PREVENTION FROM CHEMICAL REACTIONS AND SKIN PROBLEMS AFTER HOLI

The medical community is quite concerned about the colors and chemicals that are used to play holi these days since the post-festival period sees an increase in patients seeking treatment for immediate and delayed consequences of the colors' hazardous impact on their skin, hair, eyes, and other body parts. The following are some remedies that you can use after playing holi and to keep your skin and yourself safe and healthy.

Mar 9, 2023 - 17:03
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PREVENTION FROM CHEMICAL REACTIONS AND SKIN PROBLEMS AFTER HOLI
Holi sounds like a lot of fun, but having to clean up after it is not so much fun. Several individuals stay away from the event because they fear having to remove the bright colors or cure rashes and other diseases. most commercial colors contain heavy metals, chemicals, powdered glass, and pesticides that are bad for the skin. "Most of the chemicals are not treated, thus they might cause skin issues, rashes, and allergies. Your hair may become dry and brittle as a result.

Use cold water to remove the colors; stay away from hot water.  hot water would help the colors adhere, making it much harder to get rid of them. Avoid washing off dried colors from your skin with water as well. "Washing dry hues will only spread them more. Instead, attempt and remove as much as possible using a cloth or your dry hands. After that, take a cold bath.

Don't scrub: Because soap is an alkaline ingredient, it will irritate your skin if you rub your skin forcefully to remove dyes. Use a cleanser that contains lemon and aloe vera. Aloe vera will moisturize your skin, lemon will work as a moderate bleaching agent to help reduce color spots, and coconut oil may be applied with a cotton ball to the colored areas before washing. Moreover, this aids with oil paint removal. The color can be removed by combining some amchur powder (made from raw mangoes) with water.

Use lemons: Rub lemon slices on your skin to lighten the color, then apply a combination of wheat flour and coconut oil, If your teeth are discolored, put a paste made of lemon juice and fine salt to them and then wash it off will help to erase the stain.

Another natural cure uses curd and lemon. A lemon-curd combination includes acids that make it easier to remove the color. The combination may irritate and exacerbate delicate skin; hence it is not recommended for them.

Oil it up: After Holi, oil can restore your hair and stop hair loss. using almond or olive oil to massage your hair. Olive oil is an excellent hair conditioner. It has anti-inflammatory qualities that help to maintain the health of the scalp and stop dandruff. On the contrary, almond oil serves as an organic remedy for dry and brittle hair. It gives dry hair great nourishment and hydration, restores shine to drab hair, strengthens hair, and even reduces hair loss. But coconut oil may be used to remove the color from your hair. It has alpha-linolenic acid, which emulsifies color extremely well and makes it easy to remove.

Several home methods save your hair from damage and dryness:

Four tablespoons of curd and a few fenugreek seeds can be ground to create a hair pack. After 30 minutes, shampoo your hair and then apply this pack to your scalp. Curd is a good source of calcium and carbohydrates, which aid in healthy hair development. Use a mixture of one tablespoon of vinegar and three teaspoons of hair oil to your hair for healthy hair. Vinegar smoothens hair and makes it silky and shiny.

Avoid getting cosmetic services: For at least a week after playing with colors, avoid getting cosmetic services like peels, skin polishing, or salon treatments like facials, bleach, or hair color. The substances will harm your body.

Before the Plunge-
  • Use sunscreen and moisturizer for at least 20 minutes before playing Holi.
  • Use mustard, olive, coconut, almond, or other oil on your body and face.
  • Wear clothing that covers your complete body to prevent the colors from coming into touch with your skin.
  • Put on a generous layer of lip balm to protect your lips.
  • Use clear nail paint to protect your nails.
  • Massage coconut, olive, or castor oil through your hair from root to tip the night before Holi to protect it from damaging chemicals, grime, and dust.
  • Never let your hair hang free. Fix a knot.
Holi games may be a lot of fun, yet not for everybody. The medical community is quite concerned about the colors and chemicals used to play holi these days since the post-festival period sees an increase in patients seeking treatment for immediate and delayed consequences of the colors' hazardous impact on their skin, hair, eyes, and other body parts.

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