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Healthier skin is more attractive skin; comprehensiveskin care focuses on promoting healthy skin.Skincare products that contain powerful ingredients likesandalwood can helpyouachieve healthier, more radiant skin. Sandalwood is an essential oil withremarkableanti-aging and acne-fighting properties that will help you achieve healthierskin.Incorporatesandalwood into your skincare routineto help improve the overall quality and vitality of your skin.

 

 

What is Sandalwood?


Sandalwood is an essential oil with a unique, rich scent.This essential oilisextracted through steam distillation of chips cut from species of sandalwood trees likethe Santalum album of the Satalaceae family. This tree is native to India and is known as East Indian Sandalwood.Sandalwood’s essential oilshaveimportant health benefits, especially for the skin.  Composed of santalol, santyl acetate, and santelone,sandalwood is an antiseptic astringentthat helps your skin be the best that it can be. Because ofits impressive therapeutic properties,sandalwood essential oil promotes healthier skin.

 

Anti-Aging

 

Skincare is an important part of self-care that helps your skin stay healthy and youthful. Sandalwood essential oilhas an array ofimpressive properties that make it a powerful anti-aging ingredient for skincare. According toThe Essential Oils Complete Reference Guideby KG Stiles, “A cicatrizant, sandalwood oil has traditionally been used for skin regeneration and healing. Sandalwood is beneficial for mature skin and is known to balance both dry and oily skin conditions.”

 

 

As an antiseptic, anti-inflammatory, and astringent,sandalwood combats discoloration and soothes skin.Itcomplements your skin’s natural functions to increase luminosity and brightness while reducing redness and dark spots. While combating acne, eczema, psoriasis, and other skin issues,sandalwood promotes radiant, youthful skin. When used in your daily skincare products,sandalwood resolves dry, chapped skin with its hydrating properties, making it a key ingredient for anti-aging skincare.

 

 

Antiseptic

 

Sandalwood oil is an antiseptic, which means it prevents the growth of disease-causing microorganisms. When used for skincare, antiseptics likesandalwood help reduce the risk of infection, helping eliminate sores, boils, and pimples. Antiseptics will help prevent acne from becoming infected and prevent future acne as well.

Anti-inflammatory 

 
Sandalwood hasremarkableanti-inflammatory properties that help relieve irritated skin.Itcan be used to treat skin and scalp inflammation caused by insect bites, infections, irritations, wounds and other conditions like psoriasis, eczema, and rosacea. One ofitsprimary ingredients—santalolproduces powerful anti-inflammatory effects.Santalol offers a cooling sensation and decreases the body’s markers of inflammation:cytokines. The anti-inflammatory property ofsandalwood can help calm existing acne and irritation.

Astringent

As an astringent,sandalwood helps to tighten, cleanse, and soothe the skin and works well for oily, acne-prone skin. By tightening large pores and regulating sebum production,ithelpsredress oily skin. Although mild,sandalwood’s astringent qualities help tightenskin.


Treats Discoloration and Hyperpigmentation

With skin-brightening properties,sandalwood is excellent for treating skin blemishes, acne scars, dark spots, and discolorations.Itbreaks down the pigmentationnear the skin’ssurface layer, which helps even and brighten skin tone, resulting in a moreeven-toned, youthful skin. Using products containingsandalwoodoilwill help fade scars and other dark spots for reduced hyperpigmentation and redness.

 

Moisturizing and Soothing

Sandalwoodoilhas an emollient quality, enabling the skin to retain more moisture. Emollients soothe and soften the skin by helping it hold on to more moisture. With hydrating properties,itis ideal for treating dry skin as well asskin conditions like eczema.

 

Aphrodisiac

With its deep, woody fragrance,sandalwoodoil functionsas an aphrodisiac to stimulate desire and excitement; ithas a scent that is similar to androsterone, which is a male’s natural body scent. According to KG Stiles,author ofThe Essential Oils Complete Reference Guide,“[a]pheromone, androsterone in light concentrations smells similar to sandalwood. It appears that sandalwood oil is similar to a man’s natural body scent and, though barely perceptible, sends out a highly effective erotic signal to the opposite sex.” While improving skin health,sandalwood is also an aphrodisiac that may garner the attention of romantic prospects.


Top Skincare Benefits of Sandalwood

Sandalwood acts as an emollient to moisturizetheskin. In addition, it has anti-inflammatoryproperties thatsoothe irritations and acne. Sandalwood’s essential oil brightens skin and produces an even, radiant complexion as it works to tighten, cleanse, and soothe skin. It helps to regulate sebum production to reduce oily skin, and promotes skin cell regeneration tomitigatesigns of aging.

 

Using Sandalwood

As an essential oil,sandalwood blends well with other essential oils particularly geranium, lavender, myrrh, rose, vetiver, and ylang-ylang. Itcan also be mixed with carrier oils for maximum effectiveness and safety. Recommended carrier oils include:sheabutter,jojobaoil, and almondoil.

 

ORGANIC 1 Face Essentials Night Renewis packed with essential oils likesandalwood.Night Renew is anon-greasyface product thatpromotes exceptional skin quality.Its skin-softening,carrier oils deliver nutrients to every layer of your skin for a glowing complexion.


Withits plethora of outstandingproperties,sandalwood is an ideal essential oil for skincare. Using products withsandalwood essential oil, like the Night Renew, help reduce acne and inflammation, prevent infection, soothe dry skin, and create a radiant skin tone for firm, youthful-looking skin. Skincare is a form of self-care that helps you achieve healthier skin. Healthy skin is beautiful skin, and the topical benefits ofsandalwoodin Night Renewprovide lasting effects for toning, tightening, and brightening skin.



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