In the Spotlight

How To Stop Hair Breakage

How To Stop Hair Breakage

There’s nothing worse than hearing a snap while brushing your tresses. While losing the customary hundred strands per day is considered normal, hair breakage is a problem that is easily avoidable. Whether it’s due to a too-tight ponytail, bleach overkill, or even your diet, meet the solutions to hair breakage here.

How to stop hair breakage from straightening?

Excessive use of styling products, constant heat and flat-irons can have a detrimental impact on your hair. There are a number of solutions that can reduce breakage from straightening. Key resolutions include; investing in a strengthening shampoo and conditioner, using a serum to control damage and frizz and moisturising your hair regularly.

We’ve hand-picked the perfect products that help to combat hair breakage from straightening. So, whether you are looking to repair existing damage or protect your hair from future breakage, we’ve got the solution…

Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-Breakage Thermal Protectant Spray

Read more: Best Highlighter 2017

Clinically proven to reduce breakage by up to 87%, The Alterna Bamboo Smooth Anti-breakage Thermal Protectant Spray cares for every strand of your hair to leave it ready for your perfect style. Style and restyle your hair in the knowledge that you are not damaging your hair with this unique protectant spray.

GHD Heat Protect Spray

Creating a veil of protection over your hair, the GHD Heat Protect Spray shields every strand from the consequences of heat damage. Suitable for use of on damp or dry locks, this non-sticky spray works to prevent split ends and reduce breakage, leaving you with healthy-looking, super smooth strands from root to tip. Formulated with the brand’s innovative Heat Protect System, it can be layered with other styling products or used in conjunction with styling tools for ultimate protection.

How to stop split ends?

No matter how well you care for your hair, the daily routine of washing, combing and styling will cause some wear and tear to your tresses. The good news is that you can easily avoid split ends by following a few simple steps. A regular trim, leave-in conditioner and gently drying your hair will significantly reduce split ends whilst a wide-tooth comb, reduction of heat appliance and moisturising hair will ensure it’s kept in good condition.

Tangle Teezer Original 

The Original detangling hairbrush by Tangle Teezer effortlessly detangles, reduces breakage as well as smoothing hair, resulting in beautifully shiny hair. This is all possible thanks to its unique patented two-tiered teeth technology – where the longer teeth detangle and the shorter teeth smooth the hair cuticle for healthier-looking, glossy hair. Designed to glide through wet or dry hair of all types and textures with ease and speed, it gives you soft, shiny, tangle-free hair.

Grow Gorgeous End Split Ends 

Formulated to nourish and repair the ends of your hair, Grow Gorgeous End Split Ends treatment will ensure tresses are looking both strong and healthy. Infused with a rich, exotic blend of Amazonian oils including acai, palm and inca inchi, this leave in formula will seal split ends without making your hair feel greasy or sticky.

Read More: Emma Stones’ secrets to getting in shape for La La Land

Kérastase Resistance Ciment Anti-Usure – Vita Ciment Advance

Actively reconstruct worn out hair lengths and tips with Kérastase Resistance Ciment Anti-Usure – Vita Ciment Advance. Reinforcing the hair from the inside whilst simultaneously recreating the outer protective layer and protecting hair from external damage, this unique blend of natural Protein and Vita-Topseal works with your hair, leaving it feeling and looking softer, healthier and more natural to touch.

What vitamins stop hair breakage?

Caring for your hair from the inside out is the first step in reducing breakage. Good nutrition is important for hair growth as it provides an ideal environment for healthy hair to grow. Vitamins that can support hair growth include:

  • Biotin
  • Niacin (Vitamin B3)
  • Vitamin B6
  • Vitamin B12
  • Vitamin A
  • Pantothenic Acid (Vitamin B5)
  • Vitamin C

While vitamins in their purest form can promote healthy hair growth and reduce hair breakage, there are a number of products available that combine vitamins, minerals and nutritional supplements to create a hair-saving cocktail…

Hairburst Vitamins For Healthy Hair

A different approach to hair maintenance, Hairburst Vitamins for Healthy Hair is a combination of vitamins, minerals and nutritional supplements designed to help maintain longer, stronger and healthier looking hair. Bursting with collagen and multiple vitamins including Biotin and folic acid, hair is left strengthened and visibly longer.

Phyto Phytohanere Hair Supplement

The optimum hair supplement formula, Phyto Phytohanere Hair Supplement capsules strengthen hair and nails to restore suppleness and elasticity to the epidermis. Utilising essential fatty acids extracted from Borage oil to restore density to hair, they are ideal for people suffering from hair loss, fine, limp or devitalised hair in addition to weak, brittle and split nails.

How to stop hair breakage at the root?

Seeing you hair break is disheartening – especially at the root. Hair that surrounds the face is finer and thinner rendering it more susceptible to breakages. When hair is wet, it is in its most fragile state meaning that towel drying your hair ranks top of the list as the biggest culprit for hair breakage at the root. Other factors include too-tight ponytails, hair dyes, styling tools and UV rays. While it may be impossible to permanently avoid daylight and the burning desire for an up-do, there are a number of products available that can aid in reducing hair breakage at the root.

Holistic Silk Silk Pillow Case

Crafted from satin silk for ultimate comfort, this multi-tasking pillow case allows hair to glide effortlessly over the pillow without catching or snagging, resulting in the maintenance of soft, sleek locks and minimising split ends.

Invisibobble Power Hair Tie

Read More: Spring Handbag Essentials

Perfect for any style or occasion, the Invisibobble Original Hair Tie holds hair in place without the use of clips and pins. Its unique, ultra-comfortable shape prevents headaches and kinks whilst its hygienic, non-soaking design and smooth surface means it stays dry even when worn on your wrist. Suitable for all hair types, it can be used wet or dry without tangling, allowing you to create any up-do you desire.



Rebecca

Rebecca

Wellness Expert