How to restore dry and brittle hair tips at home

Beautiful, healthy and shiny hair will always be a woman's adornment. But it happens that for some reason the ends of the hair become dry and brittle, as a result, all the locks look untidy. The most simple variant - a hairstyle. It will help solve the problem only for a while. In parallel, you need to eliminate the possible causes of this unpleasant phenomenon and begin to properly care for your hair.

  • Causes of
  • Treatment and care products
  • Shampoos
  • Balsams
  • Serums
  • oils Masks
  • Rinsing

Causes of occurrence of

The reasons for the appearance of dry tips of hair are many. Consider the most basic:

  • Malnutrition and vitamin deficiency. To avoid the appearance of dry ends of hair, it is necessary to limit the use of too sharp, fatty, salty foods, sweets. Eat more vegetables, fruits, nuts and cereals.
  • Ultraviolet rays, wind, rain, frosty air negatively affect the health of our curls. Do not be lazy to wear hats for the season to protect your hair.

  • Harmful habits, especially smoking, seriously affect the condition of the hair.
  • Frequent washing of the head. Even if you use an expensive and high-quality shampoo, based on natural ingredients, it still removes the skin fat, which is so necessary for hair to protect and moisturize. If possible, try to wash your hair no more often than 2 times a week.
  • Effects of hairdryers and thermal styling products. High temperatures are very harmful to the hair, especially if used constantly. More often let hair dry naturally. And rarely resort to the use of planks and ironing.
  • Wrong care. Combing and rubbing wet hair - leads to brittleness.
  • Coloring, highlighting, chemical wave - rather traumatic processes for the hair, especially if clarifying ammonia-containing products are used.
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Treatment and care products

Do not use vinegar, lemon and sea-buckthorn juice with self-care cosmetics for dry tips. The acids contained in these products will only take away the necessary moisture from the hair. A similar effect on the hair will have mustard and henna.

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When starting to care for dry tips, you should choose the right shampoo. Special attention should be paid to those products, which consist of natural extracts of medicinal plants, enriched with oils, lanolin, egg lecithin, silk proteins and vitamins. These substances will help to nourish and moisturize your curls.

It is worth paying attention to the shampoos of the moisturizing series L'oreal Professionnal Intense Repair, Londa Deep Moisture Shampoo, Vichy DERCOS, CHI Nourish Intense System with Intensive Nutrition System, OrganicLife, Natura Siberica.

Learn 12 recipes for masks for the treatment of dry and damaged hair

But sometimes women complain of dry hair tips and fatty roots. Care for this type of hair is not easy, because you need to choose the optimal cosmetic product that would be acceptable for both dry and oily hair.

In this case, you should prefer a shampoo with a neutral and balanced composition, for example, OTIUM Butterfly from Estel Professional, L'oreal Professional Pure Resource Shampoo, Vichy DERCOS, Alloton Phyto Touch Extraction, Biopoint Dermocare, Clean line.

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Not every balm for hair can help in the treatment of dry tips. When choosing a remedy, pay attention to restoring, nutritious and moisturizing balms. It is very important that they contain vitamins and oils and plant extracts in their composition.

These tools include: Kapous Professional Balsam, Dove "Intensive Recovery", Garnier Fructis, L'oreal Elseve "Against brittleness."

If desired, you can enrich any balm with a few drops of essential oils of ylang-ylang, lavender, incense, patchouli, rosewood, chamomile, sandalwood. Of course, do not wait for an instant result, but over time, the curls will look healthier and shinier.

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The modern beauty industry has long invented serums designed specifically for split ends of hair that help to quickly solve this problem.

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The components that make up them "glue" the damaged flakes, help to restore the structure and smooth the surface of the hair. They seem to "solder" the damaged ends. Therefore, the result of using a good serum becomes noticeable almost immediately.

When choosing a serum, make sure that it contains moisturizing and restoring complexes, proteins, lipids, amino acids, vitamins and plant extracts.

Good serum has a light consistency, it gives the hair the ability to breathe and is absolutely not noticeable on them. Serums can easily be combined with other medicinal products.

It is worth paying attention to the serums: L'oreal Professionnel Elseve Serum and Absolut Repair Cellular Serum, Brelil Bio Traitement Beauty Liquid Crystal, We Can from Shot and Indola Repair Split Ends Serum.

