Aromatherapy Face Steam: Rose, Orange, Chamomile

This is a great aromatherapy face steam when I’m anxious, stressed, or just need a calm, yet energizing boost. The beauty benefit of this steam is a dewy, glowy, pretty post-steam face.

Some of my face steam basics:

I apply a dab of Vitamin E oil to my face pre-steam, just to give my skin a little bit of protection from the warm steam.

I add the steam ingredients to a boiling pot of 4 cups of water. Reduce the heat a bit and let simmer for 10 minutes and then remove from the heat.

I pour the steam ingredients and water into a large bowl.

I use a large towel to create a tent around the bowl, so that I don’t need to put my face too close to the bowl to get the full benefits of the steam.

I do 5 minutes steam, 1 minute out of the steam (keeping the bowl covered with the towel), then 5 minutes back in the steam, 1 minute out of the steam, etc.…you get the picture.face_ingThe Wilted Rose Petals
The classic scent of rose matches well with pretty much any other scent. I used one slightly wilted rose.

The Orange Peel

The orange peel is naturally energizing and fresh, great for a pick-me-up moment. I used a little less than half of the peel of one large orange.

The Chamomile Tea
The chamomile tea is relaxing and balancing. I used one chamomile tea bag.

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