Steam Time! Turning Up The Notch on Deep Conditioning By Steaming

May 23, 2012  |  

Stronger, Longer Hair Challenge

Sponsored by:

Take the Healthy Hair Survey

Steam Time! Steaming Your Hair

Steaming is great when you are deep treating your hair! It is basically taking your regular conditioner and amplifying the results. Steaming opens the follicles of your hair and allows your conditioner to penetrate deeper than just putting conditioner on. This provides extra nourishment to your strands. If your hair needs additional moisture, steaming is for you. Take a great deep conditioner like Optimum Care’s Deep Conditioning Masque and apply it to your hair and steam away! This can stop your hair from breaking.

Here are some steaming options:

Steamers

You can use the steamer when you go to the salon for an approximately extra $15-20 with your visit. You can also invest and buy yourself a steamer for between $90-$150 (like the Huetiful steamer). You can just sit under the steamer with conditioner or an oil treatment. You can either wear a shower cap or not. If you have longer hair like myself, pin it up so all of your hair is being reached.

Steaming At The Gym

You can actually go to the steam room at your local gym. Wash or rinse your hair after you work out, apply a moisturizing conditioner to your hair, and head to the sauna for about 20 minutes.

Hot Towel Steaming

First, make sure you have a small towel or towel turban. You can place it in a bowl of water and put in the microwave. Be very careful and have on something to protect your hands. Make sure it’s not too hot! Wring out the towel and wrap around your head for 15-20 minutes. If you need to, put a shower cap on top to keep it in place and to hold the steam in.

Steaming In The Shower

Really, just a hot shower that produces steam can be great for your hair! Turn your water on hot, close your doors and windows and steam will fill up the room. You can do this after you wash and condition your hair. Leave the conditioner on and just relax in your bathroom while the steam is in the room.

Do you steam your hair? What method do you use?

_________________________________________

Join the Optimum Stronger, Longer Hair Challenge! Complete the Hair Survey and share your experience in the challenge by commenting below or tweeting us @MadameNoire with the hashtag #StrongerLonger for your chance to be our weekly winner and score amazing Optimum Care products!.

We are looking for the most engaged users. Participate in the challenge, send us your questions… and we could feature YOU on Madame Noire! At the end of the challenge, three Grand Prize winners will receive a salon experience, tons of Optimum Care product, and the opportunity to serve as an Optimum Care blogger. Join us!

Feel free to e-mail us at HealthyHair@madamenoire.com

Trending on MadameNoire

View Comments
Comment Disclaimer: Comments that contain profane or derogatory language, video links or exceed 200 words will require approval by a moderator before appearing in the comment section. XOXO-MN