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The advantage of oils is that they securely coat the hair and seal the moisture inside.

For rescue of split ends, burdock, almond, castor, coconut, peach, jojoba oil and grape seeds are suitable. But the palm of superiority in the fight against the dryness of the hair is kept by the olive, as it possesses powerful restoring properties and is suitable for absolutely all types of hair.

Recipe 1.

As prevention, you can take any of the oils, lightly warm and before washing your head, carefully treat them with hair. Wait at least 30 minutes and wash your hair with a normal shampoo.

If the oil is very greasy and not washed off with normal shampoo, use a simple folk recipe - a mixture of rye flour and water. Such a natural shampoo will help quickly and without residue to wash off any oil product from the hair.

Recipe 2.

You can also use essential oils once a week to moisten the tips. Mix in one tank esters:

  • 6 drops of cedar,
  • 4 drops of lavender,
  • 2 drops of patchouli,
  • 2 drops of sandalwood.

Apply to the ends of hair for 1 hour, then wash off with shampoo. Regular use of oils will protect the tips from drying, which occurs after washing the hair with chemicals.

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There is a large number of professional masks that can help solve the problem of dry tips in a short time, for example, Londa Professional Deep Moisture Intensive Mask, L'oreal Professionnel Intense Repair, Vichy Dercos, Concept Mega-mask, Indola Innova Hydrate Light Weight Treatment.

But many women trust their hair with folk recipes. Similar medical masks and cost less, and absolutely will not harm ringlets.

Recipe 1.

The mask of burdock root helps to solve the problem of dryness. It will take:

  • 2-3 tablespoons of vegetable oil,
  • 75 grams of milled burdock root.

The components must be combined and allowed to stand for 24 hours. After this, the infusion is boiled and filtered. This means to treat the hair before washing your head. Apply this mask should not be more than once a week.

Recipe 2.

Deep moisturizing mask made from fermented milk products.


  • crust of rye bread,
  • kefir or yogurt,
  • 1 teaspoon of olive, burdock or linseed oil.

Bread should be soaked in yogurt and add oil to the solution. All the curls are treated with a mask and after 30 minutes washed off with warm water without the use of shampoo.

Recipe 3.

Honey mask is considered one of the best for strengthening the tips.


  • 40-50 ml cognac,
  • 2-3 teaspoons melted honey,
  • 1 raw yolk.

The components must be mixed well. Dip the comb into the solution and comb the hair along the entire length. After applying the head, cover with a shower cap and a towel. Hold the mask for 15-30 minutes and rinse with a large volume of non-corrosive water.

Recipe 4.

Well wrestles with dry tips a compress mask based on sour milk or cream. Dairy products should be applied to the tips and held for 30 minutes. Rinse off with warm water. A similar mask needs to be done 2 times a week for a month.

Recipe 5.

Favorably affects dry hair rinsing with sour milk. Sour milk or kefir should be diluted with water in equal proportions and rinsed with hair after washing. After 5-10 minutes rinse with warm water. With constant use, the curls will become soft and stop breaking.

Recipe 6.


  • 2 tablespoons cognac and onion juice,
  • 1 tablespoon of castor oil, liquid honey and lemon juice,
  • 1 egg yolk,
  • 7-10 drops of lemon essential oil.

Apply to hair and leave for 30 minutes. Onion smell will help to remove rinsing with a solution of vinegar or lemon juice.

Recipe 7.


  • 2 tablespoons of fat cream,
  • 5 ml of wheat germ oil or almonds,
  • 10 ml of lemon juice.

Apply to the tips for 60 minutes.

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Recipe 1.

To prepare the rinse aid, it is necessary to mix the dried herbs in equal amounts to 4 tablespoons of camomile, psyllium and coltsfoot. Pour the mixture with boiling water and leave for 2-3 hours. Before rinsing, dilute the broth with 3 glasses of warm water.

Recipe 2.

Neutralize the action of heavy metal salts, which are in the hard tap water will help a solution of apple cider vinegar. For 1 liter of water, a tablespoon of vinegar is enough. Vinegar can successfully replace natural lemon juice.

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