The key to achieving radiant, healthy-looking skin comes with plenty of factors. It can involve using the right makeup and proper skincare routine. It also entails having a healthy diet, drinking plenty of water, and getting enough rest.

Another thing that can also help achieve brighter, glowing skin? Taking the right kind of supplements. Those that improve the appearance of your skin can include ingredients such as Vitamin C (helps repair damaged skin cells), glutathione (neutralizes and eliminates the free radicals that damage the skin), and collagen (improves skin elasticity and reduces wrinkles).

With so many skin-brightening supplements to choose from, it can be pretty daunting to figure out which one is best for you. To help you choose, we’ve rounded up the top 9 ingestibles to take for brighter-looking skin—all supported with personal testimonials from our customers.

1. Relumins Set: Gluta 1000 (60 caps) and Advance White Vitamin C Max Skin Whitening Complex (60 Caps), P1,695
This exclusive set contains New Relumins Advance Nutrition Gluta 1000 and Relumins Vitamin C Maximum Skin Brightening Complex. The Relumins Advance Nutrition Gluta helps nourish and plump up the skin while the Relumins Vitamin C supplement enhances the effectiveness by absorbing glutathione effectively. It can boost the immune system, too.

“I know it sounds too good to be true, but [on the] first day of using I already got compliments that my skin is glowing. I am yet to see further results, but so far so good. Also, it is cheap for a month’s supply considering you both get glutathione and vitamin C. Will definitely repurchase.” - Madge, 32

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2. Luxcent Luminous Caps: L-Glutathione + Marine Collagen Whitening Capsule, P1,200
Formulated in Japan, this antioxidant supplement contains a unique formula that includes glutathione boosters and B vitamins to repair cellular metabolism. It also aids in lightening dark spots and acne spots, plus minimizing fine lines and wrinkles.

“Been using this for almost 5 months now and I love the glow I get from taking it! I’ve tried other brands but this is the only one that can give that immediate effect to my skin. This also makes my lips plump and red! Didn’t get any breakouts. I prefer taking it after meals. Love the effect; will keep on purchasing.” - C, 27

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3. Ishigaki Amino Classic White Amino Acid Blend + Vitamin C 850mg (60 Capsules), P1,200
This supplement contains an amino acid blend and Vitamin C to neutralize free radicals and protect the skin and immune system. The result? A rosy-white complexion and a healthy liver.

“I have so much issues with myself: Super stressed face, unhealthy skin, dark underarm and bikini area, acne-prone skin…I have so much insecurities in my body that I lost confidence in front of everybody else. I tried different beauty supplements to fight these problems, but I don’t like the effects it gave me. It could either worsen my problem or no effects at all. Then I’ve tried Ishigaki. In [the] few months that I’m taking it, I felt like my actual age and healthy. I don’t have that zombie look anymore and most importantly, my skin glows and my pimples are cleared! My classmates would often notice the changes and so glad I’ve tried this holy grail. Hats off everybody!” - Jeny, 25

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4. DHC Collagen 60 Days (2,050g - 360 Tablets), P1,300
This beauty supplement from Japan contains a unique mix of oceanic fish collagen, Vitamin B1 and B2 to plump up the complexion and improve skin texture.

“I have been thinking of buying this product since about a year ago. Finally more than a month ago, I have decided to go buy it. And I have no regrets. It’s effective in making my skin healthy and glowing. I’m almost done with my first pack, will definitely buy again.” - Janeth, 32

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5. Neocell Super Collagen +C (250 Tablets), on sale at P2,499 (limited time only)
This 100% pure collagen protein supplement helps maintain the strength and flexibility of the body—the skin, bones, and joints included. It’s also formulated with Vitamin C to support healthy collagen formation.

“I tried other brands before, but this product really amazed me. Makes me feel younger. My hair grows stronger, its lessen my hair fall. My skin became brighter and clearer. And no to brittle nails. Definitely recommend this Neocell Super Collagen-C to my friends, and [I’ll] keep on purchasing this product!” - Abby, 33

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6. Heliocare Purewhite Radiance Max 240 Capsules, P4,500
Not only do these capsules help correct skin tone problems, but helps protect the skin from UV rays. It contains an additional dose of Fernblock, which a study has shown can be a potential preventive agent for skin photoaging and photoinduced skin cancers.

“This was actually prescribed to me by my doctor. It really works in protecting against UV light. Of all the meds I tried, this was the most effective. I had to take steroids before, but after using this I no longer have to take those. Price here is cheaper than buying in a drug store. I’ve already ordered this twice and I will definitely order again.” - Doreen, 28

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7. NEW Relumins Advanced White 1650mg Glutathione Complex, P2,685
These vegetarian capsules are formulated with glutathione supporting, age-fighting, synergistic antioxidants, and anti-inflammatory skin support ingredients to repair and rejuvenate the skin.

“I just finished the 90 capsules, I took it twice a day with Potencee vitamin C what I love about this is no breakouts and no cystic pimple even on my back. That’s the most important thing that you need to look for a gluta ung di nakakapimples because it defeats the purpose of magpaganda and yet the side effect is breakouts. With relumins, puting pantay! Pinakinis niya tlga ako and glowing ung pagkaputi, I will surely buy again.” - Jakelyn, 24

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8. Relumins Advance Nutrition Gluta 1000 - Reduced L-Glutathione Complex (60 Capsules), P990

With 1000 mg of L-glutathione complex, this supplement increases cellular glutathione which helps protect our bodies from external factors such as stress and aging. It also contains rosehip extract and alpha lipoic acid to reduce the signs of ageing and fight inflammation.

“I tried to give this product another shot and I am glad I did because my officemates have noticed my lighter skin in 3 weeks of taking it. I am on my 2nd bottle and have been taking it for almost 2 months I didn’t experience any breakouts and this product is affordable compared to other glutas!” - Lorena, 29

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9. Belo Nutraceuticals Glutathione + Collagen 60s + FREE 30 Capsules, P2,700 (limited time only)

This anti-aging and whitening pill in one is infused with active ingredients such as Glutathione, Alpha Lipoic Acid, L-Hydroxyproline, Sodium Ascorbate, Coenzyme Q10, and Marine Collagen for flawless, younger-looking skin.

“It’s my 3rd buy from Belo. And I kept coming back for more. At first I bought the 30 capsules but then when I did the math, the 60 capsules + free 30 capsules is cheaper. Same effects but cheaper. I love the glow it gives, I didn’t have any reactions or breakouts given that my skin loves to breakout and mess my life. My dark spots is starting to lighten up as well. Happy buyer here!” - Jeldlyn, 27

Some reviews have been edited slightly for brevity and clarity.

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