What’s MF’in weight loss without shiny hair??
Nothing! says Hydroxycut.
Which is why Hydroxycut Max! for Women doesn’t simply help reduce those midsection pounds but it keeps your hair, skin, and nails looking all good and stuff. Because ain’t nobody got time for taking separate supplements with separate health benefits.
How does Hydroxycut Max! for Women intend to simultaneously burn fat and keep your outer feminine side nice and shiny? And, while we’re on the topic, does it also make men nice and shiny, too? There’s only one way to find out: Read the Hydroxycut Max! for Women review below.
About Hydroxycut Max! for Women
Hydroxycut Max! for Women is just that: a Hydroxycut fat burner formula specifically designed for women. Or rather it’s specifically marketed for women, seeing that there’s little in the actual formula design that particularly benefits women’s health. Formula notes:
- Caffeine and CGAs: The two leading ingredients in this formula are two Best5 fat burner favorites: Green Coffee Bean Extract and Caffeine.
- Proprietary: Three proprietary blends hidden under a larger proprietary blend with a total dosage of 525 mg. Ehh, that’s not so good.
- Female Power: Or is it? Hydroxycut Max! claims to help with typical aesthetic concerns of women but provides a formula that may be used by anyone.
Hydroxycut Max! for Women Supplement Facts
|Serving Size: 2 Rapid-Release Liquid Capsules
Servings Per Container: 30
|Ingredients||Amount Per Serving|
|Folic acid||200 mcg (50% DV)|
|Biotin||300 mcg (100% DV)|
|Iron (ferrous gluconate)||2 mg (11% DV)|
|Pro Clinical Hydroxycut® Max! Blend||525 mg|
|Supplying 225 mg of caffeine|
|Mango (as Mangifera indica) (fruit)|
|Kiwi (as Actinidia deliciosa) (fruit)|
|Avocado oil (as Persea americana) (fruit)|
|Robusta coffee extract (as C. canephora robusta) (bean)|
|Standardized for 45% chlorogenic acids|
|Prickly pear extract (Opuntia ficus-indica) (leaf)|
|Max! Radiance Complex|
|Argan oil (Argania spinosa) (whole nut)|
Sesame Oil, Capsule (Gelatin, FD&C Red No. 40)
Take 1 serving (2 capsules) twice daily, 30 to 60 minutes before your 2 largest meals (e.g., breakfast and lunch). Do not snack between meals or before dinner. Do not take within 5 hours of bedtime. Do not exceed 2 capsules in a 4-hour period and/or 4 capsules in a 24-hour period. For best results, use for 60 days in combination with diet and exercise. Always read the entire label before use, and follow the directions provided.
Hydroxycut Max! for Women uses pink font to let you know it’s for women.
Which is important to note, seeing that the formula doesn’t give much indication that men can’t also use this supplement. However, this begs the more important question: Is this a supplement that woman or men would want to use?
Hydroxycut Max! for Women Review: Ingredients
Hydroxycut Max! for Women expends 525 mg across three proprietary blends, 11 ingredients total. From the get-go we can already tell you: That’s not a high enough dosage. And knowing Hydroxycut, most of those milligrams likely went to caffeine.
But let’s not be too judgy …just sort of judgy. Judgy enough to judge these ingredients:
Our first judgment: proprietary blends suck. And Hydroxycut Max! for Women uses them. This first blend contains the following ingredients:
Caffeine Anhydrous – The only ingredient in this formula with its dosage revealed, Hydroxycut Max!’s caffeine comes in at a 225 mg dosage. This only leaves 300 mg for the remaining 10 ingredients. Even so, caffeine qualifies for our BIG List of Fat Burners best 5 burners for its reliable boosts on energy and thermogenesis.
Mango – Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory mango. However, not too sure what Hydroxycut intends to accomplish with this plain, non-extract mango ingredient.
Kiwi – Ditto for this plain, non-extract kiwi ingredient. This won’t do anything for women nor men in this plain powder format.
Avocado Oil – The bane of every millennial’s existence: the avocado. Avocado oil may help with cholesterol and circulation… in sizable enough dosages.
Essentially, there are two ingredients in this blend: Green Coffee Bean Extract and Prickly Pear Extract. The former is a Best5 favorite fat burner for its research backed chlorogenic acids (CGAs). And the second ingredient, Prickly Pear, may help with blood sugar levels. However, most Prickly Pear hype centers around the herb’s potential for alleviating hangover symptoms.
