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How To Give Yourself a Facial

Watch more How to Turn Your Home into a Personal Spa videos: Subscribe to Howcast's YouTube Channel - Improve your complexion by giving yourself home facials. Howcast uploads the highest quality how-to videos daily! Be sure to check out our playlists for guides that interest you: Subscribe to Howcast's other YouTube Channels: Howcast Health Channel - Howcast Video Games Channel - Howcast Tech Channel - Howcast Food Channel - Howcast Arts & Recreation Channel - Howcast Sports & Fitness Channel - Howcast Personal Care & Style Channel - Howcast empowers people with engaging, useful how-to information wherever, whenever they need to know how. Emphasizing high-quality instructional videos, Howcast brings you experts who provide accurate information in easy-to-follow tutorials on everything from makeup, hairstyling, nail art design, and soccer to parkour, skateboarding, dancing, kissing, and much, much more. Step 1: Pull hair back Pull your hair back and secure it with a clip or hair tie so it is out of your face. Step 2: Wash skin Wash your skin with warm water and a cleanser that suits your skin type to remove all the dirt, oil, and makeup, and pat dry with a towel. Step 3: Fill sink Fill your sink or large bowl with steaming hot water and sit in front of it. Step 4: Steam face Drape your towel over your head and lean forward until your face is a comfortable distance from the water—the towel should create a tent around the water, trapping the steam inside. Keep the towel over your head for at least a few minutes until your face is warm and flushed. Tip Add some fresh mint or lemon to the hot water to refresh your face and clear your sinuses. Step 5: Exfoliate With your face still wet, spread the exfoliating scrub over your face with your fingertips, using small, gentle circular motions moving outward toward your hairline. Be careful to avoid the delicate skin around your eyes. Step 6: Rinse face Gently but thoroughly rinse off the scrub with warm water. Step 7: Apply mask According to product directions, apply your facial mask, smoothing it on with your fingertips in small, gentle circular motions. Be sure to avoid your eyes and lips. Tip For oily skin try a mud or clay mask; for dry skin, try one containing a hydrating gel, or a cream mask. Step 8: Place cucumbers Retrieve your cucumber slices and lie down. Close your eyes, place the slices over them, and relax for the recommended amount of time that your mask should stay on. Step 9: Remove cucumbers Remove the cucumber slices. Step 10: Rinse face Rinse your face thoroughly with warm water. Step 11: Splash with cold water Splash your face with ice cold water—or even better, submerge your face for a moment in a sink or bowl filled with it. Step 12: Pat skin dry Lightly pat your skin dry with a towel. Step 13: Apply moisturizer Apply a light moisturizer that does not contain retinol or exfoliating agents. Did You Know? Face-lifts in America can cost between $7,000 to $25,000, depending on the surgeon and the facility.
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