Regular blackheads removing is one of the main conditions for maintaining healthy and acne free skin. First and most important step of this treatment is a steam bath. Why is such a procedure so important? The fact is that under exposure of hot steam the skin pores open to allow you easily remove blackheads. Regular baths increasing a turgor of the skin by improving blood supply. Also, the steam softens the upper layer of the dermis, and dead skin cells exfoliate easily. It is noticed that after such clearing baths our skin better absorbs the creams and the intensity of their exposure increases.
For this procedure you can take herbs, essential oils, or simply do the bath with pure water. If you use herbal decoctions or oil, the bath can provide best therapeutic effect, contributing in the disinfection of the skin.
Steam baths for the face are especially useful for oily skin. It is noticed that after regular use of this procedure oily skin becomes fresh, pores reduced, the scars left by acne smooth out. For oily skin the facial steam baths can be done about once a week, time of the procedure may takes up to 20 minutes. In water for the bath it is recommended to add bay leafs, fennel, lavender, calendula, chamomile, cypress. These recommendations can be used also for steam baths for a combine skin type.
For normal skin this procedure will be useful, if carried out twice a month. You can apply chamomile, lavender, sandalwood, cloves, thyme, geranium, and other herbs. Time of procedure is up to 15 minutes.-By Eugeniya Machiyanova