Holi is just around the corner and you know what that means—getting doused in colour from head to toe. While most of us can’t wait to play Holi, the real problem arises once we’re done and it's time to get the colour off. You can scrub and wash your face all you want, but that colour is as stubborn as that annoying unexpected pimple. Many make the mistake of continuously scrubbing their face in hopes to get rid of the colour but this just leaves you with damaged skin. What you can try are DIY homemade face packs. These packs are made using products from your kitchen cabin and it will help reduce the colour stains on your skin. So, no need to frantically search for ‘how to remove the permanent colour from face after Holi’ on Google, these face masks will not only help reduce the colour but also nourish your skin.
Mixing equal amounts of honey and lemon can help remove Holi colours or stains from your skin. Honey has antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties whereas lemon has antifungal properties and citric acid which is the perfect component for lightening Holi colours.
Papaya is used to improve skin tone and leave you with glowing skin. Create a paste of papaya and honey for your post-Holi face mask. The properties present in the paste act as a powerful exfoliator and dissolve inactive proteins as well as dead cells. This is the best solution if you’re tired of searching for how to remove permanent colour after Holi. Just scrub the paste on your face and leave it on for 15 min. Do this every day until the colour fades away.
If you have oily, acne-prone skin and tired of researching about how to remove color stains from the face, then we’ve got just the face mask to help you out. Holi colour can trigger acne and breakouts especially if you have sensitive skin, so pamper your skin by creating a paste with orange peel, red lentils, lemon juice and rose water. Orange peels are rich in antioxidants and vitamin C that help tighten and tone the skin while red lentils absorb excess oil from the skin preventing acne and breakouts.
- Do not use hot water to remove the Holi colours, it makes it harder and dry the skin. Keep in mind to use only cold water to wash off the colour.
- Apply coconut oil on a cotton ball and scrub the colour off.
- Avoid facials directly after Holi. The chemicals present can mix with the colour and harm your skin. Wait for at least two weeks.