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10 science based benefits of drinking more water | Self-care | ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ง

It covers 71 percent of our earth’s surface and 60 percent of the human body, making it a critical element to all of life. How much water do you drink daily ? Could you be suffering from dehydration but not know it ? Click here to read my article of dehydration.

We should drink 6 to 8 cups or glasses of fluid a day. Water, lower-fat milk and sugar-free drinks, including tea and coffee, all count. We also get 20 percent of water from the food we eat. For our bodies to function properly we need to replace our water. 8 cups of water a day seems a lot, but if you take into account other drinks and also fruits and veges with water content then you would be only needing 5 cups or so. Read below to find out the benefits of drinking more water.

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What the colour of your urine is a clue to….

If it is very pale yellow to light yellow, youโ€™re well hydrated. Darker yellow is a sign of dehydration. Brown or cola-colored urine it may be medical emergency/issue, and you should seek your GP and inform them.

  • Carrying nutrients and oxygen to your cells
  • Cures hangovers – Dehydration is one of the main causes of your hangover symptoms, so it makes sense to drink plenty water when you wake up to replace fluids and ease symptoms.
  • Flushing bacteria from your bladder –
  • Aiding digestion – water helps break down the food you eat, allowing its nutrients to be absorbed by your body.
  • Preventing constipation – Water helps your kidneys remove waste from your blood and keep the blood vessels that run to your kidneys open and filter them out, according to theย National Kidney Foundation. It also can help with constipation.
  • Normalizing blood pressure
  • Cushioning joints
  • Protecting organs and tissues
  • Regulating body temperature
  • Maintaining electrolyte (sodium) balance

A few tricks to make your eyeshadow last longer! | Secrets to making your eyeshadow vibrant

Extend the wear of your eye makeup with a few little tricks that will step up your eyelash game. Have you ever heard the term ” eyeshadow base ” or ” eyeshadow primer ” ? Eyeshadow base is not the same as primer! Eyeshadow base is a base that is applied before your eyeshadow in order to enchance a shadows colour, it also bonds to the colour and you can get eyeshadow base in a range of colours. Eyeshadow base was what existed before the ” eyeshadow primer ” was born!

Below is a fantastic video on why and how choosing your base enhances the finished look, its really educational and worth a watch. There are a few other videos I added to this post that are really informative and will change your makeup game forever. You can thank me by subscribing to my blog!

Eyeshadow primers are liquid or cream products that you apply to your eyelids before eyeshadow they act as like a double sided tape, gripping onto the colour. Primer creates a base to work on by absorbing excess oil preventing greasy eyelids which can cause creases throughout the day. Dry or greasy or lids without primer will loose pigment throughout the day from eyeshadows and it will also be uneven and not stay in place. Primers have different shades just like a simple eyeshadow base that also make the colours pop! So if you have some strong eyeshadow colours at home get yourself a primer or watch some youtube tutorials and get clued up !!