Sandalwood is one such ingredient that our grandmothers have always praised… and one we have always ignored. However, it turns out that our elders were correct about chandan i.e. sandalwood! Known for its antiseptic nature, soothing qualities and brightening effects, this household staple can remedy a range of skincare issues. Ahead are 5 products that are chockfull of this ingredient!
Formulated with pure sandalwood, black Himalayan clay and turmeric, this purifying mask is the one to have. Not only does it minimise the appearance of your pores and deal with blemishes, but also moisturises the skin and evens out any textural issues. Use it once a week to get a clearer, more radiant and softer complexion.
With a mix of glycolic acid, lactic acid, witch hazel and sandalwood extracts, this lightweight toner is quite the winner. From exfoliating dead skin to reducing fine lines and pigmentation, this powerful formula manages to tackle a range of problems all at once. Use 2-3 drops every night to get the most out of it.
Don’t underestimate this bar of soap! By lathering up with it regularly, you can keep acne, dark spots and wrinkles at bay. Since it also contains cold-pressed coconut oil and beeswax, every shower will leave you with plump and smooth skin.
We all know that using a sunscreen is the best way to protect our skin, but why not amp things up by using one that’s packed with a star ingredient? This water-resistant formula shields against the damaging effects of the UV rays, whilst nourishing the skin with sandalwood, honey and saffron.
If zits are your main concern, look no further than this creamy treatment. By combining the pore-clearing effects of salicylic acid with the anti-bacterial properties of sandalwood, this solution works to clear your skin of any blemishes, without irritating it.
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