Facial steaming is an easy and affordable way to elevate your skincare routine.

Benefits for Your Skin Include:

  • Opens your pores, making it easier to extract to blackheads and whiteheads with a dermabrasion tool.
  • Cleanses skin by breaking up thick sebum and a build of dirt, which allows for a deeper clean with your face wash.
  • Hydrates dry skin.
  • Increases blood circulation giving you a natural glow.
  • Detoxes the skin by unclogging the pores of bacteria, dirt, and grime.
  • Allowing for better absorption of skincare products.

DIY Facial Steam with a Bowl

  1. Cleanse your skin with our African Black Soap cleanser.
  2. Bring to boil 3 to 4 cups of water, turn off the heat, and let it cool for 2 to 3 mins.
  3. Optional: You can add 1/2 tsp of essential oil for every cup of water and/or a 1/2 cup of herbs for every 4 cups of water.
  4. Hold your head 2 to 4 feet away from the bowl and cover with a towel.
  5. Steam your face for 5 to 10 minutes.
  6. Apply our Yellow Chartreuse on freshly steamed skin to seal in moisture.

DIY Facial Steaming and Oil Cleansing

  1. Apply a clarifying oil to your skin based on your skin type. (Oily Skin, Combination Skin, Dry Skin)
  2. Get a clean washcloth and run under warm to hot water.
  3. Wring out the washcloth so it’s damp, but not dripping and put it on your face until it gets cold.
  4. Repeat steps 2-3 for 3 to 5 times
  5. Use the washcloth to remove excess oil from your skin.
  6. Continue with your normal skincare routine.

Tips for Facial Cleansing

  1. If you plan on adding essential oils or herbs to your steam water exfoliate your skin beforehand so your pores are open, and can receive the benefits of the added ingredients.
  2. After steaming your skin proceed immediately with a moisturizer or facial oil to seal in the moisture.
  3. If you are going to perform an extraction of blackhead and whiteheads be sure to exfoliate before steaming your face.
  4. For dry skin steaming with honey on your skin will add more moisture to the skin because it’s a natural humectant.
  5. Proceeding a steaming with a led light treatment is great because your pores are open it will be easier for them to reap the benefits of the treatment.

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