For oily skin Mix some sandalwood powder with few drops of rose water and apply all over your face. Leave it for half an hour and then wash off with cold water. Removal of Sun tan Mix one tablespoon of cucumber juice, one tablespoon of curd, one teaspoon of honey, some lemon juice and one tablespoon of sandalwood powder to make a face mask. Apply this mask on your face and leave it on for about 15 minutes. This will help in removing sun tan and dark spots. Used as an Antiseptic Sandalwood has antiseptic properties that prevent pimples, acne and sores from developing. Exposure to dust and dirt can cause bacterial growth on your skin which can further lead to skin problems. Applying sandalwood powder mixed with milk on your face or the affected area can really help.