Best Home Remedies for Hair Breakage And Split End

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Are you facing the problem of hair breakage and split end? Are you desperately looking for some of best home remedies for hair breakage and split end? If yes, I am glad to inform you that you are reading the right article for the best hair treatment that will stop hair breakage and split end. First of all, let us learn about the causes of hair breakage. Here are some of the major causes of hair breakage and split end



  • Using sulfate shampoos: Certain sulfate shampoos especially shampoos containing SLS and ALS may be too harsh the hair, therefore weakening the hair strands. By Switching to a more friendly sulfate shampoo or a natural shampoo can eliminate the issue of hair breakage.


  • Diet: deficiency in certain nutrients such as zinc, iron, and/or Vitamin B-12 can result in weaker strands (and thus breakage) or even hair loss.  Take a good multivitamin on a daily basis. Low deficiency in protein can result in hair breakage or hair loss, hair is rich in protein property called keratin.


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  • By overstretching the hair: Wet hair is more susceptible to breakage under tension. If you stretch your hair prior to styling, using the harmful method for hair stretching such as twists or loose braids can majorly cause hair breakage. On the other hand, tight binding /tight braiding can also overstretch the hair which leads to weakened hair strands.


  • By using improper comb: Using the wrong comb for your hair may tend to overstretch the hair, thus weaken it. And this can lead to hair breakage and split end. Boar-bristle brushes are more gentle on hair than plastic bristles.


  • Dyed hair: Dyeing of hair can look more beautiful, but dying in a natural way is healthier for the hair. Dyeing with chemicals can weaken the hair shaft by lifting the cuticles.


  • Overexposure to the sun: Too much exposure of hair to the sun can make the hair show signs of hair weakness and breakage.
  • Lack of oil massage and oil treatment.
  • Hair washing with too much hot water


Best Home Remedies for Split Ends


Here are some of the best options for treating split end:

Option 1# 

Ingredients: castor oil, olive oil, almond oil and coconut oil.

Procedure – slightly heat same quantity of all the ingredients above in a microwave, gently massage the mixture into the hair and scalp, leave for 45-50mins before washing it with shampoo. Repeat the process once a week.

Option 2#


Ingredients:  1 ripe banana, 2 teaspoons of fresh yogurt, a little quantity of rose water and lemon juice.

Procedure – blend the mixture of all the ingredients, apply it on your hair and leave for at least 1hour, Rinse gently with shampoo. Repeat the process at least twice a week.

Option 3#

Ingredient: papaya, yogurt

Procedure – mix the ripe papaya pulp with yogurt; blend the mixture to make a paste. Apply the paste to your hair and leave for 45mins.then wash with mild shampoo.

Option 4#

Ingredient: fenugreek, curd

Procedure – Soak fenugreek seed for 24hrs, make a paste and mix with curd. Apply the mixture as a hair mask. Leave for 2hrs before wash the hair mild shampoo.

Option 5#

Ingredient: Vitamin E oil.

Procedure: mix the vitamin E oil with lukewarm water, dip the split end into the mixture and massage for 15mins.Repeat the process 3 times a week to solve the problem.

Option 6#

Ingredient: Cocoa Butter

Procedure – simply apply the cocoa butter to your split end overnight and wash it off in the morning. Repeat the process for 1 week to cure split end.


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How to Prevent Split Ends.

  • Do not use too much hot water to wash your hair.
  • Never brush your hair when it’s wet.
  • Cover your hair with a scarf when you go out, do not overexpose your hair to sunlight.
  • Avoid excessive styling of your hair.
  • Avoid excessive use of hair cosmetics.
  • always drink plenty of water.
  • always retain the moisture in your air with regular oil massage.
  • Always condition your hair anytime you take head bath.
  • Always detangle your hair with wide tooth comb.


Best Home Remedies for Hair Breakage

Option 1#

Ingredients: 2 egg, 1/2 cup of full-fat yogurt, 2 tablespoons of almond oil.

Procedure: mix both ingredients well and apply to your hair and scalp, massage it very well. Leave for 1hour before washing your hair with lukewarm water and good sulfate free shampoo. Repeat the process once a week.

Option 2#

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of Apple cider vinegar, 2 cups of water.

Procedure – Apple cider vinegar helps balance production of oil in the scalp, it also clarifies your hair shaft by removing any dirt. Simply dilute both ingredients in a bowl, set the solution aside. Wash and condition your hair, once you have rinsed the condition out of your hair. Pour the diluted apple cider solution through your hair as a final rinse. Do not rinse your hair any further.


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Option 3#

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of Vaseline, hair towel

Procedure – Vaseline helps seal moisture in your hair and prevents issue such as hair breakage and split also smoothing your hair. Apply the Vaseline to your hair; ensure you concentrate at the tip of the hair as these are the most damaged parts of the hair. Wrap your hair in a towel and go to bed. In the morning, wash your hair with sulfate free shampoo. Finish by conditioning your hair. Follow this step once in a week.

Option 4#

Ingredients: 2 tablespoons of Aloe Vera Gel

Procedure – Aloe Vera has antimicrobial and antioxidant properties, which helps to maintain hair and scalp. it also conditions and nourishes the hair. Simply extract 2 tablespoons of Aloe Vera gel and set it aside, wash and condition your hair. Once you have rinsed the conditional out of your hair, massage the Aloe Vera gel into your scalp and until fully covered. Leave it for 10mins and cover your hair with the shower cap. Rinse your hair with water after 10mins.Follow the same step 2 times in a week.


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