Ko natural, keep monsoon skin woes at bay
Worried about rash and skin problems during the rainy season? Fight these skin conditions by using natural products and light-weight moisturisers. Here are some beauty hacks to save you from the weather’s harshness:
■ TEA TREE OIL: Apply a mixture of tea tree oil and coconut oil on your skin. Tea tree oil is disinfecting, soothing and helps get rid of rashes and pimples.
■ ALOE VERA GEL: Aloe vera is a curing agent for skin diseases caused by rain. It purifies blood and has healing properties.
■ HONEY: Make honey a part of your every day beauty regime for that natural glow. Honey works wonder on dry skin. Women with sensitive skin can prepare a face mask of brown sugar, honey, olive oil and lemon juice.
■ FRESH FRUITS: Fruits such as mango and pomegranate are great for clearing scars and marks and provide nourishment to the skin. Watermelon can also be used for a flawless skin. Mix it with milk powder and put it on the skin.
■ ANTI-FUNGAL POWDER: Use an anti-fungal powder on the body folds to avoid fungal infections that are quite common during monsoon.
■ MOISTURISER: Opt for light moisturisers, but be vary of using it excessively, as that will just sit heavily on the face and prevent the skin from breathing.
■ CALAMINE LOTION: It contains an anti-itching agent and can be used to treat bug bites and rashes.