Scalp Routine: How a Simple Routine Can Help You Find Your Calm

Benefit from the calming effects of a consistent scalp care routine.

Let’s face it, we could all use a great scalp care routine. In an effort to combat the stress of daily life, long days cooped up at home, and boredom from a repetitive routine, we’re bringing you a simple scalp care routine. By taking time for self-care and making the most of excess free time, you can destress and relax at the drop of a hat. Read on to learn how to create a simple scalp routine that will inspire you to find your calm.

Step 1: Start with a scalp scrub.

scalp routine scrub
Start off with a scrub!

Start off by setting the scene for a relaxing experience. Light a candle, turn on a calming playlist and hop into the shower. Instead of reaching for your usual shampoo first, opt for a scalp scrub.

We love Nexxus Clean & Pure Scalp Scrub for a truly relaxing moment. Get your hair wet and then use your fingers to evenly distribute the product throughout your scalp. Use the tips of your fingers (not your nails!) to massage the product into your scalp using circular motions. Spend as long as you like massaging your scalp and rinse when finished.

Step 2: Cleanse your scalp.

scalp routine cleansing
Cleanse away any excess oil.

Starting with a scalp scrub is a great way to remove product build-up and dead skin, but now it’s time to actually cleanse! We love using Suave Coconut Hydrating Shampoo and Conditioner. This set hydrates and moisturizes your hair and scalp, but it doesn’t weigh down your hair or make it feel greasy.

Step 3: Apply a scalp treatment.

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Hydrate your scalp with a serum.

Now that your scalp is clean and free of any product buildup and excess oils, you can move onto treatments.

We recommend using a serum like Love Beauty and Planet Hemp Seed Oil & Nana Leaf Scalp Serum if you’re looking for added hydration. This calming serum nourishes and hydrates your scalp while providing the soothing scent of Nana Leaf. Use the pointed tip to apply the serum directly to your freshly washed scalp and use the tips of your fingers to massage the product in. Make sure to extend down the sides of your head and to the nape of your neck.

If you’re looking for a scalp treatment that will help repair hair, we recommend using Dove Hair Therapy Breakage Remedy Leave-On Scalp Treatment. This product can be sprayed directly on the scalp and then massaged in. We love this treatment because it targets hair at the cellular level and uses a Nutrient-Lock serum to help prevent breakage.

Step 4: Unplug and relax.

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Relax and unwind with your favorite candle!

Finally, let yourself relax! After you’ve finished your scalp care routine, leave your phone in the other room and enjoy your favorite method of self-care. Watch a funny movie, get lost in a good book, or video chat with your best friends.

More Ways to Protect Your Scalp

In addition to having a killer routine, there are other things you can do to help protect your scalp outside of your routine. Limiting the number of chemical treatments and times you dye your hair can be beneficial. Both of these things have the potential to expose your scalp to harsh chemicals, causing irritation.

Protecting your scalp from the sun is also a big way you can maintain its health. Wearing a hat or even applying scalp sunscreen can help you do this. Nobody wants a sunburnt scalp! Eating a well-balanced diet is also important when maintaining scalp help. Making sure you get all of the proper nutrients can directly impact your hair health in a positive way!

From adding a scrub or serum to your routine to protecting your scalp from the sun, it’s so important to develop a beneficial, but calming scalp care routine. This way, you’ll make sure you and your hair are as healthy as possible.

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