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How to Use the Facial Sauna

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author image Stephanie Crumley Hill
Stephanie Crumley Hill is a childbirth educator who for more than 20 years has written professionally about pregnancy, family and a variety of health and medical topics. A former print magazine editor, her insurance articles for “Resource” magazine garnered numerous awards. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from the University of Georgia.
How to Use the Facial Sauna
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If you'd like to give yourself a facial at home, include a facial sauna in your plans. Facial saunas use steam to provide deep cleaning of the pores of the face. Regular use of a facial sauna may help reduce breakouts and improve the appearance of your skin. Because they are designed to focus steam on your face, facial saunas are also helpful when you are congested or have a cold.

Step 1

How to Use the Facial Sauna
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Measure the correct amount of distilled water for your brand of facial sauna and pour it into the reservoir. Place the facial mask on the sauna.

Step 2

How to Use the Facial Sauna
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Plug the machine into a safe electrical outlet. Turn the machine on and allow it to preheat. Heating takes about three to five minutes, depending on your particular sauna.

Step 3

How to Use the Facial Sauna
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Clean your face while you are waiting for the sauna to heat.

Step 4

How to Use the Facial Sauna
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Place your face near the opening of the facial mask and allow the steam to bathe your face. Adjust the intensity of the steam by moving closer to or farther away from the opening of the facial mask. If desired, use a towel to create a tent over your head.

Step 5

How to Use the Facial Sauna
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Steam your face for a minimum of five minutes and a maximum of 15 to 30 minutes, according to the manufacturer's instructions.

Step 6

How to Use the Facial Sauna
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Pat your face dry gently when the sauna is completed. Apply moisturizer designed for your skin type.

Step 7

How to Use the Facial Sauna
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Turn the sauna off. Allow the unit to cool, then empty any remaining water. Clean the machine according to manufacturer's directions and store for its next use.

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