Skin diseases don’t just threaten health; they can have a devastating effect on self-esteem, mental health, and general wellness. Those who suffer from psoriasis know this all too well.
A look at some of the most famous lens-fogging steam room scenes in movies.
Steam has a way of curling languorously into a room, making itself at home, and softening faces and figures into mysterious forms, while encouraging sweat to bead on a perfectly formed brow or philtrum*. It’s positively cinematic. Which might be why there are so many memorable scenes throughout movie history set in steam rooms.
Martha Orellana, MrSteam’s Vice President of Sales and Marketing, is often fondly referred to as “Mrs. Steam.” In this article, Martha discusses designing your bathroom as a haven of wellness. It is the second in a series of MrSteam Team blog posts, in which we bring you first-hand knowledge you can use as you integrate steam into your home or commercial venue – from initial design through installation, use and maintenance.
Keep your skin radiant and youthful with the power of steam therapy. Here’s how.
Don’t be alarmed, but you’re under attack every day. But don’t take it personally—it’s your skin that’s under attack, and every single person is at risk. Skin is constantly under siege from pollutants, allergens, and toxins that fill the air from artificial and natural sources. Even indoors your skin isn’t immune from irritants that can clog pores and damage tissue. Makeup alone can do a number on your skin.
The healing potential of steam extends beyond mere relaxation. From helping to elevate mood to increasing metabolism, steam rooms have an important role to play in your overall wellness program.
You walk into a kitchen where cookies are baking, and suddenly you’re transported back to your grandmother’s kitchen. Or you catch a whiff of a certain perfume that makes you smile. It’s only later that you realize that the happy feeling was rooted in the memory of your prom date.
Don't you cherish a good night’s sleep? Like so many people, the stresses of life may not always allow you to get the quality of sleep you need. According to the National Institutes of Health, long-term stress or high levels of stress can lead to mental and physical health problems (that tension headache didn’t start the day with you). While ignoring your day-to-day responsibilities isn’t an option, there are ways to reduce stress and improve relaxation time with steam.
Have you ever felt as though you’re living out the “same-day-repeated-time-loop” premise enshrined in the classic movie, Groundhog Day? Your daily routine never changes. You seem to face the same repeated stumbling blocks and hurdles. You feel stuck in the same rut.
We understand: all the demands of your day are, well, demanding! From the breakneck pace at work to shuttling the kids to activity after activity — and a seemingly never-ending to-do list at home — it’s easy for little things to turn into big deals: energy vortexes that drain your vitality and erode your peace of mind.