Holi celebration fulfils our body mind and souls with a divine grace of vibrant colours. There was a time when people used to play holi with Colours which were made from natural substances but nowadays colours contain more harmful chemicals than ever before. These chemical enriched colours are very risky for the skin, So we need be extra cautious for the harmful effects and some necessary methods should be followed.
Chemical enriched colours are notorious for dehydrating effects and they may damage the skin very badly, regardless of how oily or dry it is. Several pieces on this subject have detailed do-it-yourself techniques for removing dyes that are safe for all skin types.
Concerns Related to Oily Skin:
Sebum-producing glands are overactive in oily skin. This is because "oil oozes into the dermal layer, thickening, and enlarging pores." Because of this, the skin of such individuals is typically rough and unrefined. Blackheads, pimples, spots, and acne can easily enter open pores.
Women with such a dermal layer require a cleanser designed for combination or oily skin. Cleansing lotion and facial wash can also be used. Utilizing medicated soaps or cleansers for those who suffer from blackheads, spots, acne, and pimples.
These chemically induced products are clean without upsetting the acid-alkaline balance, thus they are safe to use on all skin types.
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A DIY cleanser
Combine half a teaspoon of lemon juice and a teaspoon of cucumber juice in a bowl. After applying the mixture, gently massage it into your face using circular motions. Wash off with warm water after letting it sit for 10 minutes.
The cleaner can also be removed with a cotton pad dampened with water. An astringent lotion, the skin and hair guru adds, can assist with the excess oil. After washing your face, use a clean cotton pad to apply the lotion to your skin.
To soften the feel on your face, try using a combination of astringent lotion and rose water. With its other uses, rose water is a toner. It can also be used with cucumber juice in an equal ratio to help remove excess sebum.
Facial Exfoliant Made From Scratch
Put a tablespoon of besan in a bowl. To make a thick paste, combine a tablespoon each of curd and aloe vera gel and stirs thoroughly.
Scrub your face with this mixture and let it dry for about 20 minutes. Gently rub it in circular strokes before rinsing it off. You won't have to scrub off too much dirt. Remove all makeup and dirt from your face by washing it with regular water.
Because Holi dyes are so concentrated, exfoliation is essential for removing them from the skin's deeper layers. The use of a scrub will allow you to remove hardened oil from the skin, and dead skin cells, and refine the pores.
Nonetheless, you should take care not to rub your face too vigorously. Because the skin is already delicate, it can easily become inflamed, red, and bruised.
Lotion Prepared at Home
Moisturising with aloe vera gel or juice. It will alleviate dryness, reduce redness from overexposure to color, and calm inflammation and burns. In terms of natural ingredients, aloe vera has established itself as the gold standard for all skin types.