It is the time of the year to welcome the season of spring and a festival that is close to everyone’s heart – Holi. It is a festival of unrestrained joy, which comes with the promise of warmer days and to new beginnings. As flowers bloom during the spring season and nature is in full colour, people to immerse themselves in colour during the festival of Holi.
During Holi, many people use colours on each other and some of them tend to cause irritation and allergies.
Here we are going to tell you a few tips on how to take care of your skin during Holi.
Cover up – Wear skin-friendly clothes and keep your skin covered as much as possible. The idea is to not let the mixture of colour, water, and sweat stay on the skin for long as it may lead to allergy and irritation.
Use of body lotion or oil
One the worst things about the festival of Holi is to remove the colour from the body. Sometimes people scrub their body so hard, that it causes a rash, and hence, before playing you should always apply oil or body lotion so that the colours come off easily.
Encourage use of organic colours
It is easy to get carried away on Holi by using colour, grease, eggs and what not, but once the festival is over, your skin takes a toll because of all the synthetic colours. Encourage using organic materials and colours which will help your skin and hair and others as well.
Use of moisturizer after bath – After you have taken a bath, make sure you have applied moisturizer all over the body for two reasons. Firstly it will help retain the moisture in your body which has been lost throughout the day and secondly, it will help you to remove colours easily.
Keep yourself hydrated
Holi is a festival which tends to dehydrate the skin to a large extent. Keep sipping water throughout the time when you are playing Holi.
Use natural ingredients like lemon to get tough stains out
If there are stubborn colours that are just refusing to leave your skin, then you can use lemon on them. Rub lemon on your skin, where the colours are sturdy. Lemon is a natural bleaching agent and will remove stains.
Holi is meant to be enjoyed and one is supposed to make memories out of it, however, there can be certain after-effects which tend to ruin the festival of colours, hence it is important to take certain precautions beforehand and a few later in order to enjoy the occasion to the fullest.