Health and MedicineNatural medicineHow to Make Natural Mists to Clean the Skin

How to Make Natural Mists to Clean the Skin

The natural vapors made from medicinal plants and herbs are ideal for cleansing the skin, helping us to open the pores and take care of it naturally.

On many occasions and in more than one article we have highlighted the importance of cleaning the skin of the face daily even if we are not in the habit of putting on makeup.  Cleaning the face is nothing more and nothing less than a gesture of health with which to take care of our skin.

Having a cared and healthy skin is a clear reflection of our state of health, of our state of mind; of how important the health of the skin is for us, if we take care of it properly or if we neglect it.

A healthy skin looks radiant, fresh, elastic, and luminous even with a certain air of youth even when we are already turning a few years old.

For this reason, whether you are young or are already entering mature age, do not hesitate to pamper your skin, the skin is always grateful and little by little you will notice how it is gaining luminosity and freshness.

The truth is that homemade vases made with natural products are not only useful to relieve discomfort and symptoms related to flu, colds and ultimately nasal congestion. Did you know that they are also useful for caring for and cleaning the skin? All this in an easy, fast and extremely simple way.

In addition to opening the pores of the facial skin, the vapors provide hydration, relax the muscles, promote circulation and decongest the nasal passages.

In addition to how to prepare homemade steam, we will also indicate the most appropriate plants for each type of skin.

The recommended plants for dry skin and with which you can prepare homemade steam are: lavender, rose petals, and chamomile.

Recommended plants for oily or acne-prone skin: thyme and green tea.

Recommended plants for normal skin: lavender, mint, and rosemary.

How to prepare homemade steam:

You must follow some basic steps when preparing the steam at home. The most useful and recommended are the following:

  1. In a heater or saucepan we put water to heat until it boils.
  2. Once it begins to boil we add the appropriate medicinal plant to the characteristics of our skin.
  3. We keep boiling for 5 minutes.
  4. We turn off the heat and cover a few minutes so that the steam does not escape.
  5. We cover our heads with a towel so that we get the steam to be concentrated.
  6. We lean forward, careful not to burn ourselves, uncover and let the steam act on the pores of our skin for 10 minutes.

Homemade mist for dry skin

We will prepare this homemade steam with lavender flowers.

Lavender is a medicinal plant with beneficial properties for our skin such as relaxing, moisturizing, soothing.

Ingredients:

  • Two tablespoons of lavender flowers.
  • A saucepan with mineral water.
  • A towel.

Preparation:

  1. We prepare a saucepan with water and bring it to a boil.
  2. Once it boils add the lavender flowers.
  3. We keep boiling for 5 minutes.
  4. We turn off the heat and cover the preparation for a few minutes.

Fog application:

We uncover the preparation, we bend down and cover our heads with the towel well, so that the steam is concentrated and does not escape from the sides.

We take the steam for 10 minutes.

Homemade mist for normal skin

For normal skin, the plant that we have chosen to prepare this homemade mist is rosemary.

Rosemary helps prevent wrinkles by giving the skin elasticity, tones dull or aged skin, is cleansing for the skin, antimicrobial.

Ingredients:

  • A tablespoon of rosemary.
  • A saucepan with mineral water.
  • A towel.

Preparation:

  1. We put the water in the saucepan to heat.
  2. Once it boils add the rosemary.
  3. We keep the boil for 3 minutes.
  4. We cover the preparation and let it rest for 5 minutes.

Fog application:

  1. We take the towel and place it on the head.
  2. Taking care not to burn ourselves, we uncapped the saucepan and leaned forward.
  3. We cover our heads well to ensure that steam does not escape from the sides.
  4. We stay like this for 10 minutes.

Homemade steam for oily skin

Thyme is a medicinal plant with many beneficial properties for our skin, among which we highlight, toning, regenerating aged skin, stimulating the circulation of the facial skin.

Ingredients:

  • A few sprigs of thyme.
  • A saucepan with mineral water.
  • A towel.

Preparation:

  1. We put the water in the saucepan over the fire and when it starts to boil we add the sprigs of thyme.
  2. We keep boiling for 5 minutes.
  3. We turn off the heat and cover the mixture for 5 minutes.

Application:

After time, we put the towel on our head.

We uncover and take care not to burn ourselves; we lean forward to allow our skin to breathe in the steam.

We will make sure to cover well so that the thyme vapor does not escape from the sides and the mist loses its effectiveness.

We will take the thyme steam for 10 minutes.

Homemade mist for acne skin

Green tea comes in handy for acne skin cases; it is antibacterial, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, anti-wrinkle and anti-aging.

It helps to improve the elimination of toxins and the drainage; it is regenerative of the skin.

Ingredients:

  • Two tablespoons of green tea or two filter bags of green tea.
  • A saucepan with mineral water.
  • A towel.
  1. Preparation:
  2. We bring the water to a boil and once it starts to boil we add the green tea.
  3. We keep boiling for 3 minutes.
  4. Cover and let it rest for 5 minutes.

Application:

Before uncovering the preparation, we cover our heads well with a towel.

We carefully approach and uncover the preparation to benefit from the steam that the tea emanates, making sure that we are well covered and the steam is not lost.

We keep inhaling the tea mist for 10 minutes.

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