Homedics FAC-1 FACIAL SAUNA Facial Steamer and Inhaler Instruction Manual and Warranty


Instructions and Warranty

Body Basics invites you to take a few moments for yourself. Regroup and focus on feeling good – inside and out. From holistic health to new ideas in self enhancement, our products help restore the basic balance between your mind and body.RELAX. RENEW. SIMPLIFYBODY BASICS.

Simple, soothing facials from your home spa.

Thank you for purchasing FacialSauna, Body Basics’ cleansing sauna. This, like the entire Body Basic line, is built with high-quality craftsmanship to provide you with years of dependable service. We hope that you will find it to be the finest product of its kind.

FacialSauna Features

  • Gentle steam mist opens pores, cleansing away impurities.
  • Bring out your natural radiance with a cleaner, softer complexion.
  • Improve the tone of your skin as steam mist promotes a clearer, more youthful complexion.
  • Bonus inhaler attachment helps steam away sinus pressure and pain.


When using an electrical appliance, basic precautions should always be followed, including the following:


DANGER: To reduce the risk of electric shock:

  • Always unplug this appliance from the electrical outlet immediately after using and before cleaning.
  • Do not reach for an appliance that has fallen into water. Unplug it immediately.
  • Do not place appliance where it can fall or be pulled into a tub or sink. Do not place in or drop into water or other liquid. Store in a dry place.
  • Do not use while bathing or showering .

WARNING: To reduce the risk of burns, fire, electric shock or injury to persons:

  • An appliance should NEVER be left unattended when plugged in. Unplug from outlet when not in use and before putting on or taking off parts or attachments.
  • Close supervision is necessary when this appliance is used by, on, or near children, invalids or disabled.
  • Use this appliance only for its intended use as described in this manual.
  • Do not use attachments not recommended by HoMedics; specifically any attachment not provided with the unit.
  • Do not operate this appliance if it has a damaged cord or plug, if it is not working properly, if it has been dropped or damaged, or dropped into water. Return it to HoMedic s‘ Service Center for examination and repair.
  • Keep cord away from heated surfaces.
  • Do not block the air openings of the appliance, or place it on a soft surface, such as a bed or couch, where the air openings may be blocked. Keep air openings free of lint, hair, dust, etc.
  • Do not drop or insert any object into any opening.
  • Do not operate under blanket or pillow. Excessive heating can occur and cause fire, electrical shock or injury to persons.
  • Do not carry this appliance by the supply cord or use the cord as a handle.
  • Do not use outdoors. This appliance is designed for household use only.
  • This appliance has a polarized plug (one blade is wider than the other). The plug will fit into a polarized outlet only one way. If the plug does not fit into the outlet, reverse the plug. If it still does not fit, contact a qualified electrician to install the proper outlet. Do not change the plug in any way.
  • FacialSauna must be connected to 110V electrical supply.
  • This product should never be used by any individual suffering from any physical ailment that would limit the user’s capacity to operate the controls.
  • Never use while sleeping or fall asleep while using the unit.
  • Never use this product while in bed.


CAUTION: Please read all instructions carefully before operating.

Special Warnings

  • Do not insert any object, or material, into FacialSauna.
  • This unit is not a toy. Children should not use or play with it.
  • Do not operate where aerosol (spray) products are being used or where oxygen is being administered.
  • Always unplug the unit when not in use and when cleaning or moving the unit.
  • Ensure that your hands are dry when operating the switch or removing the plug.
  • Do not cover the steamer with any type of material while it is in operation.
  • Do not use if you have sensitive skin areas or poor circulation. Use by unattended children or incapacitated persons may be dangerous.
  • Never use this product directly on swollen or inflamed areas or skin eruptions.
  • Unplug this appliance before filling. Fill reservoir with water only. Do not overfill.
  • Use facial sauna only on a level surface.
  • Do not use additives.
  • Never hold this facial steamer close to your face while in one static position for extended periods of time, as scalding may occur.
  • If you have any concerns regarding your health, consult your doctor before using this product.
  • Do not use this product as a substitute for medical attention.

Medical Precautions

  • Consult your dermatologist if you have any questions regarding therapeutic use of FacialSauna.
  • Do not use on any part of the body that is anesthetized.

Instructions For Use

  1. Carefully remove all contents from the packaging and inspect the product to make sure all components of the Facial Sauna has been received. (Fig. 1)
  2. Fill the provided measuring cup to the level indicator. (Fig. 2)NOTE: There are two level indicators. For short usage time, choose the lower level indicator. For long usage time, choose the higher level indicator.
  3. Remove the bottom section of the inhaler attachment from the center of the steam chamber. Pour the water into the steam chamber. (Fig. 3)NOTE: If the steam chamber runs out of water, turn the unit off immediately, refill steam chamber as instructed in figures 2 and 3.When using the facial steamer attachment:4. Place attachment on the steam chamber as shown. (Fig. 4)

5. Plug into a 110V/120V AC household outlet. Press switch to ON (I) position. LED light will turn on to indicate that the FacialSauna is on. (Fig. 5)6. Gently place your face as close to the rim of the facial steamer attachment as possible. If you feel any discomfort or excessive heat, move your face away from the facial mask to a comfortable distance. (Fig. 6)7. Close your eyes and relax. Let the FacialSauna penetrate your pores to cleanse away impurities.

When using the inhaler attachment:

4. Attach the top and bottom sections of the inhaler attachment together as shown. Align the sections then rotate clockwise to tighten. A 1/4 turn will lock the sections together. (Fig. 7) Place the complete inhaler attachment into the steam chamber. NOTE: The inhaler should fit snugly into the bowl. The open section on the inhaler should be facing you.5. Plug into a 110V/120V AC household outlet. Press switch to ON (I) position. LED light will turn on to indicate that the FacialSauna is on. (Fig. 8)

6. Gently place your nose as close to the inhaler attachment as possible. If you feel any discomfort or excessive heat, move your face away from the inhaler to a comfortable distance. (Fig. 9)7. Close your eyes and relax. FacialSauna can be used as a vaporizer and inhaler for therapeutic relief of congested nasal passages.DO NOT substitute FacialSauna for medical treatment/purposes. Consult a physician for medical treatment of any respiratory ailments.

WARNING! All mineral residue must be removed completely after each use. Use of the FacialSauna without proper cleaning could result in uncontrollable steam production. Lime residues must be removed by commercial descaling agents, suitable for stainless steel, according to the manufacturers instructions. DO NOT clean FacialSauna in dishwasher. It is not dishwasher proof. Hand wash only with a mild detergent.


TO STOREPlace FacialSauna in a convenient, dry location, out of children’s reach. To avoid breakage, do not wrap the power cord around the unit. Do not hang the unit by the power cord. Coil the cord loosely and secure with a twist tie.

TO CLEANAlways unplug your FacialSauna from the electrical outlet and let cool before cleaning.

  • Empty excess water and wipe dry the interior of the facial mask and rim.
  • Wipe the base with a clean, damp cloth, then polish it lightly with a dry one. Never immerse the FacialSauna.
  • Do not immerse the base in any liquid to clean.
  • Never use abrasive cleaners, brushes, gasoline, kerosene, glass/furniture polish or paint thinner to clean.
  • Do not attempt to repair FacialSauna. There are no user serviceable parts. For service, send the unit to the HoMedics’ address listed in the warranty section.

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