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SteamPod 4 Steam Iron: The New Age of Steam!

Nov 1, 2022

The fourth generation SteamPod 4 hair straightener is here! Offers up to 3x faster styling, 2x smoother hair and up to 95% less damage.

Perfectly straight hair? Bouncy bold or casual waves? The possibilities of the steam hair iron SteamPod 4 know no bounds! The fourth generation steam iron from L'Oréal Professionnel will provide you with professional and gentle styling in the comfort of your home thanks to patented steam technology. It can handle even the most stubborn hair - quickly and gently even at a low temperature. Discover new exclusive functions, accessories and a more ergonomic design and create a hairstyle like a hairdresser's every day! Indulge in an instant transformation of your hair: you can easily achieve perfectly smooth hair, soft and natural to the touch, or loosely wavy locks.

1) Advantages of the SteamPod 4

SteamPod 4 is a multifunctional professional iron with patented steam technology, with which you can simply iron, curl or curl your hair. It is ideal for all types of unruly hair as well as fine hair. Basically, for everyone who wants to treat their hair to professional care, smoothness, reduced breakage and shine.

  • Patented steam technology: Continuous flow of dry steam (0.8 g/min) for visibly smoother hair.
  • Floating upper plate: For optimal grip on any hair type.
  • Wider plates: They are 11% wider compared to the SteamPod 3 iron for easier straightening.
  • Narrower design: Now reach 30% closer to the roots and get perfectly smooth hair from roots to tips.
  • Curl locking guide: New outer plates for bolder waves with more definition.
  • Smart heat control: 3 temperature settings for each hair type.
  • 3 steam-optimizing combs: For optimal dispersion of steam and its even distribution according to hair type.


2) Patented Steampod 4 Technology

The iron SteamPod 4 uses patented steam technology. Thanks to the combination of heat and steam, it offers a balance between heat treatment and hair condition. Dry steam continuously diffuses from the plates, which creates visibly smooth hair in a short time and guarantees hydration of each strand. In addition, the steam fixes the hair, which is why it resists frizz and maintains a long-lasting effect.

Dry steam makes it possible to speed up the hair styling process and reduces the amount of heat required for hair styling. When hair is treated with steam, its exceptionally small water particles penetrate the hair fiber and break hydrogen bonds. This causes the keratin protein contained in the hair fiber to stretch and become flexible enough to allow the hair to be shaped as needed. This process reduces the amount of time the hair needs to be exposed to heat, creating a style 3x faster and with up to 95% less hair damage.


3) Steampod 3 vs. Steampod 4

Steampod 3 or SteamPod 4, which steampod steam iron is right for you?

SteamPod 4

SteamPod 4 is the first professional all-in-one steam iron and styler for smooth, wavy and curly hair. Thanks to this, achieve any hairstyle, on any hair type.

  • Quick look-up: 3x faster hair treatment, 2x smoother result, 95% less hair damage.
  • Hairstyles: Smooth, wavy and curly hairstyles, long-lasting hairstyles.
  • Styling capacity: Built-in 13 ml watertank to style up to 192m of hair without refilling.
  • Styling technology: Continuous flow of dry steam (0.8 g/min).
  • Heat control: Temperature monitored 250x/sec, 3 heat settings from 180°C (350°F) to 210°C (410°F).
  • Auto shut-off: After 30 minutes of inactivity, it turns off for safety reasons.
  • Plates: High-resistance ceramic plates coated with aluminum for maximum resistance even under heavy loads (withstands up to 218,750 strokes, which is more than 20 years of use). Ceramic plates 11% wider, for even styling from roots to ends. New preheating system up to 100°C for long-lasting waves.
  • Design: Ergonomic design, narrower and rounder upper arm and new external heating plates to create curls with more definition. Narrower design thanks to which you get 30% closer to the roots.
  • Accessories: Watertank filling bottle. Heat-resistant protective travel pouch. Set of 3 removable steam-optimizing combs for every hair type. Two thermo-protective shells for safe straightening.

SteamPod 3

Steampod 3 is a professional iron with patented steam technology for smooth or wavy hairstyles.

  • Quick look-up: 2x faster hair treatment, 2x smoother result, 91% less hair damage.
  • Hairstyles: Sleek and wavy hairstyles.
  • Styling capacity: Built-in 13 ml water tank for conditioning up to 192 m of hair per filling.
  • Styling technology: Continuous flow of dry steam (0.8 g/min).
  • Heat control: Monitored temperature 250x/sec, 3 temperature settings from 180°C to 210°C.
  • Auto shut-off: After 30 minutes of inactivity, it turns off for safety reasons.
  • Plates: Highly resistant ceramic plates coated with aluminum for maximum resistance even under heavy loads (withstands up to 218,750 strokes, which is more than 20 years of use).
  • Design: Ergonomic design, rounded shape to create waves.
  • Accessories: Bottle for filling the water tank. 1 removable comb optimizing steam.

4) How to Properly Use the SteamPod 4?

  1. First, choose the right comb according to your hair type.
  2. Pour demineralized water into the built-in reservoir (the SteamPod iron works even when the water reservoir is empty, but for optimal results, be sure to fill the reservoir before use). Warning: using tap water may damage the iron.
  3. Then turn on the iron SteamPod 4 and set the appropriate temperature according to the type of hair. For added safety, place thermal protection covers on the arms (which are heated to 100°C to create waves) before ironing.
  4. Place the strand of hair in the center of the plates and make sure the arrows are pointing down when styling the hair.
  5. For best results, move the device slowly and evenly.

Which Comb to Choose?

Attention! To replace the comb, make sure your SteamPod is turned off and the heating plates have cooled down.

  • Fine tooth comb - ideal for straight to wavy hair (type 1A to 2C)
  • Intermediate comb - ideal for curly hair (type 3A to 3C)
  • Wide-tooth comb - ideal for very curly to afro hair (type 4A to 4C)
  • No comb - for some types of hairstyles (e.g. S-shaped waves, wavy hair hairstyle...) the comb needs to be removed

What Temperature Should I Set According to My Hair Type?

  • 180°C - for fine, sensitive hair (dyed or lightened)
  • 200-210°C - only for strong, natural hair


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