Split ends can make even the most carefully coiffed hairstyles look less than polished. And while the only real "cure" is to trim the frizz at the salon, there are a few things you can do to smooth your strands at home. Check out this easy, three-step routine that will keep your ends sleek and silky all year long. On Kirbie: H&M.View Transcript »
The quickest way to gorgeous shiny hair is by getting rid of split-ends. Which means you may head to the salon for a trim. But if you're scissor-shy, today, I'm gonna show you an easy three-step process to preventing and treating split-ends at home. Here's, the bad news. If you have split ends, it means your hair's already damaged, but don't blame yourself. It can be from hair coloring, heat styling, or the environment, anything. So the key here is hydration, and that means doing all you can to protect and moisturize your hair at home. Use your time wisely in the shower by applying a restructuring conditioner every time you wash. Now, there's plenty out there for a variety of budgets, but when that really gets the job done is by Tresemme. It coats the hair and nourishes even the most straw-like strands, leaving it soft and silky, so you can easily run your fingers through your hair. Also this one doesn't leave behind residue and it doesn't weigh the hair down. If you're pressed for time, shampoo and then apply a leave-in conditioner afterward. Remember no more tangled as a child. Well this one has a similar hydrating effect, but it smells like pina colada and has the added bonus that it protects the hair too. Organics is a great choice because it's made with little to no alcohol, so it won't dry out your hair. Just apply to damp strands, comb through, and style as needed for an extra splash of moisture. Try to let your hair air dry a few days a week, but when heat styling, you need to use protection. Heat protection that is. Heat is a huge culprit for split ends so, use a heat protection spray before you get started. It's kind of like an armor that coats the hair. Living Proof spray works on wet or dry hair and it absorbs oil so it helps to preserve your blow dry. Plus, it protects from UV rays, which makes it the perfect choice for color-treated hair. It smells good and adds shine too. Just spray it on before you style your hair. Once a week, use a heavy duty mask like this one from Davines which soothes the hair. It's smooth like butter, so just take a scoop with your fingers and apply it to damp hair. after you shampoo. You massage it on your scalp, comb through the hair, and then wait 15 minutes before you pop back in the shower to rinse. It'll leave your hair silky soft and super-hydrated and nobody will ever know that you suffered from frizzy-ends. With this routine you'll have weekends in no time. All these tips help to hide pesky split ends but just remember, if you really wanna get rid of them, you need to go in for a trim. I'm Kirbie and thanks for watching BellaSugar TV.