MR PORTER: THE BEST HANGOVER CURES

Come December ‘how to cure your hangover’ features are par for the course. My latest contribution to Mr Porter goes above and beyond the usual advice, citing everything from cosmetic quick fixes to pre-tox cocktails that will make your liver invincible. Click here for the full article or read an excerpt below.

As author and hardened boozer Sir Kingsley Amis put it in Lucky Jim, there are some mornings when you wake up feeling like your mouth has “been used as a latrine by some small creature of the night, and then as its mausoleum”. On such occasions, while solid evidence of what actually happened the previous evening may be thin on the ground, there are many ways your body will helpfully remind you, from the classic (shooting pains in the liver) to the less often discussed (sallow, dehydrated skin).

While we would never have the gall to suggest that to avoid such a predicament you employ the virtues of moderation or restraint, we would encourage you to do some damage control (if not for the sake of your mind or soul, at least for your face). To that end, we’ve compiled a list of essential remedies to help offset the effects of that vengeful hangover and ensure you end 2015 with a deceptive look (if not feeling) of sobriety.

 

To read the complete feature, click here.


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