Skin Care & Hair Care tips for Holi

Holi is just around the corner and we are already excited for this vibrant and colorful festival. Holi is all about galore of colors and splashes of water but, in the middle of this excitement and fun we often forget to take care of our skin and hair? Don’t we? Yes, and as a result we suffer from dry, parched and irritated skin along with frizzy hair for several days. Thanks to the toxic pigments that leave our skin and hair in such a condition with stains all over. But, the fear of stains must not keep you away from enjoying this fun filled festival of colors.

So, we have prepared a list of certain skin and hair care essentials to prep up your skin and hair both before and after Holi to protect your skin from those harsh chemically loaded colors and hours of sun exposure.

We bring you all natural and pure skin care and hair care range to protect you from synthetic pigments and chemicals.

Let’s first start with the skin and hair care tips that you should follow ‘Before’ stepping out of the house to play Holi.

1- Oil your skin

Yes, you heard it right. Oil your skin to protect your skin from those chemical based colors. Doubtlessly, Badam Rogan Oil is one of the most popular oils for body massage. It is one of the ideal products that can be applied to your skin before being exposed to the sun and harmful colors. These wet Holi colors dry really quick and stick hard on the skin for days and are really difficult to remove later. So, to avoid that really tough time cleansing your skin, you should go for something that helps easy removal of the colors. And there is nothing better than cold pressed Badam Rogan Oil which is purely made with edible almonds rich in vitamin E which provides intense hydration to the skin. It will act as a shield to protect your skin from chemical based colors. The oil forms a protective layer so that the colors don’t get deep into the pores while making it easier to remove color without leaving any sturdy stains.

Badam Rogan Oil by Upakarma Ayurveda is a light weight formulation that will just get absorbed into the skin keeping it nourished and smooth throughout to avoid any skin irritation caused due to the colors.

HOW TO APPLY 

Just before stepping out

  • Apply a generous amount of Badam Rogan Oil on your face, neck, hands and nails.
  • Massage gently and let it get absorbed into the skin.
2- Protect your hair

Oiling can really help protect your hair from any damage caused due to harmful colors. None of us like those exuberant purple, green,

blue unevenly mixed colored hair. Also, like most of the people notice, dry, brittle and frizzy hair just after the first wash? Right? It happens just because of the chemicals present in the colors making our hair extremely dry and lifeless. These chemicals pull off all the moisture and natural oils leaving them so dry and unmanageable. So, to avoid such an extreme situation, Upakarma Ayurveda has a natural solution – Cold pressed Onion Hair Oil enriched with only pure ingredients such as – Red Onion Seed Oil, Black Seed Oil, Argan Oil, Coconut Oil and Jojoba Oil. The blend of all natural oils will not only prevent your hair from drying but will also help to strengthen hair follicles. This all natural formulation can help balance the pH level of the scalp and nourishes hair deep down providing an extra hydration. Oiling would help protect your hair while making it easier to remove those stubborn colors.

Onion Hair Oil by Upakarma Ayurveda will help revive the lost moisture of the hair making it stronger from the inside and shiner on the outside.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Just before stepping out apply a generous amount of Onion Hair Oil on your scalp.
  • Massage gently in circular motions and leave it on your hair.

Now, if you are reading this blog a little late then you can also follow this Post-Holi skin and hair care routine to get that glowing skin and shiny tresses back with pure ayurvedic formulations.

Post-Holi, the only thing nagging your head must be to calm your irritated dry skin and restore your usual glossy hair. So, here we are listing down easy ways to help you out.

3- hydrate your skin

As playing Holi is all about long hours of sun exposure which can often lead to sun burns and red irritated skin. Also, the vigorous scrubbing just after cleansing, to remove the remaining stains of the colors from the skin, can even result in rashes and other skin problems. So, it becomes really important to soothe inflamed skin to prevent it from any other skin issues.  And there’s nothing as good as a serum prepared with all natural ingredients to calm down the inflamed and irritated skin. Vitamin C face serum by Upakarma Ayurveda is made from pure and natural ingredients to moisturize the skin thereby preventing skin dryness and visibly reduces redness.

It is light weight ayurvedic formulation that   penetrates deep into the layers of the skin and provides right amount of hydration. It is an ideal product to tackle all your skin woes and reviving dull, dry and damaged skin.

HOW TO APPLY

Dust off the excess color and then

  • Wash skin and pat dry.
  • Apply 2-4 drops of Vitamin C serum to face and don’t forget the neck.

Allow it to get absorbed deep into the skin.

4- Nourish your roots

Washing your hair again and again to get the color off your hair is a common mistake we generally prefer doing that can lead to dry scalp and frizzy unmanageable hair. And after playing with such chemically loaded colors and then washing aga

in with chemical-laden products is obviously not a good idea, it can even worsen the condition. But no worries! We understand your struggle and have a natural solution for it – Onion Shampoo by Upakarma

Ayurveda which is a blend of all natural ingredients and oils that will not only help to get the color out of your hair but will also restore the pH balance of your scalp and nourish the roots.

Onion Shampoo is totally free from sulphate that is the major cause of drying out the hair and scalp. It is a perfect hair care product with no harsh and harmful chemicals to repair the hair the damage caused by the chemically loaded Holi colors.

HOW TO APPLY

Dust of the excess color from your hair and then

  • Wet thoroughly with lukewarm water.
  • Apply generous amount of Onion Shampoo on the scalp and hair
  • Massage and rinse thoroughly.
5- restore youthful glow

It is really tough to pen down the extent of the damage caused to the skin after playing Holi. Also, it is really important to repair the damage; otherwise it may lead to skin dryness and many other skin related issues. Many of us are still not aware about the fact that skin dryness is one of the signs of aging which can further lead to fine lines, wrinkles and hyperpigmentation. It is extremely important to take care of your skin to restore its firmness. Make sure to apply a night serum in your nighttime skincare routine to revive the natural glow of your skin. Because night time skincare is equally important to repair and get that glowing skin back.

Night serum infused with saffron is one of the pure and natural formulations with no added harmful chemicals to get rid of itching and imperfections caused during the day. It is a refreshing and rejuvenating Night Serum which helps brighten up the skin and restores a youthful glow.

HOW TO APPLY

  • Wash skin and pat dry.
  • Apply 2-4 drops of Vitamin C serum to the face and don’t forget the neck.

Allow it to get absorbed deep into the skin.

So, we have listed all natural skin and hair care essentials that can really prevent your skin and hair from getting damaged due to chemically loaded splashes of colors. All the Upakarma Ayurveda products are natural and free from chemicals and parabens.

DISCLAIMER

Always and always do a patch test before including any new product in your skin and hair care routine, though it’s free from any chemicals and made from pure and natural ingredients, it is safe but we all have different body types and everybody reacts differently to each ingredient. So, it is advisable to do a patch test just like behind your ears to check any sort of allergy or irritation. But if you don’t notice any reaction then the product is good to go and you have finally found a best friend for your skin and hair.

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