Holi is truly a festival of joy but our skin has to go through a lot during this time. Holi colors are loaded with chemicals and damages the skin. You need to take care of your skin before and also very important after playing Holi. Just washing your face and taking a bath to remove colors is not enough and can leave your skin dry and dull. You need to follow post Holi skincare to moisturize and nourish your skin to retain its glow.
To retain your glow follow these simple post Holi skincare tips:
The first thing you must do after playing Holi is dust & and wash the loose color from your face with cold water and apply some cleanser. Using cleansing milk colors will come off easily. It’s recommended to cleanse or oil before a shower. You can also use damp cotton or a water-based wipe to remove excess colors.
Wash your body with cold water
Use a gentle face wash, soap or body wash with cold water to get rid of the remaining color. Do not rub or scrub your skin roughly that can cause skin rashes. Use a good moisturizer after a wash so your skin doesn’t feel dry. Using a good shampoo with ingredients like Amla, Jojoba, Argon, Brahmi, and others can help to cleanse hair effectively. After the shampoo, don’t forget to apply conditioner to the lengths of hair. Leave on for a couple of minutes and then rinse with cold water.
Even after washing your face and body thoroughly, there will be few stubborn color stains that will not come off. In such cases use coconut oil to massage on those areas and slowly the color stains will fade away.
Use Natural packs or Sheet mask
Your skin has been exposed to harsh chemicals, Thus natural ingredients can help to soothe and nourish your skin. You can make a DIY face pack using turmeric, sandalwood, papaya, and other kitchen ingredients. If you are too lazy to make a face pack for yourself you can use the Masking facial sheet mask. No need to waste your time and energy on these messy DIY recipes. Pamper your skin post-Holi with Fruit Facial Sheet Mask with the goodness of fruits packed with antioxidants. This Mask will bring back the natural glow and will nourish your skin from within. It’s easy and hassle-free, can be used anywhere, anytime.