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Get Better Skin In A Minute – Dr Banthia featured in Refinery29

By April 9, 2014News

Steaming your face is also a great (and simple) treatment that can make a huge difference — all you need is hot water, a bowl, and a towel. “The steam does double duty by cleansing skin of impurities and hydrating it at the same time,” says Dr. Vishal Banthia, a double board -certified plastic surgeon. “It also boosts circulation and draws blood to the surface of the skin, giving the face a warm, healthy glow.” To do this treatment at home, Dr. Banthia says to boil water and put it in a pot or bowl. Tie your hair back and use a towel as a tent for both the bowl and your head. Lean your face over the steam, giving yourself about 12 inches of room between you and the water. “Getting too close to hot steam can cause broken capillaries,” cautions Dr. Banthia. “One minute of steaming is plenty – exposing skin to steam for too long can actually dry it out.”

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