Max! Radiance Complex
If Hydroxycut Max! for Women is truly for women, it will need to qualify that with the ingredients in this final blend. Because thus far nothing in this formula seems particularly useful for women.
And, frankly, we’re not seeing anything here that might work for anyone. Hydrolyzed Collagen is sometimes purported to increase lean muscle mass, despite no research to back this up. Whereas the remaining ingredients — Argan Oil, Silicon Dioxide, L-Cysteine, and L-Methionine — won’t do much for either fat burning, women’s health, or quote-unquote “radiance.” Unless you’re spreading that Argan Oil on your hair or something …which you’re not.
Hydroxycut Max! for Women throws on the pink font to let you know that it’s for women. Because otherwise we wouldn’t have made that guess at all looking strictly at the formula. In fact, it looks like a standard Hydroxycut formula — a standard Hydroxycut formula looking like:
- Caffeine – a Hydroxycut staple (and major fat burner supplement ingredient).
- CGAs – another Hydroxycut favorite: green coffee bean extract.
- Proprietary Blends – Hydroxycut doesn’t like to share its secrets.
- Junky Capsules – admittedly, these caps are cleaner than most Hydroxycut caps.
What then does Hydroxycut Max! do for women, let alone for anyone?
Hydroxycut Max! for Women may improve fat loss via caffeinated energy and CGA thermogenesis. And it may increase resistance to free radical damage and inflammation. All of which may improve health and wellbeing to a degree.
Yet, we’re not all that confident in this formula for the same reason we’re not confident in many Hydroxycut formulas. Frankly, the dosage doesn’t cut it for Hydroxycut Max! for Woman’s ingredients. Had they delivered the greatest fat burner ingredients of all time, we’d still be skeptical of this formula due to the small space given for its ingredients to work.
And so now, having looked at the formula, we can judge appropriately: Hydroxycut Max! for Woman simply doesn’t cut it as an effective fat burner supplement. But it does work as a caffeine supplement.
Hydroxycut Max! for Women Benefits
Hydroxycut Max! for Women promises the following health benefits:
- Powerful Weight Loss
- Hair, Skin & Nails Support
- Fast-Acting Energy & Boost Metabolism
And they base the “Fast-Acting” claim on Hydroxycut Max!’s “Rapid-Release Liquid Capsule” pills, which …well, like, most of this formula, are questionably effective. Rather than taking the more fashionable capsule beads route, Hydroxycut Max! for Women simply packs its formula into liquid caps. Which may provide fast-acting results.
But, truth be told, Hydroxycut Max! likely only provides as much of a beneficial fat burning experience as would your standard green coffee bean extract (plus caffeine) supplement.
Who Takes It?
Women. Because it’s marketed for women. Also, it has folic acid, which seems to help women’s health… Having said all that, Hydroxycut Max! for Women does nothing particularly special for women that it wouldn’t do for men. And so, you may say that Hydroxycut Max! for Women is also for men. Or it’s for neither, if you’re simply not into the Hydroxycut fat burning scheme.
Any Side Effects?
Ironically, due to an average difference in body masses, woman are more likely to experience negative effects with Hydroxycut Max! for Women than men. Granted, most of the customer reviews don’t make any mention of bad side effects. Yet, caffeine-sensitive users should proceed with caution.
Hydroxycut Max! for Women Review Summary
- Coffee Bean Extract. Those CGAs mix nicely with that caffeine.
- Caffeine. Not a huge advantage or even unique, but it still helps burn fat.
- Low Dosage. Not near enough milligrams to cover these ingredients.
- Poor Quality. What’s with the fruit powders? They don’t seem to do anything.
- Proprietary. And also, what’s with the not-showing-your-dosages??
Pricing and Where to Buy
- 1 Bottle (1 month): $30.99
- Available online and in retail stores
You can buy Hydroxycut Max! for Women through most popular retailers, including Amazon, Walmart, iHerb, and more.
Final Word on Hydroxycut Max! for Women
Hydroxycut Max! for Women doesn’t give us much to recommend to either women or men — or the vast expanse of infinite genders in between. Essentially, Hydroxycut Max! for Women supplies caffeine pills that may help boost energy and improve thermogenesis with its CGA content. But we’re just not all that impressed with this run-of-the-mill weight loss supplement. Not quite the belly fat buster we were hoping for.