Can Gummy Candy Make You More Beautiful?


In an ideal world, my job title would be Kathleen Hou, beauty and gummy-bear editor. With the recent surge of gummy beauty vitamins on the market, I have become my truest self. Companies are conveniently packaging sugary candies shaped like butterflies or bears with biotin, probiotics, and even collagen, promising to accelerate the growth of your hair and nails and make you more beautiful. But are they tasty and do they work? I endeavored to find out. "Keep out of the reach of children!" all the gummy-vitamin labels directed and I followed their advice, pushing gummy vitamins toward all the non-children members of the Cut every time they wanted “a snack," which resulted in everyone eating three times the "suggested" daily biotin intake. We barely survived the experience — but here are our results.