As the festival of colors and joy is at the peak. With all the fun and joy you have to take care of your skin and hair. Here are some before and after love and care tricks to protect the hair from damage which can be caused by colors and the chemicals mixed in colors.
Love and Care Tips for Hair Before Holi
Clear out the split ends
The chemicals in colors lead to hair becoming drier, which results in split ends. So as a precaution it’s better to clear out the split ends before the beginning of the festival and to have better time.
Wash the Hair
It’s a well known process of oiling the hair before the Holi celebration and having the color applied. But make sure to wash and condition the hair on the previous day or night. And then apply oil or serum Before you start with the festive activities.
A Good Massage
While washing off the hair, oil helps to prevent hair breakage. Massage with olive oil or coconut oil is very beneficial and it also creates the protective layer for the hair. A good massage provides good nourishment to the hair. Go with a good massage while oiling the hair before festival.
Make a shield for hair
After oiling the hair, provide a shield to hair by covering the hair. You can use a scarf, bandana, cloth etc. To ensure that the scalp is protected and color is not absorbed completely, go with a high ponytail or bun. There are many stylish buns which can make you the centre of attraction and also keeps the hair protected.
Love and Care Tips for Hair After Holi
Comb the hair to get rid of color
After Holi while washing off the hair, make sure to comb the hair to get rid of colors from the hair and scalp.
Use Cold water to wash the hair, to make the color come off. Use a mild shampoo and do deep conditioning of the hair. Also use the fingertips to get rid of color from the scalp and massage the scalp during the wash with fingertips. Apply a serum or leave-in conditioner after the hair has dried.
The hair gets dry with the colors during Holi, so they need extra nutrients after the festival. For this a good quality hair mask comes handy. Few days later the festival makes use of a hair mask to protect the hair and to provide nourishment to the hair. For bringing moisture to the hair a few items like amla, eggs, yoghurt, lemon, almond oil can be added in the hair mask.
This is completely as per your own choice and wish, but if the ends are damaged due to color, one must go for a haircut or just trimming. This will make the hair look healthy and radiant.