Get Rid of Split Ends!

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Hair and hairbrushBefore you find out how to get rid of anything, always take your time to understand its cause. When it comes to split ends, you can attribute them to many things. From the dry and brittle hair follicles that form when you don’t moisturize your hair or the harsh chemicals that rip off all the moisture from your hair. Split ends may also occur because of the dry weather or strong winds. So let’s get to some practical ways of getting rid of split ends.

Always use a moisturizing shampoo. Don’t over shampoo your hair because it often leads to dryness unless your hair is extra oily. You can even buy a nice herbal shampoo because most of them are designed to lock in moisture.

If you have very dry scalp that is also prone to dandruff, you are likely to have more split ends. Always use some anti-dandruff shampoo as well as leave on conditioner when washing your hair. And try not to wash off the conditioner immediately while you are still in the shower. Let it stay for a while longer without rinsing for a better effect. Deep conditioning is necessary if you have very dry scalp and it can be done once weekly.

You can’t miss a good massage therapist. Massage enhances blood circulation in your head allowing the hair to grow strong and healthy. Make your own massage oil with natural ingredients like olive oil, coconut oil and almond oil then heat it a little before using it for massage.


Heat styling equipment, when used improperly or frequently can encourage the growth of split ends. Instead of using hair dryers and flat irons, allow your hair to dry naturally sometimes. If you really have to use the hair dryer, maintain very low heat setting. Talk with your Clayton hair stylist about the proper use of hair dryers or flat iron.

What you do after washing your hair can also encourage the growth of split ends. For instance, you need to avoid vigorously rubbing your hair with a towel or using a brush to detangle your wet hair. Choose a good hair brush that doesn’t break off your hair strands when you try to detangle.

The harsh sun rays don’t do any justice to your healthy hair. Look for hair oils that have sunscreen or try to wear a hat or cover your hair whenever you have to go out. Most importantly, avoid using chemicals like relaxers on your hair and eat foods like protein and vegetables that promote the growth of healthy and strong hair.

Go to a professional hair salon Clayton NC and get your hair trimmed regularly to help avoid or to totally get rid of split ends. Book an appointment with us today!

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