Friday, September 28, 2007

Aromatherapy Treatment for Congested Skin

Facial Sauna for Congested Skin

Most skins benefit from a deep-cleansing steam treatment once or twice a week, especially congested or oily skin that is prone to spots and blackheads.

Begin by cleansing your skin in the normal way To prepare the facial sauna, fill a heatproof mixing bowl with near boiling water, then add two or three drops of any of the following essential oils: lavender, tea tree, frankincense, juniper berry. lemon­ grass, rosemary.

Hold your head over the steam and cover your head and the bowl with a towel to trap the aromatic vapours. Stay there for about five minutes.
Splash your face with tepid water.
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