10 brands with a soft spot for sandalwood

With warm, creamy notes, sandalwood is exotic and comforting, mixing beautifully with other scents. It’s for this reason brands love to incorporate this woody fragrance in everything from essential oils and room diffusers to perfume and body wash. Here are our top 10 sandalwood picks.

Jurlique Australian Sandalwood Pure Essential Oil

Jurlique Australian Sandalwood Pure Essential Oil is an Australian sandalwood essential oil that calms and balances the mind.

Cacharel Anais Anais

This delicate, ultra-feminine fragrance blends sweet rose, voluptuous lily, creamy amber and powerful sandalwood. A trace of frankincense seals the accord for a sensation of pleasure and intrigue.

Circa Home Vanilla Bean & Allspice Fragrance Diffuser

Circa Home Vanilla Bean & Allspice Fragrance Diffuser has been made in Australia using high-quality fragrances and oils. The natural fragrance diffuser contains a blend of vanilla, sandalwood, bergamot, and patchouli, which is constantly diffused through your living space. 

Dr. Hauschka Lavender Sandalwood Calming Body Cream

This body cream maintains, replenishes and balances the skin’s moisture levels. With a lavender and sandalwood fragrance, the scent will soothe and balance the mind and aid relaxation. It leaves skin silky, without feeling greasy. 

Glow Lab Coconut & Sandalwood Body Wash

This soothing body wash, with notes of coconut and sandalwood to calm and fortify, is boosted with super-hydrating betaine and pro-vitamin B5 to hydrate and regenerate skin. Shea butter delivers essential fatty acids to promote skin health and suppleness, while argan oil and vitamin E protect against sun and environmental damage and rejuvenates dry skin. 

Tom Ford Santal Blush

Tom Ford Santal Blush is a spicy oriental fragrance designed around the richly textured creaminess of sandalwood, contrasted with exotic eastern spices, intoxicating florals and sumptuous woods. Masala spices from India, cinnamon bark oil from Sri Lanka Orpur, cumin seed oil, fenugrec absolute and carrot seed oils are enriched by a floral blend of jasmine absolute, rose absolute and ylang ylang Madagascar. 

Redken Triple Take

Redken Triple Take is a high-hold and volumising hairspray that gives hair long-lasting body, while protecting from frizz and humidity. With 24-hour hair control, it also has a fragrance of jasmine, orange blossom and sandalwood.

MOR Scented Home Library Fragrant Candle - Green Fig & Sandalwood

Made from soy wax for a longer, cleaner burn, this scented candle lasts for up to 60 hours. It features top notes of lily, redcurrant and fig leaves; middle notes of fig, damask rose and vanilla; and base notes of sandalwood, amber and oak.

Paloma Picasso EDP Spray

The Paloma Picasso EDP Spray opens with a fresh and spicy note of coriander, angelica and carnation and develops with a heart of ylang ylang, jasmine and hyacinth. Woody notes of oakmoss, patchouli, sandalwood, vetiver and tobacco make up the fragrance base.

Uspa Age Defying Elixir

Uspa Age Defying Elixir is a serum that will revitalise and balance stressed skin caused by environmental damage. It features a sweet, floral aroma with rose, sandalwood, clary sage, orange, fennel and tangerine essential oils.