How to tell if you have split ends

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Hair that has a lot of split ends is a no-no. But how can you tell if you have them? Here are the tell-tale signs.

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The look of the hair

The ends of your hair will look dry, dull, and will have knots on the bottom of each strand.

The feel of the hair

When trying to comb it, the hair will be tangled and brittle, resulting in breakage. Take this as a sign that your hair is very dry and it’s time to cut the split ends.

Your hair will stop growing

You need to get rid of the old to make way for new growth. Regular trims combined with a good hair regimen are a must for a healthy head of hair.

How to prevent split ends:

  • At the start of each season, go for a trim as seasonal change can damage hair.
  • Avoid excessive brushing
  • Get in the habit of deep conditioning
  • Invest in split-end sealers, like moisturising serums with coconut oil.
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