Monsoon is around the corner and there’s no denying the fact that it’s one of our favorite season. There’s an immense pleasure when we read our much loved book with hot coffee listening to the pitter patter rain on the roof top in this torrential rain. But with the first spell of rain, comes a lot of humidity which can take a toll on your overall beauty. Isn’t it, Ladies? Don’t worry because we have got a number of amazing beauty hacks which you can include in your every day regime to beat those monsoon blues.
Beauty Hacks For Hair & Skin You Must Know
1. Say ‘No’ To Hair Styling
It’s best if you could shun the styling products for this season. Stay away from any hair styling products as it will leave your hair dry and full of frizz because of harmful chemicals. Instead, use a light serum that can control frizz and soften that tresses. Always tie up your hair into a bun or do a messy braid on bad hair days.
2. Pamper Your Feet
One of the most essential hacks is to keep your feet fresh this monsoon. Make a scrub by mixing sea salt, corn meal and coffee in equal quantity and add a few drops of almond oil. Gently rub this scrub on your feet and rinse it off with lukewarm water. You should do this every now and then after returning from downpour as there are chances of fungal infection in rainy seasons.
3. Coz Moisturized Skin Is a Healthy Skin!
In monsoons, your skin is likely to get oily because of the humidity. It is important to keep your skin moisturized and hydrated. If you have an oily-skin, always opt for gel based face wash as it will help get rid of excess oil without leaving your skin dry. Also, don’t forget to keep yourself hydrated naturally by drinking lots of water as it will help your body to release harmful toxins, thus providing your skin a healthy look. And always prefer to use a water based moisturizer.
4. Sunscreen Is Compulsory!
Be it any season, summer or monsoon or winters, you should never skip this one beauty regime. Whether the sun is shining or not, sunscreen is a must for everyday. You should always opt one with a minimum SPF 20 to protect your skin from external factors that may damage your skin and ultimately leads to ageing and wrinkles. Carry it everywhere and reapply after every few hours.
5. Hot Oil Treatment For Those Beautiful Tresses
Monsoon makes your mane frizzy and unruly. Hair becomes dry, rough and dull. To treat yourself with that beautiful mane, you gotta try this DIY for an instant result. Give your hair a hot oil massage one hour before you shampoo and see the magic it does to your mane. Try this every weekend to have those perfect lustrous locks.
6. Drink Lots Of Water
Start your day with a glass of water as hydration is the easiest way to get that glowing, younger and radiant looking skin. Drink 8-10 glasses of water every day as it will eliminate all the wastes from your body, giving you a younger looking skin.
7. Green Tea To Beat Those Monsoon Bummers
Beat those monsoons blues by having a cup of green tea. Green tea is infused with natural anti-oxidants which helps delay the ageing process, giving you a more healthy skin. Incorporate this healthy drink in your diet and feel the difference!
8. ….And A Good Diet!
Treat your skin well with a healthy diet. Eating right kinds of food is essential for both skincare and beauty. Intake of seasonal fruits, lots of vegetables and nuts daily will benefit your skin. Include vegetables like cucumber, carrot and radish and all those fruits that have high water content in your diet.
9. Opt For Colorful Outfits
This monsoon, perk up your look with bright and vibrant color outfits as it will lift up your mood in no time. Avoid colors that are dull like grey, black, brown etc to beat monsoon blues. Opt for colors like red, orange, yellow or blue to feel young and more beautiful while enjoying the rains!
10. Tinted Lip Balms Are A Savior!
Monsoons are likely to make your lips look chapped, dry and dehydrated. Staying out for long can result into these problems. So it’s always a good idea to keep a lip balm handy. Applying lip balm every few hours can bring back the moisture to your lips and adds a dash of color to cheer up your overall look. If you hate lip balm, you can even opt for moisturizing matte lip color. They don’t smudge and define your look more prominently.
11. Waterproof Mascara and Eyeliner
Mascara and eyeliner, both are beauty essentials in your kit. It can quickly add drama to your eyes and mascara can lengthen your eyelashes, making it look luscious. But, you don’t want to look like a delicate panda in monsoon so always go for waterproof eyeliner and mascara.
12. Body Mist
Nothing comes handy than a body mist that is made of rose water. Monsoon can bring along a gloomy feeling which makes you feel dull and sad. This is when you should use a body mist to keep your senses alive. Eastern tradition says, rose perfume wells up strength and vitality and bring harmony and sense of balance in your body. That’s when your rose water mist comes handy. It can instantly rejuvenate, hydrate and nourish your skin.
Well, these are some simple beauty and health tips that will help you fight those monsoon blues while enjoying the season to its fullest. Dazzle up your look this monsoon and stay beautiful with these 12 beauty hacks. Do let us know which one did well to you.