How does peppermint affect hair growth?

The S+ Haircare product family has been extended with the long-awaited new members, the Gentle Mint shampoo and conditioner with minty cooling effect are finally available! Let’s see how mind affects the scalp and hair growth:

Mint, especially peppermint or spearmint, is used in hair care products as it has amazing effects on our scalp. Here are some good examples of how it affects your hair:

It has a cooling effect

Mint has a refreshing cooling effect when applied to the scalp, which also helps relieve itching and irritation. Therefore, products with mint are especially suitable for you, if you have dry or itchy scalp. The cooling sensation is especially pleasant in summertime, as it leaves a cooling effect your scalp.

Mint shampoos help with blood circulation

The menthol in peppermint stimulates blood circulation in the scalp. Better blood circulation promotes hair growth and makes your scalp healthier.

It helps to prevent dandruff

Mint has antimicrobial properties that help to fight dandruff and other fungal or bacterial diseases. Mint shampoo helps to maintain a healthier scalp.

It has anti-inflammatory effects

Menthol is known for its anti-inflammatory properties. Inflammation in the scalp can sometimes contribute to hair loss or prevent hair growth. Menthol can support healthier hair growth by reducing inflammation.

Mint shampoo works as a natural cleanser

Peppermint can help to remove excess sebum that builds up on the scalp, causing problems with keeping hair clean and, over time, can lead to hair loss problems. Peppermint therefore helps to maintain a balanced and clean scalp.

It helps to relieve stress

The scent of mint is known to have a calming effect. When used in hair products, it helps to reduce stress and tension, with indirect benefits for scalp and hair health.

Mint shampoo has an incredible effect on hair growth

As peppermint improves blood circulation in the scalp and helps create a healthier scalp environment, it logically has an effect on hair growth as well. This means that mint helps to dilate the blood vessels, which improves blood flow to the hair follicles and supports strong hair growth.

It is important to note that while mint offers the benefits described above, it may not be suitable for everyone. Some people may be sensitive to peppermint or menthol, which can cause skin irritation. Before using a product containing peppermint, it is worth testing it on a small area of the skin to avoid side effects.


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