Steam shower is a type of bathing, where a humidifying steam generator produces vapor and aspersed around the body. It is essentially a steam room that offers the typical features of a bathroom shower.
Steam room shower prevents the skin from becoming dehydrated and itchy. It takes advantage of a wet heat that is different from the dry heat produced in sauna. Steam room showers open pores for toxins and dirt to drain. It increases blood circulation helps to clear sinuses and nasal passages to free breathing. It is helpful for those who suffer from asthma, bronchitis and allergies. Shower and steam room treatment can also sooth tired and aching muscles.
Additional benefits of steam showers are reducing stress, relaxation, rejuvenating the skin, detoxifying the body, increasing metabolism, cardiovascular fitness, increased circulation, pain relief, enhancing the respiratory system, and aromatherapy.
People who take at least two steam showers a week find that it improves the clarity of their skin over time. Steam has the ability to unclog pores and remove deeply trapped congestion from under the surface of the skin. Here's how it works: Steam causes increased perspiration, which can push trapped dirt, dead skin cells, and surface bacteria out from the upper dermal layers where it can then be washed away easily. The results of regular steam showers are seen in long-term clear skin that is free from blackheads, pimples, and congestion bumps.