Split ends are a very common problem nowadays and they are caused when the outer protective layer of hair is damaged. Using too much heat and exposure to sun can also be reason for split ends. Here are few home remedies to prevent split ends:
1. NATURAL OIL:
Make sure you moisturize your hair really well before shampooing them. Make a mixture of coconut oil, olive oil, almond oil and apply this on your hair. You can keep it overnight or for 1-2 hours. These oils together cure split ends and will also nourish your hair.
Mayonnaise serves as an awesome hair conditioner. All you need to do is apply it directly on hair strands, concentrating on the split ends and keep for 40-50 minutes. Rinse off and you can do this treatment twice a week.
Take one egg yolk, add one tbsp of almond oil and apply it on scalp. Leave it for at least 30 minutes before rinsing it off.
4. HONEY: Honey is one of the best home remedy to cure split ends. Apply on hair concentrating more on the split ends. Rinse off with plain water, you can repeat this thrice a month. You can also try one of the 5 best hair treatments using honey for soft, shiny hair.
Take ripe papaya and get rid of the seeds, then blend the papaya in blender to make smooth paste. Now, add curd and olive oil in papaya pate. Apply this mixture on hair for 30 minutes.
Take one mashed banana, add three tbsp of milk and one raw egg and mix them well. If your hairs are dry then you can also add 2-3 tbsp of honey in it. Apply this mixture gently on your scalp and hair.
Vitamin E capsules are very good for curing split ends and they are easily available in the market. Add one capsule in lukewarm castor oil. Apply this on your hair and scalp.
8. ESSENTIAL OILS:
Essential oils are also very good in treating and preventing split ends. Take 10 drops of sandalwood essential oil or you can even use any one of these best essential oils for healthy hair. Mix it with 2 tbsp of aloe vera gel. Mix it well and apply it on hair ends.
Beer is not just for celebration, you can also use it to treat split ends. Take some beer and massage it on your hair strands. Keep it for at least 20 minutes so that hair can absorb beer. Rinse off with plain water.
If you’re a regular swimmer or go to the gym regularly then wash your hair thoroughly after your session. The salt in the sweat and chlorine in the pool-water is harmful for hair and can cause split ends.