Split Ends are Weakening your Hair Strands. Find out Ways to Protect Your Hair.

  • 01 November 2018

If you have split ends, cut them off. Many people pick at split ends which leads to more problems. By picking and pulling a strand of hair, you cause irreversible damage to the length of the hair shaft. This leads to hair eventually breaking off, resulting in uneven and thin ends.

What causes split ends?

Majorly, your lifestyle. When you use heating equipments, it saps out the moisture which leads to splitting. If you dye the hair without giving the required nourishment it needs, it can lead to splitting. Using wrong hair products can lead to split ends.

Why is it so bad to pull apart split ends?

When you pick the split ends, you damage the hair shaft further. People are mistaken and believe than splitting a hair in two makes the strand thinner but what you are actually doing is damaging the cuticle and core, this makes the hair strand weak. Once the damage is done, your strand becomes weak and eventually breaks off.


  • Use right products to avoid further damage to weak hair - A hair loss clinic helps detect and diagnose weak hair and make recommendations on the right product usage. Using good hair products for the weak hair is essential for restoring the troubled tresses. For weak and delicate hair, use a shampoo, conditioner and styling products which will reinforce the hair by infusing protein, amino acids and other strengthening properties. Excessive product usage over time causes damaged and weak hair.

  • Avoid styling equipments - Excessive heat from the blow dryers, irons and curlers cause weak hair and breakage. The top hair fall clinics recommend you to work with what you have got, rather than fighting the natural texture. For straight hair, enhance the health and shine by using the cleansing and conditioning products. For curly hair, use products created by wavy texture and scrunch the hair to reduce fizz.

  • Treat the Split Ends - There is no complete cure for split ends but you can keep them at bay with a trim from time to time. For other temporary remedies, use a gentle shampoo and conditioner. When styling, reinforcing products are the best and help bond the ends together.

  • Strengthen weak hair by switching your style - Wearing your hair down day after day can result in tangles and split ends. According to hair transplant experts, ponytails, tight braids and dreadlocks can stress tresses and causes weakening. However, switching styles can strain on weak hair and give your look a pick-me-up.

  • Healthy diet to help restore weak hair - An unhealthy diet can lead to hair falling out. What you eat has an effect on the health of your hair and scalp. A diet rich in iron builds strong keratin, the protein which strengthens the hair, improves texture and stimulates growth. Vitamins are also key to hair health. Water is another essential for your body and your hair. Adequate hydrations keeps your body functioning like a well-oiled machine and helps strengthen the weak hair.


If these home remedies and hair care tips listed doesn’t help make your weak hair stronger and thicker, pay a visit to Advanced Hair Studio to rule out a medical condition and get proper hair loss solution.

Article by Hair Experts @ AHS

Originally hailing from the length and breath of the country our team of hair experts bring together their strength that lies in consulting for hair and skin/scalp concerns that are faced by a lot of people. This core team involves field experts having passion in the field of aesthetics and creating as well as finding the right answers and clearing doubts about all things "Hair". Combining the interest in the field of aesthetics and general well-being, the team moves forward applying the knowhow gained in the field of trichology as well as hair transplantation contributing successfully in being part of our Team India operations and contributing to the needs of our patrons.

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