Holi, it is one of the most famous Indian festivals. On this day peoples make delicious recipes and sweets. Peoples also play with colors, water-balloons and pichkari’s to make fun on this day. Peoples apply colors on each other’s faces with saying ‘Please Don’t Mind its Holi’ or ‘Bura Na Maano Holi Hai’. This festival comes with a lot of joy and happiness and brings together so many type skin related diseases. The use of chemical colors may cause the damage of skin, eyes and hair. Some skin experts give advice to using organic colors instead of chemical colors. Because chemical colors can badly effect on our body and may cause skin diseases like allergy, rashes, dullness of eyes and hair loss or breakage. To protect your skin, hair and eyes from the damage you should follow some precautions.
Here we are providing you top 5 tips how to protect skin, hair and eyes from chemical or synthetic colors on holi 2014. They will help you to aware from disadvantage of using chemical colors on this holi.
1. Cover the body:-
Boys can use long sleeves shirt and pajama or cotton pants instead of wearing short dress. Girls can wear ‘Salwar & Kurta’ instead of wearing jeans or t-shirt. Mostly women are like to wear simple saris on the color day of holi. Without covered skin is quickly affect by the colors. If you more cover your body, the higher are the chances of saving your skin from color harm.
2. Oiling and Moisturizing the skin:-
Apply oil all over your body, including hands, feet, and elbows at least 20-25 minutes before you start play holi. You can use warm coconut oil, castor oil or olive oil on your hair. If your hairs have dandruff then use some drops of lemon with your oil and apply this mixture in your hair gently.
You can also use some suitable moisturizer has an SPF as you do not want to catch a tan from the sun! Peoples worry how to get rid of holi color on face. Don’t use harsh soap on your face when it is wet. Just massage your face and body with ‘til’ oil to remove color.
synthetic colors may also cause the hair damage. Wash your hair with a lot of water and shampoo.
3. Drink more water:-
Drink more water before play holi as much you can. It keeps your body hydrated. Use natural colors on holi instead of wet in water.
4. Take care of Eyes, Lips and Nails:-
Avoid the use of glasses on holi. If you can’t do so then just be careful while applying colors. Some people are interested in applying surprise colors on your face. It can affect your eyes and lips directly. For lips, you can use lip balm. If your eyes affected with color then wash them with ‘Rose Water’ or ‘simple cold water’.
By applying nail paint you can protect your nails with a protective coat.
5. Go organic on this Holi:-
Synthetic colors which are selling in market can cause the skin damage. Try to use natural colors and go organic on this holi. Organic ingredients have the potential to wipe out any nasty chemicals. They may ruin your skin when exposed to sun, preventing the clogging of pores.
You can use natural colors such as, tea leaves, marigold flowers, henna, tomatoes and turmeric for a safe and skin-friendly Holi.
After playing holi use ‘Multani Mitti’ or ‘besan’ to remove color from your body. You can use some useful body lotion it will protect skin from sunlight. Do not forget to use cream after bath. If your body still gets affected by colors then met your skin expert doctors soonly.
Keep enjoying your holi with these top 5 tips how to protect skin, hair and eyes from chemical or synthetic colors on holi 2016.
“Wish All of You a Safe and Happy Holi”.