A paste of sandalwood powder and rose water can be used to add that extra glow to the face. This remedy can provide relief from prickly heat as also from the irritation caused form continuous sweating. Using milk instead of rosewater can also provide relief for dry skin on the face. A paste of sandalwood powder and coconut milk or oil can provide a good face pack for soft and supple skin. This paste can give relief from sun burns and sun tans. There is even a sandalwood powder that can be used to apply and soak up extra oil.
A sandalwood face pack can even provide relief from skin irritations that are caused by allergies, or burns like scalds. It can prove very beneficial and soothing in conditions like eczema and psoriasis. This combination can be used to treat insect bites, burning sensation or even to control itching of dry skin. A combination of turmeric powder with sandalwood powder can be very beneficial for controlling acne and blackheads. This particular combination, used repeatedly helps reduce facial scarring.