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Haircare for holi celebrations

Here are few tips on how to take care of your hair on holi.

health and fitness Updated: Mar 03, 2012 02:30 IST

Here are few tips on how to take care of your hair on holi.



1 Oil your hair well: A night before Holi, take a head massage with warm caster, a mixture of jojoba and rosemary oil or coconut oil. If you have a sensitive scalp skin, also add a few drops of lemon juice to avoid any infection by the chemicals in colours.

2 Clean properly: After playing Holi, rinse off your hair immediately with a mild shampoo and condition your hair. Then apply a pack of olive oil and honey to your hair. Do not to wash your hair twice on the same day.

Hair3 Cover your hair: Either wear a hairband, scarf, a bandana or a shower cap on your head to protect your hair from getting tangled, torn and damaged due to artificial colour.

4 Apply hair gel : The greasy and oily nature of gel doesn’t allow colours to stick on your hair and can be washed off easily later.

5 Coloured hair: Strictly avoid usage of synthetic colours. After wash and conditioning apply hair serum to repair the hair after playing Holi.



(With inputs from Dr Arvind Poswal, Hair Transplant Surgeon and Medical Director, Dr. A’s Clinic)