Mansoon Measure for Skin Health
Monsoon is one of the most awaited and exciting seasons, after the hot sunny days. One feels oneness with the Mother Nature and witness raindrops, greenery and soothing smell of soil after first rain. But along with fun it may have issues with your health, especially with skin health. Whether you like or dislike rain, there is NO WAY TO ESCAPE. If you are drenched with rain water, one may eventually get into skin problems like itching, rashes, boils, fungal infections etc.
Excessive exposure of skin in rain water, washes out natural moisture layer of the skin. As long as the skin is wet one feels good but once it dries-up, it starts to irritate and itch. This DRY naked skin is the sole cause of skin disease.
Here are few Tips to avoid skin problems while enjoying Monsoon weather:
- Avoid washing face several times, as facial skin is seven times more sensitive than other areas.
- Repeated washing will make dry skin more dry and oily skin even worse.
- “No sun – no ultraviolet rays” – is a myth, UV–rays can penetrate clouds, so use of sunscreen lotion can be continued even in rainy season .
- Use herbal or sulfate free soap for bath.
- Do not lather your skin soap and scrubbers
- Dry your skin softly or just Dab rather than rubbing or wiping it too hard, because it can remove the natural moisture of your skin
- Change and dry your clothes and shoes/ slippers as soon as possible (one can keep a pair of shoes at working place during Monsoon)
- Wet feet , wet clothes can lead to –fowl smelly feet, fungal infection-candidiasis, prickly heat over back – neck and irritable discharge from vagina (in females).
- It is advisable to apply coconut oil allover your body at least 10 minutes before bathing. Using moisturizing lotion after bath is optional.
- Avoid use of facial- wet-wipes, as it has alcohol, which dries the skin and makes it more prone to rashes and catch infection.
STAY FIT –ENJOY MONSOON