{"id":607033426226,"title":"Six Star Creatine Review: Improved Power During Workouts?","created_at":"2024-02-01T13:18:11-05:00","body_html":"\u003cscript type=\"application\/ld+json\"\u003e\/\/ \u003c![CDATA[\n{\n \"@context\": \"https:\/\/schema.org\",\n \"@type\": \"Article\",\n \"headline\": \"Six Star Creatine Review: Improved Power During Workouts?\",\n \"keywords\": \"six star creatine, six star creatine review, six star creatine reviews, is six star creatine good, creatine six star\",\n \"description\": \"Our research team analyzes the creatine dose and format in Six Star Creatine to give our take on whether or not this product is likely to enhance gym performance. We compare the price of this supplement to other creatine supps, and feature unsponsored customer reviews.\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/blogs\/health\/six-star-creatine-review\",\n\"author\": {\n \"@type\": \"Person\",\n \"name\": \"Calloway Cook\",\n \"url\": \"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/pages\/calloway-cook\",\n \"sameAs\": \"https:\/\/www.linkedin.com\/in\/calloway-cook\/\",\n \"jobTitle\": \"President\",\n \"knowsAbout\": \"entrepreneurship, dietary supplements, herbal supplements, eCommerce, medical research\",\n \"alumniOf\": {\n \"@type\": \"EducationalOrganization\",\n \"name\": \"S.I. 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The brand's website suggests this product can help \"Build Lean Muscle \u0026amp; Increase Strength.\"\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eBut does Six Star Creatine provide an effective creatine dose for muscle building? Does it contain any questionable additive ingredients? How does its price compare to other popular creatine supplements? And how do real users rate and describe the effects of this product?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eIn this article we'll answer all of these questions and more, as we analyze the ingredients in Six Star Creatine based on clinical studies, to give our take on whether or not it's likely to be effective for muscle building.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eWe'll compare its price to other popular brands, feature unsponsored customer reviews, and provide a cost comparison to show which retailer sells Six Star Creatine for the best price.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIngredient Analysis\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cimg alt=\"Six Star Creatine ingredient\" src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Six_Star_Creatine_Ingredients_Optimized.png?v=1706812311\" style=\"display: block; margin-left: auto; margin-right: auto;\"\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe ingredient in the unflavored version of Six Star Creatine is shown above.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCreatine\u003c\/strong\u003e is included at a dose of 5 grams (g).\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCreatine increases power during exercise, and enhances the muscle-building effect of exercise\u003c\/strong\u003e according to a \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/pmc\/articles\/pmid\/34199588\/\"\u003emedical review\u003c\/a\u003e published in the \u003cem\u003eNutrients\u003c\/em\u003e journal.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eCreatine is clinically shown to have an effective maintenance dosing range of around 2.5 g, as we documented in our \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/blogs\/health\/con-cret-creatine-review\"\u003eCon-Cret reviews\u003c\/a\u003e article on another creatine brand.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOne good thing about this product is that it's entirely free of unhealthy additives like refined sugar, artificial flavors and artificial dyes.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOverall, we consider Six Star Creatine to be effectively dosed for muscle building.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA YouTube creator named \"TylerPath\" shared his experience using creatine for 30 days and its effects on his body composition, in a video with over 150,000 views:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003ciframe width=\"560\" height=\"315\" src=\"https:\/\/www.youtube.com\/embed\/SMVmxYElnbY?si=1b0-D1mWFQ59RxMX\" title=\"YouTube video player\" frameborder=\"0\" allow=\"accelerometer; autoplay; clipboard-write; encrypted-media; gyroscope; picture-in-picture; web-share\" allowfullscreen=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/iframe\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eIs Six Star Creatine Overpriced?\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eUnflavored creatine should be functionally equivalent between brands, so price-per-gram of creatine becomes an important purchase consideration.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eHere's a price comparison between Six Star and other popular creatine brands at the time of updating this article, on a per-gram basis:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThorne: $0.09\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eJocko Creatine: $0.09\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003eSix Star: $0.08\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOptimum Nutrition: $0.07\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSix Star seems fairly priced.\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eOptimum Nutrition is typically priced lower than most other sports nutrition brand because they have economies of scale.