DIY Herbal Facial Steam Recipe

Steaming your face is a great way to open your pores to release trapped dirt and oil.  It helps your complexion and makes your skin look beautiful.  Buying a steamer is the easiest way to steam your face, but you can also do it without buying a steamer.  This easy herbal facial steam recipe should be used once a week for clear skin.

DIY Herbal Facial Steam Recipe

What You Need

2 quarts of water
1 cup dried herbs (see below)
Large pot


1.  Boil water in the pot.
2.  Add herbs to the water, cover, and turn off heat.
3.  Let steep for two minutes, then stir and remove the pot from the heat source.
4.  Place pot on counter or table.  Be sure to use a hot pad and be careful moving the pot.
5.  With your face at least 6 inches away from the pot, drape a towel over your head to make a tent.  If the steam is too hot, move your face further from the pot.
6.  Try to steam your face for 10 minutes, but if it not comfortable for any reason, stop immediately.


Dry skin - Lavender, Rose, Comfrey, Chamomile

Normal skin - Lavender, Rose, Calendula, Lemon Balm

Oily skin - Sage, Rosemary