Why is Sandalwood Such a Popular Shaving Fragrance?

Why is Sandalwood Such a Popular Shaving Fragrance?

There are a number of reasons why sandalwood has become so popular when it comes to fragrances for shaving cream.
Firstly, it’s long been used in perfumes and oils as well as being found in many famous men’s colognes. Despite its popularity, it is very hard to find which means it is not an inexpensive essence to choose.
However, once you begin to understand what makes it such a fantastic fragrance, you’ll understand why it has become a universal standard in shaving and men’s grooming.

What Does Sandalwood Smell Like?

Sandalwood is a tonic herb that comes from the sandalwood tree - a tree indigenous to India. It has been used for centuries in many different cultures and religions, especially in Ayurvedic medicine.

The Chinese have used it in medicine for around 5,000 years, the Egyptians have used the fragrance in their temples and incense, and the Japanese have used it in the building of instruments.

Sandalwood incense is often used in meditation and aromatherapy as it is thought to have a very grounding effect on people.

Why is Sandalwood Used in Shaving Cream?

The fragrance of sandalwood is one of the best fragrances available when it comes to shaving products. Sandalwood has a wonderful and rich scent that is very popular among men. The fragrance is long-lasting and also calming, which is perfect for shaving as it helps to keep you relaxed and focused.

Sandalwood provides benefits to the skin, as well, when used in shaving products. It is very rich in wood oils, which help to moisturize the skin and also anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-allergenic properties.

Mondial 1908 Sandalwood Shaving Cream

‘Sandalo’ is one of six fragrances featured in Mondial 1908 Shaving Cream which feature classic skin care ingredients of natural origins with no dyes or preservatives. Our traditional solid cream creates a lubricious lather when paired with a Mondial 1908 shaving brush and leaves skin soft after the shave.

If you plan on traveling, our Sandalwood Shaving Cream is available in a 75ml travel size jar.

For your shaving at home, our Sandalwood Solid Shaving Cream is packed in a refillable wood lather bowl with easy refills for a daily shave routine that is grounded in nature and has a lighter environmental impact than using an aerosol shave gel or foam.