Tips for monsoon

Published by Metro India News on September 25, 2016 00:47:50 AM
Tips for monsoon

Rainy season undoubtedly has its charm, with the monsoon blues and the dwelling seasonal changes it keeps us rejuvenated. It is very important to take care of our health and body mainly during the rainy season. As there is a change in the weather it becomes important to take extra care of your skin, hair and health.

Here are some tips to take care of your skin, hair and body to maintain healthy and good look all through the monsoon season:

Skin care tips:

It is very essential to take care of your skin during the monsoon season as the dust particles easily settle on your skin which will damage the regular soft and toned look that your skin possess. Here are some tips to maintain your skin healthy:

  • Ensure that you wash your face, hands and feet as soon as you reach your home with lukewarm water. This will help you get refreshed and stay healthy.
  • Most of them stop using sunscreen once the climate turns cool, but you must continue it even if it is cloudy.
  • Wash your lips at night and apply some milk cream. Avoid lipsticks as far possible.
  • Apply coconut oil if they are slightly cracked.
  • Use a soap free cleansers and a good scrub so that your skin remains moist all the time.

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Hair care tips:

It is as important to take care of your hair the way you take care of your body. The best method is to take good care by following some easy and safe measures:

  • Try to protecting your hair from rains, but that isn’t possible as we get wet in rains at least once in a while.
  • Once you get home wash your hair with mild shampoos and let it dry.
  • Make sure you apply shampoo in a gentle manner and do not forget to use a conditioner in this season after every wash.
  • Massage your hair with warm coconut oil and comb your hair properly for even distribution of oil on your scalp and hair and leave it overnight.
  • Another good advice is to apply warm oil mixed with curry leaves for your hair to remain thick and black.

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Health tips:

You need to be extremely cautious in maintaining a healthy diet in monsoon season as the food we take is more prone to fungal, viral and bacterial infections which naturally affect the body’s immunity.

  • Keep your body warm because it becomes very easy for viruses to attack once the body temperature cools down.
  • Avoid uncooked fruits and salads in monsoon season as there is a possibility of getting caught by germs in these kinds of foods is much higher.
  • Instead eat salads blenched in boiling water to disinfect them and a healthy vegetable soup that keeps your body warm. This also helps your skin nourish from inside.
  • If you are suffering from asthma and diabetes, avoid staying near wet walls as it could be more harmful which increase the growth of fungus.

- Mahita Parvatha