Hair SOS or split ends are the problem child of every lady’s life. The defination of split ends is when the protective cuticle has been stripped from the hair ends. Dry and brittle are particularly suspect to develop split ends. The major causes of split ends is excessive drying or hard brushing.
The removal of the hair cuticle is permanent and cannot be replaced. The ends normally splits into two or more strands, and is two to three centimeters in length. The only real treatment is cutting off of the split hair.
But you don’t necessarily have to go to the salon every week to keep your split ends in check. In the sixties and seventies, woman used to burn off their split ends themselves! Ouch! I’m sure you’ll agree that that’s a little excessive.
Other than a trip to the stylist, what can you do to remove split ends. Guess what, you can do it yourself. That is right!! Get those scissors and trim those split ends right out of your hair.
Those superstars and models take the time to snip their own hair between those expensive salon trips. Natasha, Giselle, and Liya are a few of the supermodels who trim their own locks. A hairstylist for the stars stated that it is ok for people to trim their hair as they alone know what is wrong. A whole haircut is possible, but not for those without the courage to do it themselves.
Those individuals who are happy with their hair and only want a trim are best suited for a do it yourself re-style. A do in yourself haircut. If you are uncomfortable with this, allow the professionals to do the job.
The removal of split ends:
Take small sections of hair and carefully twist them in a gentle downward motion. Any split ends will automatically stick out. Carefully snip into the twist with sharp scissors. Don’t cut right through; just cut into the thickness to remove the damaged cuticles and give a natural layered effect.
Be careful to cut roughly the same amount from each twist. Remember, sometimes the simplest, and least expensive, ideas are the best. So get trimming your hair!