Holi- the festival of colors- is just a few days away. Colors are synonymous with the essence of this festival but, with the increasing use of synthetic colors, they can also prove to be dangerous. In the midst of vibrant color splashes, Holi special food and the all jazzed-up surroundings, the festival might also bring troubles, if not celebrated with safety.
Here are a few tips to help you celebrate this playful festival safely:
Say No to Synthetic Colors- The use of industrial chemicals in Holi colors was brought to attention a few year back. Ingredients like engine oil, lead oxide, copper sulphate and chromium iodine used in these colors can cause extreme skin allergies. Though these are the most lustrous ones in the market and attract immediate attention, you should avoid these colors. If you are already suffering from skin allergies, avoid going out of home in peak celebration time. [Read more...]