How to take Care of your skin during Holi
Holi, the festival of colors is right here and most of us have plans to celebrate it with friends and family. It is one of the most awaited festivals of India and people of all ages participate in the fun and frolic of this joyful festival. A wide variety of products are available in the market, which claim to make our Holi more colorful and enjoyable, but one must buy the colors wisely. Many of these colors are made with chemicals, which can prove to be harmful for our skin.
Here are a few things that must be taken care of while playing Holi:
Apply mustard oil all over your body and hair a day before Holi. This will prevent the colors from sticking to your skin and you will be able to wash it off…show more content… Our hair becomes dry and brittle due to the application of colors. If possible, cover your hair with a cap or scarf.
Wear such clothes which cover maximum part of your body. This helps to protect the skin from being damaged and exposed to the sun.
Women may apply a thick coat of nail paint on their fingers and toe-nails to keep them protected.
Your eyes are extremely vulnerable so make sure you keep them protected at all times. The chemicals in the colors can affect your eyes adversely. Wear your sunnies to protect your eyes from getting any color. A pair of water goggles is the best way to protect the eyes from harmful colors.
Protect your lips with a good lip balm or lipstick.
Common colors such as reds and pinks are easy to remove while the unconventional colors such as green, purple and yellow are not only harmful, they don’t come off very easily.
Many people have sensitive skin and they need to be extra careful when they step out on Holi. Here are some precautions which need to be taken if you have sensitive skin:
Most people play Holi outdoors. Apply a waterproof sunscreen on your skin to protect your skin from the