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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:


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?


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