How to use a Bonnet Hair Dryer or Blowdryer Attachment

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Although Bonnet dryers have been around for a long time, a new generation is discovering how great they can be.  

So we want to help all you new bees to learn just how to use and get the most benefit from this fantastic hair tool

Soft bonnet blowdryer attachments

Uses for a Soft Bonnet

  • Deep conditioning treatments/ Conditioning Sessions
  • Wrap Sets
  • Roller Sets
  • Drying Extensions
  • Natural Hair

How to Deep Condition with your soft bonnet

Step 1: Wash your hair, keep it 70% wet;

Step 2:  Apply hair conditioning treatment on your mostly wet hair;

Step 3: Wear disposable shower

Step 4:  Wear the Bonnet hood 15-30 min.

Step 5:  Rinse well and Style as Usual

For more timing suggestions see: How long do I sit under hooded dryer

Bonnet Steps

Step 1 :  Open and Unfold bonnet attachment image16Step 2 : wear our hat on the head image11 Step 3 : fix the drawstring and or chin strapimage1Step 4 : let your handheld hairdryer meet with the Elastic connection port mouth of the hood;  These fit on most standard blowdryers. image9 Step 5 :  open the hairdryer to start your hair care. Make sure you don’t bock the air intake of your handheld dryer image5 Steps 6
  • Best used on the dryer’s LOW setting
  • Let the hood inflate with air
image7 Steps 7
  • Sit back and relax and wait till the bonnet attachment has done its duty
  • You can be hands-free if you place your dryer on a counter or table nearby.

Soft Bonnet Hair Dryer

These units are self-contained with cap hose and cord all fitting inside. image2 Some bonnet dryers open like a suitcase image3 Others have a compartment for cap and a pullout hose image8 ​After you find the hose you, Attach it to the bonnet cap image10 ​ Fit the Cap over your hair image13 ​Adjust the drawstring image1 ​ Locate the heat setting switch image6 ​ Since these dryers can get HOT it is recommended to use Low or Medium Heat settings. image4 ​You may have a separate ON/OFF switch as well image14 ​ Then you are ready to let the dryer do its work. image12

In Conclusion

Bonnet Hairdryers and Bonnet blowdryer attachments are super convenient and space-saving to be sure.  We hope that we could help you with your new experience. Happy Drying!

Need some tips on finding the right dryer for you? Read the Ultimate Guide to buying a Hooded Hair Dryer.

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Stephanie, a native Floridian, has spent the majority of her 25 year career as a licensed Professional in the Hair industry, specializing in Chemical Processing and Curly Hair cutting.

She began learning about natural hair care while working at Aubrey Organics. More recently, she has been taking on the challenging question of hair loss and regrowth as a Hair Coach for Kerotin Haircare.

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