Split ends is one of the annoying problem that every women face in her life. It makes your hair lifeless and unhealthy. Split ends occur when the ends of your hair fibers lose the protective layer “cuticle”. It can occur anywhere on your hair shaft but mainly occurs at the end of your hair. To cure this problem here are some tricks that anybody can do at home and it doesn’t even cure your split ends but makes your hair healthy and beautiful.
Orange banana treatment
Take ¼ cup of orange juice, ½ banana and beat two eggs and make a mixture. Apply the mixture all over your hair and cover your split ends and do a gentle massage to moisturize them. Cover your head with a plastic shower cap and keep it for half an hour and then wash your hair as usual. It will nourish your hair and lock moisture in your hair strands.
Egg White Mask
Take one egg white, ¼ cup of yogurt or curd and ¼ cup of mayonnaise. Mix all the ingredients together and apply this mixture evenly to your wet hair and keep it for 30 minutes by covering your head with a shower cap. Now, you can wash your hair as you do. Works as rich conditioner for dry hair.
Papaya Hair Pack
Mash a ripe Papaya (without seeds) and mix it with ½ cup of yogurt or curd according to your hair length. Now, massage your hair with this pack by paying extra attention to your split ends and leave it for 30 minutes then wash your hair. It makes your smooth and shiny.
Castor Oil Conditioning
Castor oil is more popular when it comes about hair care. To deep condition your hair take equal amount of castor oil, mustard oil and olive oil according to your hair length, warm it. Now, massage your scalp and hair with this mixture including your split ends. Now cover your head with a shower cap and keep it for 30 minutes then wash using your shampoo. Castor oil thickens hair, prevents dry scalp and boosts health of your hair, Mustard oil strengthens and promotes hair growth and Olive oil nourishes and improves the strength and elasticity of your hair and all three of them makes your hair extra smooth and silky.
Mayonnaise sounds yummy but using it as a conditioner or hair mask is really don’t know what to say!! But it does add luster and moisture to your dull and dry hair. Take a cup of mayonnaise apply it all over your hair covering the split ends and leave it on for 30 minutes and then wash your as usual. It may diminish your split ends if used as a conditioner and adds strength to your hair and makes them healthy.
Take ½ cup of yogurt or curd and mix it with a tablespoon of honey. Massage you hair and split ends with this mixture and leave it on for 20-30 minutes. Now wash your hair and get extremely soft and shiny hair.
Take 1 cup of beer and apply it all over your hair including your split ends. Cover all your hair with beer and rinse your hair after few minutes. Beer works as a good conditioner cum cleanser for your hair. The sugar and protein present in the beer strengthens the keratin in your hair and gives you shiny hair.
Mash an avocado and spread it all over your hair and do a gentle massage on your hair and split ends. Keep it for 20-30 minutes on your hair like a hair mask. Now, wash your hair as usual with your shampoo and conditioner. You will see a noticeable result after washing your hair. Avocado makes your skin and hair very smooth to touch if you already have it in your diet. While using this hair mask you can also add olive oil as well for extra shine.
Olive oil has lots of beauty and health benefits. Olive oil is very effective in treating your split ends. Take a good amount of olive oil for your hair massage, it should be warm and then massage your hair and hair ends with it. Now, put a shower cap let the oil deep condition your hair and scalp for 30 minutes. Now wash your hair using a good shampoo. Olive oil works as an excellent moisturizer for dry hair.
Fenugreek Seeds And Apple Juice
Take 1 tablespoon of fenugreek seeds powder, 1 tablespoon of apple juice, 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 tablespoon of yogurt or curd. Mix all the ingredients together and apply it all over your hair and do a gentle massage on your split ends. Leave for 20-30 minutes and then wash your hair. It will deep condition your hair thus hair becomes smooth, shiny and healthy looking.
Coconut milk helps in hair growth as well and it is one of the best treatment for split ends. Take coconut milk and apply all over the scalp, hair ends and give a gentle massage to the roots. Leave it for 25-30 minutes and then wash your hair.
Below are few everyday Hair Care tips to prevent split ends for healthy hair.
- Never comb your hair vigorously and do not comb wet hair. If you cannot avoid it use a rich conditioner before washing your hair as it will help in tangle free combing and be gentle with your wet hair. People with long hair before, combing untangle your hair using fingers
- Don’t leave your hair open in hot summers or hot weather cover them with a scarf or use a heat resistant spray or a leave in conditioner.
- It’s necessary to moisturize your hair in winters and people with dry hair should use a conditioning hair mask in winters.
- Using of dryers or other styling products makes your hair rough and dry with split ends problem. Limit use of heated styling appliances and try to keep the temperature to cool setting to prevent hair from hot temperature of dryer. Before using any heated appliances for styling your hair use heat resistant spray which protects your hair against the temperature.
- To avoid split ends trim your hair regularly because your desire of getting long hair can get disturbed by the occurrence of split ends in your hair.
Use of good quality hair products like shampoo, conditioner, hair spray, hair gel etc and drinking lots of water and a healthy diet for healthy looking hair is very important.