5 Reasons to Steam Your Natural Hair

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Now that the weather is changing, it is a good time to take a look at what is working in your regimen and what’s not. With the colder months comes the dry air which also can make your hair super dry. If you haven’t added a steam treatment to your regimen now is the perfect time and here is why.

Steaming Your Hair Will Help With Product Absorption 

Do you have low-porosity hair? If you do, adding a steam treatment to your regimen is a great way to help hydrating products penetrate your hair strands. This will improve the moisture balance in your hair. Steaming helps to open up the cuticle layer of your hair and will make it easier for the products you use to deposit into your strands. This is important because you will also get more out of your deep conditioning treatments with steaming.

Steaming Helps Reduce Breakage

Adding a steam treatment to your regimen will help prevent breakage. When you steam your hair, you help your hair to retain the moisture in your hair. The moisture is locked in and in turn helps reduce breakage. Dry and brittle hair breaks but using a steam treatment you will retain moisture more.

Steaming Adds Strength To Your Hair

A major benefit of steaming your hair on a consistent basis is that it helps to add strength to your hair. Your hair will become more elastic and healthier when you use steam treatments. 

Steaming Provides Improved Elasticity

By incorporating a steam treatment into your hair care regimen it will provide your hair with more elasticity. If you are transitioning, steaming can really help to benefit you because your hair has two textures and is prone to breakage at the line of demarcation. 

Steaming Improves Scalp Health

Are you keeping your scalp healthy? Adding a steam treatment to your regimen also helps to improve scalp health. Steaming your hair and scalp during can help to unclog pores. This will help to encourage hair growth. Steaming your hair is beneficial because it also helps break up the buildup on your scalp. Steaming also helps stimulate blood flow to your scalp which helps with hair growth.

Steamers To Check Out

If you are looking for a great steamer you can always search Amazon for table top steamers. Also Q-Redew has an amazing handheld steamer that is super convenient!

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