Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Split Ends Treatments and Cures

Would you be mad if I told you the only way to get rid of split ends is to cut them off? Well, yes it is true. :( There is no cure for split ends. Now, I really don’t want you to be mad, so I am going to tell you some information so you do not have to cut to many inches off at once.

When the natural oil from our scalp fails to reach the tips, it can lead to the development of split ends. There are many reasons for our hair becoming dry - washing your hair with hot water, overexposure to extreme weather conditions, sun, and pollution, and not oiling and conditioning the hair regularly. Also, if you subject your hair to harmful chemicals in shampoos, conditioners, hair colors, and dyes, and blow dryers, it will strip away the moisture from the hair. You must eliminate all these factors. In addition, you must drink lots of water to keep your hair hydrated, and do not wash your hair everyday. I recommend to wash every 2 days, or you can use dry shampoo in between. You also need to condition your hair every time you wash it.

I also recommend Lucenza from Tec Italy. It is a split end treatment. It works as a final touch like a serum. When you are done styling your hair you apply this to the ends. Lucenza is light fresh scent treatment that reconditions, shines natural looking, repairs and prevents split ends. Offers great protection against sunlight and free radicals. Specially formulated for chemically treated hair, is the final touch to the style. Apply 3-4 drops on wet or dry hair. I personally use at the end and I have never used on damped hair.

Last but not least make sure you trim your hair regularly apprx every 4 months if you are leaving it grow longer and 6-8 weeks if maintaing your current style.