The majority of our blood and every cell in our bodies is composed of water. In fact our brain is 90% water. Proper hydration is crucial to our overall health AND to beautiful skin.
A grape is juicy and plump, while a raisin is all puckered and dehydrated. From this analogy, dehydration can exacerbate the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
We have the power to slow down the premature aging of our skin cells by taking preventative measures like drinking more water and using skincare products high in antioxidants
Dehydration will worsen virtually all health problems as well as exacerbate skincare issues such as acne, eczema, Rosacea, puffiness, dark circles under the eyes, etc.
Drink as much pure, fresh water as you can to keep you cells hydrated and free of toxins.
Drinking herbal tea and infused waters are also excellent ways of staying hydrated.
If a little natural twist helps you drink more, then go for it! You can add health benefits from flavorful herbs like chamomile, or antioxidants from fruits like strawberries or blueberries.
There is a formula for the amount of water your body might need on a daily basis. Body Weight ÷ 2 = Your Daily Water Intake
You'll need to drink more water when it's hot out, you've been eating sweet and/or salty foods, drinking alcohol, working out, or doing any type of detoxification.
TMI MOMENT: What color is your pee? If your pee isn’t pale in color and mostly clear and/or you have any of the symptoms above, it's pretty likely that you aren’t getting enough H2O.
Do you have any of these symptoms of dehydration?
ARE YOU THIRSTY?
If you have any of the symptoms: