The use of sandalwood paste for skin problems is a well-known fact. This is because it has several benefits. It has antibacterial properties which can make the skin free from all types of germs. Thus it protects the skin from infections, and soothes up wounds, sores, boils and pimples on the surface of the skin. Sandalwood acts as an anti-inflammatory agent and reduces the swelling of the skin surrounding the pimples. Due to its astringent properties, its application on the face helps in tightening of the facial skin. It also helps to get rid of the spots left behind by the pimples.