Steam cream and its many uses
|All these natural ingredients go into the humble Steam Cream|
challenge, which basically asks bloggers to try Steam Cream in a variety of
ways to demonstrate how versatile it is.
very recently, so was interested to see what it could do for me.
all-purpose cream which is said to work on even the most sensitive of skin.
from almonds, rose petals, Argan Oil to lavender. It gets its name from a
steaming process in which the cream is literally whipped into shape. See below
some pics I took at a recent Steam Cream event:
|The steaming process|
skincare. It doesn’t over-promise – no
anti-aging, smoothing, pore-reducing claims.
It’s just a simple, all-round cold cream which can be used on the face
winter cream. However, it works really
well in the summer, and also under makeup due to its light formula. It’s also a great holiday essential – I took
it with me to Marrakech recently.
more moisture for my body, however as it absorbs quickly and isn’t greasy, it’s
a good body cream when you’re in a hurry, i.e. running from the gym after a
designs. The tin is also incredibly
functional and easy to store away, which makes it great for packing with me on
my many trips up north (and everywhere else) for work and family visits.
body exfoliator. Now I’ve heard lots
about using oatmeal as a natural DIY scrub, but I prefer a deeper slough, and I
also resent the clean-up job afterwards when trying to free the sink of oatmeal
Cream was mixing the cream with brown sugar to use as a face scrub. I tried this, but didn’t like the icky-sticky
feeling it left behind on my face, plus I felt it was a little harsh for my
face. However, as an in shower body
scrub – its amaze-balls! Here’s how I
How to make a homemade scrub:
stir together until you have a thick, sugary consistency. Then, whilst in the shower, apply the scrub
to your skin, working in circular motions.
for that matter, is to apply when you’re skin isn’t under running water. So either turn off the shower for a few
minutes, or just move the body part you’re scrubbing from under the shower.
This is because under running water, the scrub will get washed away before it’s
had a chance to get to your skin. It
makes sense when you think about it!
expensive scrubs such as Sanctuary Spa’s salt scrub and Arbonne Vanilla Amber
Cream is its basic use – as a face cream.
It’s a great go-to when you don’t want a heavy cream, and just want to
let your skin breathe.
About the Author
I’m not a makeup artist, chef, lifestyle guru or stylist. I’m just me. And like you, I’m trying to make the best of most things, only I’m sharing my warts-and-all thoughts along the way.