The following technique maximizes circulation in the scalp, which may help prevent hair loss. Press gently so as not to pull or damage hair. Massage oil is optional, but for a gentle, hair-nourishing formula, add a few drops of lavender essential oil to 1 teaspoon jojoba, almond, or sesame oil.
- Sit in a comfortable chair with elbows resting on a table or a desk for increased leverage.
- Starting at the hairline, make small circles with your fingers around the front, sides, and back of the scalp, until your fingers touch.
- Repeat the process, starting 1 inch farther above the hairline each time, until you reach the top of your head.