The aroma of sandalwood is a rich woody oriental note, which is very relaxing. Sandalwood Extract is the Red Sandalwood rather than the other commonly used White Sandalwood. Used as a skin softener, to improve circulation in the skin, and as a skin protectant. It is also anti-inflammatory and wound healing. It is often a useful ingredient in post shave products to soothe the skin. Sandalwood Oil is used to treat dry, inflamed or irritable skin. It is antiseptic and is used externally for the treatment of problem skin conditions as it is effective in balancing the skin.