Spa Days-Herbal Facial Steam for Blemish-Free Skin

Posted in Essential Oils, Skin Care Tips, Spa Days | Posted on August 26, 2014

Herbal Facial Steam:

With the end of summer knocking at the door and winter fast approaching, it is imperative to find ways to hydrate your skin. A great way to treat your skin and restore a healthy glow is through an at home herbal facial steam. Facial steams help loosen debris and soften pores so you can have clear, healthy, and blemish-free skin.

  1. Get a large French press or teapot.
  1. Add 1/3 cup dried lavender blossoms.
  1. Add 1/3 cup dried calendula blossoms.
  1. Add 2 cups of boiling water and steep for 10 minutes.
  1. Fill your clean bathroom sink halfway with hot water.
  1. Press or strain your herb infused water and add to the hot sink water.
  1. Add 5 drops of geranium essential oil.
  1. Use a large towel to cover your head and shoulders to create a tent over the sink and steam your face for 3-5 minutes. If your water cools add hot water to produce more steam.
  1. After you’re done steaming lightly wash your face and neck with lukewarm water and pat dry with a towel.