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Home remedies on how to use sandalwood for different forms of beauty treatments

* Anti-ageing properties

Sandalwood is rich in antioxidants and help in prevention of wrinkle formation, as it fights the damage that is caused by free radicals. Hence sandalwood has been used as an anti-ageing remedy since time immemorial.


* Natural skin whitening with sandalwood

Sandalwood contains natural skin lightening agents and hence is used in many fairness face packs.

Take one tablespoon of sandalwood powder, and besan.

Add a little turmeric and put required amount of rose water to make a thin paste.

Apply this paste on your face for 15 minutes and wash it off with a mild face cleanser.


* Sandlewood works well to cure acne and pimples

Chandan has a soothing and calming effect on the inflammation of skin caused due to pimples and acne. Our grannies have been using sandalwood for pimples and acne for centuries, and really leave the skin to be blemish-free.

Make a paste out of sandalwood, turmeric, a little camphor and milk. Apply this paste on the affected areas. Leave it on for the night and wash it off the next morning with water. Don’t use soap, as it could agitate the skin.


* Sandalwood powder for acne scars

Chandan has been used as a healing ingredient since ancient history as it is believed to have been a miracle ingredient that helps resolve even bruising and scars!

Take sandalwood powder and black gram powder. Add a little rose water and use this paste regularly to ensure this is not repeated.


* Sun tan removal with sandalwood

Sandalwood also helps in getting rid of sun tan. It is a simple DIY that gives you your original skin tone back!

Take a tablespoon of sandalwood powder, orange peel powder and yogurt. Mix all the ingredients in a bowl and apply the paste on tanned body parts. Wash it off with water after it dries out.


* Even tone skin with chandan paste

For Patchy, uneven skin tone, sandalwood is a blessing!

You need sandalwood powder, vitamin E capsules and lemon juice. Mix these ingredients into a thick paste. Apply it on the face till it dries and then wash it off with water.


*Glowing, blemish free skin

This is the easiest of the lot, as chandan has inherent skin brightening properties. You just need rose water and sandalwood powder. Make a paste and apply it on your face, neck and hands. Wash it off once it dries.


* Prickly heat cure

As stated earlier, sandalwood has soothing properties and hence, helps in prickly heat cure. Take dried coriander leaves, sandalwood powder and rose water. Mix these ingredients to form a paste. Apply it on the heat boils and wash it off later!

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