7.Ways To Stop Split Ends And Hair Breakage


Hair is one of the most beautiful gifted to men and women. Maintaining it is yet another different task. Some are gifted with lustrous and voluminous hair. While gets thin and dull hair. It heavily depends on how you maintain hair. Well there are lot of hair problem which every one is going through then and now. Some suffer from dull, frizzy hair, while other from dandruff hair fall, etc.

But everyone has to go through the problem called SPLIT ENDS. Not only does in winter but for every season, we need to face the problem called split ends.

How does split ends form?

When the outer layer of the hair called cuticle gets damaged, hair becomes, dull, gets separated into two three strands and thus forms split ends also called as trichoptilosis .

Where does split ends occur?

  • Split ends occur at the ends of the hair with white spots . the hair will be dry, dull and hair colour will be faded. With split ends, one’s hair growth will be stopped.
  • Lack of moisture in hair and scalp is also one of the reason
  • Exposure to sun, pollution and bad weather makes your hair dull and frizzy
  • Using harsh shampoos and chemical products
  • A genetic condition called trichorrhexis nodosa where the nodes around your hair weakens or thickens hair and tend to break down
  • Combing in inappropriate way, which leads to split ends

What are the tips to avoid split ends?

  • The first and foremost thing is to cut down the damaged part. Split ends are easily recognised, with the tip of the hair with white dots. Cut the ends of the hair
  • Trim the hair regularly once a month, as there wouldn’t be any scope for split ends.
  • Use low chemical shampoo with double conditioners applying at the ends as well
  • Take hair wash with not less than 3 times per week. Let the hair gets dry naturally
  • While going out tie your hair up or knot it, with not getting exposed to sun or heat
  • Pick a wide toothed comb. Start combing from the mid-length to the ends. After untangling the middle hair, start combing from the roots
  • Brush softly so that no voice is raised. If voice is coming, then  you are not combing in a proper manner
  • Apply coconut oil thrice a week or every other day, to get hair moisturised and strength

Home remedies to prevent split ends

1.Egg mask:

Egg and oils are the good combination of hair conditioning and nourishing. They strengthens your hair and make hair soft and shiny


  • Egg: 1
  • Olive oil or coconut oil: 3 tsp

How to apply?

  • Take one egg yolk and beat it properly
  • Add coconut or olive oil in it and mix it
  • Take a brush and apply from the roots till the end
  • Cover your hair with shower cap and leave it for 1 hr
  • Wash off with lukewarm water

Note: an egg without mixing any solution is enough to apply to hair

2.Papaya hair mask:

Papaya and yogurt contains nourishing and moisturising properties, which makes hair shiny and removes dry and itchy scalp


  • Papaya: ¼
  • Yogurt : 3 tsp
  • Coconut oil: 2 tsp

How to apply?

  • Take the papaya and mash it to make a paste
  • Add yogurt,  oil and mix it up
  • Now apply it on the hair and leave for 1 hr
  • Wash off

3.Onion juice hair mask:

Onion contains sulphur, which helps from hair fall and makes hair strong and silky. Coconut oil shines and moisturises hair


  • Onion : 1
  • Coconut oil : 3 tsp

How to apply?

  • Take an onion and make the juice of it
  • Add oil to it and apply to hair
  • Leave it for 1 hr
  • Wash off
  • This has to be done once a week

4.Aloevera and lime hair mask:

Aloevera is the medicinal plant which is used for skin, health and hair. Applying aloe strengthens hair and protects from breakage


  • Aloe vera : 5 tbsp
  • Lime juice: 4 tsp

How to apply?

  • Take an aloevera leaf and extract the juice
  • Now add 4 tsp of lime juice
  • Mix it well
  • Now apply to the hair and leave it for 45 min

5.Curd hair mask:

Curd is the moisturising agent which makes hair silky and soft.


  • Curd: 5 tbsp
  • Honey: 2 tsp
  • Olive oil : 2 tsp

How to apply?

  • Take all the ingredients and mix them in the bowl
  • Apply to hair and leave it for 45 min
  • Wash off with lukewarm water

6.Beer hair mask:

As everyone knows, beer conditions and moisturises hair. Beer contains protein and sugar which strengthens hair.


  • Beer: 5 tbsp
  • Honey : 1 tsp

How to apply?

  • Take the beer and add honey
  • Mix them well and apply to the hair
  • Leave it for 15 min and wash off
  • Do this once a week


  • Take beer
  • Shampoo your hair first and then wash your hair with beer
  • Leave it for 5 min
  • Wash off with water

7.Black lentils hair mask:

Black lentils contains protein, folic acid, fiber and phosphorous, which supplies oxygen to hair follicles. Which helps in improving the blood circulation in the scalp, increases the volume of hair and protects from breakage


  • Black lentils powder: ½ cup
  • Fenugreek seeds : 1 tbsp
  • Curd : to make paste

How to apply?

  • Take all the ingredients and make the paste of it
  • Apply from scalp to the end
  • Leave it for 1 hr and wash with shampoo
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