Red Sandalwood & Neem Clarifying Masque

anokha®‘s Red Sandalwood and Neem Clarifying Masque combines several highly anti-septic ingredients: neem, turmeric, tulsi, red sandalwood, and rose petal powder. This detoxifying product can be used as needed for spot treatment, as a weekly masque, or in place of your daily cleanser.

Masque on to reveal a clearer state of skin.

What it does
  • Deep cleanses and detoxifies the skin
  • Decreases inflammation and irritation
  • Acts as a spot treatment
Why it works

Squalane is a gentle and non-comedogenic but highly effective anti-oxidant which helps to minimize pigmentation and reduce the appearance of fine lines.

Almond oil is used to soothe and condition the skin by replenishing natural skin oils lost during cleansing.

Elderberry is an anti-oxidant with anti-microbial and anti-inflammatory activity. Its bioflavonoids help to prevent wrinkles, reduce pigmentation, and increase collagen production. Elderberry also contains high levels of vitamins A, B6, E, and C.

Tulsi, also known as holy basil, is known for its antiseptic and soothing qualities, and is frequently used in acne treatments.

Turmeric contains curcumin, which has repeatedly been shown in scientific studies to possess anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, and anti-oxidative properties. It is a key ingredient in many acne and facial treatments.

Rose oil tones the skin. Rosewater, which is the distilled essence of rose petals, is not only astringent, but also has anti-inflammatory and anti-septic properties. The powder of dried and crushed rose petals also provides an astringent effect.

Neem has been used for centuries to cleanse and disinfect the skin. It is traditionally used as an extremely effective acne treatment and to tone the skin.

Sandalwood has long been prized for its anti-septic, soothing, and moisturizing properties.


water (aqua), glyceryl stearate SE, squalane, glycerin, cetearyl glucoside, cetearyl alcohol, sweet almond (Prunus amygdalus dulcis) oil*, C12-15 alkyl benzoate, dehydroacetic acid, benzyl alcohol, elderberry (Sambucus nigra) extract*, holy basil (Ocimum sanctum) extract*, turmeric root (Curcuma longa) extract*, pink rose petal (Rosa damascena) extract*, neem seed (Melia azadirachta) oil*, acacia gum*, red sandalwood powder (Pterocarpus syauxii), Australian sandalwood oil (Santalum spicatum), rose flower absolute (Rosa damascena)


scent: rose

This product is vegan.


To use as a masque, smooth over skin twice each week after cleansing and leave in place for 20 minutes prior to washing off with lukewarm water. For use as a cleanser, apply a small amount to wet skin and massage over the face and neck for one minute prior to washing off. For spot treatment, apply a small amount directly to area of concern and leave on overnight. For external use only.

2 oz, $50

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