Holi is one festival that gives me that happy feeling. I feel joyful when I see a rain dance and people having a blast, I love the celebratory vibe but I'm not a fan of the mess it creates on the road afterwards. I love vibrant colours but I skip playing Holi because I don't like that some artificial colours refuse to budge from the skin. Those colours are harsh on the skin, especially, sensitive or acne-prone skin. And if you are on the same page as me, I've got some easy haircare and skincare tips for holi.
There are a few measures you can take to avoid this post-Holi situation both before and after playing Holi. We already told how to not let your Holi fun affect the health of your hair, now here's how to protect skin and hair from holi colours.
Before you step out, make sure to follow some skin care tips for holi that will help you get rid of all that colour much easier and stress-free. SO, here’s a list of pre Holi skin care tips that you must follow
Ditch those shorts for an old pair of pants and a top with long sleeves, basically, try and cover your body as much as possible to protect your body from stains.
Apply a generous amount of cold-pressed mustard oil, castor oil, olive oil, almond oil or coconut oil to your hair, braid and tie it up and you are all set to play Holi.
Take some baby oil and slather it all over your body. We know it may feel a little sticky, but it is worth it to protect your skin from harsh colours.
Before you start playing with colours, you must use a thick sunscreen of SPF 30 or more on your skin.
Carry a cheap pair of sunglasses with you to protect your eyes from Holi colours as well as from the Sun.
Our lips are more sensitive than our body skin, so you need to take proper care of it. Apply a nice bright lipstick to protect your lips or you can simply on some Vaseline.
We all do hate when the Holi colours get stuck in our nails and we just can’t remove them. Well, you better take precautions beforehand. Apply nail polish on your nails and you won’t have to worry while playing Holi.
Try and play with dry and herbal colours as much as possible, because once dry colours are mixed with water it sticks to the body.
If you are smeared with harsh colours, wash it off with water as soon as you can, to prevent staining.
We know how difficult it gets it to remove Holi colours from skin, hair and clothes. And understanding your need for all such ideas, we have got you a list of post holi skin care and hair care tips that you gotta try!
It doesn't matter how much we try to avoid it but once we are done playing Holi, there'll always be some colour or a patch that will stay on the skin. To get rid of those without harming your skin, you can try the following skin care tips for holi:
For a basic hair care routine for Holi, you can simply rinse your hair out for a good 10 minutes with cool water before you grab that shampoo bottle. But before you do lather up your locks, try one of these hair care tips for Holi to help remove all traces of colour and leave your hair moisturized.
Removing Holi colours from clothes is a daunting task. While we love splashing colours and water on each other, it is our clothes that celebrate its last day. Well, not anymore, because we have got a list of ideas that will help you remove Holi colours from clothes.
So, these were some of the most amazing hair care and skin care tips for holi. Go ahead, have fun and play Holi!
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