Have You added facial steam to your skin care ritual yet?

Bathing flowers and facial steam packet

Check out these tips for getting the most from your next  facial steam. 

(oh, and check out this Instagram post for the more deets).

 🌹 Promotes Circulation 🌻 Softens Dead Skin before Exfoliation 🌺 Deep Clean Pores 🌸 Prepares the skin to receive benefits of your other skin care products.

 💥Preparation  Hydrate. Drinking water before exposing yourself to heat of any kind is a good idea, so drink some water before you begin. Cleanse. Wash your face using a gentle cleanser with an exfoliator so your skin is ready to reap all the rewards of steaming.

💥During the steam   Keep your eyes closed. You’ll be more comfortable, you won’t risk  irritating your eyes, and you can allow your eyelids to enjoy the  benefits of the steam. Keep your face 6 to 10 inches away. You don’t  want to get too close to the bowl or sink and risk getting burned.  Listen to your skin and do what feels comfortable.

💥Immediately after   Rinse with lukewarm water and pat dry. Your skin will be extra  sensitive, so you don’t want to irritate it by rubbing with a towel.  Apply a moisturizing cream or serum. The effects of your moisturizer or  serum will be enhanced after a steam, so use something that nourishes.  If you’re after younger looking skin, this is a great time to use an  anti-aging cream.