Home Remedies for Treating Split Ends

By:Meenakshi Chaudhary, Onlymyhealth Editorial Team,Date:Apr 22, 2014

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Love your hair? If you do, then it's obvious that you hate to have split ends that ruin your hair style and look. Here are the home remedies that can effectively treat those annoying split ends and give you smooth and beautiful hair.
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    Split Ends

    Everyone loves beautiful and healthy hair however heat, mechanical stress, and dryness can give you split ends which may ruin the look. Although, split ends seem like an inevitable problem for your hair however these home remedies can help you treat split ends easily. Image Courtesy : Getty Images

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    Eggs are good source of zinc, selenium, sulfur, and iron. Applying egg to your hair can make them smooth and silky reducing the appearance of split ends. Adding eggs to your diet will also prevents hair fall by providing the much needed iron content for healthy hair. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Jojoba Oil

    Jojoba oil also makes a wonderful home remedy for hair. Mix some jojoba oil with your shampoo or conditioner while washing your hair to get soft and split ends free hair. It will also add natural shine to your hair. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Bananas are rich in Vitamin B6 which is very good for your hair as it supports hair growth and strength. Lack of this B vitamin in the diet has been attributed to hair thinning and split ends. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Fenugreek makes a natural and effective hair pack to treat split ends. Apply the fenugreek paste for a couple of hours and wash it. It will give you silky smooth hair with less visible split ends. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Make a mixture of a spoon full of honey and a cup of curd. Apply the mixture to your hair, especially at the end, for at least half an hour. Rinse it well and you will notice less split ends in your smooth and shining hair. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Chamomile Tea

    Chamomile tea can also be used to treat split ends. Steep a couple of chamomile tea bags in boiling water and let it cool. Rinse your hair with this water to reduce the visibility of split ends in your hair. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Argan Oil

    Another effective home remedy for split ends includes the use of the popular argan oil. It has been popularly used to cure frizzy and dry hair. Message your hair with the oil to reduce the split ends as well. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Dairy products are commonly used as home remedy for several hair related problems. Fresh cream can be very effective in reducing split ends. Whisk some fresh cream in a cup of milk and apply it to your hair for some time. You will notice lesser split ends in your now smooth and silky hair.Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Nuts are a great source of zinc, which can provide strength to your hair to sustain heat and stress without splitting at the ends. Walnuts are also good source of Omega 3 fatty acids and Selenium. Add more nuts to your diet for split ends free hair.Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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    Olive Oil

    Olive oil spa or massage can also be very effective against split ends. Massage your hair gently with warm olive oil. You will notice smoother hair with lesser split ends. It will also help you relax and beat the stress.

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    Fish, especially the oily varieties like salmon and mackerel, contains fatty acids, such as omega 3, which can slow hair damage and reduce split ends. Fish also contains a good supply of iron and vitamin B12, which are good for your skin and hair.

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    Shea Butter

    Shea butter can provide you quick relief from frizzy hair and split ends. Wash your hair and message your damp hair with the butter and leave it on. After a couple of uses you will notice the effects.

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    Vitamin E

    Vitamin E is very good for your hair. You can directly add the oil of 2-3 Vitamin E capsules in lukewarm water and massage the split strands with it. It will soon reduce the split ends and give your healthy and strong hair.

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    Beer is considered as a great conditioner for your hair that can even treat split ends. Rinse your hair with beer after shampoo and you can expect lesser split ends within few days.

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    Whole grains

    Whole grain food contains nutrients like zinc, B vitamins and iron which are good for your hair. Zinc is used to regulate hormones that can have a direct affect on the thickness and strength of your hair. A Zinc rich diet ensures strong and healthy hair.

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    Avocado can also be a great natural remedy for treating split ends. Massage your damp hair with avocado mash, especially the split ends. Wash it off after half an hour for smooth and split end free hair.

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    Prepare a hair mask with some papaya pulp and a cup of yogurt. Apply the mixture on your hair for about 30 minutes and wash it off. This will reduce the split ends in your hair.

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    Coconut Oil

    Coconut oil is one of the best natural remedies for over all health of your hair. It is popular as a home remedy for almost all of the hair problems. Massage your hair with warm coconut oil to treat split ends.

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    Clarified Butter

    Massage your hair with warm clarified butter and keep it overnight to treat split ends. Wash it off the next morning. It can give you split ends free healthy and nourished hair. Image Courtesy: Getty Images

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