The immunity level of the body becomes low during monsoon. There are several infections taking place in the body which lead to number of diseases related to different systems. There can be stomach problems like indigestion, dysentery, and typhoid or there can be respiratory problems like common cold, cough and asthma and also skin problems like eczema, rashes, prickly heat boils and pimples. The season tends to infect the air, atmosphere, surroundings food and drinks that are the basic necessities for a person to live. Skin and hair also cannot be left behind from the harsh treatment of the moist humid rainy weather.
Dry Skin Type:
- Drink as much water as you can. Do not stop drinking water even if it leads to frequent urination. Water consumption hydrates your body and flushes out all the unwanted toxins.
- Use cleansers that are clean based.
- Moisturize your skin frequently. This will help in increasing the keep the outer layer of your skin properly hydrated, thereby leaving it with a soft, supple and moist look.
- You may also use rose water and glycerin to keep your skin healthy
- Keep away from alcohol based toners
Oily Skin Type:
- It is essential to wash your face at least 3-4 times a day, using home made products like chic-pea flour (also known as besan) and milk, lemon and honey to get rid of excess oil from the skin.
- Avoid using heavy cleansing products.
- Use facial scrubs regularly to open the unclogged pores and exfoliate your skin to open the dead skin cells.
- Try using hot water instead of lukewarm or cold water to help dissolve the oil from skin leaving it soft and supple.
Combination Skin Type:
- The best way to get a clean and soft skin is to drink loads of water. Daily intake of 8-10 glasses of water will help to get a flawless and healthy skin.
- Wash your face 2-3 times a day using anti-bacterial face wash.
- Moisturize your skin regularly.
- Scrub your skin twice a week.
- Use face packs depending on your skin type.
- Use natural home remedies and avoid chemical based products.