Home remedies to remove Holi colors from your skin and hair

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New Delhi : Holi festival comes with spray of vibrant colors. The festival of joy brings along a little problem for skin and hair. The chemically loaded colors do a lot of damage to our delicate hair and skin. This is why we need to pay extra attention to ourselves, immediately after playing Holi. To help you care the best, we have come up with some home remedies that will help you remove Holi colors quickly.

Wash your hair with curd

After playing Holi, do not rush to shampoo your hair immediately. Take a bowl of curd and apply it all over your hair. Keep this on for around 45 minutes. Then wash your hair with plain water and then shampoo your hair as usual. This will help in removing colour from your hair quickly and it will also reduce all the damage done to your hair. 

Use coconut milk to remove Holi color

Coconut milk is another great remedy to remove colour from your hair. It helps you get rid of colours quickly. Before you shampoo your hair, apply coconut milk all over. 

Milk magic to remove color from face and body

Prepare a paste using besan and milk. Apply a layer of this mix on your face and body and keep it for 10 minutes. You can use some water and then scrub this out in circular motions. This will help you get rid of the Holi colours.

Coconut oil to remove stubborn colors

Apply coconut oil before playing holi to prevent holi colours to harm your skin and hair. You can also apply it after playing Holi to clean off all the stubborn colours. For hair, you can apply it before shampooing your hair. 

Scrub your skin with lemon and honey

Make a face scrub using oatmeal, lemon juice and honey. Add some water to the scrub if required. Apply this scrub all over your face. Keep it for 30 minutes and then before washing it off, massage it well in circular motions. This will help you reduce the colour stains and also make your skin soft and smooth. 

Last but not the least, always use cold water when cleaning your skin and hair to remove holi colours. And, do not go for any skin or hair treatments like hair spa, facial or bleach after the festival. Be sure to take a gap of at least 2 weeks.