Happy Holi! The celebration of colors is almost here, and people are eagerly waiting to play with colors, and water balloons, and indulge in mouth-watering food. However, before you start celebrating Holi, it is essential to keep some things in mind for your safety and health.
Here are some tips to keep in mind:
• Oil your hair adequately before leaving to play Holi. This will protect your hair from damage caused by colours and chemicals.
• Use only natural and organic handmade colours. Synthetic colours may contain harmful chemicals that can cause skin irritation, rashes, and even allergic reactions.
• Stay hydrated by drinking plenty of water throughout the day to keep your energy levels up.
• Apply sunscreen on your face and arms to protect your skin from harmful UV rays.
• Use dry Holi colours to conserve water.
• Wear full-length and long-sleeved clothing to protect your skin from colours.
• Paint your nails to prevent them from staining.
• Use cleaning milk or coconut oil to remove the extra color from your face.
• Prepare a first aid kit and an emergency contact list in case of any mishap.
Here are some things to avoid during Holi:
• Do not play with eggs or mud during the Holi celebrations. It can cause harm to the environment and can be unhygienic.
• Avoid drinking alcohol during Holi. It can lead to accidents and injuries.
• Avoid using metallic and blue and green hues. These colors may contain harmful chemicals that can damage your skin and eyes.
• Keep household plants, animals, and pets color-free. Colors can be toxic to them and can cause harm to their health.
• Keep children away from intense colors that can cause skin allergies.
• Never use kerosene or any other chemical to remove makeup or color from your skin or face. It can cause serious harm to your skin and eyes.
• Avoid throwing water balloons as they can be dangerous and cause injuries.
• Avoid eating with colored hands as it can be unhygienic.
• Do not overeat during Holi as it can cause digestive problems.
By following these tips, you can enjoy Holi to the fullest while keeping yourself and others safe and healthy. Have a happy and colorful Holi!