Staying well-hydrated is crucial for a healthy body. Here are some of the reasons why you need to increase your water intake.
Our body is made up of a lot of water
Water makes up over 50% of our body mass. we require it in our cells, tissues and organs to keep our engine going. It is important to drink adequate amounts of water to replace fluids that are lost though our daily activities.
Hair needs water just like plants do
Just like plants, our hair needs water to grow and stay healthy. Water provides natural moisture and vitamins to the roots of our hair, keeping them strong and enhancing its growth.
Fun fact: water accounts for almost 25% of the weight of a single strand of hair!
Your body will let you know
Whenever you are dehydrated, your body does a great job of letting you know. Your dry lips, dry eyes, dry scalp and more are common indications of your body telling you to drink more water. It is vital that you stop ignoring these signs and hydrate immediately.
Look better, feel better
Everything, including your hair, looks and feels better when your body is well hydrated. There is actually no science behind the whole 2 litre a day rule, but this rule is a great way to start for those who need guidance with their daily water intake.
Begin to hydrate better, look better and feel better.
Written by Dami Adebayo