7 must-haves for monsoon

The monsoons always remind you of incessant downpour, monsoons have already started in your city. But life does not stop even when it rains heavily. You have to keep your attendance at your work place, takes your kids to school to even do your daily household chores. To make life easy there are certain necessary items that you need to carry. Here are 7 things that you must have to cope with the monsoons.Open Shoes

Open shoes:

The market gets flooded open shoes like Crocs. These shoes are made so that they do not allow water to stay inside them. They have openings. The passing of air dries your feet and travelling becomes comfortable in them. Flip flops are also quite useful during monsoons.


The length of capris spares you the pain of folding your pants up before walking through dirty street water. It also saves you the trouble of washing your pants.


Umbrellas are a must during the monsoons. It is better to get umbrellas of bright colours like yellow, white and pink. These colours are clearly visible to people who are driving through a heavy downpour.


Raincoats are quite useful when you are not willing to carry an umbrella. These save you along with your bag from getting wet.

Waterproof bags:

Monsoons are sure to wet your bags. So if you are to keep an important appointment or are appearing for an interview, make sure to carry a waterproof bag that will keep your documents dry.

Waterproof makeup:

If you are eager to keep your looks presentable it is advisable to use makeup products that are water resistant. Rainwater smudges eyeliner and makeup making you look clumsy.

Shortly cropped hair:

For those who have a busy schedule washing your hair to get rid of the dirty rainwater often becomes a tiresome task. It is better to get a trendy and short haircut so that you look good and bathing becomes easier.

These have ideas have saved many people from the disadvantages of the monsoons. However, some find it wonderful getting wet while some find it irritating. If you feel you have had enough of the rain make good use of these ideas and enjoy the monsoon.

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Written by Smita Diwan

Smita Diwan is a Media & Communication evangelist with 15+ years of steady growth. She has served across diverse verticals of Broadcast Journalism, Corporate Communications, Digital Media and Public Relations. A fitness enthusiast, Smita devotes her ‘rare’ free-time to yoga and meditation. As she strongly believes that the right balance is the key to steady growth.

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