Water is an essential part of all body tissue Including non-essential tissue such as hair.
Approximately 40 liters of water hydrates the body from inside and out! Research scientists say that individuals drinking 2 liters of quality water per day fulfill more than 10% of the RDI of minerals essential for healthy hair growth – Calcium, Magnesium, and Potassium. Remember though that water quality can vary in different regions of the U.K.
Water is needed for every system in the body and as large amounts are excreted each day, daily water intake needs to be sufficient to consistently replenish and maintain a healthy water level in bodily functions. As plants need water to grow so does hair! Daily water Intake needs to balance fluid lost in sweat tears and urine. if the intake doesn’t balance fluid loss this can lead to serious health concerns such as dehydration which will have a detrimental effect on healthy hair growth!
Oil molecules produced by the scalp glands are too large to penetrate the hair shaft they can only sit on the surface of the cuticle (outer) layer of the hair. The sebum produced by the sebaceous glands that surround the hair follicle is sticky. Sebum attracts environmental dust and debris that can clog hair follicles creating an unhealthy scalp and a smelly environment that can have a negative impact on the health of hair follicles, which may cause disruption to the hair growth cycle.
Water, Helps flush out toxins and waste products via the liver and maintains homeostasis and body temperature.