Healthy eating, drinking plenty of water, sunscreen, and a good deal of exercise are the best ways to improve your skin. Neutrogena believes that a fruit-flavored, chewy daily dietary supplement can help solve your skin problems. The brand long associated with skin creams and soaps designed to remedy everything from teenage acne to the fine lines and wrinkles of old age is now selling “custom” nutritional supplements that are meant to address your skin’s specific needs.

These nutrient gummies, called Skinstacks, were one of many products that Neutrogena unveiled at CES. They are two-bite creations with rainbow layers and are 3D-printed by Nourished, Neutrogena’s partner in the venture. These nutrient gummies are packed with vitamins A, C, and E as well as other antioxidants and nutrients that Neutrogena claims will improve your skin’s health from the inside. 

It’s important to remember that claims are only that. Neutrogena claims that it has the research to back them up. These gummies, like other nutritional supplements, aren’t considered drugs or medicines and aren’t regulated by the Food and Drug Administration (or other government agencies). 

There are many scammy supplements on the market. I would normally be skeptical of products like this. But Neutrogena’s brand carries weight, which made me curious. Here’s how I felt about Neutrogena Skinstacks gums. You can also see our recap of highlights from CES 2023 and the top products at show.

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How unique are Neutrogena’s skin care gummies!

Neutrogena calls the Skinstacks Gummies “custom” because a scan of a person’s face is used to determine the type of gummy that is best for them. This is done via the company’s mobile site. The scan is best done at your home, without any makeup, and looks at facial characteristics such as wrinkles, pore size, and fine lines. Next, it compares your characteristics to a database of thousands.

The scanner will score a person’s skin in categories such “clearer complexion,” “wrinkles”, and “radiance.” The scanner also asks you questions about your skin priorities. Some people might not have the wrinkles or acne that are visible in the scan. However, they may still be concerned about these things.

The data is then compiled into a recommendation that will be used to recommend one of five types of supplements. The options are labeled “resilient”, “ageless,” hydrate,” clear” and “glow”. It’s important to note that all five options are similar. Five of the seven layers are identical. The two last two differ depending on the skin concern.

Is scanning your face like Face ID for iPhone?

I tried the scanner while I was at CES. I was wearing make-up at the time which may have influenced my results. The scanner, which is integrated into a mobile website and uses the phone’s camera, was simple to use and took only a few minutes. This process is very similar to setting up Face ID on an iPhone.

Although all my scores were good, the scanner did notice wrinkles. I don’t find this surprising as I’m at the midpoint in my life. However, it was still depressing. The site recommended that I try the ageless supplement, which includes layers of riboflavin as well as the antioxidant CoQ10.

These nutrient-rich gummies are coated with fruity flavors. 


What does Neutrogena’s skin-care gummies taste like, exactly?

There are a few flavors available, including watermelon or tangy cherry. After printing, the gummies are coated in the flavor. Although it had a very subtle fruit flavor, the gummy that I tried was quite pleasant. It was not something I would eat as a treat but it would be fine as a once-a day vitamin. 

These gummies also come in a sugar-free and vegan version.

How much does Neutrogena’s skin-care gummies cost?

$50 for a 28-day supply Skinstacks Gummies. Nourished’s UK facility 3D prints the gummies and ships them in 7-10 days.

It’s a bit silly to think they’re custom. There are only five options, and I tend to believe that most people know their skin issues. Neutrogena disagrees. These products could be easily stocked on drugstore shelves. 

Is it worth spending $50 for something that can reduce wrinkles and make your skin look brighter? The gummies don’t work. I don’t have any hard evidence to support that. However, many people spend more on similar products than they do.

This article is intended for informational and educational purposes only. It is not meant to be a diagnosis or treatment. For any questions regarding a medical condition, or health goals, consult a qualified health provider.

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