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eReal People Try Six Star Creatine\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA TikTok creator named Nike claims to have had a negative experience with Six Star Creatine:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote style=\"max-width: 325px; min-width: 325px;\" data-video-id=\"7219911143329041710\" cite=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/@nike08__\/video\/7219911143329041710\" class=\"tiktok-embed\"\u003e\n\u003csection\u003e\u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/@nike08__?refer=embed\" title=\"@nike08__\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e@nike08__\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/fyp?refer=embed\" title=\"fyp\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#fyp\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/creatine?refer=embed\" title=\"creatine\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#creatine\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/creatinemonohydrate?refer=embed\" title=\"creatinemonohydrate\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#creatinemonohydrate\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/gymtok?refer=embed\" title=\"gymtok\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#gymtok\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/bodybuilder?refer=embed\" title=\"bodybuilder\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#bodybuilder\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/fittok?refer=embed\" title=\"fittok\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#fittok\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/health?refer=embed\" title=\"health\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#health\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/gymrat?refer=embed\" title=\"gymrat\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#gymrat\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/supplament?refer=embed\" title=\"supplament\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#supplament\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/sixstarcreatine?refer=embed\" title=\"sixstarcreatine\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#sixstarcreatine\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/walmart?refer=embed\" title=\"walmart\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#walmart\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/music\/original-sound-7219911147384884010?refer=embed\" title=\"♬ original sound - Nike\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e♬ original sound - Nike\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/section\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cscript src=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/embed.js\" async=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eA TikTok creator named Kashanti includes Six Star Creatine in a video of her favorite workout products that includes before-and-after images:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cblockquote class=\"tiktok-embed\" cite=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/@kashantinatalie\/video\/7307455428282092842\" data-video-id=\"7307455428282092842\" style=\"max-width: 325px; min-width: 325px;\"\u003e\n\u003csection\u003e\u003ca title=\"@kashantinatalie\" href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/@kashantinatalie?refer=embed\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e@kashantinatalie\u003c\/a\u003e Supplements are great to add in your fitness journey. If I could advise any two supplements, it’ll be creatine and protein. Both backed by legitimate science tests \u003ca title=\"creatineblackgirls\" href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/creatineblackgirls?refer=embed\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#creatineblackgirls\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca title=\"creatineblackwomen\" href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/creatineblackwomen?refer=embed\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#creatineblackwomen\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca title=\"creatinewomen\" href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/creatinewomen?refer=embed\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#creatinewomen\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca title=\"creatinemonohydrate\" href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/creatinemonohydrate?refer=embed\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#creatinemonohydrate\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca title=\"6starcreatine\" href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/6starcreatine?refer=embed\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#6starcreatine\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca title=\"bodyrecomp\" href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/bodyrecomp?refer=embed\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#bodyrecomp\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca title=\"creatinebeforeandafter\" href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/creatinebeforeandafter?refer=embed\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#creatinebeforeandafter\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca title=\"blackgirlfitness\" href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/blackgirlfitness?refer=embed\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#blackgirlfitness\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca title=\"girlswholift\" href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/girlswholift?refer=embed\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#girlswholift\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca title=\"powerliftingwomen\" href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/tag\/powerliftingwomen?refer=embed\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e#powerliftingwomen\u003c\/a\u003e \u003ca title=\"♬ Poetic Justice - Instrumental - Prod. Dior\" href=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/music\/Poetic-Justice-Instrumental-6873622626313472001?refer=embed\" target=\"_blank\"\u003e♬ Poetic Justice - Instrumental - Prod. Dior\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/section\u003e\n\u003c\/blockquote\u003e\n\u003cscript src=\"https:\/\/www.tiktok.com\/embed.js\" async=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/script\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eReal Customers Review Six Star Creatine\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eAmazon is a better resource for honest customer reviews than a brand's website in our opinion.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eSix Star Creatine has been reviewed over 5,000 times on Amazon, and currently has an average review rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003eThe top positive review from a verified purchaser comes from a user named \"Ravisher Singh\" who gives the product a 5\/5 star rating, and who claims the product improved performance in the gym:\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003eI've noticed a significant increase in my muscle strength and endurance since incorporating these pills into my post-workout routine. \u003cstrong\u003eNot only do I feel like I can lift heavier weights, but I'm also able to squeeze in those extra reps that make all the difference.