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How to get rid of split ends

How to get rid of split ends
Ellie Taylor
Writer and expert3 years ago
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Split ends are inevitable and unavoidable. Between hair cuts, the ends of your hair can become dry and brittle, forming irriating stray strands which leave your hair looking damaged, unruly and just a bit of a mess. As split ends are a result of damage, looking after your hair and using repairing, nourishing products is essential if you want your locks to look smooth and sleek for longer. To help keep your hair looking its very best between cuts, we've curated an edit of our favourite products to treat and condition your ends to banish frizz and reduce damage.

Redken Extreme Length Sealer

If you have long lucious hair the Redken Extreme Length Sealer is for you! The treatment saturates the ends of your hair in moisture, smoothing the texture of the hairs to minimise the appearance of split ends. Specially formulated with Redken's Protein Network, the product works to strengthen the hair and reduce breakage for locks that look and feel healthy. Intensely conditioning and hydrating, the Extreme Length Sealer delivers silky soft results without weighing your hair down.

Grow Gorgeous Balance Fibre-Sealing Split Ends Treatment

Perfect for dry, brittle hair, Grow Gorgeous Balance Fibre-Sealing Split Ends Treatment is a nourishing, leave-in treatment which repairs any visible damage to your hair to leave it looking smooth and sleek with a healthy shine. Infused with Oat Lipids and Marine Brown Algae, the serum-like product reinforces the hair fibres to strengthen the hair, minimising the chances of further damage. Without leaving any greasy residue or weighing down your locks, the treatment visibly seals and protects broken ends to perfect your mane.

weDo/ Professional Protect Ends Balm

Protect split ends and seal in your look with the weDo/ Professional Protect Ends Balm. Vegan and formulated with 93% natural ingredients, the balm works to provide the ultimate protection against additional damages and breakages to your locks. Infused with Sweet Almond Oil, the nourishing product also helps to banish dryness, leaving you with silky-smooth lengths. If you're after an additional boost of moisture, it can also be applied as a lip balm!

Shea Moisture Strengthen, Grow & Restore Leave-In Conditioner

Developed to treat dry, brittle and damaged hair, Shea Moisture Jamaican Black Castor Oil Strengthen, Grow & Restore Leave-In Conditioner has a deeply nourishing formula which detangles and replenishes your locks. With invigorating Peppermint and smoothing Shea Butter, the treatment leaves your hair soft, smooth and much more manageable. Forming a lightweight, protective film around your tresses, the appearance of your split ends will be minimised and your hair will look sleek and shiny.

TIGI Bed Head Ego Boost 

The TIGI Bed Head Ego Boost works to seal, smooth and protect your hair in an instant. The product acts as a leave-in conditioner to help nourish damaged hair and protect it further from environmental aggressors, chemical treatments, harmful shampoos and excessive styling.  

Shu Ultimate Reset Masque 

If you’re looking for a deep treatment to fix your split ends, the Shu Ultimate Reset Masque is your go to. Made specifically for extremely damaged hair that’s undergone frequent colouring and heat styling, the masque is enriched with Rice Extract to help repair your hair fibres from the inside out. It also works to minimise breakage and split ends leaving you with a sleek, silky tresses. 

Redken Acidic Bonding Concentrate Leave-in Treatment Set 

Treat split ends and damaged hair with the help of the Redken Acidic Bonding Concentrate Leave-in Treatment Set. The set contains a shampoo, conditioner and leave in treatment to help restore colour and banish dry ends in an instant. Each product contains a uniquely acidic pH so you can protect your locks from root to tip. 

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Ellie Taylor
Writer and expert
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As a beauty fanatic I'm always on the lookout to try and experiment with new products! I’ve been writing about everything beauty for over 3 years and specialise in skincare so have plenty of tips and tricks to help put blemishes at bay and get your complexion glowing. Whilst being a content writer at LOOKFANTASTIC I’ve had the opportunity to collaborate with incredible brands including Tom Ford, Dolce & Gabbana and La Mer, taking my understanding of the industry to the next level. In the past I’ve been a freelance makeup artist and have collaborated with brands including NYX and Revolution Beauty on a personal level, sharing my makeup creations for the world to see. My ride or die brands have to be PIXI, Laura Mercier and Bobbi Brown and I can’t live without my trusty MAC Velvet Teddy!