Everyone wants to have a beautiful hair. The problem is that not everyone has long and shiny hair. The genetics is very important for the length of the hair and how fast it grows. We all know we cannot influence the genes, but we can take care of the hair preparing certain herbal homemade remedies to make it grow faster. I will present to you some home remedies that you can use to help your hair grow longer and healthier. But first let me tell you how fast does the hair grow and what`s their growth pattern!

  • Massage the scalp to grow your hair faster

When you massage your scalp, you enhance the blood flow to your scalp, stimulating the hair follicles and help them in their function of hair growth. There are several types of massage, like dry massage, wet massage while washing the hair or oil massage. They all are good for the hair growth.

  • The right way to massage your scalp

Always massage your scalp after washing and cleaning your hair. This is because you need to be sure that there is no hair products residue on your scalp. You can also massage your hair while applying conditioner and rinse it off with water properly. Just make sure that you detangle your hair while massaging your wet hair. Here is how you can massage your hair properly:

  • Open your fingers and place the fingertips on your scalp. Don’t use your nails because it can break the hair.
  • Contract your fingertips around the scalp and extend your fingers.
  • Massage with slow and gentle movements
  • it is best to move your fingertips in circular strokes
  • You need to add 2-3 drops of an essential oil to your fingertips when you do a dry massage. It doesn’t matter what kind of essential oil you use, it can be rosemary, lavender or thyme oil. They will give you little moisture and help the blood circulation.
  • Hot oil massage

You can massage your hair dry or wet. But the perfect way is to massage it with hot oil because it increases the blood circulation of the scalp you also condition your hair deeply to pamper it with perfect moisture preventing dry itching scalp. It can help you release the stress from the day. You might don`t know that stress can hamper proper circulation and also obstruct hair growth.

You can use hot oil massage once or twice a week and see how your hair grows healthier and rapidly.

Here is how to do a hot oil massage for the faster hair growth:


  • Choose one of these oils for the head massage:
  • Olive oil
  • Coconut oil
  • Castor oil
  • Jojoba oil
  • Almond oil
  • Emu oil
  • Grape seed oil


  • Use 2 tbsp of your oil by choice and put it in a bowl.
  • Heat this oil a little to warm up
  • The best ways is to put the bowl with the oil in another bowl with hot water. This will heat it to the right temperature.
  • Dip your fingertips in the warm oil
  • apply them on the scalp
  • repeat this procedure until you get oil all over the scalp
  • Gently rub the scalp in circular strokes. Don’t be harsh on your scalp, massage it gently
  • Massage for 4-5 minutes
  • Take some warm oil in the palms and rub it on the hair strands from the scalp to the end of your hair.
  • You can now wrap your hair with warm wet towel for half an hour or you can leave the oil on the scalp overnight.
  • After wash the hair with mild shampoo and conditioner. Rinse it off properly and wash all the hair residue of any hair products.

You can repeat this procedure twice a week. If your hair is oily you need to do this procedure once a week and don’t leave the oil overnight. Just do a massage for half an hour and wash your hair afterwards.

You can use essential oils if you like.

  • Essential oils for the hair grow

You can use many essential oils to enhance the effects of the massage. They help reduce dryness, prevent hair loss and help the hair grow faster. You can add 3-5 drops of an essential oil to your shampoo, but the best way is to massage your scalp using one of these oils. Use few drops of an essential oil suitable for your hair and massage it gently. Here is a list of essential oils that you can use for the massage:

Essential oils for all types of hair( Normal, Dry and Oily hair)

  • Lavender oil
  • Rosemary oil

Essential oil for normal hair:

  • Lemon oil
  • Geranium Oil
  • Cedar wood oil
  • Thyme oil
  • Clary sage oil

Essential oil for dry hair:

  • Sandalwood oil
  • geranium oil

Essential oil for oily hair:

  • Lemon oil
  • peppermint oil
  • cypress oil

The way to use essential oil to make your hair grow faster


  • Essential oil by choice according the type of hair (2-5 drops)
  • Carrier oil (Coconut, jojoba, almond, sesame, olive or borage oil)(2-4 tbsp)


  • Mix both the essential oil and the carrier oil
  • Using your fingertips apply the oil all over your scalp
  • Massage it for 4-5 minutes with circular strokes
  • Leave it on for 30 minutes or overnight
  • Afterwards wash it off with shampoo and conditioner, make sure to rinse it well.
  • Repeat this procedure once or twice a week.


  • Egg mask for faster hair growth

The eggs are filled with proteins and biotin in the yolk of the egg. So these two components are very important for your hair growth and the health. They also contain iron, sulfur, phosphorus, zinc, selenium, important nutrients for the hair to grow longer, healthier and shinier. The main ingredients for this mask are eggs, oil and mustard powder. The oil conditions the hair, the mustard helps increase the blood circulation and we already said about the egg. However if you are allergic to mustard you can exclude it from the mask. Here is the real recipe:


  • 1 egg
  • 2-3 tbsp oil ( olive, coconut, sweet almond, jojoba, grape seed)
  • 1 tbsp mustard powder
  • 2-3 tbsp warm water


  • Mix the mustard powder with warm water to make pasta
  • Break and beat the egg so that the white and the yolk are combined
  • Add oil from your choice and the pasta to the egg and mix it all together
  • Apply this mask to your scalp. Apply to the roots and not on the hair
  • Leave this mask for 3-5 minutes or less if you can`t stand the heat from the mustard powder
  • Wash off the mask only with water first and with shampoo later
  • Repeat this procedure once in 7-10 days but not more than once a week
  • Use this mask for 6-7 weeks before you see the changes in the hair growth. Be patients!