How to Use Deep Conditioners for Fried Locks

Serena Norr | 01 April 2016

Treat your hair from damage with a deep conditioner.

Give your strands a extra nourishment with a deep conditioner.

After the long winter, a.k.a certifiable dry hair season, we can’t wait for the summer where you’ll find us basking in the sun and taking a dip in the pool. But, then we realize that fun in the sun doesn’t come without its own set of consequences to our precious locks, taking the form of frizzy, brittle or fried hair. Since we won’t be forfeiting our summer plans, we have to be prepared for the worst and treat our hair with some extra love by using deep conditioners. This no-nonsense hair care product works to repair your hair and restore any lost moisture, resulting in hair that’s more manageable, shiny and less damaged. Read on to discover how to use deep conditioners to prep your hair from any damage over the summer:

Using Deep Conditioners

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Deep conditioners can help keep your hair nourished and healthy. Hooray!

1. Wash your hair.

This might seem obvious, but it bears repeating when you deep condition your hair. This ensures that your locks are washed clean and free of grease and leftover styling products. Try Suave Coconut Milk Infusion Deep Moisture Shampoo whose formula can help to revitalize and nourish your hair.

2. Pick a deep conditioner for your hair type.

Like any product in your hair care regimen, you’ll need to use one that’s formulated specifically for your hair type. This ensures that your hair receives proper moisture and hydration, as well as that your hair is being effectively treated for any of your hair woes. Try the Suave Coconut Milk Infusion Deep Moisture Conditioner whose formula, when used with the shampoo, can provide your hair with some serious moisture.

4. Apply the deep conditioner.

Squeeze some deep conditioner onto your palms and work into your hands, focusing on a deep application from the roots to the tips. Pro tip: Massage the product throughout your hair in a gentle, yet concentrated motion.

5. Let the product settle.

Deep conditioners usually take 10-20 minutes to settle in and work their magic. Wrap your hair in a high bun as the product soaks into your hair.

6. Give the deep conditioner a boost.

Some experts recommend using heat to enhance the benefits of a deep conditioner. This can be done by applying a warm towel on your head or lightly applying heat via your blowdryer. Just make sure to use some heat protectant like Nexxus New York Salon Care Promend Heat Protecting Mist whose formula can provide your hair with a protective barrier as you blow-dry your locks.

7. Rinse it out.

This might be obvious, but deep conditioners are way thicker than regular conditioners. This might require multiple rinses until the product is completely rinsed out.

8. Schedule your next treatment.

Just like you would schedule a mini-spa day, you should also plan a date to condition your hair again. Over the summer you may need to apply a deep conditioner once or twice a week, once a week being a good amount to aim for.

Deep conditioning your hair is a great way to repair and treat your strands. We hope these tips help you to incorporate deep conditioners into your hair care regimen.

What are your go-to tips when you deep condition your hair?