Hair loss is not something we typically associate with men. Although, 1 in 4 woman will experience hair loss at some point in their lives.
As with most things, women are just better able to disguise it. It’s not noticed in women for a few reasons:
- because it’s not focused on the crown, but rather all over
- it doesn’t happen at one time, it’s spread out over time
- women tend to have more hair; so hair loss is less likely to be seen
- hair loss in women is less severe than in men
Female hair loss is often caused by their bodies reaction to the male hormones in their body, much like the reason for hair loss in men. Hair loss in women is happens later in life, usually with less extreme effects than men due to the estrogen in their bodies. Menopause is also a cause of female hair loss; due to the increasing levels of testosterone that they will experience. Antidepressants prescribed due to menopause have also been found to be a reason for hair loss in women. Stressful situations and traumatic events in a woman’s’ life is also known to cause interference in the normal hair growth cycle. There are also immune system issues that will cause women to have hair loss, also impacted due to nutritional decencies.
When looking for solutions to female hair loss there are several solutions, the use of essential oils, is one of the most natural and more modern methods of managing and improving hair loss. Several essential oils can help with the health, regrowth, regeneration of follicles. Scalp care is essential to managing hair loss; which is why the the use of essential oils can help, when the scalps condition is stimulated.
Using 2-3 drops of each of the following essential oils will provide overall health and improvement of hair loss.
Cedarwood Essential Oil will help regenerate follicles. Clary Sage Essential Oil will stimulate the scalp. Rosemary Essential Oil will improve clogged pores. Lavender Essential Oil will provide antiseptic improvements for growth.
So how do you use these essential oils for improving hair loss? You have two options.
The first option is to use each oil individually, running your fingers along your scalp only. Each oil (2-3 drops in the palm of your hand) will be layered, while waiting 3-5 minutes between each oil application.
The second option is to mix the four oils above with a carrier oil and mixed together well. You then pour a small amount of the blended oils into your hand, spread it evenly and work it into your scalp, not on your hair. Gently massage in small, circular motions without causing too much friction. After a few minutes, bend over and hang your head lower than your to increase the blood flood. Continue to massage your scalp. Keep the mixture on as long as possible, if possible, overnight; then shampoo it out.
Consistent use of the essential oils will prevent further hair loss, and assist in encouraging regrowth. This process does take time, money and effort to to encourage healthy hair.