Home Remedies for split ends in the summer!

By on August 1, 2013

Waking up to a bad hair day and have to wash and style your hair frequently? Well, why not try some home remedies for split ends in the summer?

Split ends happen due to lack of nourishment or lack of moisture due to sun exposure, rich chemical in shampoos, blow-drying, straightening, dyes and bleaches. All the above reasons dry out the hair and damage the amino acids present in your hair. If you think your hair is not growing fast, split ends could be a reason why.

Here are some simple hair treatments using natural ingredients that you can easily find at home.

Oil Massage

olive-oil

Oiling will help restore hair moisture. Massage your scalp with coconut oil, olive oil or almond oil; combining all three is very good for your hair as well. Leaving it on overnight would be great, but if you are in a hurry, keep it on for an hour and wash it with mild shampoo.

Egg Mask
Egg Face Mask

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Mix egg yolk in three tablespoons of olive oil and one tablespoon of honey. Gently apply and massage it in your hair and cover it with a shower cap leaving it on for around one hour. Wash it off with mild shampoo.

Papaya Mask
Image Courtesy: WiseGeek

Image Courtesy: WiseGeek

Papaya is known to be rich in proteins, which your hair  requires in order to maintain its shine, moisture and growth.  Mash two medium slices of papaya with a fork or blend it.  Mix two tablespoons yogurt in it, and apply to your scalp and  hair. Cover your hair with a shower cap to lock in the  moisture. Leave it on for 30 minutes, and then wash with  shampoo.

Honey Rinse

Honey Rinse

Another easy homemade conditioner for hair is honey. Sounds sticky and messy but it will do wonders to your hair! Mix two tablespoons honey in four cups of warm water and apply to your hair after you shampoo/condition your hair. Leave it in your hair, and it will control hair dryness and frizz after wash.

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Khyati Shah

Khyati was born in India, but has been living in Hong Kong all her life. Hong Kong is definitely her favorite city. She is a complete foodie and loves trying out new delicacies as long they are vegetarian. She enjoys traveling and learning about different cultures, and food. She is also passionate about photography and has a soft heart for chocolates.

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