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SPLIT ENDS are a problem of dry or combination hair. In this case the ends of the hair have more than one shootout. This prevents the sebum oil to reach the end, thus they become brittle and fall off. If not treated, split ends travel up to the root of the hair and break it. To cure this problem, try out the following steps.

Trim the hair every 4-5 weeks even if you are growing it. Otherwise, further growth of the hair will be prevented. Avoid rubber bands, sharp clips, and sharp brushes and do not brush hair when it is wet. To get rid of split ends mix together one tablespoon of almond oil, one-teaspoon honey, one egg yolk and smear all over the scalp. Leave it on for about 30 minutes. Wash off with luke warm water. Mix castor, gingelly and coconut oil in equal proportion and leave on the scalp for sometime. Wash it off with cold water. Warm a combination of castor, mustard and olive oil and massage into the scalp for 20 minutes. Steam towel it for two hours. Hair should never be brushed when it is wet. Wash your combs 3-4 times a week, if not daily. Never use a metal comb. Instead use a wide-toothed and soft comb to de-tangle hair. Protect your hair from the sun by covering your head with a scarf. Too much heat results in split ends. Avoid exposing hair to direct sunlight. Exposed to sunlight hair gets dried and may lead to hair fall.

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