Facial cleansing is a popular procedure that helps at any age.
have beautiful smooth skin. But before you start cleaning,
dermis (top layer of skin) need to steam. What is it done for?
How to carry out this procedure at home?
Why do I need steaming?
The need to seriously deal with the face of talking rash,
inflamed areas, gray color, comedones. Problem may appear
at any age, although most often young girls resort to cleaning
young women. At their age, skin secretion is actively secreted
pores become clogged, they need to be cleaned often. Otherwise – alas: black dots
endless acne, acne.
But even women after 30 need occasional deep
derma cleansing. The skin in any case suffers from street dirt,
cosmetics. Add the factor of chronic stress and bad ecology –
and now all the past years are visible on the face, and sometimes five to ten
What does it mean steaming? Relationship is the most direct. To
remove sebaceous plugs, clogged pores, they need to soften.
This can be done by heat treatment, that is
heating up. In addition, the pores will expand, which means that they can not only
no problem to give what they have accumulated, but also to absorb the active
nutritional components in the process of subsequent manipulations. Here is
why it is important to know how to steam the face for cleaning.
Razparivaniyu resort in the following
• before deep cleaning, involving scrubbing;
• before acid peeling;
• before applying a mask with nourishing or healing
• to remove pus pus, acne and blackheads;
• with individual intolerance cleansing cosmetic
means (masks, peels, scrubs, etc.).
Stripping, which has become a regular procedure during
deep cleansing of the skin, will allow you to forget about acne, and ugly
enlarged pores, and about comedones. Knowing how to steam your face in front
brushing, any girl will avoid skin injury and prevent
purulent secretion skin infection.
It is recommended to steam out the skin before depilation or shaving.
By steaming, and then well scrubbed skin is easier
slides blade, scraper and handpiece epilator. Pain from the procedure is not
will be, and the probability of hair ingrowth is minimal.
How to prepare the skin for steaming
If there are no contraindications to heat the skin,
You can start steaming. But in advance and to this procedure
better prepare. Much depends on the type of dermis. It is not only important
understand how to steam your face for cleansing, but also why for dry or
oily skin needs different preparation methods.
• If the skin is dry or very dry, then before the procedure it is necessary
be sure to soften by applying cream or fluid. It is important that for this
skin type steaming is not needed as often as for oily or
combined. The pores on the dry face are small, clogged slowly,
therefore, three, and then two times a month will be quite enough. To that
the same dry skin need to steam out no longer than five minutes.
• Combined and normal skin before steaming is necessary
just moisten. First rinse your face with water, blot clean
with a towel, then apply a light moisturizer. To repeat
the procedure of steaming is possible every ten days, the time of the procedure is
no more than ten minutes.
• For oily skin, a more frequent steaming mode is suitable: two
times a week. Skin should be exposed to steam or
thermal composition of at least 12 minutes. Before proceeding to
steaming, oily skin should be wiped with lotion.
Important: before starting the steaming, remove from the skin
all makeup. Water for washing should be warm, means for
washing – habitual and mild. It would be nice to make a light homemade.
scrub by adding a little sleep to the cleansing gel or milk
ground coffee and honey. Massaging the skin, the composition will need to be washed off.
apply on the face means by skin type and proceed to the actual
Steaming face skin over hot steam
How to steam your face for cleaning? There are three methods
quite suitable for the home procedure:
• steam steaming over a grass bath;
• hot wet compress;
• use of chemical warming mask.
Hot steam bath is the easiest, budget and
safe steaming method. You need to make a deep bowl.
or a small pot for hot water, a large towel. Conveniently
do the steaming over a special steamer that is arranged
as a mini-sauna for the face.
How is the procedure performed:
1. • Place the vessel with hot water on the table;
2. • Sit down and lean over the bowl;
3. • cover your head with a towel to create a bath effect.
Be careful not to lean over the hot steam for the first time.
minutes: you can get burned. And not only the skin can suffer
face, but also nasal mucosa. You can navigate the sensations: steam
should not burn.
