Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, MD, FFARCSI

For about 1000 years ago, sandalwood was being used all around the world for medicinal and beauty purposes. Egyptians used sandalwood for medicinal purposes and to perform rituals and worship God. Fast forward 1000 years later, sandalwood is still extensively used in for the same purposes; especially in the form of perfume and in soaps. Let us have a look at 10 effective sandalwood face packs for all skin types:

10 Effective Sandalwood Face Packs For All Skin Types

10 Effective Sandalwood Face Packs For All Skin Types

Dry skin is really very distressing for many people. Such skin type ages faster also. Now, you can comfort your dry skin with these easy sandalwood face packs.

  1. Face Pack with Sandalwood & Milk for Dry Skin

    This sandalwood face pack must be used thrice a week for better results. When sandalwood is combined with milk and rose water, it turns out to be very beneficial. Sandalwood and milk face pack revives the natural pH balance in your skin and also prevents skin dryness.

    Ingredients Required: Sandalwood oil; 1 teaspoon milk powder; Rosewater.

    Procedure: In a bowl, take 1 tablespoon of milk powder and add few drops of sandalwood oil to it. Add the required amount of rose water until an even paste is formed. Apply this homemade sandalwood face pack all around your face and leave it for about 20 minutes. Rinse your face with cool water and see how your dry skin gets revitalized with this effective sandalwood face pack.

  2. Sandalwood, Coconut Oil & Almond Oil Face Pack for Dry Skin

    This face pack made with coconut oil, almond oil and sandalwood which nourishes your dry skin type and keeps away the burning sensation caused due to dryness.

    Ingredients Required: 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder; 1/2 teaspoon of coconut oil; 1 teaspoon of almond oil; Rosewater.

    Procedure: Blend sandalwood powder along with coconut oil and almond oil until an even paste is formed. Add rose water to the paste. Apply this sandalwood mixture all over the face and neck. Let this sandalwood face pack rest for up to 15-20 minutes and then rinse it well with water. This is an effective sandalwood face pack for dry skin.

  3. Sandalwood and Tomato Juice Face Pack for Oily Skin

    It sounds awesome when a single product works 2-in-1; i.e. could beat dryness as well as oiliness too. Just need to twist the ingredients a bit and there you go, you have your effective sandalwood face pack for oily skin type. These sandalwood face packs would work as an oil controller too.

    Apply this sandalwood face pack accordingly and say goodbye to excess oil and dirt. It's basically a substitute to expensive anti-pollution face packs. When Sandalwood combined with tomato, goes deep into the skin and clears the pores of oil and dirt and thus prevents whiteheads/blackheads and gives you a blemish-free skin.

    Ingredients Required: 1/2 a teaspoon of Sandalwood powder; 1/2 a teaspoon of tomato juice; 1/2 a teaspoon of Fuller's Earth; Rosewater.

    Procedure: Blend the mix of sandalwood powder and tomato juice in a bowl and make sure that no lumps are formed. Add the Fuller's Earth to the sandalwood mix. Add some drops of rose water until you get a perfect consistency. Apply this effective sandalwood and tomato juice face pack all around the neck and face and let it rest for about 15 minutes. Dip cotton in icy water and wipe away the sandalwood face pack to reveal clear and oil free skin.

  4. Sandalwood & Orange Face Pack for Oily Skin

    Orange is the best source for removing excess oil from your skin. When mixed with sandalwood, this acts as an excellent face pack that makes the skin glow.

    Ingredients Required: 1 teaspoon of orange powder; 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder; 1/2 teaspoon of rose water.

    Procedure: Mix the orange peel powder and sandalwood powder. Add the required amount of rose water to the dry mixture and check the consistency of the face pack. Apply this effective sandalwood and orange face pack for oily skin all over the face and neck. Let it rest for about 15-20 minutes and then rinse with water and see your oily skin become fresh and clear.

  5. Sandalwood, Lemon & Fuller's Earth Face Pack to Fight Wrinkles

    Sandalwood possesses antiseptic property that cures damaged cells; due to which your skin appears brighter and younger.

    Ingredients Required: 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder; 1 teaspoon of Fuller's Earth; few drops of rose water and lemon juice. Add the rose water and lemon juice into the dry mix to form an even paste. Apply this sandalwood face pack all over your face and neck and let it rest for about 15-20 minutes, then rinse it well. This sandalwood face pack is very effective in controlling your wrinkles and keeps your skin looking younger.

