Self Care: Facials Part 2

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“Self-care is never a selfish act– it is simply good stewardship of the only gift I have, the gift I was put on earth to offer to others.” – Parker PalmerΒ 

Β Benefits of Home Facial for Your Skin and Soul

4. Extract

Extractions should only take place after steaming the skin because steam helps to open the follicles and soften the oxidized oil in them. To extract, wrap a tissue around each index finger and carefully place one finger on each side of the blackhead pushing down gently with a slight β€œsqueeze.” The blackheads should come out easily. If they do not, leave them alone to avoid further irritating the skin. You may also use blackhead removal tools

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