Oct 17, 2019

Steam Your Face

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#Add essential oils or herbs. Now's the time to add essential oils or herbs to the water to make the treatment a little special. If you add oils or herbs, the steam treatment will double as an aromatherapy session, so it will be a 2-in-1 treatment. Just a few drops of essential oils goes a long way.<ref>https://www.treehugger.com/organic-beauty/how-create-tea-steam-facial-home.html</ref>[[Image:Steam Your Face Step 4.jpg|center]]
 
#Add essential oils or herbs. Now's the time to add essential oils or herbs to the water to make the treatment a little special. If you add oils or herbs, the steam treatment will double as an aromatherapy session, so it will be a 2-in-1 treatment. Just a few drops of essential oils goes a long way.<ref>https://www.treehugger.com/organic-beauty/how-create-tea-steam-facial-home.html</ref>[[Image:Steam Your Face Step 4.jpg|center]]
 
#*Be sure to add any extras after you've taken the water off the boil. Otherwise, the scents will quickly evaporate.  
 
#*Be sure to add any extras after you've taken the water off the boil. Otherwise, the scents will quickly evaporate.  
#*If you don't have any special oils or herbs, try tea! Put a few herbal tea bags in the water. Chamomile, mint, and chai all make excellent steams.  
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#*If you don't have any special oils or herbs, try using tea! Put a few herbal tea bags in the water. Chamomile, mint, and chai all make excellent steams.  
 
#Steam your face with a towel over your head. Drape the towel over your head so that it drops down on either side of your face, trapping the steam so that it concentrates near your skin. Place your face close enough to the steaming water to feel it massaging your face, but not so close that your skin feels like it's burning or you're having trouble breathing fresh air.<ref>https://ascensionkitchen.com/herbal-facial-steam/</ref>[[Image:Steam Your Face Step 5.jpg|center]]
 
#Steam your face with a towel over your head. Drape the towel over your head so that it drops down on either side of your face, trapping the steam so that it concentrates near your skin. Place your face close enough to the steaming water to feel it massaging your face, but not so close that your skin feels like it's burning or you're having trouble breathing fresh air.<ref>https://ascensionkitchen.com/herbal-facial-steam/</ref>[[Image:Steam Your Face Step 5.jpg|center]]
 
#*A typical steam lasts about 10 minutes, so you may want to sit down while you do the treatment. However, keep in mind that you can receive many of the same benefits if you stop after 5 minutes.  
 
#*A typical steam lasts about 10 minutes, so you may want to sit down while you do the treatment. However, keep in mind that you can receive many of the same benefits if you stop after 5 minutes.  
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#*Lemon juice makes a great natural toner. Mix 1 tablespoon with 1 cup of water.  
 
#*Lemon juice makes a great natural toner. Mix 1 tablespoon with 1 cup of water.  
 
#*Apple cider vinegar is another great option. Mix 1 tablespoon with 1 cup of water.  
 
#*Apple cider vinegar is another great option. Mix 1 tablespoon with 1 cup of water.  
#Moisturize your face. Steam and heat cause the skin to dry out, so it's important to follow your treatment with a good moisturizer. Use one made with soothing oils, aloe and butters that will prevent your skin from getting too dry. Let the moisturizer completely absorb into your skin before applying makeup.[[Image:Steam Your Face Step 8.jpg|center]]
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#Moisturize your face. Steam and heat cause the skin to dry out, so it's important to follow your treatment with a good moisturizer. Use one made with soothing oils, aloe, and butter that will prevent your skin from getting too dry. Let the moisturizer completely absorb into your skin before applying makeup.[[Image:Steam Your Face Step 8.jpg|center]]
 
===Experimenting With Different Steams===
 
===Experimenting With Different Steams===
 
#Do a cold relief steam. There's no clear evidence that steaming your face can help with a cold.<ref>https://ift.tt/2lb1qfQ> However, this is a common home remedy to relieve sinus pressure associated with a cold, and there is minimal evidence that it may be effective in some individuals.<ref>https://ift.tt/2n9JjHz> If you want to try a cold relief steam, follow the steps above using one or more of the following herbs and essential oils:[[Image:Steam Your Face Step 9.jpg|center]]
 
#Do a cold relief steam. There's no clear evidence that steaming your face can help with a cold.<ref>https://ift.tt/2lb1qfQ> However, this is a common home remedy to relieve sinus pressure associated with a cold, and there is minimal evidence that it may be effective in some individuals.<ref>https://ift.tt/2n9JjHz> If you want to try a cold relief steam, follow the steps above using one or more of the following herbs and essential oils:[[Image:Steam Your Face Step 9.jpg|center]]
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#*'''Herbs''': Lavender, lemon verbena, chamomile
 
#*'''Herbs''': Lavender, lemon verbena, chamomile
 
#*'''Oils''': Passionflower, bergamot, sandalwood
 
#*'''Oils''': Passionflower, bergamot, sandalwood
#Do an invigorating steam. A steam can help you feel awake and refreshed if you do it first thing in the morning, particularly if you use scents that have an energizing effect. For a rejuvenating steam, use one or more of these herbs and oils:[[Image:Steam Your Face Step 11.jpg|center]]
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#Do an invigorating steam. An invogarting steam can help you feel awake and refreshed if you do it first thing in the morning, particularly if you use scents that have an energizing effect. For a rejuvenating steam, use one or more of these herbs and oils:[[Image:Steam Your Face Step 11.jpg|center]]
 
#*'''Herbs''': Lemon balm, peppermint, ginseng
 
#*'''Herbs''': Lemon balm, peppermint, ginseng
 
#*'''Oils''': Cedarwood, lemongrass, orange, grapefruit, eucalyptus<ref>https://ift.tt/2l4xSQQ>
 
#*'''Oils''': Cedarwood, lemongrass, orange, grapefruit, eucalyptus<ref>https://ift.tt/2l4xSQQ>
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