Detoxifying Herbal Steam
Satisfy the skin with Apoterra's indulgent herbal steam, full of beautiful, colorful flowers and deeply purifying aromatic herbs that cleanse and nourish the skin while calming and soothing the soul.
The gorgeous red rose, yellow calendula and blue cornflowers will open up in water, creating a gorgeous abstract botanical “painting”. Using this facial steam will open pores, facilitating the release of impurities, while simultaneously nourishing and hydrating the skin.
Dehydrated To Breakout-Prone.
For best results, follow immediately with a mask.
Vibrant blue cornflowers have soothing and anti-inflammatory properties.
Calendula - a skin savior, this yellow flower has antibacterial, anti-inflammatory and protective antioxidant properties, making it an effective yet soothing home remedy for acne, and dehydrated skin. It is a cooling herb, used to support healthy skin and heal minor wounds.
When used in skincare products, rose petals work as an antibacterial and contains antioxidants to protect skin from aging environmental stressor.
Tulsi, a sacred Ayurvedic herb is considered to be the goddess, mother medicine of nature, incarnated in plant form. While the plant looks similar to basil, it has an intoxicating aroma that resembles a blend of cinnamon, peppermint, clove, basil, and licorice. It is considered to be a balancing and grounding herb, that works wonders on many types of ailments. The essential oil found in the leaves has anti-inflammatory, analgesic, and adaptogenic properties — both stimulating or sedative, depending on what your body needs.
The high menthol content in peppermint not only contributes to its cooling effect, but works as a stimulant to increase circulation. It’s also an anti-inflammatory and helps clear energy.
Lemon Verbena has an invigorating lemon scent that comes from these leaves are due to its citral and geraniol content. On skin, lemon verbena supports healthy skin flora and can help tone, firm and freshen a complexion.
Bring 4 cups of water to a boil. Place 1-2 tbsp of the herbal blend into a large bowl. Pour steaming water over the herbs.
Position your face over the bowl and cover with a towel to seal in the herbal steam. Remain over the steam with your eyes closed for 10-15 minutes.
Centaurea Cyanus (Cornflowers)*, Calendula Officinalis (Calendula) Flowers*,matricaria Chamomilla (Chamomile) Flowers*, Rosa Damascena (Rose) Petals*, Lavandula Angustifolia (Lavender) Buds*, Ocimum Sp. (Tulsi) Leaf*, Mentha Piperita (Peppermint) Leaf*,rosmarinus Officinalis (Rosemary) Leaf*, Aloysia Citriodora (Lemon Verbena) Leaf*, Plantago Major (Plantain) Leaf*, Azadirachta Indica (Neem) Leaf*, Urtica Dioica (Nettle) Leaf*.