Postpartum hair loss happens to the best of us!
It's caused by changes in the hormone estrogen during and after pregnancy. . In the last trimester of pregnancy, your estrogen levels increase. After childbirth, estrogen levels drop. This causes a large number of hairs to enter the resting phase of hair growth. After a few months, this hair starts to shed.
My friends have experienced different levels of the pp hair situation, myself not as much. I’ve been blessed with a full head of hair, although recently it looks like it’s a bit less around my scalp so I got started with what I know has worked for many women:
Rosemary & Cedarwood & tea tree!
Add 10 drops of rosemary, cedarwood, lavender and tea tree essential oil to a spray bottle with a little witch hazel to combine the oils and water! Spray on wet hair as needed.
Benefits of each specific oil:
- stimulates proper blood flow to the roots, which strengthens hair from the root up and lowers the likelihood of hair loss.
- supports healthy hair growth
- helps to strengthen and encourage the health of your scalp. Stimulates stronger and healthier follicles as well as improve circulation and blood flow.
- Tea Tree
- Anti-bacterial, anti-fungal and anti-inflammatory properties great for treating dandruff while unblocking hair follicles and clearing out dead skin cells so that your hair can grow freely without restriction
Each oil is key in helping to strength and encourage the health of your scalp during your postpartum journey.