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How to Prevent Split Ends and Hair Shedding for Kinky Hair

Updated on November 21, 2016
How to Help Split Ends
How to Help Split Ends

How to Repair Hair Split Ends

There are a few causes of getting split ends: dry hair, over processed by perms, harsh shampoos, unconditioned hair, hair dyes, chlorine when swimming, etc. One way to repair split ends is to wash hair with a protein rich shampoo. Hair is made of protein and washing your hair with shampoos that contain protein will help repair split ends. Having 15 minutes of sunshine daily on your scalp and hair will cause you to grow hair faster. Sunshine provides vitamin D for healthy hair care.

Hair conditioners that have protein as an ingredient will also help split ends in your hair. Another conditioner that will help split ends and hair growth is 'AphoGee Karatin 2 minute Reconstructor.'

Using hot oil treatments on the hair will help split ends as well. You can make your own hot oil treatments for your hair such as; olive oil, tea tree oil, vitamin E or almond oil. Start by rubbing a moderate amount of oil into your hair, and then put a shower cap on your head. After that, sit under a hair-dryer for about 15-35 minutes. Then rinse your hair with cool water and style as usual. A 'hot oil treatment' can be done every month, for better results of less split ends.

Definition of Kinky

Tightly twisted or curled: kinky hair; exotic, exciting, alluring, and favorable.

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How to Help Split Ends
How to Help Split Ends

Help Split Ends - Hair Care Ideas

Split ends can be prevented by wearing a silk scarf to bed every night. You can wear a scarf that is made of rayon, polyester, or silk; these fabrics will assist your hair ends not to break off. And using those same fabrics for your pillow-case at bedtime will help your hair not to break at the ends as well.

To prevent split ends; it's important to eat healthy foods such as fruits, natural juice drinks, vegetables, and drink 4-8 ounce bottles of water daily. Taking vitamins will also assist with having health hair; biotin vitamins, vitamin B-6, and Flintstone chewable vitamins.

Some people get split ends due to many years of wearing chemical hair perms. If you wear a perm or just your natural hair, you can do hairstyles that will protect your ends. One protective hairstyle, is wearing the hair up in a bun for 2 days or more, this will protect your ends from hot styling irons, extra combing and brushing, and pollution in the air such as cigarette smoke. When the hair is worn up in a pony-tail bun, you may want to apply a leave-in conditioner to the ends of your hair. And at night during bedtime wear the silky scarf to prevent from getting hair breakage. You will begin to notice a difference with your ends when wearing your hair in a 'hair conditioning bun,' it will be more manageable when your styling your hair. You can do your hair in the 'protective hair bun style' about every 2 weeks, to prevent your hair from having split ends.

You may want to clean your hair from all the buildup of shampoos, and other hair products, by using an ‘apple cider vinegar rinse’ every two months. An apple cider vinegar rinse will help with clarifying your hair from the previous buildup of products, and then you can use a deep conditioner after the vinegar rinse.

Some people may want to trim their hair to get rid of the split ends faster; but you would have to use a good pair of shears (scissors) to clip the hair ends. To prevent your from breaking and falling out, you can trim the hair ends every 6 months. Split ends are not attractive; it makes the hair look bad. Not having split ends in the hair will make your hair look attractive, classy, sexy, and good.

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