You will need
  • water;
  • - pot;
  • - healing herbs;
  • - essential oils;
  • - a large towel.
If you have long hair, then the procedure put them in the beam. Before the procedure will certainly clean the skin from makeup.
Take the saucepan and pour it in 1 liter of water. Put the saucepan on heat and bring to a boil. When the water comes to a boil – add to it 2-3 tablespoons of herbs (of which more below). Turn off the heat, cover the pan and leave for a few minutes, allowing the herbal broth to infuse. After two minutes, add a few drops of essential oils.
Place the pot on a low table so that you can browsing keep face in 30-40 cm of water. Then sit over a pan (remember, as a child you were forced to breathe over the potatoes"?), cover your head and pot with a towel and try to relax for 5-10 minutes. Feel how invigorating steam removes tension from the face, reveals every pore, and rids your skin of dirt, toxins, toxins, making it perfect.
After the procedure is finished, remove the head towel, then clean the face (you can use a very soft peeling, and you can just wipe the skin with alcohol-free lotion). The last stage – the imposition of a nourishing moisturizer. Repeat this procedure it is recommended that not more than 2 times in a month.
Now for the choice of plants and oils for the steam bath. It all depends on your skin type. So, for example, oily skin are shown lemon balm, rosemary, calendula, comfrey, lavender and lemon grass. Of essential oils you should choose a drying and anti-inflammatory. These include, for example, tea tree oil.
Dry skin will gratefully refer to the steam bath with chamomile, dandelion and essential oils of rose, sandalwood, orange. By the way, instead of the citrus oils you can use them fresh or dried peel.
For normal skin it is best to choose plants marshmallow, thyme, mother and stepmother, Alchemilla vulgaris, chamomile and licorice. For the enrichment procedure suitable essential oils of lavender and geranium.