Benefits of Sandalwood for Skin

Sandalwood Bene fits for Skin

Sandalwood tree is mostly found in India and some other countries of south Asia. Sandalwood powder is used to make many cosmetics and aromatics products. It is used in many religious ceremonies and ancient Ayurvedic medicines for various skin conditions. It is used in the form of powder and oil for skin care and treating many skin related issues.  It rehydrates the skin and also helps in tissue regeneration.  Its anti-septic and astringent properties are useful to treat acne. Sandalwood promotes healing and helps to relieve the symptoms related to acne flare ups. You can also use sandalwood to tone up and moisturize your skin. Sandalwood is also used in many herbal products to treat sunburn, rashes, pimples, removing blemishes and other skin conditions.

Sandalwood benefits for skin

  • Sandalwood is gentle on skin and has calming effect. It helps in maintaining natural balance of skin and regulates oil production.
  • It can be used to treat acne and scars. Mix two table spoon of sandalwood powder with rose water and apply the thick layer of this face pack on your face and let it dry. After 15-20 minutes wash it off and apply natural toner. Regular use of this face pack will diminish the acne and scars.
  • Sandalwood contains powerful anti-oxidants and anti inflammatory properties that help to improve the blood circulation, removes toxins out of body. Sandalwood face mask works as an excellent anti-aging treatment.

Sandalwood for skin care

  • Sandalwood powder can be used to repair the sun damaged skin and removing sun tan. Mix some cucumber juice with rose water, curd and sandalwood powder to make a smooth paste. Apply this paste on sun damaged or tanned skin and wash your face after 20-25 minutes. It will give more even skin tone and will help in reducing the stains.
  • Sandalwood powder has been used since long time by the teenagers to cure pimples. A paste made by mixing sandalwood powder, turmeric and water is very effective in reducing random eruptions of zits.
  • Sandalwood powder is also helpful in reducing the wrinkles. Mix Sandalwood powder with rose water and glycerin to make a paste and apply it on your face regularly. Wash your face after 20 minutes. It will help in reducing the wrinkles, getting clear skin and make you look younger.

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