Holi is round the corner and brimming festive spirit is apparent! How do you plan to take care of your hair and skin during the festive season? Be cautioned because despite being tagged as herbal or organic, synthetic ingredients are used in the Holi Colors which leave your hair and skin damaged.
Let us have a quick look at the beauty tips for hair and skin during Holi from being damaged.
Head Massage with Coconut Oil:
Before you get drenched in colors, make sure that you massage your hair with lukewarm coconut oil. This protects your hair from synthetic chemicals by forming a protective layer between colors and your hair. Not only this, you are also able to protect the skin of your head from the harmful synthetic colors.
Make Sure to Tie a Pony Tail:
Never make the mistake of playing Holi with your hair open as this will destroy your hair thoroughly. Tying them in a pony tail is the best option.
Do Not Apply Face Packs Soon After the Festival:
Doing this puts your skin at risk because in all probabilities residue of the Holi colors may react with your skin and leave it damaged. Henceforth, it is better to be through with facials and face packs just before the festival.
Apply Olive Oil Thoroughly Before Playing Holi:
Make sure that you apply olive oil thoroughly on all the exposed areas before you step out to play Holi. This will help you to take out the Colors easily from your skin and keep your skin protected. You may also use almond or coconut oil to form a protective layer between harmful synthetic ingredients and your skin.
Do Not Color Your Hair Prior to Holi:
Coloring your hair is an open invitation to destroy them. If you do so, the colors are likely to adhere more on your hair and you will find it difficult to take them out from your hair.
Make Use of Gram Flour, Honey and Mustard Oil:
Make a thick paste of gram flour, honey and mustard oil. Use this face pack all over the exposed areas. Doing so will put you at ease of taking out colors from your skin and you would be able to do away with the harmful effect of synthetic ingredients.
Do Not Make Use of Warm Water:
After playing Holi do not commit the blunder of taking out colors from your skin with the help of warm water. This will make your skin dry and you may develop skin allergies as well.
Wash Your Hair With Herbal Shampoo Before Playing Holi:
Make use of an organic shampoo, before you wash your hair to ensure that there is no dirt, dust or dandruff. If you do not wash your hair, dirt of your hair is likely to stick to the residue of colors and you are likely to develop fungal infection. Not only this, your hair may also grow weak.
Just Wipe Your Hair Before Washing Them:
This will help you take out the color residue to a large extent. This will prevent seeping in of color inside the skin of your head. Once you are done with it, use a mild shampoo to wash your hair thoroughly. Not only this, rinse your hair with plain water before you use shampoo.
Massage Your Hair with Olive/ Almond Oil after Playing:
After washing your hair with a mild shampoo, make sure that you massage your hair with lukewarm olive oil. This will keep the moisture of your hair intact.
So, this Holi make sure that your hair and skin do not have to pay the cost of your fervor. With a little care and following above given beauty tips for hair and skin you can ensure that no harm is done to your beauty.