Face packs are not the only useful remedies to cleanse our complexion from pimples and other skin problems. You can also experiment with these homemade steam facials for acne that are perfect to keep your pores clean and more resistant to harmful external factors as pollution and the damage chemical ingredients from cosmetics might generate. In order to stick to organic remedies when it comes to curing the complexion from acne, it is important to use the healthiest herbs and natural ingredients as the ones below.

Professionals tested these remedies and highly recommend it to those who might lose their faith in the effect of complex cosmetic formulas that didn’t have any visible result, even after a long term use. Create a soothing facial steam by grabbing a medium sized bowl and placing the herbs or essential oil into it, then adding 4-5 cups of hot water. Leave the mixture to steep and cover the bowl for at least 5-10 minutes. The next step is to cover your head with a towel and bend over the bowl. Stay under the towel for at least 8-10 minutes, then wipe off the humidity from your face with a clean washcloth or towel. These are some of the recipes to experiment with:


After using this soothing herb to treat your blemished skin, you’ll notice the magical anti-bacterial and healing effect of this natural ingredient. You’ll find arnica either as herbs or essential oils, use it with confidence and proceed the same way as presented earlier.

Add 5-6 petals or 3-4 tsp of it to the boiling water or 2-3 tsp of essential oil if you find it in this formula, then steam your face for about 8-10 minutes to make sure it exercises its miraculous effect. Besides the reduction of the visible effect of pimples, it would also minimize the pain and inflammation as the main symptoms of acne.

Lemon Slices and Peppermint

Create a moisturizing and mild facial steam by adding 3-4 slices of lemon and 4-5 leaves of peppermint to hot water. Keep the bowl covered for at least 6 minutes, then cover your head with the towel and cleanse your pores with this healthy and natural treatment. For complexions affected by acne, it is advisable to stay in the steam for at least 8-10 minutes. Let the water boil first and use it as a steam when it becomes pleasant to stay in it rather than super-hot.

Rosemary, Lemon, Honey

Mix 2-3 tsp of rosemary essential oil, 2 slices of lemon as well as 1tsp of honey with the 3-4 cups of hot water and leave the mixture steep. Keep the cover on for the ideal period, then cleanse your pores and skin from the harmful factors and grime with the use of this mild facial. Finally, wipe off the humidity from your face with a clean washcloth or soothing towel. Repeat this ritual at least 2 times per week if you struggle with severe acne.

Chamomile, Fennel Seeds and Rose Petals

Create a fabulous facial steam from the organic ingredients. All you have to do is place 3-4 tsp of chamomile, 2 tsp of fennel seeds as well as 4-5 rose petals into a medium-sized bowl. Add the hot water and leave the cover of the bowl on for at least 10 minutes. Use the clean towel to cover your head and keep on steaming your face for at least 8-10 minutes. The final step would be to wipe off the steam with a clean cloth. Embed this recipe into your weekly skin care routine for a spotless and healthy looking complexion.

Homemade Steam Facials for Acne