You may have come across them on the internet: nutritional supplements for hair growth in the form of gummy bears: SugarBearHair Vitamins. It may look nice, but at The Hair Growth Specialist we find it more important to know whether it really works. If you suffer from hair loss, then of course you want a product that actually helps to counteract your hair loss and stimulate hair growth. In this article we compare SugarBearHair Vitamins with our most popular hair growth supplement, Neofollics Tablets.
What are SugarBearHair Vitamins?
SugarBearHair Vitamins are small, blue gummy bears. According to the sellers of the vitamins, they are tasty, soft candies containing vitamins important for hair growth. Natural berries give the candies their sweet taste.
Comparison SugarBearHair Vitamins with Neofollics Tablets
We now know what SugarBearHairs are, but what do you get out of them? To make this clear, we took the SugarBearHair Vitamins and one of our supplements, the Neofollics Tablets, and compared them.
The main features of the two supplements are listed below.
|Number of DHT-inhibitors||0||6|
|Number of amino acids||0||3|
|Number of vitamins||9||160 mg|
|Packaging||Jar with twist-off lid||Box with blister strips|
|Content||60 gummies||100 tablets|
|Dosage||2 gummies||3 tablets|
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Active ingredients in SugarBearHair
As you can see in the table below, the Neofollics Tablets contain far more active ingredients than the SugarBearHair vitamins.
|Daily dose||Daily dose|
|Plant sterols (Beta-sitosterol)||-||190 mg|
|Green tea extract 80% (EGCG)||-||167 mg|
|Saw Palmetto extract||-||160 mg|
|Red clover extract (11% isoflavones)||-||90 mg|
|Nettle leaf extract||-||75 mg|
|Isoflavones complex||-||100 mg|
|Vitamin A||600 mcg||-|
|Vitamin B2 (Riboflavin)||-||1,4 mg|
|Vitamin B3 (Niacin)||-||40 mg|
|Vitamin B5 (Pantothenate)||5,2 mg||30 mg|
|Vitamin B6||2 mg||-|
|Vitamin B12 (Cyanocobalamin)||6 mg||1,5 mg|
|Vitamin C||20 mg||-|
|Vitamin D||10 mcg||-|
|Vitamin E||14,85 mg||-|
|Biotin||5000 mcg||1000 mcg|
|Folic acid||260 mcg||150 mcg|
|Zinc||2,7 mg||15 mg|
DHT is a substance that damages hair follicles, causing them to produce fewer and thinner hair. DHT inhibitors are therefore important to combat hair loss. Neofollics tablets contain natural extracts that inhibit DHT and promote hair growth, such as Saw Palmetto extract (Saw Palmetto), Beta-sitosterol, Nettle extract, Red clover extract, EGCG and isoflavones. SugarBearHairs does not contain any DHT inhibitors .
Amino acids enhance hair growth by improving nutrient transport to the hair root and increasing energy production. Neofollics contains three amino acids: L-carnitine, L-cysteine and Taurine. SugarBearHair does not contain any amino acids.
Vitamins A, C and E are general vitamins found in all kinds of foods. Vitamin A can be found in milk, broccoli, spinach, carrot and cabbage. Vitamin C is found in citrus fruits, strawberries, kiwi, tomatoes and green vegetables, among others. Vitamin E is found in eggs, sunflower seeds, leafy vegetables and asparagus. It is nice that these vitamins are in the SugarBearHair, but if you already have a varied diet of fruits and vegetables, then these vitamins will not be needed.
Also known as Vitamin B8, biotin is an important vitamin for hair. It makes for stronger, fuller and healthier hair and is also good your skin and nails. However, your body can only absorb a certain amount of biotin per day (between 1000-2500 mcg). A higher dose is not unsafe, but is thus not processed by the body. SugarBearHair contains 5000 mcg and Neofollics Tablets 1000 mcg. There may be more biotin in SugarBearHair's vitamins, but most of it is not used by your body.
Zinc is considered an important building block for healthy hair growth. Neofollics Tablets has a higher dose of zinc than SugarBearHair vitamins (1.5 mg versus 2.7 mg).
Conclusion: are SugarBearHair Vitamins worth it?
Looking at the ingredients, SugarBearHair Vitamins contain only a few active ingredients that really promote hair growth. Some ingredients appear in unnecessarily high doses, while you get other ingredients even with a varied diet.
When compared to Neofollics Tablets, SugarBearHair Vitamins comes off poorly. It contains far fewer ingredients that fight hair loss and stimulate hair growth. The SugarBearHair is far too expensive for the limited number of hair growth stimulating ingredients you get for it.
Our analysis shows that it is better to think of SugarBearHair as a normal vitamin supplement, rather than a true hair growth supplement like Neofollics. So from this we can only conclude that SugarBearHair is not worth the hype.
If you are looking for a hair growth supplement, we recommend Neofollics Tablets. Or, read about the 7 most important vitamins against hair loss and for healthy hair growth.
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Supplemental: SweetBunnyHare Vitamins vs Neofollics Tablets
Besides the blue SugarHairBear Vitamins, there is also a similar gummy bear product on the market. This is called SweetBunnyHare. These pink candies have pretty much the same formulation as SugarHairBear Vitamins. So our verdict on SweetBunnyHare Vitamins is the same : if you are looking for a hair growth supplement, spend your money on a real hair growth supplement like Neofollics Tablets.