We’ve got a plan for what we want to wear and everything we want to eat during the festive season. But a plan to take extra care of our skin as the agitators go in overdrive? Nope, we never did think of that! This time around, we’re taking the natural way out and relying on herbal remedies to pull our skin through any trauma and keep it looking fabulous all through Diwali. Here’s what we’re investing in…
 

Kitchen aide

Kitchen aide

The key to healthy skin is in your kitchen—and we’re not just talking about eating healthy. No matter where you are this Diwali, a tomato or a banana can rescue your skin. Mashed tomato pulp when applied on the face will help you get rid of any pollutants or a tan while a banana and honey mixture will cleanse and moisturise skin.

 

Lock love

Lock love

When the air is loaded with pollution it’s going affect your locks. Naturally, what they need is some easy love and conditioning. Our pick is the Ayush Therapy Hair Poshak Oil which, enriched with rosemary, sesame oil and neem, gives your skin the nourishment it deserves. If you want double the benefits, rinse your locks post oiling with the Ayush Dandruff Naashak Shampoo which has the goodness of amla, neem, tulsi, henna and shikakai that gently condition and cool your scalp.

 

Face lift

Face lift

Pollution coupled with heavy sweets and savouries isn’t the best news for your skin. The result? Dullness, dehydration and acne. The best way to fight it is invest in the Ayush Suvarna Poshak Cream which makes for an excellent skin supplement. Powered by natural herbs like rasayani and tirit the cream is known to enhance your skin complexion, fight blemishes and give it a natural glow.

 

Portion control

Portion control

Yes, Diwali brings with itself all the possible temptations when it comes to food, which is why you can make a conscious effort to consume healthy, nutritious foods. Munch on dry fruits (in adequate proportions) at intervals to prevent binging and make sure you consume a bowl of fresh fruits every day to balance all that oily food. It goes without saying that increasing your intake of water and fresh juices will ensure that you and your skin stay well hydrated.

 

Basic Care

Basic Care

Psst, if you are blessed with super sensitive skin and the smoke from those crackers causes skin irritation for you then it is only logical that you maintain a safe distance from the crackers and cover your face with a safe cotton dupatta at all times.