\"\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eThe top negative review from a verified purchaser is written by a user named \"Rawbo\" who gives the product a 1\/5 star rating, and dislikes a recent price hike:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\"\u003cmeta charset=\"utf-8\"\u003eThese WERE the best bang for your buck. I've been taking them for over two months straight, ordering every two weeks. Then outta nowhere, BAM, price jumps from $10 and some change to $17.99\"\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003cbr\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eOur Clean Creatine Pick\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cimg src=\"https:\/\/cdn.shopify.com\/s\/files\/1\/0047\/1524\/9737\/files\/Creatine_Image_Updated.png?v=1706820309\" alt=\"\"\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003e\u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca rel=\"sponsored\" href=\"https:\/\/promixnutrition.com\/products\/creatine?utm_campaign=squaredance\u0026amp;utm_source=affiliate\u0026amp;sqdid=pBwaCejYrGnzerbLkCiPwvzjiCqCjUwyJycPNOxE5KI4D2LjSeixs5ZXFRpR20ml%2F%2F%2F\u0026amp;utm_medium=394421\"\u003ePromix Micronized Creatine Monohydrate\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e is our top creatine pick.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMicronized creatine monohydrate is \"the type of creatine primarily used in research to establish its safety and efficacy\" according to a 2022 \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov\/pmc\/articles\/PMC9761713\/\"\u003emedical review\u003c\/a\u003e, which suggests this is the research standard.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003ePromix creatine \u003cstrong\u003ecosts only $0.07 per gram of creatine\u003c\/strong\u003e at the time of publishing this article, and has no unhealthy filler ingredients.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eInterested consumers can check out Promix Micronized Creatine Monohydrate \u003cstrong\u003e\u003ca rel=\"sponsored\" href=\"https:\/\/promixnutrition.com\/products\/creatine?utm_campaign=squaredance\u0026amp;utm_source=affiliate\u0026amp;sqdid=pBwaCejYrGnzerbLkCiPwvzjiCqCjUwyJycPNOxE5KI4D2LjSeixs5ZXFRpR20ml%2F%2F%2F\u0026amp;utm_medium=394421\"\u003eat this link\u003c\/a\u003e\u003c\/strong\u003e to the product page on the brand's official website.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eWhere to Buy Six Star Creatine for the Best Price\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eSix Star Creatine is sold at a variety of online retailers.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eHere's a price breakdown for a one-time purchase at the time of publishing this article:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eBrand website: $24.99 (plus shipping, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.sixstarpro.com\/products\/100-creatine?variant=44209124901108\"\u003elink\u003c\/a\u003e)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eWalmart: $17.97 (free shipping, \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/www.walmart.com\/ip\/Six-Star-100-Creatine-Powder-Supports-Muscles-Strength-and-Performance-10-58-oz-60-Servings\/1112528832\"\u003elink\u003c\/a\u003e)\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAmazon: $14.36 (free shipping, \u003ca rel=\"sponsored\" href=\"https:\/\/amzn.to\/4bdEHDU\"\u003elink to official Amazon listing\u003c\/a\u003e)\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eSix Star Creatine is currently more than 50% cheaper on Amazon than on the brand's website when factoring in shipping fees.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePros and Cons of Six Star Creatine\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eHere are the pros and cons of Six Star Creatine in our opinion:\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003ePros:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eEffective creatine dose for muscle building\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eShould improve power in gym\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eNo unhealthy additives\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eFairly priced\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eMostly positive online customer reviews\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan style=\"text-decoration: underline;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCons:\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cul\u003e\n\u003cli\u003e\u003cspan\u003eBrand's website charges for shipping\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/li\u003e\n\u003c\/ul\u003e\n\u003ch2 style=\"text-align: center;\"\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eConclusion\u003c\/strong\u003e\u003c\/h2\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eSix Star Creatine Powder is effectively formulated for muscle building and enhanced performance during workouts.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eCreatine powders are somewhat functionally equivalent, and this product is free of unhealthy additives.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eSix Star Creatine Powder is priced slightly lower than most of its competitors per-serving based on our price analysis.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eWe consider this product to have a much healthier formulation than the other product we reviewed from the same brand, called \u003ca href=\"https:\/\/illuminatelabs.org\/blogs\/health\/six-star-whey-protein-review\"\u003eSix Star Whey Protein\u003c\/a\u003e.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e\n\u003cp\u003e\u003cspan\u003eAt the time of publishing this article, Amazon offers a significant discount on Six Star Creatine compared to the brand's website.\u003c\/span\u003e\u003c\/p\u003e","blog_id":49281925193,"author":"Calloway Cook","user_id":26601750601,"published_at":"2024-02-01T16:22:36-05:00","updated_at":"2024-02-01T16:25:06-05:00","summary_html":"We analyze the creatine dose and format in Six Star Creatine to give our take on whether or not this product is likely to enhance gym performance. We compare the price of this supplement to other creatine supps, and feature unsponsored customer reviews.","template_suffix":"","handle":"six-star-creatine-review","tags":"_related:exercise"}

