The Benefits of Steam Showers ArtofSteamCo
Steam Shower Benefits - artofsteamco
Steam showers feel phenomenal, that is certain, but why is that? There are several reactions your body has to steam that makes you feel all the more relaxed, calm, and refreshed both during and after the shower. This blog will help you better understand why steam showers continue to grow in their popularity around the world. For more information regarding how to build a steam shower and finding the right brand for you, check out our other blogs!

Benefits of Steam Showers


Improved circulation. Steam showers open your blood vessels more which leads to quite a few different health benefits on its own including:

  • Improved circulation helps your body recover faster after a workout due to the ability to push out metabolic waste in your muscles. 
  • Pain relief for achy joints and sore muscles.
  • Lowering blood pressure.


Skin care. Steam has been shown to act as a moisturizer for your skin and it’s warming effect has a positive impact on your skin in many ways including:

  • Opening pores and allowing your skin to breathe in oxygen and essential minerals and vitamins. 
  • Decreasing the occurrence of pimples and other blemishes.
  • Shed dead skin providing a great pre-shave treatment to decrease razor burn.


Decongestive effect. Breathing in the warm air produced from a steam shower can help clear out your sinuses, nasal passages, and chest which helps with fighting off colds and allergies. This benefit can be multiplied by using aromatherapy oils such as eucalyptus. 


Feeling healthier… because you are! Steam showers improve the health of your cardiovascular system by raising your heart rate and giving your heart a workout and raising your metabolism. This in turn can help ramp up burned calories and weight loss when combined with a healthier diet and normal exercise of course. 


Stress management. The most sought after outcome of using a steam shower is relaxation. Steam showers provide plenty of that and as a result are a great tool to use for managing stress in your life. Think of it as a getaway you can achieve in the comfort of your own home without major renovations being made!




Steam showers are growing in popularity with people all over the world looking to create their own relaxation oasis within their home without bringing in large fixtures like saunas and steam rooms. Steam showers provide a great deal of benefits and are extremely convenient to homeowners who seek easy installation and less cleaning as these systems utilize a part in your home that is already regularly used. Shop our pre-built steam shower packages here to achieve your dream of luxury and relaxation. If you have any questions about what you need to buy to be able to install a steam shower, read our steam shower buying guide here or feel free to contact us.