  6. Sandalwood, Turmeric & Camphor Face Pack for Acne Prone Skin

    Sandalwood is great for treating pimples and with a homemade sandalwood face pack, you can effectively care for your acne prone skin and get rid of stubborn acne and pimples. This sandalwood face pack is an ultimate cure for those suffering from pimples and acne.

    This sandalwood face pack is very effective in preventing acne and caring for acne-prone skin. This sandalwood face pack not only keeps away acne, but also fights scarring and blackheads.

    Ingredients Required: 1 teaspoon of sandalwood powder; 1 teaspoon of Turmeric powder; Camphor.

    Procedure: Mix together sandalwood powder and turmeric and then add a pinch of camphor powder. Add some water to this dry mixture and apply this paste over the face and let it rest for 15-20 minutes. Rinse off the face pack with cold water. This is an effective sandalwood face pack for acne prone skin.

  7. Sandalwood & Honey Face Pack for Acne Prone Skin

    Honey keeps away the microbes causing pimples; whereas sandalwood and rose water limits the extra oil and clears off blemishes and provides glow to the skin.

    Ingredients Required: 3/4 teaspoon of sandalwood powder; 1 teaspoon powdered rose/petals; Honey.

    Procedure: Blend the rose powder with sandalwood powder. Add a few drops of honey until it forms an even paste. Apply this sandalwood face pack and let it rest for about 20 minutes. Wash it well with normal water. It is recommended to use this sandalwood face pack twice a week for effective results.

  8. Sandalwood, Turmeric & Gram Flour Face Pack for Dull Skin

    Sandalwood is the appropriate answer to your desire of having beautiful and healthy skin and getting rid of that dullness. Sandalwood also acts as an anti-tanning agent that lights up your face.

    Apply this sandalwood face pack daily to get rid of dullness and to get bright skin. You may automatically notice the benefits with the regular use of this particular sandalwood face pack for dull skin; as it fights wrinkles, spots and evens the skin tone.

    Ingredients Required: 1/2 teaspoon of Sandalwood powder (only for oily skin type) or 8-10 drops of sandalwood oil (meant for dry skin type); 2 teaspoons of gram flour; Rosewater; a pinch of turmeric.

    Procedure: Add 2 teaspoons of gram flour to 1/2 teaspoon of sandalwood powder/oil and mix it well. Then add a pinch of turmeric and few drops of rose water and blend it together. Apply this paste all over your face and neck and let it rest for about 30 minutes. Rinse it with normal (tap) water. Get rid of dull skin in no time with this effective sandalwood face pack.

  9. Sandalwood, Curd & Honey Face Pack for Dull Skin

    This homemade sandalwood face pack is very effective in removing the tanning and dullness from your skin. Sandalwood acts exceptionally to keep away impurities and roughness caused due to sun's harmful UV rays; and yoghurt creates a cooling effect on your skin and keeps it moisturized.

    Ingredients Required: 1 tablespoon of sandalwood; 1 teaspoon of sour curd; 1/2 teaspoon of honey.

    Procedure: Mix thoroughly the sandalwood and curd to form an even paste. Add 1/2 teaspoon of honey and blend it well. Apply this face pack on the face and neck. Let it rest for about half-an-hour to one hour. Rinse it off with soft water and say goodbye to dull skin.

  10. Sandalwood & Rosewater Face Pack to Fight Blemishes

    This sandalwood face pack helps to fade blemishes and even outs the skin tone. This homemade sandalwood face pack cools down prickly heat that often occurs due to excess of the heat and sweat.

    One of the easiest DIY face pack is the combination of rose water and sandalwood. While the sandalwood itself can create magic for the skin, the rosewater helps in toning the skin and fading the marks and blemishes on the skin.

    Ingredients Required: Rosewater; 1 tablespoon of Sandalwood powder. 

    Procedure: Add the required amount of rose water into the sandalwood powder and mix to form an even paste. Apply this sandalwood and rose water face pack to face and neck. Let it rest for about 15-20 minutes then rinse off with tap water. You can get rid of blemishes on your skin with regular use of this effective sandalwood face pack.

Conclusion

Sandalwood, if used in a correct manner could put an end to all skin problems. You just have to move one-step forward to throw out your skin care glooms. Just give them a try and enjoy beautiful skin in every season and at every age.

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Pramod Kerkar

Written, Edited or Reviewed By:

, MD,FFARCSI

Pain Assist Inc.

Last Modified On: November 17, 2018

This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer

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