Sandalwood is not just an extract of naturally obtained tea bark; rather it is an excellent agent to cure variety of skin problems starting from pimples, dryness of skin, dark circles as well as excessive secretion of oil sebum. You must have come across variety of cosmetic products such as face packs, face wash, scrubber where the manufacturer uses sandalwood extract. People have blind faith towards those products as from ancient time our ancestors have enjoyed benefits from the sandalwood in solid form. Even today you can get benefits from the sandalwood in solid as well as powdered form. Instead of getting the products from the market that has tough chemicals, it is always better to go ahead with some home remedies. Let us have a look at some of the effective homemade sandalwood face packs that will provide you with a healthy skin.
Sandalwood has variety of remedies for both skin problems and beauty benefits. This natural remedy is also used as an antiseptic. If you have boilers all around your skin due to excessive heat, simple paste of sandalwood can bring you relief. It is a natural remedy without any side effects. This sandalwood powder also helps creating variety of beauty benefits. You can get fair, glowing and beautiful skin with the sandalwood face packs. You can get soothing and cooling effect on your skin when you are suffering from hot weather condition along with itchiness and irritation.
The antiseptic properties of sandalwood powder makes it an ideal ingredient to treat many skin problems like blemishes, dark spots, skin tan and acne.Where as the germicidal properties of sandalwood prevents the production and development of bacteria on the skin. It works as skin moisturizer and tone enhancing agent. So, what your are waiting for, let us see the face masks prepared from sandalwood powder to treat many skin care problems.
Homemade sandalwood face packs, face masks
Sandalwood face pack to treat pimples
- Normal sandalwood
- Add one table spoon of red sandalwood paste extracted from the wood to one table spoon of normal sandalwood paste, half table spoon honey and a pinch of turmeric powder.
- Mix them well and apply on your face.
- Allow it to dry and then rinse off with plain water.
The antiseptic properties of turmeric, the healing properties of honey and antiseptic and germicidal properties of sandalwood helps to get rid off the blemishes on your face. This face mask serves you the best benefits with out calling for any side effects.
Sandalwood face pack to treat pimples
- Sandalwood powder
- Gram flour
- Rose water
- Mix two table spoons of gram flour with two table spoons of sandalwood powder and half table spoon of rosewater.
- Mix all the ingredients well to form a semi thick paste.
- Spread this paste on your face and leave it for 20 minutes.
- Now remove the pack by using a wet cotton cloth and then rinse off the face.
This face pack works against pimples and makes them dry there by they will fall down later.
Sandalwood face to increase the tone
- Sandalwood paste
- Add two table spoons of sandalwood paste with small piece of camphor.
- Mix it and apply this mixture on your face like a pack.
- Leave it for the whole night and rinse off in the following day.
When this remedy is practiced for few months you will find difference in your skin tone.
Aromatic sandalwood face pack for glowing skin
- Sandalwood paste
- Rose water
- Lavender oil
- Take one table spoon of sandalwood powder in a bowl and add it two table spoons of besan, few drops of rose water, 4 to 5 drops of lavender oil, a pinch of turmeric powder and half table spoon of malai.
- You will get a smooth paste after mixing all the ingredients well.
- Apply this mixture as a pack on your clear face and leave it for 10 to 20 minutes.
- Rinse off with normal water and then pat.
Try this pack for once in a week to get relief, thus it helps to make the skin young and glowing.
Sandalwood face packs for healthy skin
Sandalwood to remove dark circles
Dark circle is all together a major problem towards many individuals as the level of stress is increasing in day to day activities. You can now take a spoon of sandalwood powder and some rose water in it. Make a paste of sandalwood powder as well as rose water and apply it under your eyes. Keep this for 10 minutes and then wash away with cold water.
The sandalwood is also used in making face packs that helps in making your face fair and attractive in looks. You can easily use it to cover dark patches forming over your fair skin. You may also get the sandalwood stick which should be rubbed against a stone along with little water and put over your face and under eye skin. Do this regularly at least once in a day in order to get attractive skin tone.
Anti aging sandal pack
If you have formed wrinkles over your skin layer with fine lines and dryness over the skin, the anti aging sandal pack will be a wonder. This pack must be applied before few months of your wedding in order to get beautiful and attractive skin tone. In order to make this wonderful face pack, you need two teaspoon of sandalwood powder or paste. Even the powder of Fuller’s earth of around a single spoon should be added in this pack. A spoon of lemon juice should be added as well to this pack. Mix it well and apply over your face evenly covering all portion of your skin. Using this face pack twice in a week will be really effective to make your skin tone look younger and dynamic.
The face pack is also anti inflammatory as well as antioxidant agent that makes your skin look very unattractive. This will also help improving your blood circulation. The free radicals on your skin layer will be eradicated with the help of detoxification within the skin layer. Sandalwood being an excellent anti aging remedy will remove free radicals absolutely from your body and make you look young and youthful.
Sandalwood face pack for glowing skin
It is now quite easy to get a face with a glow on your face where the main ingredient is the sandalwood whether in powdered form or in a stick form. You need to make a pack where two spoons of sandalwood powder, a spoon of milk as well as a pinch of saffron is included. Due to the inclusion of saffron the color of the pack will be different. This pack must be applied over your face covering all portions in a light layer. Keep for 10 minutes and then wash it with cold water. This will ideally bring back glow on your face.
Sandalwood powder for soft and healthy skin
If your skin has become rough and unattractive, particular sandalwood face pack can make it converted into soft and healthy variation. You need to take two spoon of sandalwood powder, a spoon of yogurt and rose water. Mix them all well and apply over your face. Keep this for 10 minutes till it becomes dry and the skin absorbs the pack to some extent. There after wash it with plain water and wipe it with a soft towel. This will give you an attractive and healthy skin.
Sandalwood and milk
This is an effective sandalwood face pack that will make your skin bright and beautiful. To make this pack you need to take a spoon of sandalwood powder and same quantity of milk. Mix them well and make a paste. Now apply it all over your face. Keep for 20 minutes and then remove with plain water. This will eradicate dullness on your skin.
Orange peel with sandalwood
If you have oily skin tone, this can be the best sandalwood face pack. You have to take out the peels from a single orange and let it dry under sun. Once it is completely dry grind them and make powder. Now take a container and add one spoon each of sandalwood powder and orange peel powder. Use rose water to mix and apply on your face. This will control your oily skin and make it attractive.
Apple and sandalwood
If you are unhappy about your dark skin tone, this natural homemade sandalwood remedy can be a best one for you. You have to cut an apple and make pulp of it. Take a container and add a spoon of apple pulp with two spoons of sandalwood powder. Add little milk to make fine paste. Apply on your face and get fair skin tone.
Aloe vera and sandalwood
Take out the gel from Aloe Vera which you can get after tearing the Aloe leaves from the middle. Take the container and add a spoon of sandalwood powder. Mix the sandalwood powder and Aloe Vera together and apply over your face. This might be little sticky due to the gel substance of Aloe Vera. But the benefit provided by the remedy is worth mentioning. This will give you relief from rashes and irritation as also removes dark spots from your skin.