Diwali SkinCare(PART 2)

  1. Moisturize your skin as regularly as possible. Oil Based moisturizers and bathing oils are recommended. Oil protects skin and retains more moisture than a cream. Primrose and avocado oils are great for skin.
  2. Keep a spray mist in your bag. Spray some of it whenever your skin feels dry or dull. You can use rose water and put it in an empty spray bottle to make your own mist spray.
  3. A good body scrub and facial exfoliate can help remove dead skin cells and so that the moisture can sink in.
  4. A few drops of olive and essential bath oils into your everyday bath can help in nourishing your skin
  5. Homemade face packs or masks are natural and effective ways to get smooth, supple & glowing skin.
    1. Tomato mask is for oily skin. Mash up a ripe tomato and leave it on your face for 15 to 20 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.
    2. Banana mask is for dry skin. Again mash up a ripe banana, add some honey and apply it on your face and neck. Keep it for 15 minutes and rinse with water.
    3. One can also use honey mask. Apply pure honey on your face and neck. Allow it to set until dry, say, for 15 minutes. Rinse with lukewarm water.
    4. They can also be applied daily. Mix grated apple with ripe papaya pulp and mashed banana. Yogurt or lemon juice can be added to the mixture. Mix it and apply it on your face and leave it for half an hour. Wash it off with plain water. It not only adds a glow but also removes tan and softens the skin.
  6. If you opt to use make up follow the below for best results:
    1. Opt for waterproof mascara, eyeliner and transfer-resistant lipsticks so that the makeup doesn’t smudge and stain.
    2. Wash and cleanse the face and rub ice cube for few minutes to lower the sweating so that the makeup stays for longer time. Highlight the eyes with pastel colours. Pink and lighter shades of brown will enhance the beauty this season.
    3. All this smoke and pollution from crackers can irritate your skin, especially if you have sensitive skin.  Cover your face with a cotton cloth while watching or burning crackers. Wash your face after you are done.


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