Top 5 Homemade Face Masks With Red Sandalwood Powder


If you are a firm believer in Grandma’s remedies, I am sure you have ultimate faith in red sandalwood for working wonders on skin. Red sandalwood is also known as ‘Rakta Chandana’. It is an oft-used ingredient in homemade face masks for imparting glow to your skin and treating some of the common skin ailments easily. Wish to use red sandalwood for skin? Check out the best skin care recipes that you can try out!


Red Sandalwood





1.RED SANDALWOOD MASK FOR RADIANT SKIN: If your skin looks dry and dull, worry no more. Mix two tablespoons of curd with a tablespoon of red sandalwood powder. Add ½ teaspoon turmeric powder to the mixture. Apply this homemade face mask and wash off after 20 minutes to make your complexion bright.

2.RED SANDALWOOD MASK FOR EXFOLIATION: Accumulation of dead cells imparts a lifeless appearance to your skin. To reveal smooth skin, mix a tablespoon of red sandalwood powder with 2 tablespoons of mashed ripe papaya. Apply the exfoliating mask on face and neck, wait for ten minutes and then scrub it off gently with the help of rosewater. Rinse with trepid water. This recipe acts as an excellent scrub to do away with dead cells and make your skin look fresh.


Red Sandalwood Face Masks

3.RED SANDALWOOD MASK FOR CONTROLLING OIL SECRETION: If you have oily skin, you can try mixing a tablespoon of red sandalwood with freshly squeezed lemon juice. Now, use this pack on your face and wait for it to dry. Wash off with plain water. It helps in controlling the secretion of excess oil and making the skin pores tight. Red sandalwood is a boon for oily skin!

4.RED SANDALWOOD MASK FOR TAN REMOVAL: Use red sandalwood for your easy homemade anti-tan treatment by combining two tablespoons of red sandalwood powder with freshly made cucumber juice. Apply it on affected part to soothe sun-burnt skin and get rid of ugly sun tan.

5.RED SANDALWOOD MASK FOR TREATING PIGMENTATION: Pigmentation can thwart your confidence level and thus, get rid of those pigmentation marks by mixing a tablespoon of red sandalwood powder with a tablespoon of raw milk and using the mask everyday till those marks disappear!


Red sandalwood has soothing properties as well as therapeutic properties. Using this aromatic ingredient helps in reaping excellent beauty benefits. You can easily invest in red sandalwood powder available in the market and use it in preparing your own skin care recipes to get nourished, healthy and glowing skin, naturally!

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Read more about the benefits of red sandalwood for skin here.


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  1. November 12, 2017

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