Particularly effective for Sensitive Skin, Blemishes, and Acne.
- 1 cup of neem leaves
- 1/2 cup of sandalwood powder
- 2 teaspoons of rose water
- Use a blender to get a thick paste of neem leaves, add drinking water as needed.
- Add sandalwood powder and rose water to the paste to achieve an acceptable consistency
Neem contains Azadirachtin and Nimbin which are credited with its antiseptic, antifungal and antipyretic qualities. These qualities help treat a multitude of skin problems such as acne, rashes, psoriasis and eczema. It also contains high levels of antioxidants which protects the skin against sun damage and delays the signs of ageing. It also helps remove dead and damaged skin cells and therefore acts as a good exfoliant by helping rejuvenate the skin and enhance cellular turnover.
Sandalwood finds innumerable uses in any natural beauty regimen. At the heart of which lies its anti-tanning property, in that it helps clear skin tanning soothe sunburns. It is also strongly antibacterial and helps combat acne and other skin ailments. Sandalwood also helps in shrinking skin pores and giving the skin a more youthful look.
Rose water is a great toner and cleanser since it helps in unclogging pores of excess dirt and oil. It also has anti-inflammatory properties that help soothe irritated skin.