When you do need to cleanse. Blowing out curling using a flat-iron straightener and chemically treating your hair.
In this video you will learn how to trim curly hair at home.
Split ends in curly hair. Research has shown that overusing dandruff shampoos that contain ketoconazole 2 can cause split ends. And with curly hair sometimes its hard to notice the damaged strands. Think about a rope thats unraveling at the end.
With close inspection youll see some strands that are split into two usually at the end of hair shaft. Published on Jul 29 2013. Split ends could be to blame.
It is important to use a heat protectant each time. Cutting naturally curly hair is an important part of upkeep and maintenance and shouldnt be ignored. Cutting down wash days allow curls to preserve their oils and allows cuticles to stay closed longer which retains hydration.
Split ends are much easier to detect in straight hair as curly and coily styles can often mask the true state of hair ends Robin Groover a hairstylist and founder of Too Groovy Hair Salon tells TZR. Once they develop the only remedy is a pair of scissors. In technical and medical terms split ends are called Trichoptilosisandthis is usually caused by excessive or regular use of the hair dryer and hair treatments that use damaging chemicals.
Regular treatments for most curly girls once every 2-3 weeks will soften the hair and seal moisture into the cuticle keeping hair from drying out. I never got split ends that bad when I was relaxed AND bleached. Over cleansing strips curls of natural moisture which can lead to split ends.
Frizz leads to tangles which leads to dullness breakage and ultimately split ends. In contrast a wide-tooth comb has enough space between the teeth to allow the hair to clump which encourages your natural curl pattern to come through. Thats why its always a good idea to do all that you can to prevent split ends from wreaking havoc in your hair routine.
Every time you blow dry flat iron or use hot rollers you are contributing to breakage and split ends. I think your stylist is just feeling your rough ends and is assuming that they are splitsdamaged. Yes curly hair can get split ends but 2 inches.
Hold your hair up so you can see any split ends and then trim them away carefully. Cut Out the Source of Damage. Repeat this process with each section of hair.
Its when the shaft of your hair splits into two or more segments usually at the tip. Split ends are exactly what they sound like. Besides genetics there are things you do to your hair that cause split ends from happening.
However hair that becomes stuck or tangled when running your fingers through it is often an easy detector of split ends. To dust grab each section between your index and middle fingers and then reach the very end of the hair. Hot oil treatments are also good solutions for preventing and treating split ends.
Brushing out your hair wrecks the curl pattern which causes frizz. You style your hair with heat. As a result your hair ends up looking frizzy and becomes unmanageable.
But there are steps that you can take to prevent and protect your hair from developing those pesky split ends. The ends of your hair are the oldest part of the strand and split ends happen when they become so dry and brittle that they fray into separate parts. Split ends occur when the hair shaft splits or frays due to damage environmental causes or overuse of heat.
Split your hair into four quarter sections and then dust one section at a time. Split ends are a sign of damaged often unhealthy hair. I get splits now but ive never seen em more than 12 up the shaft.
Once it splits your hair will continue splitting further and further all the way up the shaft of your hair until it reaches the root.