Six Star Creatine Review: Improved Power During Workouts?

Six Star Creatine Review: Improved Power During Workouts?


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Six Star is a popular workout supplement brand, and their creatine is one of their most popular products. The brand's website suggests this product can help "Build Lean Muscle & Increase Strength."

But does Six Star Creatine provide an effective creatine dose for muscle building? Does it contain any questionable additive ingredients? How does its price compare to other popular creatine supplements? And how do real users rate and describe the effects of this product?

In this article we'll answer all of these questions and more, as we analyze the ingredients in Six Star Creatine based on clinical studies, to give our take on whether or not it's likely to be effective for muscle building.

We'll compare its price to other popular brands, feature unsponsored customer reviews, and provide a cost comparison to show which retailer sells Six Star Creatine for the best price.

Ingredient Analysis

Six Star Creatine ingredient

The ingredient in the unflavored version of Six Star Creatine is shown above.

Creatine is included at a dose of 5 grams (g).

Creatine increases power during exercise, and enhances the muscle-building effect of exercise according to a medical review published in the Nutrients journal.

Creatine is clinically shown to have an effective maintenance dosing range of around 2.5 g, as we documented in our Con-Cret reviews article on another creatine brand.

One good thing about this product is that it's entirely free of unhealthy additives like refined sugar, artificial flavors and artificial dyes.

Overall, we consider Six Star Creatine to be effectively dosed for muscle building.

A YouTube creator named "TylerPath" shared his experience using creatine for 30 days and its effects on his body composition, in a video with over 150,000 views:

Is Six Star Creatine Overpriced?

Unflavored creatine should be functionally equivalent between brands, so price-per-gram of creatine becomes an important purchase consideration.

Here's a price comparison between Six Star and other popular creatine brands at the time of updating this article, on a per-gram basis:

Thorne: $0.09

Jocko Creatine: $0.09

Six Star: $0.08

Optimum Nutrition: $0.07

Six Star seems fairly priced.

Optimum Nutrition is typically priced lower than most other sports nutrition brand because they have economies of scale.

Real People Try Six Star Creatine

A TikTok creator named Nike claims to have had a negative experience with Six Star Creatine:

@nike08__ #fyp #creatine #creatinemonohydrate #gymtok #bodybuilder #fittok #health #gymrat #supplament #sixstarcreatine #walmart ♬ original sound - Nike

A TikTok creator named Kashanti includes Six Star Creatine in a video of her favorite workout products that includes before-and-after images:

@kashantinatalie Supplements are great to add in your fitness journey. If I could advise any two supplements, it’ll be creatine and protein. Both backed by legitimate science tests #creatineblackgirls #creatineblackwomen #creatinewomen #creatinemonohydrate #6starcreatine #bodyrecomp #creatinebeforeandafter #blackgirlfitness #girlswholift #powerliftingwomen ♬ Poetic Justice - Instrumental - Prod. Dior

Real Customers Review Six Star Creatine

Amazon is a better resource for honest customer reviews than a brand's website in our opinion.

Six Star Creatine has been reviewed over 5,000 times on Amazon, and currently has an average review rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars.

The top positive review from a verified purchaser comes from a user named "Ravisher Singh" who gives the product a 5/5 star rating, and who claims the product improved performance in the gym:

"I've noticed a significant increase in my muscle strength and endurance since incorporating these pills into my post-workout routine. Not only do I feel like I can lift heavier weights, but I'm also able to squeeze in those extra reps that make all the difference."

The top negative review from a verified purchaser is written by a user named "Rawbo" who gives the product a 1/5 star rating, and dislikes a recent price hike:

"These WERE the best bang for your buck. I've been taking them for over two months straight, ordering every two weeks. Then outta nowhere, BAM, price jumps from $10 and some change to $17.99"

Our Clean Creatine Pick

Promix Micronized Creatine Monohydrate is our top creatine pick.

Micronized creatine monohydrate is "the type of creatine primarily used in research to establish its safety and efficacy" according to a 2022 medical review, which suggests this is the research standard.

Promix creatine costs only $0.07 per gram of creatine at the time of publishing this article, and has no unhealthy filler ingredients.

Interested consumers can check out Promix Micronized Creatine Monohydrate at this link to the product page on the brand's official website.

Where to Buy Six Star Creatine for the Best Price

Six Star Creatine is sold at a variety of online retailers.

Here's a price breakdown for a one-time purchase at the time of publishing this article:

Brand website: $24.99 (plus shipping, link)

Walmart: $17.97 (free shipping, link)

Amazon: $14.36 (free shipping, link to official Amazon listing)

Six Star Creatine is currently more than 50% cheaper on Amazon than on the brand's website when factoring in shipping fees.

Pros and Cons of Six Star Creatine

Here are the pros and cons of Six Star Creatine in our opinion:

Pros:

  • Effective creatine dose for muscle building
  • Should improve power in gym
  • No unhealthy additives
  • Fairly priced
  • Mostly positive online customer reviews

Cons:

  • Brand's website charges for shipping
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Conclusion

Six Star Creatine Powder is effectively formulated for muscle building and enhanced performance during workouts.

Creatine powders are somewhat functionally equivalent, and this product is free of unhealthy additives.

Six Star Creatine Powder is priced slightly lower than most of its competitors per-serving based on our price analysis.

We consider this product to have a much healthier formulation than the other product we reviewed from the same brand, called Six Star Whey Protein.

At the time of publishing this article, Amazon offers a significant discount on Six Star Creatine compared to the brand's website.