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Quick Teabag Steam Facial

Quick Teabag Steam Facial

We all know that a steam facial to open our pores and nourish our skin with some herbal goodness would be a good thing. But who has time? Well, this quick recipe for facial success is perfect for all of us who want the deep skin-nourishing benefits of a steam facial but who donít have a lot of time to fiddle with preparing one.

Learn this quick trick for healthy, happy skin here:

1 chamomile teabag
1 peppermint teabag
3 cups boiling water

1. Place the teabags in a large bowl and cover them with boiling water. Allow to steep 2 minutes.

2. Place a clean towel over your head and the bowl, being sure to keep your face at least 8 inches away from the surface of the water.

3. Steam 10 minutes.

Read more: Beauty, Skin Care

Adapted from 365 Simple Pleasures, collected by Susannah Seton (Conari Press, 2001). Copyright (c) 2001 by Susannah Seton. Reprinted by permission of Conari Press.
Adapted from 365 Simple Pleasures, collected by Susannah Seton (Conari Press, 2001).

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6:21AM PST on Feb 16, 2013

thanks for the tip

10:38PM PDT on Sep 30, 2012

Thanks - Sounds nice :)

12:54PM PDT on Aug 28, 2012

Thanks for sharing this article

12:54PM PDT on Aug 28, 2012

Thanks for sharing this article

9:00AM PDT on Jul 15, 2012


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11:10AM PDT on May 5, 2012

Thanks for the info.

9:06AM PST on Nov 12, 2011

Thanks for the information.

5:49PM PDT on Jul 14, 2011

does this combo have specific benefits over any ohter tea combo, or are subs permitted?

12:40PM PST on Jan 28, 2011


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