Tips To Tackle Split Ends

Lifestyle

By Mehak Pal
Published Sep 27, 2021

Hindustan Times

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Tired of dealing with split ends ? 

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Split ends can negatively impact your hair health. Here are a few causes as to why they occur

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Extreme weather conditions 

Excessive blow-drying 

Hair straightening 

Applying overheated curling roads

Use of chemical hair products 

Taking hot showers

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Try out these easy tips to prevent split ends 

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Get your hair trimmed every 5 to 7 weeks to prevent split ends from travelling up the shaft of your hair 

Trim your hair regularly

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The best way to prevent split ends and develop luscious locks is to maintain a nutritious diet

Keep a healthy diet 

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Select products that suit your hair type and incorporate natural hair care products with almond or olive oil from time to time

Select products wisely 

Hair colours often lead to split ends as they contain bleaching agents and chemicals that can make your tresses weak, dry, and brittle 

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Avoid colouring your hair 

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Styling your tresses with hair styling tools can lead to hair breakage. Use a heat protectant before using hair styling tools 

Reduce the use of styling tools

Try to be as gentle as possible while styling your hair as they are susceptible to breakage 

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Handle your tresses gently 

You can also minimise your risk of getting split ends by avoiding tight hairstyles such as braids, buns, and ponytails 

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Avoid tight hairstyles 

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