Follow these Tips if you want a Stress-free and Healthy Holi

New Delhi: The most colorful and fun festival of India, Holi is right around the corner.

Girl applying Color to a Boy on Holi Festival

Holi, the festival of colors

Also known as a carnival of colors, this festival involves drenching everyone in colored powder, paste and water. However, a lot of people experience several skin, hair, nail and eye problems, which may last up to two weeks after the festival.

According to Dr Sirisha Singh, the founding member and Medical Director of The Skin Center, here are some simple tips for stress-free Holi with minimal damage. Firstly before you step out to play Holi, make sure you apply moisturizer generously all over your body andcoconut or olive oil through your hair to prevent damage from the harsh colors.

While enjoying playing with colors, people should use organic colors, drink plenty of water to keep the body and skin hydrated and by keep alcohol intake to the minimum as it has a dehydrating effect on the body. Several guidelines should also be followed after playing with colors such as brushing off all excess color, immediately taking a bath with lukewarm water using a mild shampoo and after the bath, apply a generous amount of skin healing cream. Lastly, one should always consult a dermatologist if a rash appears and persists. Well, follow these simple tips for a safe, happy and hassle-free Hol

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