For the scalp, Dickey likes to cocktail a mixture of provider oils and important oils: Important oils can calm irritation, stimulate the scalp, and assist take away product buildup, however mixing them with a provider oil permits for a extra light, moisturizing software (plus, you by no means need to apply EO’s immediately on the pores and skin). Dickey favors just a few totally different EO’s (rosemary, lavender, tea tree, peppermint, basil, and candy orange oil) with a grapeseed oil base. “It is a good provider oil for the finer important oils,” he notes. 

Whereas every EO has its personal advantages for the scalp (see right here for particulars of every), “I prefer to base all of these oils by scent,” Dickey says. Since tea tree and peppermint have very robust scents, he likes so as to add just a few drops of every oil, letting the opposite, subtler smells take the reins. That manner, you’re nonetheless getting all of the purifying, blood flowing properties of these stronger oils with out an overwhelming whiff.

That stated, right here’s the precise line-up: