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Scalp Massage and its Significance
Scalp Massage and its importance
Massage means rubbing and putting pressure on the skin using either your hands or some other object. It gives many benefits to the body.
Scalp massage will help to avoid premature hair loss and other hair problem. Scalp massage increases blood circulation and activate the skin and the hair follicle start to receive more nutrients which is essential for the better growth of hair. Because of the improved blood circulation and stimulation of the brain, scalp massage generally helps to stimulate and strengthen your mind, memory, thinking skills, and motor skills. This will help you to avoid stress and tension, and getting relaxation to you. If we apply oil for scalp massage it will reduce brisky and splitting of hair. It can remove dandruff and dryness of the skin which are factors that preventing good hair growth.
How to choose a scalp massage oil
According to the nature of hair we can select the oil for scalp massage. If your hair is thin you can apply coconut or rosemary oil. Coconut oil will prevent shedding of the hair.If your hair is brittle and showing split ends you can use lavender oil or sesame or almond oil. It can nourish both hair and skin.
How to perform scalp massage
1. Select an oil which is appropriate for your hair.
2. Slightly warm the oil in a small dish by placing over a bowl of hot water.
3. Dip the finger into the oil and apply on the scalp until the head is fully covered with oil.
4. Start massage at the hairline above the forehead to the back of the skull.
5. Apply medium pressure in a circular motion of the fingers.
6. After finishing scalp massage first round do next round.
7. Apply little more pressure in the second round that enables to remove
dry and dead skin cells and will enhance good hair growth.
8. After this massage process leave the oil on your head or at least 30 minute to get good result.
9. Do proper washing after scalp massage.
Since good circulation is essential for good hair growth scalp massage is very important .
You can do this in your home or salon.
Scalp Massage With a Scalp Massager
Scalp Massage can also be done using a machine. This machine may be handy and portable that can manage the massage on himself or herself.This machine could also be stationary, affixed to a chair, a bed, or a table. The advantage of using a scalp massager is that it can give continuous and steady pressure for long durations of time and in case of normal person who may get tired after some time. The scalp massager can give more pressure than a man can. The scalp massager do not need the presence of another person means you can do the scalp massage on your self at any time without any help from others.