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Hair is mirror to one`s health, whether it is a male or a female; apart from adding to one`s personality. But health of hair can be adversely impacted due to mental, emotional and physical disorders, or due to unbalanced diet, pollution factors etc. Moreover, to ensure healthy hair surface should also be massaged.

Avoid using hair dyes, soaps, colourants acid. Instead use conditioners and shampoos that contain jojoba and almond oils. It is said that hot oil treatments permit (essential) oils to soak in easily and also condition the hair. Massage the scalp with warm oil, then wrap the head in a warm towel and, then leave it in the same position for half an hour or so.

Oil for Greasy Hair : Basil, Cedarwood, Chamomile, Cypress, Eucalyptus, Lemon Grass, Rosemary and Sage.

Oils for Normal Hair : Geranium, Lavender, Lemongrass, Rosemary.

Oils for Dry hair : Geranium, Lavender, Rose, Sandalwood, Ylang-Ylang.

You can use any base oil, that suits you the best, out of apricot kernel, sweet almond oil. Evening Primrose, Avocado, Jojoba or Sunflower. For massage on one scalp, you can choose upto 3 oils and use 5 drops of each oil to 30 ml base oil. For extra lengthier hair more quantity would be required. Put the bowl, containing blended oil in boiling hot water and then massage into the scalp, where after wrap the head with a hot towel and leave it off about 15 minutes and then shampoo.

Most of the hair related disorders are dependent on genetic, nutritional environmental and psychic conditions. When such conditions are massaged, the problem itself will get dispelled and such cases, no medical aid is called for. General hair care can be attended and maintained by proper hygienic and health rules.

Do not be anxious if hair fall during and after combing. This condition surfaces consequent upon anxiety, stress and hormonal imbalance. So, learn how to relax and avoid tension. Seek guidance and advice of a Tricologist if there is some unusual thinning patch. But you can use blended oil of rosemary and lavender in a base oil for this condition.

Causes of dandruff are many and some of which are poor hair care, bad eating habits, unhealthy life style, chemical body changes, stress and wrong application of hair products. It is said that hot water baths also precipetate this condition, hence bath with lukewarm water, if weather conditions permit. For rinsing the hair use dandruff shampoos and conditioning rinses which are especially prepared for removal of dandruff. But blended essential oil also serves the purpose. Use cedarwood and lavender oil in a base oil for dry and itchy scalp, and for general treatment use oils of Tea Tree and patchouli. Massage into the scalp with these oils.

Long standing disease, worry, anxiety, stress, use of hair-dyes for coloring hair, poor diet and irregular eating habits, genetic factors etc. may cause hair to grey. First remove the contributory factor. Use essential oil enhance (like chamomile) to lighten hair and safe for darkening and discolorations.

Massage of the scalp is an excellent way to stimulate the scalp, relieve tension and condition hair. If you have small hair, you can massage your scalp yourself but, for long hair, ask another person lo do the job for you. Following methods are advised, duly supported by illustrations, for massaging your scalp. Relive

  • Shampoo the hair and towel dry to absord excess water, comb through with a wide tooth comb. Tilt your head and pour some oil in the hairline. Massaging with thumbs on the temple and spread the fingers apart over the centre of head.
  • Loosely ran fingers and oil over the top of the top of the scalp from front to back lifting hair at the crown. Keep dipping your fingertips in the treatment oil to spread through the hair while massaging.
  • Massage the head by kneading. Grip and push with finger pads rather than finger nails against the scalp. The scalp should gently rotate against the skull. Concentrate on one area at a time with the hands positioned on either side of the scalp.
  • Scalp massage works from front to back, from the forehead, frontal hairline, temples and sides, over the crown of the head to the base of the neck, following the natural flow of blood. If the scalp feel particularly tight then concentrate on areas where (he scalp does not want to move. At the base of the skull, press firmly and push the whole scalp up towards the crown to release tension.
  • Pull any extra hair oil through the hair, working out from the roots to the tips. Make sure all the hair is well coiled, and leave towel wrapped for at least 15 minutes before shampooing.

    Note: Keep in mind the condition of your hair, use the most suitable oils (suggested earlier) for better results.

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