Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Effective home remedies for split ends

Perhaps every girl dreams of having smooth and silky hair. Split ends are described as the breaking of the hair shaft due to too much heat and mechanical stress. Mostly 90% of girls suffer from split ends. Due to lack of moisture and nutrient in your hair, there will be a good chance that your hair will end up with the problem of split ends. Our hair have to fight almost every day with pollution, sun, dust, wind and not to mention, the curlers, straighteners, dryers, gels, serums and a variety of beauty products. Lack of proper nourishment and moisture can make the problem worse, particularly for those with long hair.

Causes of split ends-

• Washing your hair with very hot water
• Not oiling your hair properly
• Over washing
• Excessive use of hair styling tools, like curlers and straighteners.
• Exposure of hair to the sun, heat, dust and pollution.
• Lack of routine maintenance, like cutting and trimming.
• Overusing chemical treatments, like hair color, perms, etc.
• Excessive use of hair styling tools, like curlers and straighteners
• Split ends can be a result of frequent shampooing.

Natural Home remedies are-

1) Bananas- Banana is a rich source of Zinc, potassium, iron and Vitamin A, C and E. It repairs the cuticle and improves the condition of hair and also helps to improve the natural elasticity of hair and in that way also prevents split ends. Banana is an excellent hair conditioner and adds shine and volume to your hair. And what's special about banana is that they soften and moisturize your hair, encourage hair repair, and improve manageability.
How to use-Use ripe banana and then blend it or mash the banana and add little honey and milk to it and apply to your hair as a hair mask. Wash and rinse after half an hour.

2) Beer- Beer is another natural home remedy for split ends it works wonders to your hair. It controls split ends by supplying protein and sugar to the damaged hair follicles. It adds shine and volume to your hair.
How to use- Rinse your hair with beer after shampooing your hair r, whenever you shampoo, will help your hair in trouncing the problem of split ends.

3) Papaya- Papaya is the only fruit that is available throughout the year. Papaya is also known as “The fruit of the Angels” because of its delicious taste and health benefits. It is a good source of antioxidants and nutrients such as potassium, carotenes, minerals and Vitamin B and C. You can obtain a strong, thick and shiny hair by applying a papaya mask to your hair.
How to use- Take a ripe papaya and blend it and mix it yogurt. Apply it to your wet/damp hair and leave for 30 minutes and wash it off with your regular shampoo. Repeat the process at least two times a week.

4) Mayonnaise- Mayonnaise is another effective home remedy for split ends. It nourishes your hair, prevents split ends, and provides a soft feel and shiny look. It consists of eggs, vinegar, natural oil and other nutritional ingredients that moisturize and nourishes your hair. The vinegar that is present in the mayonnaise helps to maintain a healthy pH balance which restores your damage hair. It prevents breakage by filling the gaps in the hair balance which restores your damage hair. It prevents breakage by filling the gaps in the hair strands. Mayonnaise is an excellent treatment for your dry hair suffering from split ends.
How to use- Simply apply mayonnaise on your hair twice a week, especially on split ends.

5) Egg mask-The protein and fatty acid contents in eggs are very effective in treating split ends of hair. The protein helps to strengthen the roots of the hair. Eggs are rich in Vitamin D, Vitamin E, Vitamin K, Vitamin B6, Vitamin A, collagen, calcium, folate, phosphorous and selenium. The best about this is that it provides a quality protein, protect our bones and promote healthy hair and nails. As the hair is mainly made up of protein, eggs help strengthen the hair follicles. They will make the hair smooth, reduce tangles, and increase resistance to breakage.
How to use- Take 2 eggs and add two or three tablespoons of olive oil/coconut oil and one tablespoon of honey. Apply to your hair leave it on for 30 minutes and then rinse it off with regular shampoo.

Extra tips to prevent split ends

• Always wash hair with cold water and condition it well every week.
• Oil the hair regularly to prevent dullness.
• Avoid brushing wet hair.
• Brushes with nylon bustles do not damage hair.
• Drink lots of water to keep the skin of the scalp moisturized.
• Keep trimming split ends once in two months.


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