In principle, you can steam your face just over boiling water. But for
Most benefits of the procedure need herbal decoction – about a liter.
You can brew any medicinal herb: calendula, chamomile,
coltsfoot. Gulf raw boiling water, he needs to give five minutes
to brew. It is possible to strengthen the therapeutic and relaxing effect by
essential oil (two drops per liter of broth).
What are possible combinations (grass plus essential
• Dry skin: lime blossom or chamomile for decoction and essential
grape or rose oil. If the grass is dried, per liter of water it needs
take a glass, if fresh – half a cup.
• Normal skin: a mixture of sage, lavender and nettle (in decoction) and
rosemary oil to enhance the effect.
• Oily skin: thyme or calendula in combination with the emir of lemon
Having finished the steaming, it is necessary either to narrow, “close” the pores (if
no more procedures like cleaning or nourishing masks
provided), or continue to care for your face. If steaming
was carried out as an independent procedure, the skin should be wiped
hard towel (get a mechanical cleaning) or wipe
powdered tablet streptocide. Then rinse the skin
warm water and rub with a cube of frozen water. Ice works
instantly: pores narrow.
This method is similar to steam, but instead of water vapor
hot water is used. How to steam your face for cleaning
in this manner:
• fold natural cotton fabric several times
(you can take an old, soft chintz or flannel) and do something
like a napkin so that it covers the entire face and neck;
• brew herbs according to skin type, let them cool slightly
(hand must tolerate temperature calmly);
• dip the napkin in the broth, squeeze;
• immediately, hot, put on face and lie down;
• when the napkin has cooled, wet it again in hot
Repeat the procedure over three times until the skin is
will get a bright pink color. After completing blot your face
dry towel and start cleaning.
Masks with a steam effect
Hot masks are another simple and effective answer to the question
how to steam your face for cleaning. In salons are used
professional chemical compositions that the beautician puts on
face. Such but household items are sold in cosmetic
stores. As a rule, their composition includes extracts of their plants.
(cucumber or strawberry, doggie or tomato) and minerals (zinc).
Such compositions act in the same way: they create between
derma and film applied vacuum. This creates conditions
for deep heating of the skin down to the deepest layers.
But you can steam the skin in a different way: just put on it
hot composition, that is to use not chemical, but thermal
principle of steaming. Well proven such
• yolk honey;
For the first mask you need to mix one yolk with a spoon (dining room)
honey, mix and warm in a water bath. Composition
should be hot enough, but pleasant for the face. Strengthen
the nutritional effect of such a home remedy is possible by adding to
honey and yolk also a spoonful of vegetable oil (not just flaxseed,
as when heated flaxseed oil deteriorates).
The oatmeal mask is an oatmeal boiled in water
neither milk, salt, nor sugar is added. To осилить очищающие
properties, you can put in a boiled gruel a tablespoon of soda.
In the same way (but without soda) a semolina mask is prepared. Apply
they need hot enough, but not burning.
As a result of the application of hot masks from the grits, pores open up,
greasy plugs soften. After washing off the formulations, you can begin.
cleansing. Additional effects that such masks will have –
skin whitening and nourishment.
To whom steaming is contraindicated
Procedures associated with heating tissues, you can not do everything.
Steaming can affect not only the skin,
but also on the general well-being of a person. Hot air saturated
water vapor, really penetrates deep into the skin and affects
cellular processes, lung function and circulatory system. If a
are there any chronic diseases associated with these organs
not worth the risk.
Steaming is contraindicated in the following
• acute period of acute respiratory viral infection;
• high temperature of any origin;
• bronchial asthma;
• pneumonia and bronchitis;
• heart disease;
• vascular diseases.
Interestingly, steaming before cleaning dries the skin, not
saturates it with water molecules. Humidification after the procedure does not wait
worth it. That is why we should not ignore the preparation for
steaming, especially if the skin is dry or sensitive.
With rosacea, which often appears on the cheeks and in the area
nose, you can not only do the steaming, but also to visit the bath or
sauna If a сосуды слабые, то категорически запрещено проводить
procedure often. This may trigger the occurrence of rosacea.