Hangovers vary from person to person but they are generally characterised by a headache, feeling tired, sickness, nausea and dehydration, which is one of the main causes of hangover symptoms.
Let’s face it. You probably lost count of how many times you sipped on your friend’s “extra special” mixed New Year’s Eve punch. We’ve all been there. But just because you indulged a little more than intended the night before, that doesn’t mean you have to look like it. To keep you from appearing like a hot hung-over mess, we’ve rounded up nine beauty hacks that’ll help you put your best face forward the morning after.
This is the time of year in which you, along with the rest of the nation, wakes up with either a pounding headache or feeling queasy at best.And while we all have developed our very own hangover cures over the years, some actually do work better than others.Besides not drinking at all or in moderation, here are some of the things you can do to get up and running again in no time.9 things you need to know before starting the gym14 of the most hilarious Christmas presents people have ever received
In life-changing news of the day, Dutch beer maker Thomas Gesink, has revealed he could well have uncovered the secret to making beer which gets you nicely sozzled, but doesn’t leave you bed-bound the following day. Apparently it all came about when the De Prael brewery in Amsterdam was challenged to create an alcoholic tipple that reduced the effect of a hangover.
The happy high of a night spent chugging the cocktails followed by the crushing low of a head-pounding, nausea-inducing hangover. Well this common weekend dilemma could soon be a thing of the past thanks to the discovery of a new type of synthetic alcohol, which promises to kick hangovers to the curb! A professor from Imperial College London claims to have officially created hangover-free alcohol.
It’s hard to explain what being an introvert is like, especially if you’re talking to someone on the more extroverted side of the spectrum. “Introverts have a more limited ration of energy available for socialising, compared to our more extroverted counterparts. This means that introverts are easily overstimulated - in other words, find everything a ‘bit-too-much’ more easily.
A day’s worth of ‘Orange Is The New Black’, combined with a large bag of Cool Original Doritos and at least eight pints of apple juice mixed with lemonade. And maybe a Bloody Mary, if you’ve got your nausea in check. That’s how long most of us think it takes to recover from a big night out where far too many rum and cokes were consumed. But the reality is far more depressing.
After drinking your body weight in spirits/shots/anything you can get your hands on, you wake up feeling a bit meh, head down to McDonalds for a cure-all sausage and egg McMuffin, a quick disco nap and you’re ready to do it all again that night. Hangovers now - You barely get through two Expresso Martinis before waking up unable to move your head for fear it will explode, in a shaky, nervy state that lingers well into Monday (and maybe even Tuesday).
The swagger’s shot of choice whilst at uni, bolstered by the legend of the gold flakes cutting into your stomach to get you drunk quicker, the sad fact is it’s just schnapps with gold in it. For the times when a bacon breakfast alone doesn’t cut it, why not pair it with a Bloody Mary.