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Welcome to the STEAMCREAM beauty insights blog

Sustainable ingredients that are naturally sourced are at the heart of STEAMCREAM. We believe that beauty is much more than what’s on the outside, which is why every essential oil and plant extract is chosen specifically to be absorbed quickly through the skin to provide you with a balanced range of benefits.

To help you with your beauty regime, discover a whole host of beauty insights below.

Happy White Day!?


If you’re reading this from the western hemisphere, you might be wondering what we’ve just wished you. Well – in some Asian countries, Valentine’s Day is an occasion when women give special gifts to men to show their affection; it’s generally the opposite in western countries, where the woman is not even obliged to get her man anything (poor things). But it’s not all bad for the ladies, as they have their counterpart in ‘White Day’. Occurring on the 14th March every year, it’s the menfolk’s chance to return the […]

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Feeling Oaty – Oatmeal Month


Flapjacks, porridge and cookies, there’s no denying that we absolutely love yummy oats. Rich in fibre, omega 3 fatty acids, thiamine, iron, and beta-glucan oats are considered by many as a superfood but did you know that oats can be used in your skincare routine too? STEAMCREAM is created from a base of British oat milk to naturally balance and brighten skin. More than just food... More than just food, oats can quickly and easily be transformed into a spot treatment, bath soak, cleanser, or exfoliator.  Rich in naturally occurring […]

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What makes STEAMCREAM suitable for even the most sensitive of skins?


With 50% of women considering themselves to have sensitive skin, it is a problem that simply can’t be ignored. Signs of skin sensitivity can include skin reactions such as bumps, spots or acne, to dry damaged skin, and even skin blushing and flushing. Causes of the effects of sensitive skin conditions can be anything from skin disorders and diseases such as rosacea, eczema and allergies to dry skin and environmental factors. Most people that have a sensitive skin know that they do as it affects their skincare routine dramatically. Relieving […]

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Back To School!


We know it’s probably a stressful time for students and parents too, so we’ve compiled some stress-busting tips for you! Meditate A few minutes of practice per day can help ease anxiety. “Research suggests that daily meditation may alter the brain’s neural pathways, making you more resilient to stress,” says psychologist Robbie Maller Hartman, PhD, a Chicago health and wellness coach. It’s simple. Sit up straight with both feet on the floor. Close your eyes. Focus your attention on reciting — out loud or silently — a positive mantra such […]

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Festival Skincare Tips


Our most favourite time of the year has finally arrived- that’s right, it’s the festival season! Floral headbands, cut off shorts and crop tops at the ready, we are super excited to be partying in the fields with friends and loved ones this summer. Whilst the arrival of festival season is obviously the highlight of our social calendar, it is often met with equal amounts of anticipation and unease in the beauty department. Whilst festivals call for strong directional fashion and beauty looks, these also have to be created with […]

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Caring for sensitive skin the smart way


Everyone gets dry, sensitive, even itchy skin occasionally. But sometimes, that nuisance skin irritation can be more serious. Psoriasis, eczema, and chemotherapy treatments for cancer can cause skin problems that need more dedicated treatment. Psoriasis Researchers aren’t sure what causes this autoimmune disease of the skin. With psoriasis, the body’s defensive immune system makes new skin cells to grow far too quickly, which causes thick patches of scaly, silvery, itchy, flaky skin. The disease tends to be active in chronic flares, then remissions. It isn’t contagious. According to the National […]

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The Charm of Cherry Blossom


Arguably one of the most beautiful sights to behold, cherry blossom has for centuries been the symbol of life in Japanese culture. Every year a forecast is published predicting when cherry blossom will bloom across Japan and when exactly the best time to view it will be. Attracting crowds of families and friends, the cherry blossoms become the focus of attention over a five-week festival of food and music. The tradition has even spread to Washington DC where cherry blossoms cause a stunning spectacle. A symbol of enduring friendship between […]

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Why STEAMCREAM is a MUA kit essential this LFW


From the catwalks of LFW, to Paris and NYC, discover our top 3 reasons to include STEAMCREAM in your make-up kit this LFW. Effective on all canvases Sensitive skin – gentle, mild ingredients like an oat milk infusion, chamomile and lavender essential oils Oily skin – orange flower water and jojoba to dissolve excess oil and dry skin – almond oil, cocoa butter and almond oil to smooth and hydrate Combination – add moisture where needed, dissolve excess oils where needed Creates a smooth, radiant base for foundation Rapidly absorbed […]

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The skincare resolutions we should all be sticking to in 2019


Start 2019 as you mean to go on - the skincare resolutions we should all be sticking to this year! 1. Take off makeup at night This simple tip is the holy grail of all skincare experts, however, after a busy day at work or a night on the tiles, it’s all too tempting to slack on the makeup removal. Cosmetics trap oils and can result in spots and blemishes, and at night your skin needs time to breathe. We recommend using a multi-tasking product such as a cleansing oil […]

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Face Up To Fall


Ah, the changing of seasons is just so lovely. Here at Steamcream we always look forward to Autumn… cosy evenings, a makeup bag shakeup, jumpers and tights amongst other things! Every year we get excited about all of the new beauty trends in time for Autumn, and every year we never fail to get excited about the glamorous makeup! 1. Berry Lips Berry lips are one trend we embrace every single year. There’s just something so fun and glamorous about slicking on a dark lipstick. Whether it’s something sheer or […]

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