When it comes to dehydration, no one is exempted. It is bound to happen, particularly when you work or exercise outside, and when you travel or camp a lot. Research has shown that thirst is no longer a reliable symptom of dehydration because many folks feel thirst only after they are already dehydrated. So if you’re out looking for signs, there are a thousand and one effects that dehydration can have on your body system. These symptoms include excessive thirst, excessive sweating, fatigue or dizziness, dark-coloured urine, fever, diarrhea, confusion and many more.
But these clues are not so funny, and you don’t have to wait that long to deal with dehydration before it will lead to severe complications like heat injury, urinary and kidney problems, low blood volume shock and seizures. Your skin can give alerts that you need more fluid. Here’s how –
When your skin is overproducing oil, you need to watch it, most likely, the excess oil is generated to offset lack of moisture.
Tight skin after cleansing
Do you ever wonder why your skin is looking great after cleansing only to taut seconds later? Dehydration!
Grey tinged skin
When the top layer of your skin is holding on to dead cells which actually makes it harder for moisturiser to penetrate. You can avoid traditional scrubs to treat this, but exfoilators are fine.
Fine lines, dark circles, wrinkles
These may also be symptoms of dehydration, so when these u wanted visitors begin to show up on your face, it might be because you are losing more fluid than you’re taking in, and your body doesn’t have enough water and other fluids to carry out its normal functions.
Dealing with dehydration can be very simple: drink plenty of water! You can reverse mild to moderate dehydration by just that. But when the situation becomes severe, you need to visit your doctor. If you want to correct the toil dehydration has had on your skin however, you may apply some reliable (clinically tested) beauty products are prescribed by your beautician or dermatologist. You need to take in a lot of fruits to help regulate your system. And you may also applying home remedies if you know what to use. You can try rose water, lemon water, honey water, rice water, and mint detox water.
Whatever it is you do, always remember to take in as much water as you possibly can. It will save you the trouble.