The beauty benefits of sandalwood are well known and sandalwood is one of the oldest ingredients to treat several skin disorders like skin pigmentation, dry skin, sun tan, aging signs like wrinkles, pimples and acne. In addition, sandalwood also helps in reducing anxiety and stress and lets you get that beauty sleep.Here are some highly effective sandalwood face packs that you can prepare at home and get healthy and glowing skin.
There Are Top 7 Sandalwood Face Packs For Every Skin Problem
For Oily Skin
Mix fuller’s earth and sandalwood powder in equal quantities – one tablespoon each. Add few drops of rose water into the mixture and turn it into a thick paste. Apply the pack and let it remain for 30 minutes. When you wash off the face pack you will instantly discover fresh and non oily skin. Fuller’s earth has naturally absorbs oil from skin and removes impurities and dead skin cells.
For Acne Prone Skin
Mix one tablespoon each of turmeric and sandalwood powders and add to it 3 tablespoons rose water. Turn this mixture into a smooth paste and apply on face. Let it remain for around 20 minutes and wash off. Regular application of this pack would not only treat existing pimples and acne but also prevent recurrence. The antibacterial properties of turmeric would also reduce acne scars and blemishes.
For Dark Skin
Sandalwood is a natural astringent and cleanses the skin. Add a tablespoon of gram flour to equal amount of sandalwood powder and mix some rose water and turmeric into it. You can simply use sandalwood oil if you have dry skin. Apply the face pack, leave it on for 20 minutes and wash off. Apply regularly for fair complexion.
For Dry Skin
Mix sandalwood with milk powder in equal proportions (preferably three teaspoons each). Add a teaspoon of rose water and make a thick paste. Apply the face pack and let it remain for at least half an hour. This pack would naturally balance the skin pH, deeply moisturize it, hydrate it and make it glow with health. Rose water acts as a great toner in this pack and keeps skin pores tightened.
For Sun Tan
Regular exposure to harmful UV rays of the sun takes a heavy toll on your skin. But sandalwood can visibly reduce sun tan naturally. Mix lemon juice and sandalwood powder, make a smooth paste and apply on the face. Lemon juice is a natural skin brightening agent.
For Dark Circles
Mix sandalwood powder with rose water and make homogeneous paste. Apply the face pack on your face before going to bed. Leave it overnight and wash off with cold water in the morning. Sandalwood is an amazing skin brightening agent and prevents darkening or pigmentation of skin.
For Aging Skin
Sandalwood contains amazing antioxidant as well as anti-inflammatory properties that prevent free radicals from damaging the skin. It also enhances blood flow to the skin to grant it an ever lasting youth. Mix two teaspoons each of fuller’s earth and sandalwood powder and chip in equal amounts of lemon juice and rose water into the mixture. Apply the paste on your face and wash off with regular water once it dries.