Long hairs are sign of healthiness, but not if they have split ends, caused by lack of adequate vitamin E to the hair follicles. Trimming hair is not a preferred option as it results in losing substantial amount of beautiful hair in the process. Then how to solve the evergreen problem of split ends. There are many natural hair care solutions that have been known to be really beneficial in getting rid of split ends, without any need for going through hair cutting procedures.
These home remedies need to be applied from the middle hair length towards the ends, avoiding any application at the roots of the hair to achieve shinier, silkier and healthier hair, whose growth is no more hindered by any split ends. The focus is to get over the split ends by nourishing more at the split ends as they become fragile and brittle.
Interesting Home Remedies For Split Ends
Olive Oil And Avocado Hair Mask
Olive oil serves as natural conditioner for hair and to treat the split ends, use it regularly before shampooing concentrating more at the hair ends. Regular usage of homemade hair masks of olive oil leaves the hair softer, shinier, healthier and much more beautiful without any split ends.
Olive oil or/and coconut oil, avocado and moisturizing cream.
How To Use
To prepare olive oil and avocado hair mask, first mix 2 tablespoons each of olive and coconut oil and let them warm a little. Then add one mashed avocado to the oil mixture and mix adequately to achieve a creamy texture. Then apply this creamy hair mask on hair, concentrating from middle length till ends of the hair. Do not apply it at the roots of the hair. Now, make a bun and cover the head with a shower cap and allow it to stay there for half an hour.
Then wash and condition your hair. Soon after the first wash itself, healthiness of hair can be easily experienced. Alternatively, one can prepare a hair mask using 2 tablespoons of olive or coconut oil with 2 tablespoons of moisturizing cream and apply it in the similar fashion on regular basis, to achieve beautiful hair without any splits.
Honey works as a natural moisturizer for hair and is excellent cure for getting rid of split ends. One can use it directly over the split ends or a mask can be prepared using egg yolk and olive oil, or a honey-curd mixture can be massaged onto hair, especially at the ends to get gorgeous, shiny, split free hair.
Honey, curd, olive oil and egg yolk
How To Use
Take half a cup of curd and put one tablespoon of honey in it and mix together properly. Now massage the mixture over the lower half of the hair length, especially at the hair ends. Let it stay there for 20 minutes to moisturize the split ends efficiently. Then rinse hair with plain water and observe the remarkable sheen added to hair.
On regular usage, split ends will vanish away within 1 to 2 week’s time. The other option is to prepare a mask using 1 egg yolk, 1 tablespoon honey and 3 tablespoons of olive oil. Then apply it over the hair ends, allowing it to stay for half an hour. Then wash hair with regular shampoo and conditioner. Use this mask for split ends treatment once in every 2 weeks and get rid of split hair.
Coconut is rich in essential fats that on absorption strengthens, moisturizes, repairs hair and resist tearing of hair follicles. Regular application of coconut oil offers great tensile strength to hair strands and prevents them from getting fragile, brittle or forming split ends.
How To Use
Apply 2 tablespoons of coconut oil regularly on dry hair, before taking the head bath. Rub it thoroughly through hair length and put it more on the hair ends or tips, allowing them to soak the essential fats from the coconut oil. Then pin up the hair in a bun formation on top of the head and then go for shower.
Let the steam from hot shower fall on to pinned hair and intensify the effects of oils. Then after washing face and body, untie the hair and wash them with shampoo and conditioner.
Papaya acts as natural cure for split ends as it is rich in hair essential proteins and it brings life to dull and brittle hairs. By making use of papaya pack, one can easily get over the frizzy and split ends.
Ripe Papaya and yogurt
How To Use
Make use of ripe papaya and use 2 medium slices of the same. After removing the seeds, put the papaya slices in the blender and add ½ a cup of yogurt to it. Now apply this prepared papaya mask symmetrically on the hair and let it stay there for 30 minutes to an hour. Then wash off the mask with lukewarm water and have a hair bath with a mild shampoo.
In case, papaya is not there a ripe banana can also be used in the same manner for treating the split ends.
Black Lentil And Fenugreek Seeds
For nourishing hairs and recovering from split ends, both black lentils and fenugreek seeds offer healthy proteins that even turn hair more lustrous. Prepare a homemade pack each of black lentil and fenugreek seeds and just by using either of the two for only once a month, overcome the split ends worries.
Black lentil, curd and fenugreek seeds
How To Use
Take ½ a cup of black lentils and add 1 tablespoon of fenugreek seeds. Now grind them in a grinder to form a coarse powder and then add ½ a cup of curd to the powder mix to form a paste. Apply the black lentil pack generously on to the hair and keep it for 2 hours. Then wash hair with mild shampoo.
Regular use of lentil pack prevents formation of split ends. Fenugreek hair pack can also be made at home using dry fenugreek seeds. Grind the seeds to make fine powder and add little curd and water to it. Apply it on hair at the ends and keep for 1 hour, before washing it away with lukewarm water.
Beer is rich in sugars and proteins that help in strengthening hair and mending the damaged ends. The only drawback of this remedy is the beer scent that is not tolerable by all.
How To Use
First shampoo and condition the hair in the usual manner and then rinse them with beer, applying more at the split ends. Beer softens the rough split ends and eliminates them completely when used daily as hair rinse product.