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How to Rub Vitamin E on the Scalp to Promote Hair Growth

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author image Max Whitmore
Max Whitmore is a personal trainer with more than three years experience in individual and group fitness. Whitmore has a Bachelor of Arts in English literature from the University of Cincinnati, fitness certifications and dietetics training from Cincinnati State Technical and Community College. Whitmore has written for several online publishers.
How to Rub Vitamin E on the Scalp to Promote Hair Growth
Vitamin E capsules on a wooden spoon. Photo Credit areeya_ann/iStock/Getty Images

Vitamin E is an antioxidant that helps repair and build tissue. When you apply vitamin E to your scalp, it helps reduce inflammation and repair damage to the follicles, and healthy follicles encourage hair growth. Vitamin E is available in pill form as a dietary supplement in the vitamin section of the drug store. You can use the vitamin E gel from the supplement capsules as a topical skin treatment.

Step 1

Wash your hair and scalp with a mild shampoo. Squeeze the excess water from your hair, and blot your hair with a towel until damp. The vitamin E penetrates best on a clean scalp.

Step 2

Pour a quarter-sized amount of grape seed, sesame or carrot oil into a small dish. Use grape seed oil for normal hair, sesame oil for oily hair and carrot oil for dry hair.

Step 3

Pierce two vitamin E capsules with a pin, and squeeze the contents into the oil. The oils help the vitamin E spread more easily.

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Step 4

Part your hair into four sections: front-to-back and ear-to-ear. Twist each section and clip it to your head.

Step 5

Release one section of your hair. Dip your fingers into the vitamin E oil, rub your fingers together and massage the oil into your scalp. Work the oil from the roots to the ends. Repeat with the remaining sections.

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