Design Essentials STS Express Thermal Therapy Leave In Sealant is a moisturizing leave-in conditioner designed to restore the necessary moisture balance to the hair while providing long lasting protection against heat styling and environmental damage. This thermal leave in sealant is the third and final step of STS Express Smoothing System. The STS Express Thermal Therapy Leave-In Sealant is infused with protective antioxidants and nourishing botanicals that work synergistically with the ingredients of the STS Express Smoothing Mousse or STS Express Damage Recover Anti-Breakage Treatment.
- Seals in softness
- Provides strength and Improves hair health
- Anti-frizz protection Long lasting shine
Step 1 – CLEANSE, Shampoo hair with Design Essentials® STS EXPRESS Cleansing Sulfate Free Shampoo. Repeat 2-3 times. Towel blot hair, detangle, part into four (4) sections. To maintain proper moisture to absorb treatment, place a cap on the half of the head awaiting product application. If hair dries, lightly mist with water.
- For Smooth Styles:
Wearing gloves, take 1⁄2 inch partings and apply 1-2 pumps of STS EXPRESS Smoothing Mousse at the roots and comb through NOTE: A full head application should not exceed 2oz of product. Coat hair (but DO NOT OVERSATURATE). DO NOT RINSE OR SHAMPOO.
- For Strengthening Treatment:
Treat hair with STS Express Damage Recovery Anti-Breakage Treatment. For optimal results, part hair into four quadrants. Spray the treatment evenly on each quadrant. DO NOT SATURATE.
Step 3 – SEAL, Spray STS EXPRESS Thermal Therapy Leave-In Smoothing Sealant throughout hair to remove any residue and seal in treatment. Taking manageable subsections, starting at the back, blow dry hair from root to ends until completely dry using a paddle brush. Taking 1/8 inch partings, flat iron hair using a temperature controlled iron, passing 1 to 2 times from root to ends at 340°F to 400°F. Lower temperature recommended for fine, fragile hair or color treated hair.