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Malagasy Masonjoany

written by MAYSHAD August 23, 2017
Malagasy Masonjoany - MAYSHADWOMANMAG

Masonjoany or « Santal wood » is the Malagasy solar cream.

It is used by Sakalava women in the west of Madagascar.

In fact, not only is it a natural protection from ultraviolet ray but also relieve eczema.


1 T.S of “Masonjoany pouder”
1 T.S of Cocoa Oil


Mix one tablespoon of “Masonjoany pouder” with a tablespoon of cocoa oil.
Apply the dough in the face during 10 to 15 minutes.
Rinse with warm water.

BY: Stephanie Rakotoarisoa

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Gabrielle August 23, 2017 at 11:33 am

PLZ can you tell me where i can get this “Masonjoany” Powder???

Samantha August 23, 2017 at 11:34 am

I used many Masks for my face, really a lots of masks but never tried this one.

Magali August 23, 2017 at 11:35 am

Other botanical ingredients are locally used for these facial masks typical of Madagascar and the Mascareignes.

Alexandra August 23, 2017 at 11:40 am

Face-painting is an important cultural ritual in numerous societies around the world. Often, it is done according to tribal rites and has various meanings, depending on the culture, the design, and the sex of the person wearing it.

Abigail August 23, 2017 at 11:43 am

The Sakalava tribe use the same paste to paint decorations on their faces.

Valerie August 23, 2017 at 11:44 am

I see so many beautiful women, looks artistic

Farah August 23, 2017 at 11:47 am

I’ve seen so many beautiful womens with this masks, they are so gorgeous.

Britney August 23, 2017 at 11:49 am

So interesting !!


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