Cleanse Your Skin
A Two for One!
steams have a long history as a quick, easy method for a deep
cleansing of the pores and re-hydrating the skin.
Facial steaming opens the pores, allowing deeply embedded impurities be
gently steamed away. Steaming is also an excellent way to increase the
moisture content of the skin.
Rehydrating the skin through steaming helps to
cells which, in turn, helps to improves skin tone and elasticity.
knows that aging skin needs as much moisture
as possible and a facial
steam is the perfect solution!
home facial steam is a very effective spa treatment, so don't be shy
about indulging yourself. Home
spa treatments for aging skin should actually be viewed as a
necessity for effectively rejuvenating aging skin.
Choosing a Facial Steamer
you. . .
Facial home spa steamers are readily available just
about anywhere you shop. There are two popular types of steamers.
first type is the traditional model that most people are familiar such
as the Homedics
Models. However, a word of caution, some steamers can produce
steam that is far too hot for your face. This can actually do more
damage than good by producing broken capillaries.
The second type of facial steam spa is a
relatively new hand
held version of a steamer, like the Conair
Hand Held Facial Spa or the HoMedics
Facial Steam and Spa System.
Most hand held steamers are battery
operated, portable and they both come with handy, dandy attachments to
scrub and tone your skin after the home facial steaming. (The
draw back is that they don't steam the entire face at once so it does
take a bit longer!)
try the simple yet effective alternative:
beneficial yet thrifty alternative to purchasing a facial steamer is to
simply fill your sink basin with very warm water.
Make sure the water is warm enough to produce
steam to rise
from the basin but not hot enough to fog up your entire
Cover your head and the basin
with a large towel, like a tent, and place your face above the sink's
basin to steam for several minutes.
Using a microdermabrasion
after a steaming is an effective strategy for a particularly deep
cleaning. Cleanse, and then proceed with your chosen skin care