Home Remedies for Split Ends

Split ends:split ends

When your hair doesn’t get enough nourishment or lacks moisture, you get split ends. Split ends occur when hair follicles become dry, brittle, and lose their protective outer layer. The condition is medically called trichoptilosis and can be treated by taking good care.

Causes of Split ends:

Some of the known causes of split ends are:

  • Excessive washing
  • Harsh combing
  • Sun exposure
  • Harsh shampoos
  • Blow drying
  • Straightening
  • Dyes and bleaches
  • Not taking proper care of your hair

Natural Home remedies for split ends:split ends home remedies

Trimming split ends is effective. But it is not the only solution for getting rid of split ends at home. By taking good care of your hair at home naturally, you can prevent and get rid of the split ends.


 For split end treatment, go for a diet rich in nutrients like protein, brown rice, lentils, sunflower seeds, walnuts, omega 3 fatty acid, vitamin A and C and selenium. Foods rich in folic acid include leafy vegetables, oranges, soybeans and wheat.


Trim split ends:

Consider having a regular hair trim for every six to eight weeks to keep the ends of your hair healthy. In fact if you are aiming to grow longer and healthier hair, it’s advised that you get regular trims.


Unless you have super oily hair, do not shampoo more often. Go for once or twice a week cleansing hair schedule to prevent drying out of your hair. Always use a moisturizing shampoo to prevent dryness which can trigger split ends.

Wash hair after swimming or exercising. The salt in sweat and chlorine in the pool is harmful for hair.

Hair Oil:split ends home remedies

Oil hair regularly to prevent split ends and hair damage. Oiling your hair can keep the hair nourished and moisturized. Consider a hot oil massage before shampooing your hair.

 Protect from sun:

Sun’s heat can damage the hair and cause split ends. Protect hair from sun using a scarf and a heat protectant sprays or spf hair sprays.

 Combs and brushes:

Use soft combs or hair brushes to prevent hair damage. Brush hair very gently. Never brush wet hair.

Deep conditioning:deep-conditioning-hair

Consider oil massage before shampooing your hair. Use a deep conditioner after shampooing, to keep hair moisturized. Use serums to prevent damage from bad weathers and hot sun.



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