What are split ends?
Split ends are breakage and separation of hair strands into fragments. It is also known as trichoptilosis. It occurs when there is any type of damage to your hair. Split ends are not necessarily just damaging your strand, on a microscopic level; it is tearing your strand similar to what it looks like when you break a wooden branch. That’s why when you have a lot of cuticle damage to your ends; it appears more frizzy and bushy. Splits in your hair can come in all shapes and sizes.
What causes split ends?
Splits ends may occur for a variety of reasons. A few most common reasons that most of you would be aware of are:
1. Everyday bad hair habits
2. Heat styling
3. Chemical treatments
4. Using the wrong hair products
5. Climate and weather
6. Bad nutrition
How to get rid of split ends?
Honestly, there is no way to prevent split ends. So your goal should be to slow down the never-ending process. Here are a few suggestions and things you can do:
1. Improve your trimming methods
Trim your hair with sharp quality hair shears. It makes your cut a lot smoother and blunt. The less rough your cuts are, the less likely a new split will form.
2. Reduce your heat and chemical use
This is pretty self-explanatory. The more heat and chemical products you use, the more cuticle damage you will have. And the more cuticle damage you have, the more split ends you will get.
3. Increase deep conditioning
Deep conditioning is great for split ends prevention. It helps restore your hair’s delicate moisture and strengthens your hair strands.
How to prevent split ends?
Regular hair trims are the best way to keep your hair healthy but there are some changes that you can make in your daily habits to prevent split ends.
1. Use towel gently
2. Avoid blow dryer and hair straighteners
3. Use a comb instead of a hairbrush
4. Use Satthwa argan oil shampoo.
So you can follow these easy DIY remedies to stop split ends without getting a full haircut. Along with this, make a few dietary changes to get rid of these unwanted hair weeds. Watch the video below to know more and share your thoughts in the comment section below.