Palo santo may be in vogue right now, but for all the right reasons. Also called “holy wood” it’s known best for its smoke, which helps clear spaces of negative energy, while giving off a sweet and woodsy scent. The wood itself is also healing, thanks to its stress- and bacteria-fighting properties.
Aside from witchy women who use the wood to literally clear the air, the beauty world has also been picking up on palo santo as a main ingredient in everything from oils to shampoos and salves.
To celebrate the *magick* of the palo santo plant, we’ve rounded up 11 beauty products that make use of its sacred medicine.
Let’s take a look, shall we?
Made with nourishing hempseed oil, this palo santo-scented hand salve helps heal dry, cracked hands without toxic chemicals or synthetic ingredients. Your hands are in good hands.
A perfume for anyone who likes to wear their magick, this fragrance contains palo santo, sandalwood, and black pepper. It’s also infused with gemstone essences of tourmaline and amethyst to help open your heart and connect you to your intuition.
This calming face and body mist combines rose and witch hazel with palo santo essential oil to leave your skin fresh and hydrated. With its delicious scent and calming essence, this multifunctional spray is perfect for pick-me-ups.
4Olo Palo Santo Oil, $45
Palo santo, siam wood, and white champa flowers help you cleanse negativity with their invigorating scent. With its compact size and chic label, this is an oil you won’t want to put down.
Made with ingredients like coconut oil, palo santo, rosemary, and ayahuasca vine sacred plant essence, this hydrating hair mask will leave your hair feeling healthy and nourished. And since it features palo santo, it will also help protect your crown from negative energy and vibes.
6Rahua Shampoo, $34
With palo santo, quinoa, coconut oil, and shea butter, this moisture-rich shampoo will leave your hair feeling hydrated and smelling delicious. And with 100% natural ingredients, you know your locks are getting the VIP treatment.
Made with caranuba wax and palo santo, this multipurpose balm is perfect for lips, rough elbows, and anywhere on your body that needs some TLC. You can also rub a little under your nose if you want to channel the healing scent and energy of palo santo.
This daily moisturizing oil is packed with anti-aging ingredients, including palo santo and tea tree oil. Use it when you first wake up in the morning to help fight stress throughout your day.
This herbal body and massage oil contains sweet almond, grapeseed, and pumpkin oils to help nourish your skin. And with white sage alongside palo santo, you’ll be cleansing negative energy with double the power.
This body incorporates copal resin-infused oil, which is anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial, and helps heal skin. Use it in the bath, after a shower, or before a ritual for some extra protection.
This perfume is for anyone who really wants to embrace the scent of palo santo. With notes of vanilla, sandalwood, and rum, it will make you feel like you’re on your own tropical island.