red wine for skin

A glass of red wine never fails to improve one’s mood but aside from the joy it brings red wine is also well known as one of the healthy beverages that you must include your diet. For instance, do you know that red wine has quite an impact on the skin? Red wine for skin whitening is perfect. Red wine consists of various antioxidants that can provide us with healthy skin and can prevent skin aging. This delicious drink cannot only make your skin glow but also make you look younger.

Health benefits of red wine for your skin


Red wines contain certain anti-oxidants, namely tannin, flavonoids, and resveratrol that are excellent for your skin. Aside from having this as a drink, try applying small amounts of it to your skin that fight free radicals that cause premature aging and restores the elasticity of your skin.


Red wine consists of natural acids called AHA that have antiseptic and anti-inflammatory properties. Regular application of red wine on your face can help in controlling excess oil in your face, helps in opening pores, and fight acne.


Certain anti-oxidants namely polyphenols are found in red wine that helps in controlling cell damage, restores dull skin, and make it glow.

Skin toning and whitening:

Red wine helps in toning your skin by tightening your face, which leaves a glowing effect on the skin and altogether helps in skin whitening.

How to use red wine for fairness?

According to Louis Pasteur wine is one of the most healthy and hygienic drinks. Red wine is good for a healthy lifestyle. However, did you know it could also work its wonders on the skin? Here are some of the Red wine face pack ideas for skin whitening:

How to use red wine on the face at home?

Red wine homemade facemask:

This excellent face pack gives you an instant glow. It helps to tighten your skin and keep your skin younger. If you apply this facemask regularly, you can get visibly glowing skin and a pinkish effect.

Required ingredients: Two tablespoons of yogurt, one and a half tablespoon of red wine, one tablespoon of honey and a clean bowl.


Take two tablespoon of curd in a bowl and add one tablespoon of honey to it. Mix it well. Then add the red wine and the mix it as well. The consistency of the mixture should be thin. After the pack is ready, apply it evenly on your face and neck and leave it for 15 minutes. When you apply the mask, you might experience a tingling sensation. However, you do not have to worry about it. This just means that your mask is working. After this, wash it with cold water. For best result, one can use this mask twice in a week. You can store the mask in the refrigerator. It lasts up to 4 to 5 days.

Best red wine brand for glowing skin

This is tough to decide, as red wines cannot be differentiated that well based on their effect on the skin. However, here is the go-to collection of red wines that have made to the top lists now:

  • Grover La Reserve (2014)- 80% Cabernet Sauvignon, 20% shiraz

This wine placed India on the top wine lists. This was first made in 1997 in the Grover winery in Bangalore. It is Luscious. This is one of the cheapest wines and yet elegant. This is easily available in any states in India.

  • Charoset Reserve Tempranillo (2013): This wine shows intensity and depth and yet decent and smooth. It is lush, spicy and quite persistent. It is rupees 1500 in Mumbai. It is available in Karnataka, Kerala, and Andhra Pradesh.
  • Fratelli Sette (2012) – 70 percentage Sangiovese. 30% Cabernet Sauvignon: It is robust, layered and stylish and have easy availability in many states.
  • York Arros (2013) – 60 percentage Shiraz and 40-percentage Cabernet Sauvignon.
  • KRSMA Cabernet Sauvignon (2014): Rich, tasty and complex.