Sandalwood benefits for skin & 7 Types of Face Masks (DIY)

In this article, you will learn Sandalwood benefits for skin and what are the various face pack for a different type of skin.

Sandalwood is known for its beautiful fragrance which can last for decades and it is one of the most second expensive wood in the world. Sandalwood is widely used in Ayurvedic medicine and also in Traditional Chinese medicines.

No wonder why our ancestor was using sandalwood it has a unique property which can be benefited for both health and beauty purpose. Instead of going to the parlor for expensive facial you can try this sandalwood facemask.

Sandalwood reduces the dark spot, pimple, Sunspot, dark circle, and acne problems. Not only for the beauty it has a huge impact on health too! It contains a substance called Santalol which is the reason for fragrance and these are few Sandalwood benefits for the skin.

Sandalwood benefits for skin

Sandalwood used in many facial products, because of its soothing effect on skin and also helps in delaying wrinkles, & dark circles around your eyes.

I remember in my childhood my mom used to light up the piece of sandalwood as a ritual where the complete house was filled with very beautiful aroma. My mom used sandalwood regularly in her face pack I think that is the reason she is still young and charming.

Sandalwood benefits for skin?

  1. Delay Wrinkles
  2. Remove Dark spot and dark circles
  3. Removes Suntan
  4. Reduces Itchy/redness problem
  5. Reduces the pimple/Acne problem
  6. Glowing Skin
  7. Remove Dry skin

After discussing with my mom I have come up with the list of the face pack. Remember one thing try to use fresh sandalwood.

Sandalwood benefits for skin

Sandalwood Benefits for Skin

1. Delay Wrinkles

By using sandalwood face mask can increase the collagen in the skin to reduce the wrinkles. Add 2 tablespoon of sandalwood powder and add 1 tablespoon of rose water mix it well. Later, Add 1 tablespoon of honey to it. Where honey used to clean the pores because of its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties it will moisturize the skin reaching deep inside the skin and also tighten the skin. Before applying clean your face with rose water to remove any dirt.

Later, apply the prepared mixture gently with clock and anti clockwise motion. Let it dry for about 20 minutes and wash it off with Luke warm water and dry the skin with tissue paper. Use it three times a week for a better result.

2. Remove Dark spot and Dark Circles

Sandalwood can be used to reduce the dark spot and dark circles around your eyes. Add 2 tablespoon of sandalwood powder into the bowl and add a ½ tablespoon of lemon juice mix it well. Later, add 1 tablespoon of vitamin E oil.

Before applying to cleanse your face with rose water to remove any residual on the skin. Apply the prepared mixture on the affected area and massage gently for a few minutes. Let it dry for 20 minutes and wash it off with Luke warm water. And you can see the change in the complexion use it three times a week for a better result.

3. Sandalwood benefits for skin Spot/Suntan

Add 2 tablespoon of sandalwood powder in the bowl along with 1 tablespoon of honey. Later, add 2 tablespoons of lemon juice and mix it well.  Before applying clean your face with rose water which acts has a tonner.

Apply the mixture with the cotton ball/use the brush according to your comfort. Where lemon has vitamin c and citric acid these two will help to remove the black spot and dead cell. Leave the mixture for 20 minutes let it dry and wash with Luke warm water.

4. Sandalwood benefits for skin redness

First, remove any makeup applied and cleanse your face with rose water. Add 1 tablespoon of gooseberry juice into the bowl. Later, add 2 tablespoons of sandalwood powder mix it well. Where gooseberry will help to reduce the redness/itchy problem in the skin.

Apply the mixture with a cotton ball/use the brush according to your comfort. Let it dry for about 15 minutes and wash it off with normal water. Sandalwood provides a soothing effect on the skin which reduces the skin irritation. Use it weekly two times for better result.

5. Reduce the pimple/Acne problem

Add 1 tablespoon of turmeric in the bowl along with 2 tablespoons of rose water. Where Turmeric can reduce swelling, Redness, Itching, Acne scars, age spots, Sunspot, and facial hair. It has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties.

Later, add 2 tablespoons of sandalwood powder and mix it well into the fine paste. Apply the prepared mixture on the affected area and gently massage for a few minutes. Let it dry for 15 minutes then wash it off with normal water don’t use any kind of face wash.

6. Sandalwood benefits for skin Glow

This process is simple to take 2 tablespoons of sandalwood powder and add 1 tablespoon of rose water mix it well. Apply it on face let it dry and wash it off with Luke warm water. You can see a change in the skin complexion.

7. Remove Dry skin

Dry skin is caused due to less moisture in the skin, change in weather, and due to stress. Add 2 tablespoon of sandalwood powder along with 1 tablespoon of curd mix it well into the thick paste. Where curd retains the moisture in the skin.

Apply the prepared mixture on the affected area and gently massage for a few minutes. Let it dry for 15 minutes then wash it off with normal water.

Nithi Shetty

Nithi Shetty

I’m Nithi Shetty, I hold BSc in Fashion Designing and certified in the Ayurvedic course, Nithi Remedy aims to give the fellow reader a precise and valuable information.

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