Most people would probably think I am exaggerating if I said investing in a hair steamer for my natural hair has been one of the best decisions I’ve made for my natural hair.
But…I kid you not, the benefits of deep conditioning with a steam treatment are endless. So today, I’m going to give you 5 reasons you should invest in a hair steamer for natural hair.
5 Reasons to Invest In a Hair Steamer for Natural Hair
Helps with Porosity
It is no secret that mild heat helps to open the hair cuticle for deep conditioning. If you have low porosity hair steaming will benefit your strands greatly helping to infuse additional moisture your hair, also increasing how your hair retains moisture over time.
Also READ: Porosity – What Is It and Why Is It Important?
Additional moisture means better manageability for detangling. If your hair is dry and brittle upon touching weekly steam treatments will help to improve your protein/moisture balance. Improved elasticity will also equate to stronger hair with curls that spring back into place when stretched, which leads me to the next reason…
Enhances Curl Pattern
After steaming you will notice your curls appear more defined and clumped together. Who doesn’t love that? Hair steamers allow up to 5 times more moisture than regular conditioners alone.
Eliminates dry scalp
Due to the significant amount of moisture infused into the hair as the result of steaming, over time your dry scalp issues should improve
Depending on the brand like my Huetiful steamer, you can also use a hair steamer to double as an at home spa treatment for your face. Similar to your scalp, the hair steamer aids in opening your pores to hydrate the skin for long-lasting softness as well.
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