Water For Radiant Skin

Water is the foundation of life.

The adult human body is 60% water. When we drink water, it can benefit the body in so many ways!

And yet, so many of us are not drinking enough! An average person should be consuming 64 ounces of water a day, or 2 litres.

We know water is important. We know how it can affect our bodies internally when we do not get enough of it. Not drinking enough water can make us feel run down, fatigued, have frequent headaches, feel weak and even gain weight.

But what about EXTERNALLY?

What we might not know about water is that it greatly affects our appearance as well.

Water can help

Improve our skin tone
Drinking ample amounts of water helps the body to flush out toxins we may have while also giving us healthier skin. Studies have shown that 2 cups of water daily can work to increase blood flow to the skin- providing it with a more even tone. 

Prevent Acne and Breakouts
When we drink enough water, it balances the oil and water content within our skin – primarily on our face. This works to prevent excess oil and sebum secretion, which in turn means fewer clogged pores and breakouts.

You may be thinking breakouts are for adolescents and teens, but the truth is that adult acne is growing more and more common.  A study revealed that 4-6 people out of 100 in the age groups of 20-40 have adult acne. 

Reduce Puffiness within the Face
Sometimes our face can look a bit puffy. This is because our skin is actually retaining water to protect us from dehydration. If we stay hydrated, we can work to reduce that puffiness we see in our face. 

Eliminate Itchiness
Drinking enough water can work to keep your skin hydrated from the inside out while flushing out toxins that can cause irritation.  If you are finding your skin especially itchy lately, it could be from lack of hydration. 

Prevent Premature Aging and Tightens Skin
Staying hydrated helps increase the elasticity in our skin due to it staying moisturized for longer. When we have more elasticity in our skin, it can delay the sagginess of our skin and also delay the premature appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. 

Sometimes, with sudden weight loss and just gravity not being on our side, our skin can start to sag. Drinking water can help revive the skin’s elasticity. To prevent your skin from sagging and to tighten it in areas where the sagging is prominent, like the upper arms, thighs, waist and jawline, drinking water helps as it revives the skin’s elasticity.

Skin Tip

If you find your skin is lacking in the radiance you crave… Water is essential for that!

But, also adding COLLAGEN to your daily regimen is highly recommended!

A great collagen product can do wonders for your skin and help with any unwanted saggy skin, wrinkles or fine lines you might see!  I find drinking around 8 glasses of water a day and taking my Collagen makes my skin GLOW and I just feel refreshed and amazing!

Love the skin you’re in and stay radiant friends!


Resources:

https://www.healthgrades.com/right-care/skin-hair-and-nails/9-things-that-relieve-itchy-skin

https://www.healthline.com/nutrition/how-much-water-should-you-drink-per-day

https://www.instyle.com/news/6-amazing-beauty-benefits-drinking-enough-water

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