Today’s Beauty-from-Within Market
Consumers are realizing that if they consume the right foods,
beauty will be a natural corollary. Manufacturers are taking heed.
By Amanda Baltazar
It’s been all over the news that Heidi Montag, star of “The Hills,” recently underwent 10 cosmetic surgeries in one day. While that
may be horrifying, what’s even more shocking is
the fact that she’s just 23!
But in one respect, the actress is not that unusual. Women are seeking to look good and they’re
starting at a younger age—often in their early 20s.
But they’re mostly taking a different approach, and
addressing their beauty needs with foods, beverages
And lucky for them, manufacturers are at the
ready, offering everything from teas to chocolates to
pills—frequently paired with complementary topical
creams—that they claim will make users more beautiful, improving their skin, hair, nails, or maybe even
These products are resonating strongly with young
women, who take them with a good spoonful of pre-