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.

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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Welcome in Autumn with Almond Oil


Autumn can hit our skin hard. When the heating is up and the humidity is low, our skin can become unbalanced and in need of some extra nourishment. Don’t fear- almond oil is here. This humble oil softens the skin, is non-greasy, and is super-nutritious. High in essential vitamins and anti-oxidants, almond oil is the key to naturally soft and smooth skin, and it is for this reason that we use it in STEAMCREAM®. Discover our top 5 reasons to incorporate amazing almond oil into your skincare routine: Rich in […]

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3 Ways To Combat Acne


Most people associate acne with those awkward teenage years, but in reality, it can strike anybody at any time. Acne is caused by pores becoming blocked, usually by oil or dead skin cells. This can lead to the growth of the acne causing bacteria, Propionibacterium acnes, which your body’s natural defences try to fight. The battleground of this fight is often left inflamed and covered with acne. It’s estimated that acne affects over 80% of people at some point. With such a huge potential market, there is no shortage of […]

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How to Get Naturally Sun-kissed Skin


There’s nothing like the natural bronze of sun-kissed skin. A look which radiates health and vitality, it is little wonder the moment the sun peeks its head, the nation whips into a sun-tanning frenzy. But what can we do to nurture good skin health? Sunscreen up A decent sunscreen the first step to achieving the right level of bronze, and a tan that remains. Choosing SPF 30 or above helps provide adequate protection while allowing us to bronze naturally. Always opt for a waterproof screen which blocks both UVA and UVB, […]

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Post Beach Skincare


After a winter of hiding our skin away under layers of clothes, our summer holiday is finally here and we can’t wait to bare all and hit the beach.  The change in environment from being hidden away to being exposed to bright rays of the sun and salty water can result in your skin being confused.  Luckily enough we have compiled a 5 step plan to help care for your skin post beach. 1.Take a cool shower After a long day soaking up the sun’s rays on the beach, sunscreen can build up […]

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