Facial and hair care in this rainy season – beware of allergic conditions

Bringing you an insightful list of remedies that work wonders on your skin in rainy season

Posted on 26/06/2017 By

Looking for the Clouds for the first rain of the season is always a sight. And who does not want to get drenched in the first rain, reliving our childhood. But as a grown person some apprehensions definitely crop in our minds like itching, rashes and allergies on our skin, face and body.

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With rain in the tropical heat conditions of 35 degree C and above like in Delhi , high humidity also brings with it continuous sweating and sebum oozing out of our Face, and that even the mild sunlight can play havoc with Sun Tan, burning sensation and even dehydration of the skin. Even Gastric Acidity and Indigestion (Very much a part of Rainy season health hazard) makes our skin more vulnerable and susceptible for Skin disorders.

High humidity at 30 plus C temperature is also associated with huge Mood swings and you need to relax your nervous system as well as stress related disorders. This can otherwise play havoc with your face, Hair and Body.

Over acidity and indigestion cause dip in your facial pH level prompting more Allergies, Tanning and Loss in Skin Glow. Rehydration of Skin and body through high intake of Fluids, Fruit Juices, Easy to digest Salads and foods with high fibre content can help in bringing back the lost lusture.

Here are a few combinations that work wonder on your skin in rainy season: 

Skin and Body de tan thru Aromatherapy

Prepare a Body and facial Scrub with ½ Teaspoon of Dead Sea salt, ½ TSP Brown Sugar, Ubtan ½ tsp and make paste with 1Tsp Skin Butter ( Shea and Cocoa Butter ) , add 10 drops Lemon Juice and 2-4 drops of Neroli Oil . The paste should be well massaged and scrubbed on Face and body with gentle movements for  5-10 minutes and then leave for 5 minutes. Wash off well and apply SPF 10-20 Sunscreen. Repeat the process every week and see miracle happening after three sittings.

Facial and hair care in this rainy season – beware of allergic conditions - Global Fashion Street

Important:  Don’t touch the pimple skin with fingers since it may lead to more infection.


You should take diet of Salads and whole fruits.

Drink as much water as possible. 

Home Products

  1. Mint facial gel or Neem and Tulsi Face wash – twice a day application
  2. Skin Toner
  3. Neem and Mint Face Pack – Apply every alternate days. Till completely dry.
  4. Tea Tree oil for Facial Steam 

Hair fall and Hair Lusture— Hair Dandruff, Dry, Itchy Scalp

Aromatherapy of Hair and scalp problems in summer and rainy season includes Rosemary oil 1 drop, Basil oil 1 drop , Tea Tree oil 1 drop and Patchouli oil 1 drop  mixed with 1 Tsp Almond or Extra virgin Olive oil and applied on Scalp on alternate nights with gentle finger massage for 10-15 minutes . Wash off next morning with Lavender Shampoo. Apply pH 5.5 Hair Conditioner or Hair Spa Cream.

Facial and hair care in this rainy season – beware of allergic conditions - Global Fashion Street

For Premature hair Loss, Dandruff and chemically treated and damaged hair with split ends

  1. Shampoo the hair and rinse off well
  2. Provide High Frequency Ozone treatment for 10-12 minutes.
  3. Apply Hair Spa Oil and provide gentle finger tip massage on Acupressure points.
  4. Provide Steam on the scalp for 5 minutes
  5. Apply Hair Vitalizing Pack on hair roots only (Mix 2 teaspoon each of triphala powder and Henna Powder and soak in warm water and keep for 20 minutes).
  6. Rinse off after 30-45 minutes and wash off with Hair Spa Shampoo.
  7. Apply Hair Spa Cream on Hair and wrap with hot towel. Alternatively, sit under hood steamer for 5 minutes.
  8. Rinse off the spa cream and style the hair.

Diet full of proteins, especially sprouts and salads. 

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Home Care

  1. Anti Dandruff Hair Oil for Night application
  2. Shampoo (Lavender for Oily hair and Jojoba for Dry Hair ). Wash the hair in the morning.
  3. Hair Conditioner or Hair Spa Cream to be applied after shampoo. Rinse off again after 5-10 minutes. 

Foot Care Fungal infection of the foot sole is always a matter of concern in the rainy season (Athlete’s Foot) and it requires specialized pedicure.

One Teaspoon Dead Sea salt and two drops of Basil Oil in the Pedicure Tub and soaking the Feet for 10-15 minutes  always help to overcome the fungal disorders. Make sure to put on your socks after complete drying of fingers and foot sole and applying talcum powder.


This article is written by Dr. Naresh Arora, who is a renowned Aromatherapist & Cosmetologist and Founder of Chase Aromatherapy Cosmetics.

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