6 Home Remedies for Split Ends

Date:04-05-2014 08:40:05 read:1

Split ends can cause hair breakage and dryness. Split ends also cause hair thinning. There are many treatments including shampoos that boast of getting rid of split ends. But, the results of such treatments are not satisfactory. Natural ways can help to reduce the problem to a good extent. Listed below are some home remedies for split ends.

1. Banana and honey

Reduce your split ends with a natural banana and honey mask. Take a banana and mash it, add some honey to it. For better results, add some milk to make a smooth paste. Apply it on your scalp and leave it for about twenty minutes or till dry. Wash your hair with any regular shampoo. This natural remedy will reduce split ends in two week’s time.

2. Papaya and yogurt

Papaya conditions your hair like nothing else. Mash a raw papaya in a bowl and add half cup of yogurt to it. Mix well and apply it on your scalp. Let it remain for about twenty minutes. Wash your hair with lukewarm water for best results. This natural paste will not only reduce split ends but also condition your hair.

3. Avocado and almond

Avocado is a natural conditioner for hair. It is also good for your split ends. Mash some avocado pulp and add some almond oil in this. Apply it to your hair and leave it for about thirty minutes or till dry. Wash your hair with a good mild shampoo. If you apply this paste every week, you will notice a reduction in your split ends and hair breakage.

4. Eggs and orange

Applying egg as a hair pack can be messy, but the results are great. Egg mask naturally reduces split ends and also makes the hair soft. Beat about two eggs with some orange juice to form a smooth mixture. Apply this mixture on your hair or towards the hair ends. Wrap it up with a shower cap to avoid the smell. Leave it on for about thirty minutes. Wash your hair with your normal shampoo. This remedy can also treat the problem of dryness.

5. Fenugreek seeds and yogurt

Soak some fenugreek seeds in water for about an hour. Now, grind the seeds along with the water to form a paste. Add some yogurt and lemon juice to make a smooth mask. Apply this on your scalp and hair. Cover it with a shower cap and leave it for about thirty minutes. Rinse your hair with shampoo. This natural mask also helps to reduce the dryness caused by pollution.

6. Rosemary and castor oil

Rosemary is a herb that helps to prevent the damage of hair caused by split ends. A natural mask can be made using rosemary and castor oil. Boil the rosemary herbal extract with some water for about ten minutes. When the mixture cools, sieve in and put it in a bowl. Add some castor oil in this. Mix this well and massage it on your hair and scalp. This natural pack will reduce the problem of your split ends in no time.

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