Global star broad base facial steamer is a very good steam generator, especially when you add a pinch of salt to the water as suggested by the manufacturer. It opens the pores, for a deeper cleansing. The steam goes into the pores and contributes to the elimination of fat, black spots, make-up remains and dirt in general. It helps to release the natural toxins of the skin. It softens wrinkles prior to its treatment. Due to its ability to generate or emit lots of steam, it's very suitable for commercial professional use at salons, spas, etc. You can also add herbs like eucalyptus, rosemary, turmeric etc. to enhance skin care. You can also use it while flu, soar throat or colds strike.The broad base holds a large amount of water making it hold steam for longer. It is white in colour.