Chemical and metallic colors are health hazards, especially harmful to Skin and Hair. Without precautions negative health effects like severe skin rashes, allergies, dry brittle hair and eye injury are some of them. Healthy Tips for safe Holi for your Skin and Hair. Natural colors to play Holi with. You can make colors using natural products for Red, use red sandalwood, or Hibiscus flowers. Dry them and make a powder. For Yellow, mix turmeric with any flour or take yellow-colored flowers, such as marigold. Dry and crush them to make a powder. For Brown, use coffee beans or black tea leaves. For Green use the leaves of Gulmohur tree. Avoid Hair, skin Damage this Holi: Foolproof tips to ensure your hair and skin remain un-damage by Holi festivities. Before Holi: *First thing you need to do before venturing out for Holi, is to apply sunscreen with a SPF higher than 20, 20 minutes before stepping out. These days sunscreens have built-in moisturizers, so you can use it on arms and other exposed areas as well. *Apply transparent nail polish or petroleum jelly on your nails as a protective coating to keep strains off. *Applying coconut oil or any other oil half an hour before stepping out can reduce the possibility of hair damage. The oil creates a barrier for your hair, which also makes it easy to remove colors later. Also, it’s best to tie your hair up on Holi. *Don’t forget to apply a thick layer of lip balm as lips are a sensitive area. This will prevent colors from sticking to lips. After Holi: *Real problem of removing colors from your face after Holi, comes. First rinse your face with plain water and apply a cleansing cream or face lotion. It is important that all impurities and toxic substances are removed from your pores. So, it is best to use a cleanser containing natural ingredients such as tea tree extracts. *Wash your hair with a good shampoo. Don’t forget to apply conditioner as your hair needs nourishment after being exposed to damaging colors. *After playing with colors all day, often in bright sunlight, our eyes tend to become really stressed. It becomes essential to apply an efficient under eye cream, full of vitamin E, before ending the day. This will make you look fresh the nextmorning and will clear your dark circles and patches overnight.
Some skin tips for Men. Men’s grooming: - Siddharth Batra, Mensxp.com 5 Ways to get rid of blackheads: 1. Look for Salicylic Acid: Use a face wash that’s meant for oily skin and one that includes blemish-fighting components like Salicylic acid. Buy men’s face wash. 2. Exfoliate- You’d think that oil and dirt produce blackheads. You are wrong. Most times, your own dead skin cells lead to blackheads. Do yourself a flavor and exfoliate every other day (thrice a week) 3. Get a Facial: Facials are refreshing, prevent blackheads and if you have them, help in elimination. If you don’t want to go to a salon pick a face mask on your next trip to the market. 4. Buy Non-Comedogenic Products: Non-comedogenic products are for this word in your next buy. Always read the laespecially for this word in your next buy. Always built not to clog your pores, so look for this word in your next buy. Always read the label. 5. Moisturize: Daily moisturisation leads to healthier skin. It also improves the Quality of your cells, and prevents blackheads.
Children Playing with Colors Ten Hair Care and Skin care tips: *Cover your body as much as you can so less area is smeared in color and as a result less area to remove color from. *Try to make your whole body slippery by applying a thick layer of coconut oil or any oil on your body and hair. It is this oily coat which will play a major role in protecting from the immediate effect of harmful chemicals of colors. Also this grease will help to wash off colors easily. *A day before Holi-day, paint your hands and feet nails with nail polish. Also before going out to play apply a thick layer of Vaseline under your nails, behind your ears and on lips. The strong chemicals in the colors leave your skin dry, so a thick application of petroleum jelly is recommended. *It is advisable to play Holi with natural and skin herbal colors or with those made by reputed companies using natural protects. *Do not wait for the color to react and damage your skin further. In case of any rash or allergy treatment would include taking a non-sedative, anti-allergic tablet. *Protect your hair from getting damaged by wearing a cap or turban. Try to avoid direct contact of colors with the hair. *Use lukewarm water to wash off the colors from your face and then apply a mixture of sea salt, glycerin and a few drops of aroma oil which have an anti-bacterial and anti- fungal effect which can prevent the skin from harsh effects of chemicals in the colors. *Rub lemon edges over your skin to get rid of the color. The natural bleaching agent in lemon helps remove the sturdy strain then wash it off. After washing it off make sure to apply plenty of moisturizer to prevent the skin from dryness. *Most important thing to keep in mind is not to rub your skin vigorously with soap to wipe the face off colors. Instead, use a cleanser followed with a lot of moisturizer. Strickly avoid bleaching, waxing or facial for a week before and after Holi. This routine is recommended because these procedures leave the skin pores open which can prove to be harmful as the residue of colors can easily seep into these pores and make their way to inner layers of skin. *If your hair becomes dry, apply oil and sleep overnight. Next day wash it with a mild shampoo. Condition your hair with a rich and deep conditioner and complete your hair wash. Some more tips 'Take Care of Skin Before and after playing Holi'. Holi is the festival of colors and leaves some colorful memories for us to cherish. But we are left with messed up skin, spoiled rough hair and may have skin rash.
Take following steps to protect yourself in Holi:
1. Layer your skin with a barrier, like some paraffin cream. 2. Carry a small bag with some wet wipes, a lip balm, sun block and a small towel. 3. Trim your nails properly. Coat your nails with a thick nail lacquer and lastly put petroleum jelly around the cuticles. Advise dermatologists. 4. You could also take the bright hues head-on by pre-coloring your hair in the trendiest shades. 5.˜Try fusing mahogany with shades of brown and plum tones”, says Shefali Shetty of beauty Salon. In addition for safe Holi! 6. Buy a pair of water goggles and guard your eyes against chemicals. And put on a plastic c6ape for head.