Steam is a great way to open the pores of the skin and clean it deeply. The steam bath softens the skin, improves blood circulation, allows various skin products, nourishing and hydrating, to penetrate deeply and be better absorbed. A steam bath is a great way to beautify the skin.
The steam bath for the skin can be enriched with spices, herbs, essential oils to give the skin even more useful substances it needs.
What are the benefits of a steam bath for the skin?
Stimulates blood circulation
The steam bath helps to enrich the skin with more nutrients and oxygen delivered through blood circulation. This also helps to remove toxins from it.
Prepares the skin for cleansing
Opening the pores in a steam bath is a great way to prepare the skin for deeper and better cleansing. In this way, the inflammation in it is also reduced.
Contributes to the absorption of substances
The steam bath opens the pores of the skin, allowing the substances with which you will nourish the skin afterwards to penetrate deeper into it and do their work. In this way, the hydration of the skin is also better.
Here are some recipes for a steam bath enriched with herbs and essential oils for every skin type.
Steam bath for oily acne-prone skin
- 3 drops of tea tree oil;
- A few leaves of fresh basil.
Fill a small pot with water. Add the ingredients to it. Wait for it to boil. Lower the heat and place your face over the steam, covering your head with a towel. Wait a few minutes for the skin to steam well. This bath helps open pores, and the additives in it reduce inflammation and suppress sebum secretion.
Steam bath for normal and combination skin
- 1 tablespoon of lavender leaves (can also be dried);
- 3 drops of geranium oil.
Again, mix water with the listed ingredients in a small saucepan. After it boils, make an infusion on your face under a towel. Wait for it to work for 10-15 minutes.
Steam bath for dry skin
- 2 tea bags with chamomile tea;
- 2 drops of tea tree oil.
This steam bath has a hydrating and energizing effect for dry skin, deeply moisturizing and removing the feeling of skin tightness.