How To Take Care Of Yourself This Holi!

Holi is near, & our excitement to fully enjoying this festival is sky high the whole year around. Now when finally it is here, we are little skeptical about playing. Why? Holi includes mess. A lot of mess. Our skin & hair’s health & condition goes for a toss! But that shouldn’t come in between you & your love for playing Holi! Here are some tips & tricks for you so that you’re all set for the enjoyment! 

Haircare Tips For Holi:

1.    Proper Oiling 
Make sure that you apply sufficient oil. It has to be mixture of warm Coconut oil & Castor Oil. This will help your scalp and hair stay nourished and save your hair from dry chemical colors.  

2.     Shampoo Routine
You must avoid doing shampoo a day before going to play the Holi. By doing this your scalp would not loose the essential oils present on the hair and on the scalp. This will be a natural way to avoid hair fall.

3.    Hairstyling 
You can always put up a bun by bringing all the hair tied up. Else you can always go for the tight braid as keeping the hair loose might weaken your hair.

4.    Hair Wash
Use plenty of water and wash your hair with mild soap or make sure you firstly wash your hair with only plain water and then wash it with mild shampoo.

5.    Oiling Post-Wash
Apply hair oil after the hair dries. This is to ensure that the hair remains hydrated and do not lose its moisture. On the other hand applying oil would nourish the scalp.

Skin Care For Holi

1.    Outfit Precaution 
Wear long sleeved t-shirts, & ankle length clothes to cover your skin from direct contact with colours.

2.    Nails Precaution
Apply translucent nail polish to cover your nails from colours.

3.     Apply a layer of moisturizer or oil, 10 mins before you step out to play.  

4.     Apply a coat of petroleum jelly around your eyes, ears, nose, lips so that colour doesn’t remain for long. 

5.    Stay Hydrated 
     Keep drinking water, juice, glucose, etc. throughout the day. Dehydrated skin can become dry and get sunburnt easily. This combined with the colours can make the skin appear dull and lifeless after Holi.

Hope these easy peasy tips will make it easy for you to enjoy a colourful Holi by keeping all such worries at bay! Happy Holi!

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