Hair fall is a concern among many, thanks to pollution, unhealthy lifestyles, excessive heat treatment, excessive usage of hair products, lack of hair-care, genetics etc. While you can’t control factors such as heredity, you can definitely make certain modifications to prevent this problem from aggravating. There are a lot of brands with multiple products claiming to prevent and treat hair fall, but not all work. Besides, why to spend your hard earned money on such products when you can use essential oils? Essential oils are concentrated compounds of natural sources that are highly potent and work really well for hair fall. Below is a list of essential oils you can use to combat your hair fall problem:
SAGE ESSENTIAL OIL
Clary sage is a valuable oil for all hair types in general. It combats dandruff, counteracts sluggish circulation, regulates oil and sebum production. It is a circulation boosting oil that’s highly recommended for hair problems. It’s ability to balance and support healthy sebum levels which lends to it’s renown for putting a halt to oily hair and promoting hair growth.
LAVENDER ESSENTIAL OIL
Lavender oil increases circulation of blood in the scalp and also provides an anti-bacterial effect that keeps the scalp free from infections, improving the health of your hair. You can mix lavender oil in your shampoo, hair mask, DIy hair masks or your usual hair oil.
PEPPERMINT ESSENTIAL OIL
Peppermint essential oil cleanses the clogged follicles, strengthens hair and stimulates hair growth. Dilute it with coconut oil or any other carrier oil like olive oil and apply it warm on your scalp and hair. Let it sit for good 3 hours and then shampoo it off.
ROSEMARY ESSENTIAL OIL
Rosemary essential oil has antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties which stimulates new hair growth and also promote a healthy scalp. It can also slow down the greying and will prevent hair thinning by improving blood circulation. You can mix few drops with any carrier oil and massage on your scalp 2-3 times a week for better results. More: Essential oils to improve skin and hair texture >>
TEA TREE OIL
Tea tree oil has anti-inflammatory, anti-bacterial and anti-fungal properties that keeps scalp healthy and free of dead skin cells that usually clog hair follicles. Add it in your shampoo, hair mask, DIY hair masks or simply use it diluted with ay carrier oil.