How to take care of your skin and hair for the festival of Holi?
Holi, also known as the festival of colors, is around the corner and the hype for it is as big as ever. Originally celebrated with dry gural and buckets of water has now evolved into into splashes of chemical filled synthetic powder which not only irritated our skin but also might leave permanent damage to our skin and hair. Even though the phrase ‘Bura Na Mano Holi hai’ is the motto of the festival, it might have some serious effects later on.
To prevent such mishaps Dr.Shetty will be more than happy to give out her knowledge and take you through every measure one must fundamentally execute before you destroy your perfect skin.
Skin Care Hacks
DO NOT FORGET TO MOISTURIZE.
Moisturizeing help in removing the color from your skin more easily. Natural ingredients-based moisturizers like coconut-based moisturizers are good for your skin. Remember to moisturize your whole body along with you face.
APPLY A SUNSCREEN
Since it gets very hot during this season and all that color and skin can aggravate skin damage.
USE CLEANSING MILK.
It is best used to remover hard colors from skin, leave on for about 5 minutes and wash it with luke warm water.
USE OILS TO REMOVE COLOR.
Olive oil is a mild oil which is great for your skin. Use cotton balls to gently wipe of the color off your skin after holi.
TAKE A BATH IMMEDEITLY
After playing holi as it is easier to remove the color and make sure not to use too hot water as it may irritate the skin more.
DOUSE YOURSELF IN HYDRATION
Since the colors tend to dry your skin a lot, drink a lot of water and use hydrating masks post holi. You can also take a tablet ofRA Skin Hydrate and RA Skin Bright along with this to give extra protection.
Hair Care Hacks
MASSAGE YOUR SCALP AND HAIR
With a coconut-based hair oil. It acts as a barrier and prevents colors from coming in direct contact with the hair cuticles and scalp, which mean less damage and scalp irritation.
TIE YOUR HAIR UP
Leaving your hair open means damaged and tangled strands. You can also wear a hair band/scarf or bandana around your head to avoid getting too much chemical based holi colors onto you scalp and hair.
WASH YOUR HAIR WITH PLAIN WATER
So that most of the color comes of, then use a mild shampoo. It is possible for color residue to stick to your hair but don’t panic! It will fade away in 2 or 3 days
APPLY A HAIR MASK
Your hair needs extra nourishment after holi as it is going to be severely dehydrated therefore apply a hair mask 2-3 days after to cure the damage caused by the colors.
BRUSH YOUR HAIR
This helps in getting rid of dry colors stuck on your scalp.
Its good to use organic colors which dosent harm your skin, hair or the environment. These simple yet crucial hacks if followed properly can help keep your skin and hair in perfect condition even after the festival. DON’T LET THE FEAR OF SKIN AND HAIR TROUBLE YOU ANY LONGER!
WISHING EVERYONE A SAFE AND HAPPY HOLI!!
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