Simple & Essential Tips for Monsoon

When it comes to Monsoon care, many worry about skin, hair & make-up. I agree it is important, but what bothers me more are the general trivial things which might cause more harm. Let us see, what are those and how to avoid it.

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  • Food – This is the time to avoid street food, oily food, ice-creams and anything heavy which might cause a disturbance in the digestive system, as your body generally takes time during monsoon to digest food
  •  Towel – Always carry a small towel which keeps you dry, immediately after you drench. Use it wisely to quickly dry the neck, back of your head, hair, ears and feet as it might provoke infection.

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  • Sinusitis & Migraine – People who suffer from sinus, migraine (like me), I request you to immediately dry the back of your head and hair after you drench and avoid tying your hair with a tight clutch, as it retains water and causes sinus headache. If possible, you can take a steam with a drop of eucalyptus oil to reduce the excess sinus buildup. Also, use a cold air haridryer to quickly dry hair.

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  • Foot Care –  This is yet another important step which many of us avoid. Rainy season and downpours have water logging everywhere and we do walk for our needs. We return back home, remove the footwear, wash and just ignore. Take some time and a simple DIY is to use rock salt + lemon + mild shampoo in warm water, to cleanse feet (just rock salt would also do!)

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  • Hot water bath – It makes more sense to use warm or hot water for cleansing and bath. It heals the senses apart from keeping us away from the infections.

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  • Nails – Moist Nails are No, No! Cut it neat or clean it very often as they invite trouble.

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  • Footwear – Make sure to use good footwear to avoid slippery. It is better to use new footwear during monsoons and something which makes you comfortable to walk in water with a rugged and good grip (avoid heels at any cost)

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  • Sunscreen – Even though it rains and sun is carefully hidden, UV rays the ability to affect our skin. Always apply suncreen and have it handy.

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  • CTM – Not to forget our routine! Cleanse, tone and moisturize well. Mild toners like rose water is highly recommended to tighten and close pores.
  • Neem Oil – To avoid itching/infections, apply pure neem oil and massage all over the body before hot water bath once a week.

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I hope this post was helpful to keep a check on simple tips required during Monsoon 🙂

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Thank you, Noorain of The Plate Memoirs, for the introductto read about ion. Bangaloreans and people who wish to visit Bangalore, please do check her post on “5 things to do this monsoon in Bangalore”

The next on the list is Khushboo of “Makeupadda”who would shrare exclusive hair care tips for monsoon.

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Cheers,

Shree 🙂

 

13 Comments Add yours

  1. Varsha Gode says:

    Wow, perfect list! I never knew you had a migraine issue. I like the way you highlighted the thing that sun is hidden during monsoons, too cute hehe. I always keep a cotton kerchief handy during monsoons. I recollect those warm bath session 🙂 during heavy rainfalls, it kinda soothes the headaches!
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  2. I thoroughly enjoyed reading this insightful post. Glad I stumbled on your wonderful detailed monsoons blogpost.
    Keep up the good work.
    Sarah
    http://prettylilthingss1.com/

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  3. Really nice way to talk about these issues that we face during monsoons and the way we can actually make a slight change and reap benefits 👍🏻 I always like to do the CTM as well.

    Thanks for sharing!

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  4. makeupadda1 says:

    These are some really helpful tips to care in monsoon.i always use sunscreen in all seasons it’s a must.

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  5. I agree that monsoon is not only about make up hair and skin. People also suffer from cold and migraine. And food is also something which needs to be taken care of. A great post which covers almost everything related to monsoon.

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  6. Uttara Singh says:

    I personally follow CTM routine all the year round. Yes taking care of your skin is absolutely essential and especially so during monsoon. This post was a good read.

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  7. mumfiesta says:

    Very well written! I love the monsoon season , but of course a lot of care needs to be taken . Thanks for these essential tips which will help take care of the mind and the body

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  8. sodapoplove says:

    Monsoons are terrible for my allergies, and I almost always catch a cold. These tips are great though, I’m sure I’ll be able to battle the allergies better thanks to your tips

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  9. Hema says:

    These are very helpful tips to stay healthy and active during the entire monsoon. Thanks for the share.

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  10. You have shared some really good points in terms of health during monsoon. This is something which we ignore. This is really must read post for monsoon

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  11. Papri Ganguly says:

    Rain brings germs which is why we faced several skin and hair problems. Thanks for sharing such useful tips

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  12. The tips are very useful as rain is asoociated with infections and diseases. I really found these tips useful

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  13. datgirldeeja says:

    This is a great and helpful list, tbh. Thanks for sharing!

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