Diwali is not too far from here on! The colorful, rangolis, illuminated lamps, goddess worship, exchanging gifts and family gatherings are those parts of Diwali day celebrations that will never die.
It is the festival of lights, which signifies the victory of good over evil. The celebration starts with the grand worship of Lakshmi the goddess. She is also called the goddess of wealth. Further, as the night passes, the fest comes in full of its feel.
This is the time when you can also see various Diwali offers on every other second entity for both men and women. From large items like electronic and electric appliances to things like skincare products and cosmetic goods, you can find huge discounts. This is due to the holiness in the fest, which drives more and more people to buy new things on this occasion. Even many people start their new work or any importance only at this occasion.
Along with this, this festival is also about getting ready and making traditional cuisines. Talking about getting ready for this huge and large festival, a good makeup and skin and hair play a significant role in it.
To get radiant and ever-glowing natural skin and hair on Diwali, you might need some special beauty tips for face to do.
Diwali 2020 is on its way! Have you started to prep your look for this festive season? If not, then this is the right time to start with.
Let's explore these all care and beauty tips:
- Healthy Diet
- Healthy lifestyle
- Sun protection
- Night skincare routine
- Night hair care routine
- Diwali makeup look
There is a very famous quote, “A healthy outside starts from the healthy inside”. In this, food plays a significant role. Your skin reflects what you eat.
To get glowing skin you need to watch your eating habits. It is the very first step towards getting your festival look.
1. Warm water
Start and end your day with having a glass of warm water to get rid of toxins. Toxins make your skin dull, dry and lifeless. Therefore, must include this habit in day-to-day life.
You can go for variants of warm water, for example, warm water with lemon, or warm water in the form of green tea.
2. Detox water
Make lemon, mint and cucumber mix detox water and drink it the whole day to enhance the body's detoxifying properties.
How to prepare lemon-cucumber-mint detox water?
12 cups of water
2 Sliced lemons
1 medium sliced cucumber
- 10-12 mint leaves
Instructions to make detox drink
Add all the ingredients in a jar of water. Stir and leave in the refrigerator for about 30 minutes. Afterwards, your drink is ready. You can avoid the refrigerator part as well.
3. Healthy snacks
Instead of eating fried foods and chips, eat dry fruits, roasted pumpkin seeds, boiled chestnuts, sago, and fruits like apples and banana. These healthy options soothe your skin and bring radiance from within.
4. Vitamin C Foods
Consume vitamin C enriched foods everyday. Vitamin C is a known antioxidant, which potentially aids in neutralizing the free radicals and rejuvenates the skin. Citrus fruits and broccoli are some of the mainstream foods that contain vitamin C.
5. Junk, oily and sugary foods
Say a strict no to sugary, oily and junk food as these only fill your body with free radicals and toxins, which eventually make your skin prone to acne, breakouts and dullness.
Along with a proper and clean diet, you also need to work upon your lifestyle. Give up your sedentary lifestyle. Do morning walks everyday. Also, must include yoga asanas, especially which aids in making your skin glowing and sparkly.
The yoga for glowing skin are:
This asana aids in enhancing blood circulation into your skin and especially towards your face. Practice this asana 3 to 5 times a day.
This pose improves the body defence system against free radicals. Also, it improves the oxygen supply to the skin cells along with promoting blood flow to the face. It helps to enhance your face beauty.
This pose enhances the digestive system of the body and thus aids in faster clearing of toxins out of the body. This aids in improving the overall skin texture and tone.
Triangle and Cobra pose
These poses improve the oxygen to the skin cells. Therefore aids in skin rejuvenation.
Another important and one of the most essential things to keep the skin and hair intact and healthy is to protect these from the harmful rays of the sun and pollutants. These environmental aggressors generate free radicals in the skin, which give birth to various skin concerns like dark spots, wrinkles, fine lines and sunburn. To protect skin from these cosmetic concerns, it is very essential to wear a good sunscreen while going out.
A broad spectrum sunscreen with SPF 50, PA factor and antioxidants is the perfect sun protection formula to protect skin from the sun rays.
Night skincare routine
Only a few days are left for Diwali fest. It is the high time that you should start following a proper night skincare routine. A night skincare routine aids in repairing and reviving your already damaged skin effectively.
To get radiant glowing skin on Diwali, this routine is must to follow:
First cleanse your face with a good gentle cleansing lotion to remove all dirt, excess oil and grim from the face.
Now apply the face toner onto the face. It will help to balance your skin pH and prevent the production of excessive oil. The breakouts and acne will not haunt you on diwali.
3. Under eye cream
4. Vitamin C serum
Skin concerns like photo aging and anti aging, such as wrinkles, dark spots, uneven skin tone and fine lines can spoil the fest mood. To repair the damaged skin and enrich skin with antioxidants, it is very essential to apply the vitamin C serum every night on to your skin.
5. Night cream/ Aloe vera gel/ Moisturizer
End up your skincare routine with any of these skin care essentials. The choice is yours. The purpose is to end your skin care with moisturizing your skin. Choose a product in accordance to your skin type and concerns.
6. Face mask
You can also include a step of face mask into your night skin care routine. But do this on alternative days. You can prepare a face mask at home as well, which aids in getting your skin a proper glow and radiance.
Face masks for glowing skin:
1. Turmeric-honey face mask
Take half a teaspoon of turmeric powder and make it by adding one tablespoon of honey in it. Apply onto the face, left for 10 to 15 minutes and rinse with warm water. It is considered as one of the best homemade face mask to get glowing skin.
2. Aloe Vera-Glycerine face mask
Mix glycerine and aloe vera in 1:3 ratio. Apply on to the skin and wash after 20 to 30 minutes.
Night hair care routine
Along with a good skincare routine, a proper night hair care routine is also necessary to finish the festive look. Without a good hair style and healthy hairs, you can't shine out.
A hair care routine include some of the hair care steps, which must need to take care before and while sleeping:
Change your other pillowcase with a silk pillowcase. It will help in lowering the friction between your hair. This lowers the risk of flyaways and hair breakage.
Wash your hair two times a week at least.
Always do a hair care treatment before washing the hair. Apply any essential oil or natural oil for hair or a good nourishing natural hair mask to nurture and pamper your hair.
Don't sleep with tied hair
Always brush your hair before sleeping.
You can also apply hair serum before sleeping.
- Also, if you use hair extensions, you must remember to remove it before sleeping.
Diwali makeup look
Now let’s discuss some face makeup tips for the day of Diwali. For this day, do something special:
- Must apply base
- Red lip color
- Dramatic eye makeup
- Pearly Glow
Diwali is the fest for which we always wait eagerly. Spice up and enlighten this Diwali with your glam natural glowing skin and celebrate this Diwali with full enthusiasm.