Pre-Holi Skincare Routine


Start by cleansing your face with a gentle cleanser to remove any dirt, oil, or impurities accumulated on the skin's surface. This will help create a clean canvas for the skincare products you'll apply next.


Exfoliate your skin to slough off dead skin cells and unclog pores. Use a mild exfoliant suitable for your skin type, and gently massage it onto damp skin in circular motions. Focus on areas prone to dryness or roughness, such as elbows and knees.


Hydrate your skin by applying a lightweight moisturizer or hydrating serum. Opt for products that contain ingredients like hyaluronic acid or glycerin to lock in moisture and keep your skin supple and hydrated throughout the day.

Sun Protection

Apply a broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 30 or higher to shield your skin from the sun's harmful UV rays. Make sure to cover all exposed areas of your body, including your face, neck, arms, and legs. Reapply sunscreen every two hours if you'll be spending extended periods outdoors.

Lip Care

Don't forget to protect your lips by applying a lip balm with SPF. This will prevent your lips from becoming dry, chapped, or sunburned during Holi festivities.

Hair Protection

Apply a nourishing hair oil or serum to your hair and scalp to create a protective barrier against the colors and prevent them from drying out your hair. You can also tie your hair in a bun or braid to minimize exposure to color.

Nail Care

Coat your nails with a clear nail polish to prevent them from staining and absorbing color pigments. This will make it easier to remove the colors later without causing damage to your nails.

Avoid Makeup

It's best to avoid wearing makeup on the day of Holi, as it can mix with the colors and clog your pores, leading to breakouts or skin irritation. If you must wear makeup, opt for waterproof and smudge-proof products that are easy to remove.

Stay Hydrated

Drink plenty of water throughout the day to keep your skin hydrated from within. This will help flush out toxins from your body and maintain your skin's natural glow.

Post-Holi Cleanup

After the Holi celebrations, follow a thorough post-Holi skincare routine to remove all traces of color from your skin and hair. Use a gentle cleanser, followed by a hydrating face mask and deep conditioning treatment for your hair to restore moisture and vitality.