How to Use Rosemary Oil to Reverse Hair Loss and Grow Enviable Hair
It seems like every hair product on the planet contains some kind of oil, despite the fact that we wash our hair to get rid of that oily look. From argan to almond oil, it seems like we’re supposed to be using it all on our hair, but once you’ve probably not considered using is rosemary oil – at least until now!
Why Use Rosemary Oil for Hair Growth?
Rosemary is a culinary herb, and if you’re anything like us, you’ll associate the smell of rosemary with a delicious meal! Much like peppermint, oregano, cinnamon, and other herbs used in the kitchen, rosemary usually comes in the form of essential oil. Essential oils are made when plant or herb extracts are concentrated and distilled for beauty, culinary and medicinal use.
So, what can rosemary oil do for your hair? Here are 3 major benefits.
Rosemary has been used as a healing herb for centuries due to its anti-inflammatory properties. As many auto-immune and chronic diseases are caused by inflammation, any herb or plant that could reduce inflammation is often relied on heavily.
While its medicinal properties have been lauded for a long time, rosemary can also improve nerve growth and circulation. When applied to the scalp, rosemary essential oil can prevent hair follicles from drying up and breaking off, and the increased blood circulation ensures your hair gets all the nutrients it needs.
Many people who suffer from pattern baldness use rosemary as a wholesome and safe long-term alternative to hair implants or extensions, or as an additional treatment in their arsenal.
Rosemary oil has been used as a treatment for those suffering from androgenetic alopecia. One 2015 study found that, compared to minoxidil, which is commercially known as Rogaine, rosemary oil was as effective in encouraging hair growth and even more effective in reducing the severity of itching scalp.
For those who have lost significant amounts of hair due to illness, rosemary oil may prove to be an excellent product, particularly for those who are concerned about using harsh chemicals on their scalps.
A review of the way rosemary interacts with microorganisms and cells noted that rosemary could be an effective way of killing bacteria. The same study even went on to comment that rosemary would work well in products such as ointments, soaps, toothpaste, mouthwashes, and irrigating root canals.
Given that rosemary has antibacterial properties as well as anti-inflammatory properties, the essential oil should be applied to the scalp to remedy skin irritation or infection caused by bacteria on the scalp. This makes it effective for people who suffer from dandruff and eczema on their scalp.
How to Use Rosemary Oil for Hair Growth
There are two key ways you can use rosemary oil for hair growth: as a treatment or infused in your everyday routine.
As an Intensive Treatment
Massage it into your scalp. If you have very thick hair, make sure you distribute it evenly throughout your hair (you can make this easier by mixing it with a “carrier oil” such as coconut oil which will dilute it some). Leave it overnight in a shower cap if you want intense hydration, or leave it on for about 10-20 minutes and rinse it out.
If you want to avoid intensive treatments, try adding some oil into your shampoo. This is perfect if you have a sensitive scalp or broken skin, and don’t want to apply it directly.
Start off with a little, just a drop or two into your palm with your shampoo, and once you have done it a few times, build it up to two or three drops. Adding rosemary oil is a great way to doubly stimulate the hair follicles and increase your chances of having a lovely, thick mane. It also means the rosemary oil will be thoroughly rubbed into every inch of your hair as well as your scalp.
Can It Really Reverse Hair Loss?
It should be noted that, while rosemary oil has been seen to protect against hair loss, research on the healing properties of rosemary oil and it’s the ability to reverse hair loss is still fairly new, but it certainly has potential to prevent hair loss and many have reported good anecdotal reports.
Of course, if you’re simply looking for a beautiful long, strong mane, then rosemary oil should definitely be a part of your weekly hair routine! If you have sensitive skin and haven’t tried rosemary oil before, perform a patch test as you would a home hair-dye or intensive treatment just to check you won’t react badly to it. It’s unlikely but better safe than sorry!
