Dry hair, for example, would need plenty of nourishment. The roots require extra oil and feeding. So if you have dry hair, make it a point to use shampoos and tonics that have nutritive value, preferably with lanolin or Vaseline bases. Eggs shampoos go a long way towards preventing hair dryness.
Hot oil treatments, like massages with warm olive oil are extremely beneficial for toning dry hair and for preventing it from becoming brittle. It is a good idea to steam the scalp before a hot oil massage is done. Soaking a towel in hot water and wrapping it around the scalp is an excellent method for opening up the pores of the scalp. Since this is an easy treatment it can be at home easily.
Right methods of hair massage, a good nourishing hair preparation is required. With the fingers planted firmly on the head, work in small, circular strokes, first clockwise and then anti-clockwise, moving the skin of the scalp as you do so. A listless massage is useless.
Wash hair with lanolin based shampoo, and always rinse your hair with a gentle acidic solutions so as to rid the scalp of the alkaline mantle. This is easily and economically done by using 2 tbsp of cosmetic vinegar in your last rinse. It helps prevent excessive oiliness and gives the scalp a chance to prevent as well as to rid itself of infection.