Holi is the most colourful festival of India and everyone is smeared with all sorts of colours on the day. It is important that you prepare well in advance before revelling in the merriments of the day. With the wide use of chemical colours for celebrating Holi, you need to take some steps for preventing your skin and also know the correct methods of removing the colours.
You must wear comfortable and long clothes, i.e. those that cover your body as much as possible. Apply oil on your face, arms and the rest of the body. Use coconut oil, mustard oil or olive oil for this. The exposed body parts should be especially smeared with oil and perhaps with double or triple coating. This would allow them to be easily washed off.
You could also use DIY face packs to remove stubborn cHoli colours from your skin. Some good options are:
Face Pack for Dry Skin:
1 tsp almond powder
1 tsp honey
2 drops lemon juice
Make a paste of all the ingredients and apply it your face. Let it stay for 20 minutes. Wet your hand with little water and try to rub offthe pack from the face. This will make your skin soft and clean.
Face Pack for Oily Skin:
1 tsp Masoor Dal
dried Orange peel
1 tsp rose water
2 - 3 drops lemon juice
Make a paste of all ingredients and apply it to the face. When the pack gets dried, apply some water on your hands and then try to rub off the pack.
Remember to not wash your face again and again. This will make your face dry. Also, do not rub your skin with any rough and hard thing. This will make your skin itchy. Apply coconut oil with the help of cotton and ten try to remove the colors.
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