Last Updated on January 9, 2023 by Salman Khan
Holi is just around the corner, and we can’t wait for enough! Holi is a way to celebrate with family while enjoying mouthwatering treats such as gujia, lassi, dhuska, and scrumptious Holi special barfi. But, amid all this celebration, we often overlook one of our most precious things: that is “Our Skin”
Additional, everyone knows how much colours affect the skin. Isn’t it? Playing Holi is the most beautiful feeling in the chaos but what about the colours that leave our hair damaged and clogged pores. Thus, it is very important to take care of your skin before going to enjoy your favourite festival. There are many skin care products that you should use before and after the festivities.
This year, we’ve put up a comprehensive Holi guide so that you can enjoy both the gujiya and the celebration of colours safely. Discover how to protect your skin and hair from the effects of the colours and sun!
What to do before playing Holi?
Before getting ready to play Holi 2022 tips make sure you take all necessary measures and follow the below guidelines.
Apply oil to your skin
It’s usually a good idea to get out and play Holi but before that don’t forget to use organic essential oils to rejuvenate your natural skin tone. Herbal blends help in the treatment of acne and severe skin allergies, which might worsen while playing Holi. Before heading out, mix 1 tsp organic coconut oil, 1 tsp organic castor oil, and 1 tsp organic almond oil in a bowl and apply to your skin. This will serve as a barrier between your skin and the Holi colours, also make your skin hydrated. There is a range of organic oils offered by Avon which contains natural and herbal ingredients and is healthy for your skin.
Mask your head
As we know, sun rays are its pick in the time of Holi. For that, you need to cover your head with a scarf or cap from hair damage. Covering can also protect your hair from evaporating the oil that you applied on the very first step. A big no to open hair, as it can damage your hair as it absorbs all of the toxic colours to the scalp. You can simply put on a headband or make a ponytail to get rid of damaged hair.
Sunscreen is a must
Playing Holi outside might damage your skin, as you will come in contact with not only the colours but also the sun and water. It might dehydrate your natural skin and leave you sunburned. To avoid this, always apply a generous amount of sunscreen lotion before going outside. A good amount of SPF can protect your skin pores from sun damage.
Apply Nail Polish
We have put all the suggestions for protecting glowing natural skin above. Meanwhile, nails are also the important beauty of our skin. So for that, you need to apply some radiant colour of nail polish to keep with a thick coating so that it can not stuck in your nail.
When it comes to Holi, there are a few things you should avoid doing
- Avoid allowing the water and colours to sit on the natural skin. After playing, wash your hands with a good handwash right afterwards.
- Likewise, avoid taking baths on a constant schedule.
- If you are allergic to colours, avoiding playing Holi is the best decision for you.
- Stay away from mud, stones, raw eggs, and varnish.
- Colours should not be used near the eyes, nose, mouth, or skin sores.
- Don’t splatter paint on the plants and animals.
- To remove colours, do not use kerosene.
- Allowing children to throw water balloons at each other is not a good way to play Holi.
Now that you understand how to take care of your skin and hair before and after Holi, we feel you are ready to rock the Holi celebration. Just ensure that, in addition to these precautions, you also take COVID-19 measures too. Have a wonderful Holi 2022!
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