Take over the world girls, It's your playground!
Following are the very basic yet important hair and skin care tips that will help you see though the harsh sunny and dry season while looking like a million bucks. Yes it's possible! Just a few pointers can equip you to fight and face this relentless heat and emerge a victorious queen.
Look hot outside and feel so cool inside. Let us show you how!
Never ever step out without a generous helping of your sunscreen with an SPF of 20. Apply it at least half an hour before leave.
HOME REMEDIES FOR RADIANT SKIN
Multani mitti packs for Oily skin, Aloe vera, Cucumber slices for the eyes, Tomato and papaya mash for a supple fresh feel, Rose water as your toner, Gram flour and yogurt pack to remove the tan are all very effective home care NUSKHAS for that superb skin in summers.
AMPLE FLUID INTAKE
Stay hydrated no matter what! Coconut water, Fresh juices, green tea, all these are your best friends. Embrace them. The sun will squeeze all possible fluids from your body so keep water and light drinks handy. Avoid caffeine based and alcoholic drinks as they dehydrate. Water deprived skin and hair become lifeless and dull, and you don't want that, do you?
CONSUME LOTS OF FRUITS AND VEGGIES
Summer is the time to have a nice fruity diet that's easy on the tummy and a blessing for your skin. They nourish you with essential vitamins and minerals that leave the skin feeling flushed and well fed.
WASH YOUR FACE THRICE A DAY
Even though you are indoors and don't feel like you need a wash, just go for it. A gentle facewash would leave your skin feeling fresh and supple. Don't forget to use a WATER BASED moisturizer after each wash.
THE CLEANSING TONING MOUSTURISING ROUTINE
It's the beauty secret passed on from the times of Queen Cleopatra and it's a sure shot hit for that glowing flawless skin. Follow it religiously each night before sleeping.
EAT HEALTHY, EXERCISE AND SLEEP WELL
The holy trinity of good health and glowing skin holds true for the whole year. So along with all the tips above, don’t forget to eat a balanced diet, work out for at least 45 minutes every day and get 7 to 8 hours of sleep.
HAIRCAREWASH/ CLEANSE YOUR HAIR EVERYDAY
It's a myth that hair becomes weaker with frequent washing. Ditch the old school thought. Wash and condition with a mild shampoo every day to avoid the dust and sweat accumulation on your delicate scalp. It blocks the pores and leads to a zillion hair problems.
DON'T MASSAGE VIGROUSLY
While washing or oiling, its best to do so gently as too much pressure leads to the activation of sebaceous glands that release oil and clog the pores.
PROTECTION FOR COLORED HAIR
Colored hair is more prone to drying up due chemicals and the weakening of original hair quality. Too much sun exposure will change your hair color even, that is the extent of damage that it can do. Try covering up your hair and use only special shampoos and hair masks recommended for colored hair. Light oiling is recommended too before each wash.
STAY HYDERATED AND HAVE LOTS OF JUICES,AND VITAMIN C AND E
Amla, oranges, green veggies are all great options for the right nutrition for your hair and skin. Carrots, apples, spinach etc are also excellent boosters for healthy hair and skin. Keep their intake regular.
Curd, egg whites, lemon etc are natural scalp cleansers and growth boosters. They help your mane to look shiny and healthy naturally. Apply them regularly and you will feel the difference.
Breathe easy with these expert tips for healthy hair and skin these summers and usher in the sun with a smile!