During the rains, both the skin and hair suffer due to high humidity. Sweat and oil deposits make the skin and hair really dull. So, adjust your skin and hair care routine according to the season.
- Avoid heavy makeup as it can clog your pores. Humidity is breeding ground for bacteria, you’re also more prone to breaking out this season.
- Most of them stop using sunscreen once the climate turns cool, but you must continue it even if it is cloudy
- If your skin is too oily, use a clay-based face mask twice a day to cleanse pores and remove excess oil from skin. ke sure to not overdo it.
- During the monsoons, the body loses fluids through sweat. Drink plenty of water, lots of “nimbu paani” and fresh fruit juices diluted with water.
- Allow your feet to breathe. Wear open footwear as closed shoes can trap sweat and water that could lead to fungal and bacterial infections.
- Incorporate Vitamin A and Vitamin C rich foods in your diet. This will bring a natural glow to your skin
- Wash your hair more often during the monsoons.
- Maintain general hygiene and avoid road side vendor food as the food easily gets affected with bacteria and fungi.
- Tea and lemon juice also make a wonderful hair rinse, adding shine to the hair. Just boil used tea leaves again, in enough water. Cool, strain, add the juice of a lemon. Use it as a last rinse after shampoo. The juice of a lemon and half a cup of rose water can also be added to a mug of water to make a fragrant last rinse.
- Sometimes, you can apply the white of several eggs before your shampoo, leaving it on for half and hour. This not only gives body to the hair, but is also a wonderful cleanser. Henna is also a good conditioner and is actually very cooling. Add tea water to mix the henna, along with lemon juice, coffee and two raw eggs.
- Usually in this season you invite itchy scalp because of dandruff or some other reasons. For such irritating scalp applying neem oil is the best remedy.
- Use of hair dryers though necessary it is better suggested if you limit its usage. Instead opt for dry towels to remove moist from your hair.
Have a happy monsoon!!