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Holi is a religious festival celebrated by Hindus all over the world. It’s known as festival colours in India. Perhaps this spring festival is happiest and colourful festival of the Hindus. Child to old people all enjoys Holi madly in a jolly mood. This is the only festival where caste distinction is abandoned.It’s celebrated with both dry powder and coloured water. Water gun (Pichkaari) and water balloon are very popular in Holi. Rich, poor, man, women, known and unknown people everyone play Holi together. Though India and Nepal people largely celebrated Holi, but it’s celebrating all over the world by Hindus.
Initially, it’s celebrated by using the herbal colour, but recently, synthetic chemical colour is more popular than the natural colour. Lack of time, high demand of colours and lack of natural source availability are the major reason for using synthetic colour. The various ingredients found in synthetic colours are a lead oxide, mercury sulphide, copper sulphate, aluminium bromide etc. Those synthetic colours have several side effects on eyes and skin. So we need to protect our eyes and skin from the synthetic colours because synthetic chemical which can cause skin allergies, eye allergies, etc. Injury from synthetic colour also called a type of chemical injury. The Even harmful chemical can lead to skin or eye cancer. Uses of synthetic colour can cause temporary blindness which is also called fleeting blindness. Common symptoms of allergies are redness, itching, watery eyes, burning sensation, swelling of eyelids, etc.
Rubbing of the eyes can cause a corneal scratch.
Everyone those who will participate in Holi, they need few basic precautions to protect their skin and eyes.
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