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Last Updated Tuesday September 26 2017 04:01 AM IST

Weekend beauty tips | Get ready to soothe your skin with sandalwood paste

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Sandalwood A simple and easily available natural product, Sandalwood is all that you need to get away with many a lot skin woes. Photo: Getty images

A simple and easily available natural product, sandalwood is all that you need to get away with many a lot skin woes. Get ready to indulge in this soothing fragrant paste to pamper your skin. Here's how to create magic on your skin with nourishing sandalwood face packs.

Avoid dark spots

» Mix equal portions of sandalwood and turmeric pastes in milk. Apply this paste on your face and neck. For best results you may leave this paste overnight and wash off with water in the morning.

» Avoid tanning

Due to the cooling effects of sandalwood paste it acts as en effective ingredient to soothe sun burns. The natural oils present in sandalwood aid in removing sun spots and tan patches from the skin.

» Natural cure for prickly heat

Excessive sweating during summers may result in itchy and painful prickly heat. Use sandalwood pack on the affected areas to soothe irritation.

» Reduce pore size

Open pores on the skin leads to excessive sebum production. Mix sandalwood paste with rosewater to create a mixture that acts similar to astringent. Wash off after 15 minutes for desired results.

» Get rid of dead cells

Mix sandalwood paste with a little chickpea powder to create a granulated mix. Apply this mixture on your face and gently rub in circular motions. This method will scrub away the dull and dead cells from your face causing skin brightening.

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