To ensure that your hair grows healthy, you must eat a well-balanced diet of healthy foods. However, to stimulate the cells and blood flow, a daily basic scalp massage along with a weekly deep scalp massage is absolutely essential. Get in the habit and you’ll find that along with the benefits of healthy growing hair, stress will also be reduces. Reduced stress = Reduced hair loss. So let’s start with some basics and leap from there.
Beginning with the top of your forehead, use your fingertips and gently rub your hairline, forming little circles. Continue the circular massage along the sides toward the back of your head.
Massage in the small circular motion from the back nape of your neck up to the crown of your head, ending in the front -where you started.
Only 10 minutes twice a day are needed (morning/night) and a daily consistent routine.
btw: Even though the picture shows differently, you can massage your own scalp.
Beat 2 eggs with 2 tablespoons of water. Apply to WET hair. While egg mixture is on your hair, perform the basic circular scalp massage. Leave mixture on for another 10-15 minutes. Rinse hair with lukewarm water, followed by Lustrous Henna Dry Shampoo Powder (made into a paste). Cover hair with plastic cap. Leave shampoo powder on hair for 5 minutes and rinse out. This will help prevent dandruff and hair loss.
Soak two tablespoons of fenugreek seeds in water at bedtime. In the morning, grind up the softened seeds into a paste. Apply paste to scalp and hair. Cover with plastic cap for 30 minutes. Rinse out paste. Follow up with Pure Shikakai Powder or Pure Reetha Powder Organic Wash.
Hot Oil Hair Massage Therapy
Before going to bed (or anytime you have an extra 6-8 hours to wear a plastic cap), massage hot oil into your scalp (Be careful not to make it too hot-should still be able to touch it without scalding your fingers). It can be almond, coconut, EEVO (extra-virgin olive oil or any other oil known for promoting healthy hair growth. The only exception might be castor oil, which due to its thickness, is best applied to the scalp and hair roots only.
Cover hair with a plastic cap or wrap and hair bonnet/scarf. (Sleep on a towel to protect pillow from possible leaking). In the morning, (before bathing) mix a little lemon juice and acv (apple cider vinegar) together and apply it to your scalp, dabbing with a soft cloth. Leave on for about 5 minutes and rinse out. Wash hair with Lustrous Henna Dry Shampoo Powder (made into a paste). Cover hair with plastic cap. Leave shampoo powder on hair for 5 minutes and rinse out. This will also help prevent dandruff and hair loss.
Be Consistent In Your Hair Care Routine
You will see wonderful results over the next few weeks, simply by sticking to a healthy diet and following the above tips on scalp massage.
Author: L.J. O’Neal, writer and researcher. (L.J. is also a Lustrous Henna® user.)
©2011. L.J. O’Neal. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
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