Make a DIY Home Spa Steam Facial

Edited by Doug Collins, Eng

I would like to thank Emmy Weiss for the awesome video on How to DIY Home Spa - Steam Facial. I organized it into a wiki for anyone with a hearing impairment, or for those who just prefer to read the steps. Hope you enjoy it. :)

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Steps

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    To start out, pull your hair back and secure with a hair tie or even with a headband
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    The steam treatment is wonderful for dry and dull skin, it rejuvenates your skin by loosening up the dry areas and by sweating, it clears out your pores
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    You will need some old dish towels, and a wash towel.
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    A large pot filled with water started to boil
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    A large bowl
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    Any herb or essential oil brand that you like, and a moisturizer
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    First thing is to let the water heat to almost the boil
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    We don't want it to boil completely as it will be too hot.
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    Pour the hot water into the bowl
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    At this stage, you can add any essential oils or herbs that you like
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    I choose Rosemary
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    It's great for memory and it has a great refreshing effect
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    Allow your herbs and or oil to steep for a few minutes
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    Test the heat intensity by holding your hand above the bowl.
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    Take your large towel and place it on the table with the hot bowl on top
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    Use the smaller towel to wrap around your head and the bowl to trap in the steam.
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    For a Spa like an experience, you can turn off the lights, turn on the relaxing music and do some breathing exercises, stay for about 15 minutes
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    As you can see here my headband came off during the steam
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    It looks little crazy.
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    Your face will be sweaty and even a little red which will fade in a little a while
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    Pad off your face with a towel to dry, don't wrap as it will take away the moisturizing effect of the steam bath
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    Now, apply your moisturizer
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    Also, apply your moisturizing Lip Boom or a chapstick
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    Make sure to drink a plenty of water as to replenish what you sweat out
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    Notice how soft your skin feels
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    This treatment is great for dry skin.
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    So the best part of this treatment is that it's super safe to do even on a weekly basis
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    I hope you guys try it out, have a wonderful lush day, see you later
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    Bye.
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