One of the most common hair problems, split-ends can be a pain in the ass. Since I have long hair, I usually try doing natural remedies to get rid of split-ends altogether. Here are 5 fixes for fixing split ends naturally that you must try!
What You Need: A brush, a spoon, some mixing bowls, a towel and an old tee shirt.
5 Ways to Get Rid Of Split-Ends Naturally
You knew it helps keep your gut healthy, but did you know it works as a hair hack too? Rich in protein and amino acids, keep your ends strong with this mask. Take 1 papaya, de-seeded, and mash it up real good. Mix it with ½ cup unflavoured yogurt. Apply onto hair and let it sit for 45 minutes or so. Wash it off with a shampoo.
Straight out of grandma’s books, fenugreek seeds are not just apt for Type 2 Diabetics. Take 2 teaspoons of fenugreek seeds, powder it and mix it with 2 tablespoon of yoghurt. Make a smooth paste and apply it with brush on scalp through ends. Leave it for 20-30 minutes and then rinse off with cold water.
If you have fine hair, and split-ends, you have our sympathy. But you’re gonna need more than that. Load up on proteins and essential oils with this natural fix. Take one ½ of a banana (mash it), and add 1 egg white,1 tablespoon of coconut oil, olive oil and honey each and run it through the blender. Add 2 tablespoons of water to make sure it’s thoroughly mixed. Apply this concoction on your hair and leave it on for 30 minutes. Rinse it out with a clarifying shampoo. Wash your mane with cold water to seal hair cuticles.
If your hair text is dry and brittle, it can possibly make you think that your doesn’t grow anymore. Our hair textures may be different, which is why you need to do your bit to give it a boost of nourishment. Giving it boost of nutrients can reduce breakage and split-ends too. A rage on Pinterest, homemade mayonnaise made with egg yolks, vinegar, and oil, (minus preservatives, chemicals and flavours), can be a natural fix for your hair. It has L-cysteine, an amino acid that can give your hair strength and volume structure. Use your fingers to work half a cup (or more) of mayonnaise in your hair. Massage it on your scalp, pulling it downwards on strands to ensure they are coated through the ends. You can wrap a hot towel around your head (keep changing towels if necessary) or use a cellophane wrap too and keep it on for 30 minutes or more. Shampoo your hair and rinse your hair thoroughly with lukewarm water.
Chamomile tea is mild on taste but heavy on benefits. Reduce split-ends and frizz with a quick tea rinse. Put a few tea bags of chamomile tea in a pot of water. Bring it to boil and let it cool down. Use it as a conditioner to see the difference.
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