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The pH is defined as the negative logarithm (base ten) of the concentration of free hydrogen ions in aqueous solution. The pH of skin surface ranges from 4.5 to 6 making it slightly acidic. The acidic nature of the whole skin surface was first claimed by Heuss in 1892; however, the first scientific study was carried out by Schade and Marchionini in 1928, who called it the acid mantle. The “acid mantle” protects the skin by inhibiting the growth of pathogenic organisms, regulating keratinization, desquamation and wound healing. Any disruption in the acid mantle disrupts the activity of enzymes involved in barrier function and anti-microbial protection. The skin pH and the buffering capacity of the skin surface are made up of the components of the stratum corneum as well as the secretions from sebaceous and sweat glands. Sweat is an important contributor towards skin acidity owing to its content of amino acid, lactic acid, and urea, which supplement skin NMF levels. The formation of stratum corneum barrier requires enzymes that are pH dependent. Two lipid-processing enzymes β-glucocerebrosidase and acidic sphingomyelinase require a pH of 5.6 and 4.5, respectively. An increased skin surface pH activates enzyme serine proteases, which causes degradation of corneodesmosomes and affects the skin barrier. pH also has a big impact on the skin microbiome. The bactericidal activity, because of dermicidin and nitrites in sweat, occurs optimally at pH 5.5. The resident bacterial flora changes as pH increases causing increase in population and activity of P. acnes and Staphylococcus aureus which are responsible for acne and eczema. All these result in contact dermatitis, atopic dermatitis, ichthyosis, acne vulgaris and Candida albicans infections. Products with high pH cause swelling of skin follicles affecting the permeability of the skin making it dry, sensitive, and susceptible. Most of the skincare products are formulated within the pH range of normal healthy skin except the exfoliating products that contain alpha-hydroxy acids (AHA’s), Vitamin C products and chemical peel which work at low pH. Facial oils, cleansing oils, balms are not pH dependent.
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Have you tried this brand yet. This brand is The Organic Skin. THE ORGANIC SKIN Co. - Cheeky Lips • This product is a blush and lip product. Versatile, multi-purpose blush Designed to provide a perfect natural flush and the pout to match. • Cheeky Lips comes in eight bangin’, long-lasting, highly pigmented colors. • Whether you’re looking for a soft pink blush for your cheeks and lips. • Organic castor seed oil and supercritical extracts of rosemary, pomegranate and calendula will help to replenish your cheeks and lips, keeping them smooth and healthy. 💭 I wasn't sure how to use this product when I first received it. The color is very pretty. The texture is soft and smooth. I used this on my lips. The color is very pigmented and long lasting. I tried this on my cheeks and wasn't a fan. It was too greasy for my liking. #The Organic Skin - Natural Lipstick[products]#[TwoStars] • This lipstick comes in 12 colors. With the added benefits of calendula and rosemary supercritical extracts, as well as nourishing organic oils and carnauba wax. Shades: Coral & Ruby Red 💭 I really wanted to like these lipsticks. The packaging is so pretty. The issue is the texture. These lipsticks are a little rough. I wasn't able to wear it by itself. You Definitely have to apply a gloss before using or it will break. Unfortunately it became to stressful to use. lol They wouldn't apply the right way. #The Organic Skin - TASK FORCE NINECALENDULA AND TURMERIC CREAM [products]#[FiveStars] • Infused with 9 active natural ingredients – aloe vera, jojoba seed oil, lemon peel oil, calendula, turmeric, rosemary, honeysuckle, vanilla, and seabuckthorn – this multi-tasking treatment cream has moisturizing, antiseptic and antibacterial properties. 💭 This is a nice everyday cream. The texture is nice and light. It leaves your skin smooth and moisturized. It's non-greasy and smells amazing. This cream is good for all skin types including sensitive skin. #The Organic Skin - The Eyes Have it[products]#[FourStars] • With 8 colors to choose from you can mix, match and blend our cream eye shadows. Highly pigmented, long-lasting, multi-hued, and full of supercritical extracts. How to use: Using your finger or an eye shadow brush, apply to your eyelids. Shades: Greenstone & Silhouette 💭 These are really nice eyeshadows especially if you like cream shadows. It's easy to apply and the texture is smooth. Once these shadows dry down, they stay in place. My issue was on of the shadows was hard. It kept rolling up as I was trying to get it out of the package. The shades are very pretty especially greenstone. It's very pigmented. I'm not sure if I would purchase any of these products. Your thoughts? (Gifted) #whoisnee #cheriecreator
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