Steam cleaning your skin is one of the most effective ways to rejuvenate it.
You might have had a haggard day or you might have had partied all night, steam treatment on the skin helps you revive it and you feel fresh to take on another day with poise and enthusiasm.
One of the best skin treatments is a steam bath which helps open all the pores of the skin and allow all the toxic from under the skin leave in sweat, rendering the skin clean and breathing easy.
You can use pure lemon juice for your face steaming. Lemon is known for its antioxidant properties that helps in breakdown of complex toxins under the skin and let them exude.
Adding aromatic herbs to the bath always is a plus because you get to have steam therapy as well as aroma therapy. The facial sauna can be created by adding mint or basil leaves to the water or you can add flowers like lavender and chamomile too.
Whenever you have facial sauna, hold your face twelve inches away from the bowl and cover your head with a towel to trap the steam. The towel should form a tent like structure over your head. Remain so for 12- 15 minutes and then rinse your face with cool water. Apply moisturizer in case of dry skin.
One of the most effective steam treatments requires lavender, burdock and sage along with ten drops of lavender essential oil. All these are to be put in a bowl and then boiling water is added to it.
Once these herbs get mixed in water, spray it with rose water. After 15 minutes of steaming, spray rose water on face, pat dry and apply moisturizer. That glean in the skin will attract compliments.
There are tremendous benefits of cleaning your skin by steam therapy. Steam makes the clogged pores of the skin open up to allow clean other impurities like traces of makeup, dust, skin secretions and also dead cells.
The high temperature lets the pores remain open. Toxins and cosmetic products can reach the inner cells. The open pores allow cleaning these easily. Steam therapy also helps remove blackheads, white heads and pimples.