Advice 1: How to make a steam bath

Steam bath is an effective cleansing procedure for face. You can use it not only to steam the skin before peeling, masking, but also to get rid of acne, peeling, saturating the epidermis with nutrients. Today on sale there are special cosmetic devices for steam baths. But if it is not possible to buy such it doesn't matter.
You will need
  • water;
  • - pot;
  • - healing herbs;
  • - essential oils;
  • - a large towel.
Instruction
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If you have long hair, then the procedure put them in the beam. Before the procedure will certainly clean the skin from makeup.
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Take the saucepan and pour it in 1 liter of water. Put the saucepan on heat and bring to a boil. When the water comes to a boil – add to it 2-3 tablespoons of herbs (of which more below). Turn off the heat, cover the pan and leave for a few minutes, allowing the herbal broth to infuse. After two minutes, add a few drops of essential oils.
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Place the pot on a low table so that you can browsing keep face in 30-40 cm of water. Then sit over a pan (remember, as a child you were forced to breathe over the potatoes"?), cover your head and pot with a towel and try to relax for 5-10 minutes. Feel how invigorating steam removes tension from the face, reveals every pore, and rids your skin of dirt, toxins, toxins, making it perfect.
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After the procedure is finished, remove the head towel, then clean the face (you can use a very soft peeling, and you can just wipe the skin with alcohol-free lotion). The last stage – the imposition of a nourishing moisturizer. Repeat this procedure it is recommended that not more than 2 times in a month.
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Now for the choice of plants and oils for the steam bath. It all depends on your skin type. So, for example, oily skin are shown lemon balm, rosemary, calendula, comfrey, lavender and lemon grass. Of essential oils you should choose a drying and anti-inflammatory. These include, for example, tea tree oil.
Dry skin will gratefully refer to the steam bath with chamomile, dandelion and essential oils of rose, sandalwood, orange. By the way, instead of the citrus oils you can use them fresh or dried peel.
For normal skin it is best to choose plants marshmallow, thyme, mother and stepmother, Alchemilla vulgaris, chamomile and licorice. For the enrichment procedure suitable essential oils of lavender and geranium.

Advice 2: How to make a water bath

The instructions on cooking certain dishes or when brewing herbs, we can see a recommendation to use a water bath. The essence of this method heating the product in that the product is not in contact with fire, and the heating is to a temperature of not higher than 100 ° C.
You will need
  • Two pans/bowls of different sizes
Instruction
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Pour into a vessel of a larger size certain amount of water. Lower back pan of a smaller size, which will place the desired product (chocolate, infusion of herbs, cream, etc.). The water in the lower vessel is to boil the product in a pan of smaller size is not heated to the boiling point. In addition, the water bath technique allows a more evenly heat the product. Best of all, if the top tube will be your handles to lean on the walls of the bottom, so the bottom of both vessels will not come into contact.
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A water bath is sometimes used in cooking, for example, to melt the chocolate you need that way. On a water bath sometimes prepare cheesecake to the center is not cracked. Often the herb is required for a water bath. This method is also used for homework, as the sterilized jars with jam or marinade nothing like a water bath. On a water bath, convenient to cook porridge - then it will not burn and not "run away". also use this method for heating baby food and infant formula.
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If you are engaged in soap making, also use a water bath to heat the soap base with different additions.
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Do not confuse a water bath with steam cooking. for example, more dietary meatballs are meatballs, steamed. In this case, the upper vessel should have holes on the bottom, for example, it can be a colander. However, he should not touch the water in the lower vessel, and heating is due to the boiling hot steam in the lower vessel of water.
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There are also laboratory water baths, they include microprocessor control and is intended for use in chemical and medical laboratories.
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If the top vessel glass, on the bottom of the bottom container, put the cheesecloth or piece of fabric to the bottom of the glass is not hitting on a metal pan.
Note
If you have cardiovascular disease, asthma exacerbation, either on the face of a vascular net – a steam bath is contraindicated for you.
Useful advice
To do procedure, ideologically, after the steam bath apply on face nourishing cream is a blend of oils. For example, a: 3 drops oil of neroli 10 drops of jojoba oil.
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