If the hair does get proper nourishment, especially at the end, they become dry and brittle and the result is that they split. That is the reason why dry and rough hair is more prone to split ends. When hair is dry and damaged to an extent that the natural oil does not reach towards the end of the hair, the hair split.
Types of Split ends–
There are three types of spilt ends, one is generic. Second, the spilt appears multiple times towards the end of the same strand of hair. Third, the split end occurs at the middle of the hair. In this case, the hair strand appears appears like a hole if the strand is bunched up.
How to get rid of Split ends?
If you have split ends, the only way to escape them getting them trimmed. Although there are a lot of split end treatments that you must have come across but the fact is they do not work at all. Once you have got split ends, they will have to be cut down. If your problem of split end is extreme, you might have to take a few trimming sessions in order to get rid of split ends completely. Trimming split ends is necessary not only to for the health of the hair as split ends restrain the growth of hair.
Ways to remove split ends?
Usually you should visit a solon, to go and get the hair trimmed. But if by any chance you are planning to cut them on your own; and even if that means trimming only one strand of the hair that you just discovered to have a split end and felt like trimming it off; DO NOT USE PAPER SCISSORS. Always use hair shears for cutting any strand of hair because the paper scissors can fray the ends and cause even more split ends.
One you have got the split ends trimmed, it does not end there. Once you have had split ends, chances are there that you may get them back soon if you do not take proper care of your hair and provide them necessary nourishment. All hair gets damaged after a while. So it is necessary to get your hair trimmed about 1⁄4th to 1 inch regularly; every six to eight weeks.
Once you have got your hair trimmed, make sure that you take extra care to nourish them. Use natural and herbal products for hair. Chemicals damage your hair even more. Use a mild shampoo or try using a herbal shampoo for a while. Condition your hair for a while. Oil your hair thrice in a week. Make sure that you take a hot oil treatment at least once in a week. Protect your hair from sun and winds. Do not use blow dryers and hair straightening irons.