Saturday, 15 December 2012

How to get rid of split ends:

Every woman desires to have long, healthy and beautiful hair but, erratic lifestyle and carelessness can bring on so many hair problems which can deform your hair, split ends is one of them. There can be various causes of split ends like lack of nourishment /dry hair, use of harsh chemical products, damage due to sun rays, hair styling equipments and pollution. Split ends can definitely be treated at home with some simple and easy remedies.

Home Remedies for split ends:

1.     Papaya and yoghurt:
Papaya can make your dull and dry hair alive. All you need to do is, take 1 cup papaya dices and blend it into pulp. Add ½ cup yoghurt to the papaya pulp and mix them well to form a consistent paste. Apply the mask onto your hair properly. Leave it on for half an hour and rinse it off.

2.     Milk and milk cream:
This is my grandma’s tip for split ends. You need half cup raw milk and 1 tablespoon fresh milk cream, mix them well and apply this in your hair from roots to tips. Leave it on for 15 minutes and wash it away.

3.     Honey and yoghurt:
Honey has great moisturizing properties which help in nourishing split ends. Take ½ cup yoghurt, mix 1 tablespoon honey in it. Cover your hair strands with the mask (concentrate on split ends). Leave it for 30 minutes and rinse it off.

4.     Beer:
Beer works as a wonderful conditioner. Apart from a boozy party element, Beer can also be an effective element in your hair care range. Massage your hair with some beer (make sure your hair follicles have soaked the beer) and wash it off after 5 minutes (bear in mind there would be lingering smell of bear in hair).

5.     Olive oil:
Massage your hair with Luke warm olive oil to treat split ends. Leave it on overnight and shampoo your hair the following dawn. Olive oil helps in deep conditioning of hair.

6.  Egg:
Beat 1 egg yolk with 1 tablespoon almond oil. Massage your hair with the mixture from roots to tips of hair. Leave it on for an hour and wash it off.

Some tips to head off split ends:
  • Don’t brush your hair when they are wet.
  • Avoid using blow dryers and other styling and heating equipments.
  • Don’t wash your hair with hot water.
  • Split ends are generally witnessed in dry hair nourish your hair regularly with coconut oil, almond oil or any other oil.
  • Use a mild conditioner after the shampoo.
  • Get regular haircuts or trims.
  • Protect your hair from pollution and sun damage.
  • Avoid using harsh chemical products.

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