So, how many times have we been told that water is good for us?? Well, despite what you may already know: water hydrates you, gives you energy, helps maintain weight, aids in digestion, or can help one loose weight, etc; drinking water exponentially helps your hair. Since each hair strand is made up of 1/4 of water, replenishing your strands is essential in healthy hair care.
Drinking adequate amounts of water will result in less frizz, more manageability, and more moisture with your hair. There are other helpful measures to take to maintain healthy hair care but, drinking a sufficient amount of water everyday is probably the most inexpensive and helpful of them all.
I’m sure many of us would say, “I DO drink water” or “I drink water every day”. However, the question is; are you getting enough water?
Many of us think the occasional water bottle or two a day is sufficient but, this is starkly NOT the case. Although, the amount of water intake one needs can vary person to person given climate, exercise, and body weight; to name a few, the average person is often dehydrated. When I started drinking a gallon of water a day about three years ago, my hair went into shock! I didn’t shed as much hair, I could style more easily, & I didn’t have as much dandruff build up.
Now the on the other side of the coin, my biggest initial adjustment to drinking that much water a day were my constant trips to the bathroom! Lol, I just couldn’t stop but, after about 3-4 weeks my body adjusted and the amount of trips to the powder room lessened. 😉
Below is a helpful link I have used to determine my water intake needs. It’s cool because, it takes you through a quick 10 question quiz to tell you how much water YOU need specifically. I was told I need 4.5 liters a day which, is about 1.5 gallons of water a day. The amount increase makes sense because, I have become more physically active and I live in a very dry climate. You ladies try my suggestion for a week and tell me any differences you see. Happy drinking!
~ Moxie Black