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    5 hydration-boosting products to help you beat the heat
    Feeling the heat? Add these five products to your arsenal to keep your body healthy and hydrated through the summer months and beyond
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    As much as we love to get outside and enjoy the sunshine and warm weather brings, it can often leave us feeling tired, thirsty and a little sunburnt. So, how can we battle the effects of too much sun and keep our bodies healthy and hydrated? Thankfully there are supplements, serums and sports drinks that are designed to help combat dehydration.

    Whether you’re planning a mega hike, a day at the beach, or simply going about your day-to-day life, hydration should always be a consideration. And thanks to our online shopping partner iHerb , it’s never been easier or more rewarding to beat the heat – with Cathay members enjoying a rate of USD1 = 2.5 year-round when shopping on iHerb with Asia Miles.

    Ready to shop? Below, we’ve listed five of our favourite hydration-boosting products on iHerb. Just remember to enter iHerb through this link when you’re ready to shop, in order to take advantage of this limited-time offer.

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    Essential electrolytes nutribiotic product

    1) For everyday hydration 

    Why? Hydration supplements are a great way of making sure your body is getting enough electrolytes everyday – which is especially important during the summer, or year-round if you live in a hot and humid country. 

    When you sweat, your body loses essential minerals such as sodium, calcium and potassium. By adding an electrolyte supplement to your diet, you can replenish the electrolytes that are lost through sweating.

    What? Take a daily NutriBiotic Essential Electrolytes vegan capsule when facing hot weather to help avoid dehydration.

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    Now sports effer-hydrate tabs

    2) For muscle performance 

    Why? When exercising, your body will lose more water and electrolytes than normal due to increased sweating. It’s important to hydrate before, during and after your workout not only to make sure your body is able to perform and recover well, but because electrolytes support our body’s vital functions - such as muscle contraction.

    Adding an electrolyte powder to your water to create a hydration drink is a great way to support your body throughout exercise and make sure you stave off muscle cramps.

    What? NOW Foods Sports Effer-hydrate Tablets come in various flavours and can easily be added to a drinks bottle when you’re on the move.

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    Liquid IV hydration multiplier

    3) For rapid recovery 

    Why? For those of you training for extreme sports events or suffering from heat exhaustion, you may need something a little stronger than your typical sports drink or supplements. 

    Concentrated energy powders or gels often contain double or triple the electrolytes of traditional sports drinks, helping your body feel better faster. However, they can also contain a high sugar content, so this is best reserved for elite athletes in training or severe dehydration (or hangovers…).

    What? Liquid I.V. Hydration Multiplier electrolyte drink mix claims to use technology which hydrates the body up to three times faster than water alone. 

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    Eucerin daily protection

    4) For daily skin protection

    What? When it comes to hydration, it’s important to not only consider the inside of your body, but the outside too. Many people only wear sunscreen during the summer months, but you should wear a hydrating moisturiser with SPF everyday - whether it’s sunny or overcast. 

    Applying a face lotion with SPF in it not only keeps your skin from drying out, but also prevents UV rays from penetrating and damaging the skin, reducing the chances of sunburn and skin cancer.

    Why? Eucerin Daily Protection Face Lotion and Sunscreen SPF 30 is a dermatologist-recommended lightweight moisturiser that helps hydrate your skin and prevent sun damage.

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    Vital proteins skin hydration boost

    5) For glowing skin

    What? Hyaluronic acid and skin hydration go hand in hand. Whether you choose to include it as a supplement or in the form of a serum, this powerful substance helps increase skin moisture, reduce skin wrinkles and lines, and is also said to help wounds heal faster and reduce scarring.

    Taking a skin-quenching hyaluronic acid supplement on a daily basis will improve overall skin elasticity and reduce dry skin, giving you a dewier complexion.

    Why? Vital Proteins’ Skin Hydration Boost supplements include ingredients such as biotin and Vitamin C as well as hyaluronic acid for optimal skin hydration.

     

    Don’t forget to enter iHerb through iShop in order to take advantage of our limited time shopping offers. 
     

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