical strength ingredients for real results, which is why they’re a bit pricier than the others -- but well worth it.  


No other hair growth or hair health supplement contains the groundbreaking synergistic complex of US Plus® Saw Palmetto and EnvolMax® Toctotrienols at clinically-proven levels to help grow hair, as well as an innovative Redensifying Proprietary Blend with amla, reishi mushroom, flaxseed oil, bamboo stem, and horsetail.  

We love that they use natural ingredients and refuse to include toxic, artificial, or synthetic components, fillers, or binders. Plus, their solid 90-day money-back guarantee shows their confidence in their product. But from what we’ve discovered -- you’ll love your hair so much, you won’t want to return this stuff or ever be without it.  

With the best results, safest ingredients, helpful customer service, and solid return policy, Hair La Vie wins our #1 spot.*

*Results are based on the Smarter Reviews Ranking System and do not necessarily reflect typical results from the use of these products. Please visit product websites for more information.

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2. Hair Hero Vitamins

Total Ranking

541 votes

9.1/10

A-

Overall Grade

  • Ingredient Safety
    8.0 Avg.

    9.1/10

  • Projected Effectiveness
    8.5 Avg.

    9.3/10

  • Value
    8.0 Avg.

    9.2/10

  • Return Policy
    8.0 Avg.

    8.9/10

  • Customer Satisfaction
    8.3 Avg.

    9.1/10

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5/10

PROS

  • Unique hair growth-supporting components
  • Scientifically formulated

  • 365-day money-back guarantee
  • Made in the US

CONS

  • Optimal results take more time
  • Only sold in the US
The Bottom Line

In second place, we have Hair Hero by Essential Elements. We loved their all-natural, proprietary blend, which features the top vitamins and minerals shown to nourish and replenish hair for optimal growth. We were pleased to find that this formula is also suitable for all hair types.

Hair Hero is designed to specifically address the hormonal changes, nutrition deficiencies, and everyday stresses associated with hair loss.

Their formula features the top, science-based hair-boosting ingredients we mentioned above, including: biotin, folic acid, saw palmetto, and hydrolyzed collagen.

Users reported substantial growth with regular use over time, as well as improved hair texture—reporting that it was both silkier and shinier.*

*Results are based on the Smarter Reviews Ranking System and do not necessarily reflect typical results from the use of these products. Please visit product websites for more information.

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3. The Extra Strength Hair Growth Program

Total Ranking

408 votes

8.9/10

B+

Overall Grade

  • Ingredient Safety
    8.0 Avg.

    8.8/10

  • Projected Effectiveness
    8.5 Avg.

    8.7/10

  • Value
    8.0 Avg.

    9.1/10

  • Return Policy
    8.0 Avg.

    9.2/10

  • Customer Satisfaction
    8.3 Avg.

    8.8/10

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5/10

PROS

  • Unique hair growth-supporting components
  • Name brand recognition
  • Scientifically formulated

CONS

  • Contains numerous fillers, binders, colors, flavors, and additives
  • Uses synthetic colors and flavorings
  • Limited guarantee
  • Tablets not capsules may reduce max absorption
The Bottom Line

The Extra Strength Hair Growth Program by Viviscal won our #3 spot on our top 5 list. The ingredients contain a nice assortment of vitamins and other components to help stimulate existing hair growth, but unfortunately, it also includes a plethora of unnatural ingredients, fillers, and unnecessary additives.

There is only 120 mcg of biotin per serving, and the servings come in tablets, which may be problematic for maximum absorption. The other ingredients included glycerol, silicon dioxide, colors, flavors, cellulose, magnesium stearate, and more. While not the best we found, Viviscal's name brand recognition and customer base were enough to secure this brand as our #3 hair vitamin blend.*

*Results are based on the Smarter Reviews Ranking System and do not necessarily reflect typical results from the use of these products. Please visit product websites for more information.

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4. Nutrafol Core for Women

Total Ranking

360 votes

8.5/10

B

Overall Grade

  • Ingredient Safety
    8.0 Avg.

    8.4/10

  • Projected Effectiveness
    8.5 Avg.

    8.6/10

  • Value
    8.0 Avg.

    8.4/10

  • Return Policy
    8.0 Avg.

    8.8/10

  • Customer Satisfaction
    8.3 Avg.

