Holi Color Removing Tips: Five Natural Ways to Protect Skin from Harmful Holi Colors

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Natural Ways To Remove Holi Colours From Face : Holi is the best day which you can play with your friends and family. We celebrate the day starting with colors and ending with a nice dinner with family and Pooja. Holi has long traditional links with several legends. But now-a-days the colors are not that natural which may damage your skin tissues. So here are some of the best life hacks which can save your skin from damaging colors and harmful chemicals.

Holi is celebrated with special importance in the North of India. It solemnizes the love of Radha and Krishna. The spraying of colored powders recalls the love sport of Lord Krishna and His devotees.The color, noise and entertainment that accompanies the celebration of Holi bears witness to a feeling of oneness and sense of brotherhood. The festival brings home the lesson of spiritual and social harmony.

5 Best Ways To Protect Skin from Damaging Colors on Holi:

Holi brings colour, unrestrained joy, a promise full of warm days and new beginnings. The Holi can also bring you the unwanted skin problems like rashes, pimples and whole lot of other damaging problems if you don’t take enough care of your skin. Here are the best ways to protect skin from Damaging colors on Holi.

Clothes Cover Your Body: This is the important way that you must and should follow to make your skin look the same. We all know that prevention is better than cure. So we follow the same rule over here. Choose the clothes to wear on the festive day which covers your body and only leave little skin exposed to the colors like arms and foot. It will prevent the skin from damaging in the first place.

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Apply Oil or Cold Cream: Another best way to prevent from damaging the skin is applying Oil or Cold cream on the surface of your skin. These Oil and Cold Cream has some slipperiness in them which will prevent the colors from going deep into the skin and also they will smear off color from your skin easily.

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Be Hydrated: The other important thing which you need to be aware of is the hydration of your body. If at all the oil gets wear off and the color go into the skin as you don’t have water content in the body. So keep drinking water, juices as well as glucose, should you feel the need of re-energising yourself.

No Vigorous Rubbing of Skin: If some color gets on to your skin and you want to clean it after the play, don’t rub your face or the skin vigorously. That will not remove the color from the skin but it will cause damage to your skin in turn. So it is better not to rub your skin vigorously and apply a moisturised soap with lukewarm salt water and add a drop of baby oil to it. A mix of gram powder (besan) with milk can also be used to remove traces of colour.

Apply Lemon to Remove Color: Lemon is considered as one of the powerful bleaching agents. We use lemon if there is any stain on your clothes. Lemon has citric acid which takes care of these hard stains to wear off and remove the stain. The same applies over here too. So rubbing lemon wedges on your face and body is also a good option. Use a toner too as it will help you reduce the chemical change in your skin from Holi colours.

Easy Ways To Remove Holi Colours From Skin & Hair

One can use Micellar water, which is a combination of water and oil, to remove the colour. Micellar water is mostly used as a make-up remover, but it is not harmful as it hydrates the skin as well.

Do not wash your face with soap, instead use a mild cleanser and moisturising cream. Gram flour (besan) and milk mixture or multani-mitti can also be used to remove colours from your face.

Curd, gram flour (besan), orange-peel powder, turmeric, lemon drops and olive oil will also help to clean your skin.

In order to avoid skin reactions, you should refrain from waxing, facials, threading, or any other beauty treatments for at least two days after Holi.

These measures will not only help you get rid of the colour, but will also protect your skin and hair from the negative effects of chemicals and other harmful substances that are often used to make Holi colours.

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