Happy Holi! Aren’t you super excited to rush outside with your bag of colors and dominate the playfield? Well, we want you too! However, take a break first to make sure that your skin is properly protected.
Colors, dust, and sun rays during Holi harms your skin badly. It can also have a severe effect, which you certainly want to avoid. We have some easy and effective tips for you to keep your beautiful skin smiling.
1. Oil your skin
Smear very thick layers of oil on your skin to make sure that the colors don’t stick to your body. The best options are castor or coconut oil to create a shield between the color and your skin.
Don’t think that because you will be covered in tons of colors, the UV rays will spare your skin. Do not forget to apply a thick layer of sunscreen before heading out.
3. Petroleum Jelly
The oily nature of this element is perfect to take care of the delicate parts of your body. Mainly apply it on lips, ears, or nails to make sure that the color doesn’t stick.
4. Mustard Oil
Massage your skin with mustard oil a day before Holi. It will provide maximum protection from color and also keep your skin soft. You can also use it on your hair for keeping the colors off.
5. Nail Polish
Not only for style but to save your nails from harsh colors, cut your nails and apply multiple coats of nail polish.
6. Soothing lotion
In case you face allergies or rashes, it’s smart to keep a soothing lotion handy. Also, don’t forget to apply it before stepping out to have a fun-filled Holi. The best is to use a product that has Aloe Vera.
Yes, applying this desi food item will keep your lips moisturized and protect it from the colors.
8. Cover up
Since Holi is an outdoor activity, wearing covered clothes will save you from harmful UV rays and colors.
9. Stay hydrated
Your skin will stay fresh and out of harm’s way if you drink a lot of water. Do not let it dry out or the colors will end up harming your skin.
Do you have any more tips to add? Let’s know in the comments below.