My issue is skin - definitely. I have enough healthy hair and my nails are thick and long - totally healthy as far as I can tell! The skin - another issue altogether. I've been taking a supplement from Swanson Vitamins (located at http://www.swansonvitamamins.com/) and I LOVE it! My skin has definitely improved and my hair feels softer and looks shinier than before!
Mom called the other day to tell me about a recipe that could save me alot of money and time. Since our hair, skin and nails require silicone for elasticity, connective tissue, etc. She has a recipe where I can get the same results - from FOOD. Bonus!
It IS simple - I have yet to try it though. I will! She says after a month I should notice a big improvement in my skin. I can't wait! Here's the recipe:
2 TBSPS ROLLED OATS
1/4 CUP WATER
YEP - that's it!
Bring the water to a boil and then add your oats. Slap the lid on, turn it down to minimum and simmer it for 2 hours.
Whatever you get after 2 hours is what you drink (please let it cool first). It should resemble a milky substance. Rice milk is the same way - don't be daunted - drink it! A month of that and you should (according to 'mom') see and feel a difference!
I will be trying it too - and will let you know after my first month is up! I'm excited about it!