The purpose of a facial is open up your pores and cleanse your skin; at home herbal facial steams also do the same. Open pores mean easy removal of dirt and grime plus lots of moisture. After a steam, your skin will feel dewy and fresh. For a basic facial steam you’ll need a kettle to heat water, a medium sized bowl, heat tolerant, a mixture of fresh or dried herbs, a large towel to create a tent over your head. Bring 2-4 cups of water to boil, add herb mixture to pot and allow herbs to rehydrate if dried. Cover pot and remove from heat, let stand 2 minutes. Keep reading the tutorial at simplemedicine.co.