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Take care of your skin this Holi with these simple tips

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The festival of colours is near and it is time to ensure that the celebrations don’t make our skin feel awful. The application of varied colours during Holi – dry, wet, or greasy – can damage our skin. So what really can you do here? Follow some simple Holi skincare tips and tricks! Speaking about the necessity to take care of our skin around the festival, Shivangi Mittal, co-founder of skincare brand TNW-The Natural Wash said, “It is common for people to adjust their diets days before Holi so they can relish the special food, then why not prepare your skin in a similar manner? Do as little as hydrating your face in the days leading to Holi.” Echoing similar sentiments, Dr Himanshu Gandhi, founder of baby and personal care brand Mother Sparsh urged people to follow a routine, “Embracing …

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How to make safe, homemade natural colours for Holi

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Instead of buying artificial colours from nearby markets, you can opt for natural, chemical-free and safe Holi colours made at home. Here are the steps to create your own eco-friendly homemade Holi colours: 1. Yellow: To create your own homemade yellow colour, take turmeric powder in a bowl and mix it with double of its quantity’s gram flour (besan), wheat flour, or crushed multani mitti (fuller’s earth). For bringing fragrance to your colour, you can add talcum powder to create the mixture. 2. Red/Magenta: Take a beetroot and grate it. Now squeeze the coloured juice from the grated beetroot. In a bowl take a good quantity of talcum powder or cornflour. Now start mixing the juice to the powder slowly and rub the mixture with your hand, in order to create a hard mixture. On a plane plastic wrap, take …

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