    8.5/10

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5/10

PROS

  • Vast array of vitamins, nutrients, and minerals
  • Name brand recognition
  • Robust blend of ingredients
  • 3000 mcg of biotin

CONS

  • 30-day return policy
  • No bundle discount
  • Don't disclose dosage of some key ingredients
The Bottom Line

Core for Women by Nutrafol came in at #4 in our top 5 list. Smarter Shoppers loved the vast array of healthful ingredients found in the product's proprietary blend, including 3000 mcg of biotin, a slew of vitamins, and many nutrients that complement the overall hair blend.

However, they don't disclose the dosage of ingredients included in their proprietary blends and don't offer a discount for purchasing multiple bottles.  Also disappointing was the fact that the company only provides a 30-day return policy, which isn't enough time to see the full benefits.

Still, reviews, Nutrafol's brand recognition and customer satisfaction landed this unique product at #4 in our list, for good reason.*

*Results are based on the Smarter Reviews Ranking System and do not necessarily reflect typical results from the use of these products. Please visit product websites for more information.

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5. Hair Essentials Natural Hair Growth

Total Ranking

527 votes

8.2/10

B-

Overall Grade

  • Ingredient Safety
    8.0 Avg.

    8.5/10

  • Projected Effectiveness
    8.5 Avg.

    8.3/10

  • Value
    8.0 Avg.

    8.3/10

  • Return Policy
    8.0 Avg.

    8.1/10

  • Customer Satisfaction
    8.3 Avg.

    7.9/10

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5/10

PROS

  • Unique vitamin blend
  • Formulated by doctors
  • Solid 90-day, risk-free, money-back guarantee

CONS

  • Contains fillers, binders, and unwanted additives
  • Only 350 mcg of biotin
  • Users reported sporadic results, if any at all
The Bottom Line

Hair Essentials Natural Hair Growth by Natural Wellbeing took our #5 spot, as it contains a uniquely formulated blend of proprietary extracts, oils, and fruits to encourage the promotion of existing hair growth.

Unfortunately, the levels of biotin were only 350 mcg per serving, which is only 3 capsules, so there really wasn't much bang for the buck. While there were some great vitamins in the ingredients, the product also contained legendary filler magnesium stearate, along with silicon dioxide and cellulose, to round out a handful of unwanted additional ingredients. Some Smarter Shoppers felt that the hair vitamin blend produced results, but most of them didn't notice a difference. Still, when it worked, it worked well enough to earn our #5 pick.

*Results are based on the Smarter Reviews Ranking System and do not necessarily reflect typical results from the use of these products. Please visit product websites for more information.

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6. SugarBearHair Gummy Vitamins

SugarBearHair Vitamins, 60 Count (1 Month Supply)

Total Ranking

627 votes

7.2/10

C-

Overall Grade

  • Ingredient Safety
    8.0 Avg.

    7.3/10

  • Projected Effectiveness
    8.5 Avg.

    7.1/10

  • Value
    8.0 Avg.

    7.2/10

  • Return Policy
    8.0 Avg.

    7.3/10

  • Customer Satisfaction
    8.3 Avg.

    7.1/10

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5/10

PROS

  • 5000 mcg of biotin
  • Assortment of vitamins
  • Celebrity endorsements

CONS

  • Contains fillers, binders, and unnatural additives
  • Uses glucose syrup and sugars to make it sweet
  • Contains carnauba wax
  • Has titanium dioxide
  • Complaints of some unwelcome side effects
The Bottom Line

SugarBearHair Gummy Vitamins by Sugar Bear Hair wasn't able to crack our top five hair growth vitamin blend list, but it did earn itself a spot on our new "For Your Consideration" list. Endorsed by celebrities, and widely sampled by users, we wanted to call attention to the elements that scored well, and also the elements that didn't. As a hair growth-promoting blend, it contains 5000 mcg of biotin (which is good) and an assortment of vital nutrients and vitamins to boot. Unfortunately, the product is comprised of sugar and syrup-based gummies, which lessens the impact of the product by equating it to candy. Glucose, pectin, citric acid, sodium citrate, blue color #1, and wax are not exactly conducive to a 100% healthy hair growth-supporting vitamin blend. It also contains titanium dioxide, a terrible filler, so it wasn't high on our list.

*Results are based on the Smarter Reviews Ranking System and do not necessarily reflect typical results from the use of these products. Please visit product websites for more information.

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