Water is key. It is amazing how much hydration impacts your hair, skin, attitude, and energy. Have you ever thought about the impact dehydration can have on the health of your hair? Think dry, frizzy, flaky, itchy hair and skin. Or tired, low energy, or cranky mood. That is why drinking water is so important. Besides the fact of your body being made up of 60% water. It is a common, simple solution.
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Lack of hydration for your hair and skin
Lack of water can really show up in your hair condition and skin condition. Have you ever wondered what the cause of dry, brittle hair is? Or even flaky, itchy skin?
You usually reach for a mask or a different type of product. It’s easy to look at the products first, but you need to look at how much water you are drinking.
You need to drink at least 8 8oz glasses of water a day. This is a starting point.
“When you don’t drink enough water, you become dehydrated. Dehydration prevents your body from eliminating toxins through your skin, which in turn makes your skin more susceptible to skin problems and disorders, such as dry skin, eczema, psoriasis, discoloration, and even premature wrinkling. Assuming these issues were caused by dehydration, they can be improved over time with proper hydration.” –WebMd
Lack of hydration for your attitude and energy
When you are lacking water it can show up as lethargic, tired, and cranky.
I know that sometimes that mid day slump makes you want to reach for coffee or another form of caffeine. Have you ever chugged a bunch of water instead?
It is amazing, what an energy boost you will get. Although I completely understand just wanting to drink some coffee. Drink your water first!
A very common sign of dehydration is a headache.
Even mild dehydration can affect your mood, energy level and ability to think clearly. NBC News