The 6 Best Hair Steamers for Deep Conditioning Your Coils and Curls

For soft hair, turn to the Kingsteam 2-in-1 Ozone Hair and Facial Steamer.

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The Best Hair Steamers for Deep Conditioning
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When it comes to maintaining natural hair, moisturization is key. The tight curl pattern makes it difficult for natural oils from the scalp to travel down and coat a whole strand, often resulting in dryness. And while there are a plethora of natural hair care products on the market to combat this, there's one ingredient that's unbeatable when it comes to keeping curls and coils hydrated: water.

That's why more and more people are on the hunt for the best hair steamer. According to Michelle O'Conner, global artistic director for Matrix hair care, "Steam opens up an avenue for water to penetrate hair that has low porosity by opening up the cuticle and allowing for better penetration of shampoos and conditioners."

To help you keep your natural hair hydrated, we searched for the best hair steamers available. When researching, we focused on products with glowing reviews that are easy to use and highly effective. One standout was Kingsteam's 2-in-1 Ozone Hair and Facial Steamer, which offers salon-quality results at home.

This is our roundup of the six best hair steamers that will keep your curls and coils healthy.

Kingsteam 2-in-1 Ozone Hair and Facial Steamer

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This hair steamer from Kingsteam provides everything you could want from a steamer, and more. It boosts the efficacy of deep conditioners — especially for those with type four and low-porosity hair — and leaves users with softer, healthier strands. Plus, its dome is larger than most at-home steamers', enabling better coverage; still, it is compact enough to store easily.

As an added bonus, when you're finished with your hair, you can swap on the facial steamer attachment for a relaxing facial treatment.

To shop: $80; amazon.com

Artist Hand Professional Hair Steamer

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If you're really missing the salon experience, then this is the steamer for you. Turn on your favorite show or pick up your current read and use the timing function to let the steam run for anywhere between zero to 60 minutes, then adjust the temperature setting between high and low and you'll be good to go.

To shop: $142; amazon.com

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The Q-Redew Hair Steamer

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While having an at-home salon experience may seem like a good idea, the reality is not all of us have the space — that's why the Q-Redew Hair Steamer has quickly grown a cult following. This multipurpose tool helps to elongate hair, refreshes without having to rewash, boosts volume, and of course, gives your deep conditioner that extra oomph.

To shop: $80; qredew.com

Vicarko Hair Steamer and Thermal Heat Cap

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If you want to sit on the couch as you do your hair, and you're not a fan of getting water all over the living room, this steamer and thermal heat cap is a great option. Simply apply your hair treatment of choice, put on a shower cap (you can also spritz a bit of water into the cap before putting it on), then add the tool on top. Once you're good to go, just plug it in and adjust the heat settings.

To shop: $25; amazon.com

Debecty Microwavable Heat Cap

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After you've microwaved your post-wash snack, throw in this heat cap for around one minute and use it as a part of your treatment for a totally hands-free experience. Just don't forget to put a shower cap on beforehand.

To shop: $24; amazon.com

Boloye Soft Bonnet Hood Hair Dryer Attachment

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If you have a blow dryer that you want to put to good use, use this bonnet hood attachment as a steaming hack. Simply apply the treatment to your wet hair, put a shower cap on top, place the nose of the blow dryer inside the hose, and of course put the attachment on and adjust to fit, then turn the dryer on.

To shop: $13; amazon.com

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