TAKE A BEAUTY SHOT OF SANDALWOOD
Right from various poetic celebrations to the treatment of a number of physical and
spiritual problems, the wood from sandalwood trees has always held the prestige of
being a blessing to humanity by nature. Indigenous to the Indian subcontinent, the sandalwood tree holds the title of being one of the most expensive woods in the world.
One can’t simply turn a blind eye to the globally accepted versatility of this precious
wood due to its high treasure-like qualities. Wood from this tree is uniquely wonderful due to its significance in various traditions and great medicinal properties. The sweet-smelling essence drawn out from this wood is widely used as the base product for various perfumes, incense, and cosmetics.
BENEFITS FOR SKIN
Did you know that even the Hindu system of medicines- an Ayurveda affirmed the
countless beauty benefits of sandalwood, thousands of years ago? Enlisted here are
some of the benefits of sandalwood for skin:
- Creams and lotions from this ultimate asset of the nature work as an excellent
astringent and skin disinfectant for all the skin types.
- It is also known for its remarkable antiseptic properties as it plays tough on the
various troublemakers for your skin like rashes, acne, various allergies and
- It eliminates the skin toxins, enriches the skin cells and also enhances its texture.
Moreover, it relieves the skin from inflammations caused due to sunburn.
- The aesthetic scent of this product works as a stress buster and an incredible
source of energy. It relaxes and calms all the vital body organs and senses. The
dry sandalwood powder can easily be customized into any suitable form of face
or hair mask.
So, below here I am suggesting quite a few sandalwood infused products.
Try switching your regular beauty regime with these products and experiment your way to
a pristine and aromatic awesomeness!
- As its label claim, the cream is 100% natural and all packed with the prizes of natural
herbs and flowers that act as natural anti-oxidants. Containing sandalwood and saffron as its chief ingredients, it helps in the rejuvenation process by neutralizing free radicals that damage the skin and retains its firmness as well. This aromatic formula also holds the sweet almond oil that provides extra nourishment.
This non-sticky night facial oil is like the twenty-first century âs Ayurvedic therapy.
Enriched with the goodness of other valuable Indian herbs like Manjistha or Indian
madder, multihit and saffron; the formula primarily works as a skin brightening agent by repairing pigmentation, spots and fades away dark circles. Also, vetiver and lotus content cleanses skin blemishes and provides an even skin tone.
Right from a relaxing bath to manicures and pedicures, this product by Kama Ayurveda is an excellent means of refreshing as well as calming your body and mind. Each teaspoon of this product is a scented blend of sandalwood essence, fresh mint,
Himalayan salt and pink salt. While both of the salts work as a stress buster and
energizes the brain. Sandalwood and mint work as an astringent. They detoxify and
moisturize the dryness, leaving a healthier skin for all day long.
This storehouse of prized possessions not only cares for your skin but also treats your hair with all the affection. Since the ancient times, sandalwood oil is used to provide necessary nourishment to hair. It retains the hair moisture and also cures dandruff related problems.
You can mix a generous amount of sandalwood powder with your regular hair mask or just simply massage your scalp with its oil. Those lustrous and strong looking locks would certainly steal the show for you!
What all you need for this- 1 tbsp. sandalwood essential oil, 2 tbsp. brown sugar, 1 tbsp. coconut oil.
What to do- Mix all the ingredients in a bowl. Apply evenly from roots to hair tips. Let it sit for 15-20 minutes. Rinse well with a mild shampoo.
Tried it yet? How do you feel about it? Write me back if you have any suggestions or
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