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Skin Care Tips

Skin Care

Monsoon Skin Care

Monsoon skin care is everybody’s first priority as our skin tends to get oily due to humid and damp climatic conditions. During monsoon fungal skin infections are common. We constantly look for good and easy to follow skin care tips. The common areas of fungal infections are skin folds in groin area, fold under the breast and underarms. One has to regulary take care of skin to avoid these skin ailments to keep our skin areas dry by regularly using anti fungal powder. We even have to take care of our feet in between the toes as it is more prone to fungal and bacterial infections  due to contact with impure rain water. The good way to keep it clean from dust and impurities is to keep you feet immersed in lukewarm water for 10 to 15 minutes with a good antiseptic liquid added to the water. Later clean it with acti-bacterial soap and dry your feet.

As our face gets oily due to humidity one has to regularly wash our face by quality cleansers with a light scrub gently. You even have to wasy your scalp regularly with a good quality PH mild shampoo. One has to cleanse the scalp gently to make your hair healthy and free from damage. Usage of sunscreen is also suggested during monsoon conditions as uv rays can also affect your skin thru cloud.

According to ayurveda, during monsoon there is increase in pitta the functional energy of body which is the main source of metabolism and digestive power for food. Pitta means heat or fire and it includes foods like hot, spicy, greasy and fried. Other acidic foods such as vinegar, citrus fruits like oranges, mosambis, tomato, youghurt should be consumed in moderation.

Some basic precautions during monsoon season are :

Keep your skin dry – during rainy season our skin tends to get wet in outdoors. Damp skin is a breeding ground for fungal infections. Keep a towel or napkin always to dry your feet and skin regularly.

Drink lots of fresh water – avoid caffeneted  and alcoholic drinks, drink 9 to 10 glasses of fresh water. Water is responsible for cleansing our body internally to flush out all toxins and give a clean and healthy skin.

Consume cooling herbs – It gives cooling effects tothe body, like fennel, coriander seeds and Indian gooseberry (amla) for a glowing skin in monsoon. Amla helps to detoxify the liver and aids digestion – and is also a good source of Vitamin C and other minerals. Taking it regularly is a flawless complexion for skin

Drink Wheat grass – Wheatgrass is a tonic for your skin. It will not only benefit in boosting the immune system and help you in  controlling skin disorders in monsoon. Wheatgrass is rich in antioxidants and is instrumental in detoxifying the blood.

Apply Aloe Vera gel – it is  beneficial for the skin as it purifies the blood and helps in rejuvenating the skin. Fresh Aloe Vera gel can be taken in the dose of two or three tablespoons on an empty stomach every day. You can also apply fresh Aloe Vera plant gel on your skin – it has anti-aging, anti-tanning, antimicrobial and anti-inflammatory properties.

Eat Fresh and healthy – avoid unprocessed , processed and packaged  food to keep your body and your skin functioning at an optimum level. Replace junk  foods such as pizzas, noodles, burgers or chips, enjoy your homemade food . Consume  lots of fruits and green vegetables.

Alcohol-based skin cleansers – avoid it, they irritates and dries your skin. Instead use a herbal soap or cleanser regularly to get rid of excess oil, grime and dust, and  to keep you skin free of bacterial infections.

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Monsoon fashion

Monsoon has arrived officially and has taken every one by surprise. The beginning has been with a bang and a lot more is expected further. Normally in monsoon some people like to go out and enjoy the splashes of rainy season. Some prefer to stay indoors. Generally many of us have no choice as we have to go out for our office work, shopping etc.

Monsoon wear

One should avoid wearing wearing heavy clothes like sarees, denim jeans, shararas etc. and one should start wearing light clothes or fabrics. Heavy fabrics takes longer time to dry and if you get wet, it makes you feel uncomfortable. There are also chances of getting sick. The best clothes suggested for rainy season are georgette, chiffon, lycra and silk. So even if you get wet these costumes get quickly dry.

To avoid getting fully wet switch to full body rainy jackets and pants over umbrella. Compared to umbrella there are less chances of getting wet in rainy full length raincoats.

Monsoon dresses are now designed by fashion designers to make you look stylish and hot. Capris, cotton short pants, short denim jeans are exclusively designed and are available at markets and online shopping sites. You get good deals thru monsoon sale for kids and children. Today monsoon clothing shopping is easy. Sitting at your home you can order online and get them delivered at your door steps, no need to go monsoon outlet, get wet.

In monsoon the most important changes you have to make is with your footwear. Keep aside your pair of leather and velvet footwears. In markets or online shopping sites you get exclusive range of rainy footwear especially made for monsoon. You get them in various prints, designs, sizes and colors. You can select any of them which goes well with your monsoon dresses.

Next is your monsoon accessorize. Today you have ample choices of smart accessories. From hats, shoes, raincoats, jackets, water proof bags, umbrellas belts and many more. These are available in attractive designs and colors for kids, children, men and women. Umbrellas are the one accessories you never forget to carry. Today we have all type of umbrellas from plain to designer and fancy ones with cartoon character for kids.

One important accessories which you care for most is your wrist watch. You always fear of getting them wet or get spoiled in monsoon. The best option is to temporarily replace it with water proof watches. They are bit expensive but it’s a worth one time investment. There are different price ranges of these watches starting from minimum INR 1500 and above. You get attractive and fancy designs as per latest fashion trends for all age group. It is also an good idea to gift your loved ones.

For womens who are concerned of their makeup. They have to take some extra care. Opt for beauty and makeup products that are oil free and waterproof. Today top makeup brands take extra care to get the best combination especially for monsoon. Right from eyeliners, lipsticks, kajal you get excellent choices from top brands like L’oreal, Lakeme, Elle 18, Maybelline and others.

 

During monsoon you have to take care of your favorite gadgets. Your mobile phone is the most important gadget today. Today we get nice colorful and stylish waterproof covers. The best part is they are available in all price ranges. You can easily change them daily matching with your dresses. During monsoon the humidity in the air spoils the mobile phone, so it is important to have a proper cover.

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