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10 Hydration Hacks to Keep Your Skin Moisturised for Holi Celebrations

By Shrudi Shyam

It's that time of the year again when you paint the town red, blue, yellow and every other colour in the rainbow! Holi, the festival of colours, is just around the corner, and we are all set to dive into a pool of vibrant hues and endless fun. But hold your horses! Before you go all out with those colour bombs, let's have a quick chat about something super important skincare! Yes, you heard it right! Because who says you can't have glowing skin while you are drenched in colours? So, if you are wondering how to save skin from Holi colours, buckle up as we embark on a journey to discover some epic hydration hacks to keep your skin moisturised and fabulous throughout the Holi celebrations!

Understanding Your Skin's Hydration Needs During Holi

Picture this: You are all decked up in your festive best, ready to conquer the world with your colourful shenanigans. But wait, what about your skin? Holi colours, sun exposure, and environmental factors can wreak havoc on your skin's hydration levels, leaving you with dry, dull, and unhappy skin. And we are not about that life, are we? From dryness to sensitivity, Holi can bring along a parade of skin issues, if you are not careful. But fret not, because we have got your back with some killer hydration hacks that ll make you the reigning champ of skincare this Holi!

How to Keep Your Skin Moisturized Throughout the Holi Celebration

Without further ado, let's dive right into some amazing Holi skincare hacks for dry and sensitive skin as well as for oily and combination skin.

1. Hydrating Face Mask: Holi skincare hacks for dry and sensitive skin must start with a hydrating sheet mask. Treat your skin to a hydrating face mask a day or two before Holi to boost moisture levels. Look for sheet masks infused with ingredients like hyaluronic acid, aloe vera, or honey to nourish and hydrate your skin deeply. You can also whip up a hydrating DIY face mask at home by blending a few slices of cucumber and mixing it with plain aloe vera gel. Apply this slimy goodness all over your face, leave it for 10 minutes, and watch the magic. Your face will go from dull to glowing in minutes!

2. Pre-Holi Prep: Before stepping out to play with colours give some TLC to your skin! Whether you have a dry, oily, combination of sensitive skin, you can easily incorporate Pond's Hydra Light range into your skincare routine. So, start your Holi skincare prep with the Pond's Hydra Light Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Gel Face Wash- your ticket to a hydrating cleanse that ll leave your skin feeling fresh and moisturised, without making it too dry.

Now, while your face is still damp, go in with the Pond's Hydra Light Hyaluronic Acid Complex 2% Serum - a lightweight, oil-free serum that ll quench your skin's thirst without the greasy aftermath. Then, top it off with the lightweight Pond's Super Light Gel with Hyaluronic Acid + Vitamin E which will hydrate your skin without the greasy feeling. This cracking combo will give you an extra dose of hydration that ll keep your skin plump and happy all day long, no matter what your skin type is!

3. SPF Shield: Don't forget to shield your skin from the sun's rays with a lightweight, broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher like the Pond's Serum Boost Sunscreen Gel with SPF 50 PA+++ rating. Sun exposure can dehydrate your skin and cause damage, so ensure you are adequately protected. Trust us, your skin will thank you later! While you focus on your skin, don't forget your arms and legs. Apply sunscreen on every part of your body that ll be exposed to the sun and get ready for a fantastic, tan-less Holi!

4. Lip Balm Love: While protecting your skin on Holi, don't forget about those luscious lips! Keep them hydrated and protected from the drying effects of Holi colours with a nourishing lip balm that packs a punch of SPF. Reapply as needed throughout the day to keep your lips soft, supple, and protected.

5. Stay Hydrated: Hydration isn't just about what you slather on your skin it's also about what you put inside your body! So, while you are busy throwing colours and splashing water at your loved ones, don't forget to grab a glass of water every now and then. Drinking plenty of water throughout the day is one of the most important Holi skin hydration tricks to keep your skin hydrated from the inside out.

6. Misting Magic: Keep a bottle of hydrating facial mist handy during Holi celebrations to spritz your skin whenever it needs a quick pick-me-up. Facial mists help to hydrate and refresh your skin on the go, leaving you feeling rejuvenated.

7. Rehydrate Post-Holi: Done playing Holi? Now, time for post-Holi skincare. Take a refreshing shower and rinse off all the colour while cleansing your skin gently. Then, moisturise your skin like there's no tomorrow! Slather on some lightweight yet hydrating moisturiser like the Pond';s Super Light Gel while your skin is still damp post-shower to lock in all that hydration. You can even use the Pond's Hydra Light Hyaluronic Acid Serum before the moisturiser for an intense boost of hydration.

8. Cool Compresses: If your skin feels irritated or inflamed after playing Holi, apply cool compresses to soothe and hydrate the affected areas. You can use a damp cloth or cotton pads soaked in chilled rose water for a refreshing treat.

9. Ditch the Hot Showers: We know, we know hot showers feel amazing! But they can also strip your skin of its natural oils, leaving it feeling dry and parched. Opt for lukewarm or room temperature water instead, and your skin will thank you for it, especially if your skin is feeling sensitive after all that colourful celebration.

10. Nighttime Nourishment: Before hitting the hay, pamper your skin with a rich hydrating night cream or gel like the Pond's Hydra Light Hyaluronic Acid Hydrating Night Gel which gives you plump skin for 72 hours. It will repair and rejuvenate overnight, boosting hydration while you sleep.

Conclusion

And there you have it, folks your ultimate guide to slaying Holi with moisture magic! With these epic hydration hacks up your sleeve, you are all set to paint the town in your favourite colours! So now that you know how to save skin from Holi colours, go ahead, and dive into the festivities with all your heart, knowing that your skin is glowing, hydrated, and ready to rock and roll. Here's to a Holi filled with colours, laughter, and skincare that's on point!


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