Is Sandalwood Powder Good for Skin?

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You must have heard that you could use sandalwood powder to get clear skin. Well, it's true! Sandalwood is a popular skin care natural remedy used in India. The wood from the sandalwood tree is powdered and used to alleviate several skin conditions. The antimicrobial properties of sandalwood is what gives it its healing power. Application of sandalwood paste for face, leaves the face glowing, flawless and clear. Besides protecting the skin from harmful ultraviolet rays of the sun, this powder also leaves the skin clean, germ free and moisturized. Moreover, it has also been used to calm the nervous system, thereby alleviating stress and anxiety. Read more on sandalwood powder for skin. Rosewater Benefits Rose water is a well known skin tonic made from rose petals and has been used as a toner and facial cleanser. It comprises hundreds of components which impart the ability to stimulate blood circulation in blood vessels underlying the skin, thereby reducing scars, sunburns, thread ... more
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Yes sandalwood is good for skin. It has antiseptic, astringent, anti inflammatory and disinfectant properties. The antiseptic quality of sandalwood benefits to treat rashes, acne, blackheads and other skin eruptions. Facepacks using sandalwood powder mixed with rose water, turmeric, honey, etc. are quite popular and said to be effective in improving skin complexion and remove blemishes.(source)

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