7 Beauty Benefits of Steaming

By:Ariba Khaliq, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:May 08, 2015

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Steaming is an effective home remedy for a sore throat, but who had thought it could do wonders for your skin too? Pampering your skin with steam will leave it soft, supple, clean and radiant. Read how.
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    How Steam Works for Your Face

    Steaming your face is a simple and inexpensive skin care procedure and can be done at home. You can do it in a steamer or simply in a bowl of hot water. For steaming of face at home all you need to do is to boil some water and transfer it to a bowl. Keep your face near it and put a towel over your head to prevent loss of steam. You can do steaming once in a week and four times in a month to rejuvenate your skin. It makes your skin younger and healthy. It also adds glow to your face. Take a look at some beauty benefits of steaming. Following are the uses of steaming for face.

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    Gives Your Skin a Warm Glow

    Steaming increases blood circulation and heats up your face. This increases blood flow to your face brings more nutrients and oxygen to it, thus making your face healthy and glowing.

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    Steaming Face for Acne

    Steaming removes dead cells, bacteria, dirt and excess oil from your skin thus prevents acne and pimples. Acne is caused by dirt and bacteria trapped inside the skin pores. Steaming soften the upper layer to remove all dirt and helps the skin to breathe.

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    Causes Sweating

    Among the best beauty benefits of steaming is that it helps the skin to sweat and through sweat all toxins and dead cells are removed. This will prevent all skin infections and make your skin glowing and fresh.

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    Removes Blackheads and Whiteheads

    Steaming of face is also done to remove blackheads. Trapped oil and diet inside the skin follicles cause blackheads. Steaming removes all dirt and oil and thus removes blackheads and whiteheads. This is one of the best uses of steaming for face.

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    Keeps Skin Younger

    After your twenties skin renewal process slows down, dead cells are not removes easily and new skin cells take time to move upwards on the top layer of your skin. The top layer of your skin becomes wrinkled and dull. Steaming removes the tip dead layer of your skin and helps in skin renewal.

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    Removes Spots and Marks

    Steaming helps to fade all the marks on your skin as it increases blood circulation which brings nutrients to your skin. Steaming also fastens new cell growth and sheds off old skin cells. All these processes help to remove spots.

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    Treats Pigmentation

    Steaming also helps to remove skin pigmentation by warding off pigmented skin pigmented skin gradually. It also improves your skin complexion. This is among the best beauty benefits of steaming.

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