How to Clean Your Face with Steam

We can not always go to a beauty salon to enjoy a deep facial cleansing, either for lack of time or money. However, this task is essential to maintain always perfect, supple, youthful skin, and we should not give it up. In this post we will show you a simple way to do so that you can get almost the same results that offers professional cleaning skin, feeling like your skin regains vitality and softness lost instantly. It is clean the face with steam, a perfect home method to eliminate blackheads and prevent the occurrence of other impurities. See the step below.

Why use steam to clean the face?

  • The steam opens all pores of the skin, allowing completely remove all dirt and particles accumulated in them.
  • It is for this reason that facilitates the extraction of blackheads, removing impurities and prevents the formation of pimples.
  • The skin to be very clean, breathe better, is softer and protected against external agents contaminants.
  • In addition, steam relaxes the facial muscles, improves circulation and promotes firmness and youthful skin.

Now that you know all the benefits it will bring you to clean your face with steam, pay attention to the following tips to get it right. First, wash your face with a mild soap and lukewarm or cool water as normally do. And afterwards, apply a specific exfoliating lotion for the face in circular movements. This will cause steam cleaning is much more effective.

When you have finished peeling, put a pot of water (fill it up a little more than half) in the fire and wait for it to boil. Once you have reached the maximum boiling, remove from heat and place on a flat surface such as a table, so you can put your head on it comfortably and let the steam penetrates well into your skin.

To prevent steam from escaping and stay focused, previously covering your head with a large towel and coming face to the pot so that you feel like all the steam permeates your face and takes effect. Stay in this position for at least 15 minutes until steam begins to fade.

This allows time for all facial pores are opened and cleaned thoroughly. Ends, clarifying the skin with cool water and you're ready to receive the following cosmetics. Ideally, take advantage of the time to apply a good astringent tonic designed to remove dead skin cells that cause blackheads and then a moisturizer suited to your skin type. This last step is vital to let your skin well hydrated and counteract the slight aggressiveness, deep cleansing exfoliation which just submit. In our article How to Choose a moisturizer, you can see everything you need to know to find the one for you lotion.

With all these steps, facial steam cleaning is finished and notice how your skin has been purified and renewed completely. We recommend no makeup until after at least 2 or 3 hours, and if possible it is best to wait until the next day.