All too often we get calls from People stating their facial steamer stopped working. This seems to happen on a Friday and you have appointments. It will take a week to have a steamer and you do not have any option but to spend money re-schedule appointments on shipping or perform the facial. Follow these measures to avoid losing business and having this happen to you.
- Buy your facial steamer from a company that is respectable
That cost may have looked great but you cannot find a replacement heating jar or heating element to repair your steamer. New Facial Steamers are not that expensive nowadays. Always buy from a company that is going to have the ability to provide replacement parts that are basic to you. It will pay off in the end and it is only a matter of time until they will be needed by you.
- Use Water into your facial steamer
Most facial steamers need water for a reason. Tap water contains minerals which will develop on the sections of your best face steamer causing it to fail when you need it and impurities. Couple this with the fact that a steamer with mineral deposits might wind up spitting water in your customer’s face, causing a repeat client you embarrassment and a lawsuit. Distilled water was purified through a boiling process and condensed. Using water may not be the most suitable but it is worth it when you consider the life span of your steamer and facial customers.
- Clean your facial steamer
To keep your facial steamer in peak performance, ensure to follow these guidelines and clean it. You should not leave water. Ensure that you allow it to dry and empty the jar, refilling with water that is distilled. Deposits will build up run vinegar and water solution via your steamer once per month or more depending on how much use it gets. Put 2 Tablespoons of vinegar in the jar full of distilled water. Turn on the steamer and allow the machine steam but if you have one, do not turn on the ozone light. Switch off the facial steamer and allow it to sit for 15 minutes to allow the vinegar solution do its own work. Do not leave it more if left to sit as the heating coils might corrode. Heat to steam and let it run for around 10 minutes. Maintaining your facial steamer can take a while but it is worth it when you cost to replace it and think about the consequences of lost revenue. Buy from a reputable company if you want them so that you can find those replacement parts.