5 Sneaky Ways Alcohol Affects Your Health and Beauty (and How to Prevent Them)
We're conditioned to think it's glamorous, but when it comes to your health and looks, drinking's insidious side effects are anything but
Alcohol can wreck your hairIn the same way that drinking alcohol desiccates your skin, it dehydrates your hair. The problem, of course, is that dry hair is weak, brittle and more prone to split ends. Excessive alcohol use can also trigger a zinc deficiency in the body, which has been shown to cause hair loss.
As if these look-robbing effects weren't bad enough, many drinkers also smoke. And smoking has its own specialized way of stealing your beauty.
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