Sandalwood also called as chandan in hindi and it has so many benefits. It’s soothing cooling properties has made it play a vital role in enhancing skin’s beauty and texture. Apart from sandalwood’s use in the religious purpose, it is also ideal for skin care. Sandalwood is used in so many of our traditional Indian ceremonies. It’s skin care benefits though are numerous and make it a great product to have with you. The most common use of sandalwood is using it as sandalwood face pack which is mixed with other ingredients to cure numerous skin problems like acne, irritation, rashes, redness, dullness, skin darkness, sun tan etc. So, If you have any of the skin related problem then sandalwood is at your rescue. We at Tips and Beauty bring these 10 face packs using sandalwood to get beautiful skin.
1. Sandalwood Face Pack with Milk for Bright Skin
Milk is a rich in lactic acid product which helps in treating the dark spots, blemishes and also the scars left by the acne scars. This natural face pack makes skin brighter and glowing as well. You can try this sandalwood pack to cure the skin problems. In summers, when the skin has eruptions like boils, acne etc then too sandalwood can sooth the skin. This pack can be used by boys and girls both.
Take 1 teaspoonful of sandalwood powder and mix that with some milk.
Apply this evenly on the face. Keep it for around 15-20 minutes then wash your skin with cold water.
You need to try this soothing pack at least 2-3 times in a week
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2. Sandalwood Honey Pack for glow on the face
Honey is a soothing product which has natural humectant properties. By this it means that honey can help cure teh dryness of skin and also makes the skin lighter. Honey is also regarded as a natural skin bleach but a mild one. So, it helps to lighten those dark hair on your skin . This pack with chandan too can be used by boys and girls.
Mix one teaspoonful of sandalwood powder or paste with 1 teaspoonful of honey.
Apply evenly on the face. Rinse off the face after 20 minutes and see the glowing skin fast.
Do you know honey also heals the dry patches on the skin in winters? Hence this is also a good face pack for winters for dry skin.
3. Sandalwood face pack with orange peel powder for oily skin
Orange peel powder curbs the oiliness. Orange peel is also considered as a good skin exfoliant for the oily and acne prone skin. The orange oil in the orange peel powder also helps to keep the skin pores clean. The pores when get blocked are prone to get skin problems, whiteheads, blackheads etc. Thus when sandalwood and orange peel powder is mixed they becomes an awesome combination to cure the skin problems on oily face. Teenagers when they reach puberty face acne problems. Therefore when such packs are applied it really helps to combat the oiliness and pimples problem on the face. Even the teenager boys too can try this pack.
Mix 1 teaspoonful of sandalwood powder with 1/2 teaspoonful of orange peel powder.
To make the paste you can use the pure rose water.or you can even use the cream free milk.
4. Apple and Sandalwood Face Pack for fairness
An apple a day keeps the doctor away. But apples are also great for the skin fairness increasing. Yes, you can certainly get fair skin using apple paste with sandalwood.This apple with sandalwood facial skin pack will keep the dullness, darkness away. You need to just follow this recipe to prepare this facial pack.
Mash an apple slice with a fork or a spoon, then it gets converted in the pulp.
In this apple pulp you need to mix some sandalwood powder. 1 teaspoonful of sandalwood powder will be fine.
Mix little bit of honey in it to make the smooth consistency paste.
Evenly apply it on the face. Let it dry and wash after 15 minutes.
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5. Aloe vera and Sandalwood Face pack for Rashes
At times some rashes, redness or any other skin irritation can make you uncomfortable. This skin friendly homemade face pack will heal the skin and soothe it. People with acne and red rashed skin in summers should try a pack like this.
Scoop a teaspoonful of aloe vera gel and add 1 teaspoonful of sandalwood powder.
Mix them well and thoroughly. Your face pack is ready.
Apply on the face and evenly coat the skin parts.
Wash after 20 minutes with normal water.
Aloe vera gel pack is wonderful in healing the irritated skin and sandalwood soothes it.
6. Sandalwood face pack with turmeric, neem to clear pimples
Are pimples your primary concern and the only problem that makes you struggle with? Then this sandalwood face pack infused with turmeric powder will help clear skin of acne and pimples. Pimples are caused by bacteria so, this face pack with turmeric will remove pimples quickly from the face.
- Make a paste of 1 teaspoonful sandalwood powder with 2-3 pinches of turmeric powder.
- Apply this and rinse with 20 minutes with tepid water.
Try to do these sandalwood face packs for fair skin consistently. Read these Natural Ayurvedic tips to get fair skin complexion