Special precautions are necessary in summer. Though it is very important to hydrate your body with eight to ten glasses of water, and also with butter milk, various shakes, various fruit soups and ice cream, some special care of hair and skin too is advisable during summer. Outing on beaches further accelerates the skin tanning. Precautionary measures can prevent adverse effect of sun on skin and hair. Surprisingly the medicine for this will be most of the times found in kitchen.
Cut a ripe tomato into half and move onto your face in a circular motion. Wash your face once it starts drying with cold water. Than rub a ice cube over your face.
Mix pieces of papaya with honey and apply the paste over your face and let it stay for 15 minutes. Wash with cold or lukewarm water
Mix rose water to two tablespoon of sandal powder. Apply the paste to your face and let the paste remain for a 15 minutes before washing.
Mix two tablespoon of milk powder, one tablespoon of honey and few drops of almond oil. Apply the pack, leave it for 20 minutes and wash.
To prevent hair damage from the hazardous effect of sun umbrella is the best precaution. Hat is a better substitute. When in car dark window films are beneficial. Hair fall is common in summer; however this fall ends with the summer. Further dryness too is common. Warm oil massage three times a week is advisable since this increases the blood circulation of the scalp. Further those who have dandruff should try for daily hair wash which will ensure clean scalp