Hair, the beautiful and essential adornment of every human fight almost every day with pollution, dust, wind and many beauty products to match up with the latest fashion trends.
All these external factors and health sometimes becomes the cause Split Ends. People always hear that trimming is the only way to get rid of split ends. But there are alternative methods to get rid of them easily at home.
Here are few ways to get rid of split ends with easily available ingredients:
Coconut Oil Treatment
Take sufficient quantity of regular coconut oil depending on your hair length and heat it up. Once it is warm enough to tackle, apply it from roots to tips of the hair. Massage it gently and wrap up the hair with a shower cap or towel dipped in hot water (squeeze out the excess water) to provide steam. Wash off your hair with shampoo after 30 minutes. This will nourish your hair from roots giving you a smooth and shiny hair removing the frizzy split ends. Follow this once a week and slowly you will see a reduction in split ends.
Eggs are rich in protein and essential fatty acids that help treat split ends. As your hair is primarily made up of protein, eggs help strengthen the hair follicles. They will also make your hair smooth, reduce tangles, and enhance resistance to breakage. Whisk an egg with one teaspoon of almond oil. Apply on damp hair. Leave it on for 20 to 30 minutes before rinsing it out and then shampoo your hair. Try using this mask once in two weeks for better results.
Bananas are easily available to everyone. They are rich in natural oils, potassium, zinc, iron, and vitamins A, C, and E. Bananas help restore your hair’s natural elasticity and minimize breakage. Plus, they soften and moisturize your hair, encourage hair repair, and improve manageability. Process a ripe banana with one spoon of lemon juice and two spoons of yogurt in a blender. Apply this mask on your hair and leave it for an hour. Wash it off with a mild shampoo. Repeat this twice a month.
Vitamin E Capsules
Vitamin E plays a vital role in nourishing your hair. They are available easily in all medical stores. All you need to do is pierce the capsule, squeeze out the oil. Mix two to three capsules oil in few drops of warm water and apply it on the split ends. Do it regularly to get rid of split ends. Alternatively, you can store this mixture in a small spray bottle and use it as hair leave-in conditioner.
One of the oldest and best oils for hair nourishment is castor oil. The majority of its nutritional content is made up of ricinoleic acid, omega-6 and 9 fatty acids, vitamin E, and minerals. It feels sticky and thick but it retains moisture in hair. Castor oil is rich in antioxidants that support the keratin in hair, making it smoother, stronger, and less frizzy.Massage castor oil into your scalp for at least 10 minutes and apply it all over your hair till the tips. Let it sit for twenty minutes and wash it off with a mild shampoo. Repeating this process once in a week will leave your hair shinier, stronger and split end free. (Source: Bored Panda)