Article By: Myra Raja
Sandalwood also known as Chandan, is basically in powder from and is a desi totka, driven from generations and generations. Among many of the benefits, one is, that sandalwood removes tanning and improves the skin tone. It is a moisturizer, oil controller, a great smelling anti-aging face mask. It is a three in one and oh-so affordable! A great mask is “the sandal wonder mask”’. It has all the benefits that a face mask should, only less costly.
You take one teaspoon of sandalwood powder, add half a teaspoon of turmeric and yogurt and milk, if you have oily skin. Add in one teaspoon of rose water, for the right consistency. A quarter of honey if your skin doesn’t darken, then add half a teaspoon. Mix all of the above to form a paste. Apply it and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes. Then rinse it with lukewarm water and dab with a face towel. Apply this mask thrice a week for quick and better results.
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This face mask is for skin whitening and glowing skin and trust us at Bridals.pk that it actually works like a charm. All you have to do is; take 4 to 5 strands of saffron and soak them in about half cup of milk. When the milk develops a yellowish color then add 1 tablespoon of sandalwood powder. Mix it well and make into a paste. Apply this mixture on your face and neck and leave it for 30 minutes and wash off with water. Apply this mask once every day to get a brighter and blemish free skin!
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For all of you ladies who have an oily skin then this is your lifesaver! Mix 1 teaspoon of orange peel in powdered form in 1 teaspoon sandalwood powder. Then to this dry mixture add 1 ½ teaspoon of rose water and mix well. Apply this mixture on your face and neck and leave it on for 15 to 20 minutes and wash off with water. Apply this thrice a week and see the difference yourself!
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So, go ahead and make use of these while you’re at home, with all the salons closed, this beauty regime will help you get through this difficult time!