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Holi Skin Care Tips for Acne-Prone Skin

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Skin Care Tips for Acne-Prone Skin 

You may know that the last two years were so unusual for the whole world as everyone was fighting for food and life. The whole year was like a mess and couldn't celebrate any festivals and special the festival of colour called Holi festival. The things are the same yet and nothing has changed, masks are still mandatory and social distancing norm is yet to be followed.

The Holi festival is right here and Holi is one of the biggest festivals celebrated in India. Though there are some covid norms that still have to be followed for our own safety purpose, however, the spirit should not be dampened. This festival is all about sharing joys and happiness and forgetting and leaving all sorrows behind. Holi is nothing without all the stupid and childish fun like splashing water with colour on one another, sharing and eating sweets, and applying colour to one another.

If you have sensitive acne-prone skin and also oily skin, playing with colours can be a little risky for your skin as it may irritate the skin. A person with acne-prone skin has to suffer a lot and fear acne breakouts and rashes on the skin. therefore, it becomes essential to take care of the skin by taking a skincare routine before the days of holi. Preparing your skin so that it won't immediately react on your skin some steps need to be taken both pre and post-Holi celebration.

The best part is holi can be celebrated at home with our friends and family and need about any norms at home. But the nightmare for skin damage does not go away and people with clear skin have no such worries of any rashes on the skin but following some skin care tips can help you prevent your skin from any damage. Good skincare products and routines can help you minimize the damage that will happen to the skin post holi.

Here are some pre and post-Holi skincare tips need to follow to prevent and protect your skin from being damaged and irritated.

  • Have proper diet

Diet is always related to the health of your body and skin. As you follow skincare it is also important to have a healthful diet. Your skin's health is all dependent on what food you eat and also collagen level is maintained by the foods you eat. Always have vitamin A and vitamin C-rich food that keeps your skin healthy and glowing. 

  • Exfoliate your skin

Exfoliation helps the skin to keep away from dead skin cells, clogged pores, excess dirt, whiteheads, blackheads. You may have heard of salicylic acid and its miracle, if your skin is sensitive or acne-prone, applying salicylic could help you get rid of acne breakouts and acne scars. Salicylic acid is a type of beta-hydroxy acid that cleanses out dirt and chemical build-up on your skin. So exfoliate your skin twice a week and use a gentle exfoliator if you have sensitive skin.

  • Moisturize

Moisturization is a must to keep your skin hydrated and glowing. Water and oil are signs of healthy skin. Always moisturize your skin twice a day, once in the morning and once at night. Moisturizing your skin helps prevent any skin irritation and rashes. Hydrating the skin does not only mean drinking plenty of water, but it also means moisturizing your skin well that it retains the moisture level of the skin. You can apply cucumber paste as soothes and calms the skin and prevent inflammation. 

  • Take enough sleep

Sleep is the most essential factor for the health of your skin. Sleep is as much important as proper skincare and a healthy diet. Make sure to get enough sleep as sleeps repair the skin cells at night and helps to glow in the morning time. Sleep helps fight free radicals and maintain skins health.

  • Cleanse your face every day

If you have acne-prone skin or oily skin, then cleansing your face foaming cleanser is a must a removes excess oil from your face and prevent sebum production in excess. If you have sensitive skin wash your face with a fragrance-free cleanser. The cleanser should be oil-based or water-based depending upon your skin type

  • Apply sunscreen

When you go to play the festival of colours you need to protect your skin from the sun's harmful UV rays. Always apply sunscreen of SPF 30 or above as it protects your skin from any damage and sunburn.

  • Double cleansing your face

Double cleansing means washing your face twice post Holi celebration. Once with micellar water to remove colours or any makeup products and the next to wash it with a face wash for the betterment of the skin that won’t annoy your skins layer.

Take Away

Holi is the festival of colour and happiness. Playing with colour is a joy, but many holi colours s chemical-based and thus can harm your skin. So to prevent this you must follow some pre and post-Holi skincare tips and keep your skin problem at bay without having any rashes and irritation to the skin.