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5 Amazing Beauty Remedies For Split Ends

Causes of split end

  • Exposure of hair to excessive heat, dust and pollution
  • Over-washing your tresses
  • Excessive use of hair-styling products like straighteners, curlers and chemical products like serums, sprays and dry shampoos
  • Irregular oiling of hair
  • Washing your hair with hot water
  • Not getting your hair trimmed regularly
  • Chemical treatments including perming and hair coloring
  • Exposure to hard water including chlorinated swimming pools

Split ends are one of the most common problems. They are the result of fraying of hair due to the above mentioned reasons. But what if we do not have to get a hair cut to get rid of split ends? Well then, take notes as we jot down some amazing home remedies to prevent split ends and the good news is you can find them easily available at home.

 

1. Egg Yolk

Using egg as a hair mask is one of the best and most effective remedies of all time. Eggs help cure your frizzy hair and give them a healthier shine. The egg yolk is the protagonist here. It has an adequate amount of protein that strengthens the strands of your hair and prevents any split ends. Egg also works as a moisturiser and conditioner for your hair.

How to Apply?

It is always better to team up the egg yolk with other ingredients to get remarkable results. One of the remedies is to mix egg yolk with two tablespoon each of olive oil, almond oil and honey. Apply this egg mask and keep it for about 30-45 minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water.

 

2. Beer

Applying beer is as good as drinking it. It supplies sugar and protein to your damaged hair follicles, thereby controlling split ends. It also helps in adding volume to your hair, apart from working as an amazing conditioner.

How To Apply?

Make sure you use flat beer on your hair. Beer with fizz may damage your hair. After shampooing your hair, just wash your hair with beer and keep it for 2-3 minutes before washing it off.

 

3. Honey

Honey has always been a healer, working wonders for maintaining a healthy body, hair or skin. Honey has humectant, which prevents loss of moisture, thus rescuing you from getting a dry scalp. Consequently, it will also prevent split ends as it strengthens the hair follicles. It also helps in keep your hair scalp clean due to its anti-bacterial properties.

How to Apply?

Using only honey and water can make your hair sticky and messy. A better way is to prepare a hair mask consisting of honey mixed with curd, olive oil and egg yolk (optional). Apply this mixture on your hair, including the scalp, and keep it for around 20-25 minutes before washing it off.

 

4. Chamomile

Chamomile is a brilliant ingredient for curing dry and frizzy hair. Its antiseptic properties remove the dead cells to let your hair grow properly. Regular use of chamomile helps to prevent split ends as it keeps the hair scalp and hair clean.

How to Apply?

Giving your hair a nice rinse with chamomile tea can result in beautiful hair. All you need to do is soak two chamomile tea bags in boiling water and let it cool. Once the water has extracted its elements, rinse your hair using this water. You can use chamomile oil for massage too.

 

5. Black Lentils (Dal)

Surprised, aren’t you? Yes, black lentils are a wonderful source of proteins, iron, folic acid, phosphorus and fiber, among others. Folic acid is responsible for transporting oxygen from the blood to your hair follicles, thus improving the quality of your hair. You can apply and off course include a lot of it in your diet.

How to Apply?

Make a coarse powder of half a cup of black lentils and one tablespoon of fenugreek seeds and blend it with half a cup of curd. Apply this thick paste on your hair and keep it for at least an hour before washing it off with a mild shampoo.

By NDTV FOOD