by Daniel Laberge
Human grooming

Human grooming overview

Four types of grooming strokes

PRESSURE GROOMING

Single finger pressure grooming strokes
Four finger pressure grooming strokes

SINGLE FINGER

FOUR FINGER

SUPERFICIAL GROOMING

Single finger superficial grooming strokes
Four finger superficial grooming strokes

SINGLE FINGER

FOUR FINGER

One stroke after another

Support and grasp

Grasping fingers while grooming

Moving just the tip of your finger

Tip of finger motion while grooming

Nail and fingertip positions

Using the nail only

Groom with the nail only

• You can use just the tip of your nail

Using both the nail and the fingertip

Groom with both the nail and the fingertip

• You can use your nail and fingertip simultaneously

Using the fingertip only

Groom with the fingertip only

• You can use only your fingertip

Don't hurt yourself

Grasping fingers while grooming