How to make steam baths and baths from acne and black spots
Than is useful for the skin?
Steam cleaning the face of the house is considered a useful and highly effective procedure. It is suitable for those people who want to get rid of skin problems. After several sessions, you will see a positive result. The skin will become more smooth, soft, light, will acquire a healthy shade, and the amount of acne will decrease significantly. This is achieved through the medicinal herbs, which contains a steam bath.
You can also note the following effects:
- the contents of the pores become softer and go either alone or after using the scrub;
- therapeutic couples soothe the skin and relieve inflammation;
- the skin is cleansed of toxins, sebaceous deposits and cosmetics;
- the cellular respiration becomes better, the yellowish or grayish skin tone disappears, a slight blush appears;
After it is recommended to apply moisturizing masks, since a steam bath with chamomile or with a laurel leaf helps the pores to open and get the most amount of essential substances from cream, scrub and other cosmetics.
The procedure is very popular because it is very easy to do it yourself. All that is needed, you can find in the store, and at a small price. The steam bath for the face at home will cost less than the service in the beauty salon, and at the same time it will be no less effective.
Indications and contraindications
Steam baths for the face from acne, dark dots and other problems can do all people who care about their appearance. Especially they are recommended for those who have serious skin imperfections, for example, acne. It happens that there is not enough cosmetic to treat a person, and expensive procedures are required to purify the epidermis and relieve inflammation. In this situation, a steam bath is perfect, which will replace the expensive specialist services.
Before you conduct a session, you must read the contraindications. They exist because the steam affects not only the epidermis, but also the blood circulation. A steam bath should not be given to people who have acute cardiovascular pathologies, respiratory problems, asthma. It is also recommended to refrain from exposure to steam at high body temperature. If the health problems are chronic, it is recommended that you consult with your doctor about whether this procedure can be carried out. This is necessary in order not to face unpleasant side effects.
What will you need?
In order to conduct the procedure, you will need to purchase certain items. Some of them may already be at home, and others will have to be searched in the store. First of all, you need to stock up a small plastic basin or other capacity, a volume of 3 liters. It must be clean and not used for other needs, for example, for washing. That is why it is better to buy a new one and in the future to apply it only for steam baths.
You will also need a large thick towel that completely covers your head when you lean over the water tank. It is important that it at the same time absolutely does not let in air. In addition, it is necessary to buy medicinal herbs in dry or fresh form. They can act camomile, bay leaf, lavender, calendula , aloe and others. They should not cause an allergic reaction in a particular person. After this, you can go directly to the procedure itself.
How to make a steam bath
In total for the preparatory measures, the procedure and actions after it will take about 30 minutes. It is necessary to allocate in advance for this time, so as not to do everything in a hurry. First you need to boil about 2-3 liters of water, which will then be used for the bath. It is also necessary to prepare a tincture or a decoction of medicinal herbs, you need about 1 glass per liter of pure boiling water. All ingredients must be mixed in a basin and placed on a table.
Now you need to tie your hair so that the strands do not interfere. It is necessary to bend over the basin and immediately put a dense towel on the back of the head so that the water with the broth does not cool before the time. If it becomes excessively hot, then it is necessary to increase the distance of the face to boiling water, and then gradually reduce it.
The procedure itself can last about 5-10 minutes. Stop it when the steam disappears. After the bath, do not immediately wash or rub the skin. It will be much more useful to wait until the moisture evaporates. Only after 10 minutes you can wipe your face with a dry napkin. It is recommended to clean the skin with a scrub and apply a cream. You need to spend the session once a week.
There are different ways, and they are all considered effective. For yourself, you can choose the one that is designed to deal with a specific problem.
- From acne. In the bath, which must deal with inflammation and acne, it is good to add the following herbs: a turn, tincture of calendula, aloe, lavender. You can also use chamomile and plantain.
- From wrinkles. To obtain an anti-aging effect, it is recommended to use the following ingredients: rosemary, sage and dried chamomile.
- For oily skin. To dry the face and normalize the work of the sebaceous glands, you should use horsetail, mint, oak, aloe, lime.
- For dry skin. In this case, experts advise to add thyme, calendula or oregano.
- From the black points. A tincture of nettle or rowan fruit will help to get rid of this problem. It is also recommended to add about 50 grams of salt to boiling water.
It is desirable to prepare steam baths with only one of the listed ingredients, since experts do not recommend mixing several herbs at once. The result will be visible after 2-3 sessions.