What happens if your split ends reach your scalp?
What happens if your split ends reach your scalp? If you’re noticing split ends growing on your scalp, it’s best to get medical attention.
Sometimes, the number of scalp bulbs decrease and may decrease hair volume
You may experience alopecia, which can be a difficult time and impacts many areas of your life.
That said, the tips on how to prevent split ends from reaching your scalp are below.
I ask my clients to trim their ends a few centimeters every two to three months. This prevents split ends.
Split ends weaken your hair from the ends to the roots.
If you let split ends reach the scalp, things can get quite messy as it can be difficult to know what to do. You’ll have two obvious options; I’m sure you don’t want to deal with that type of situation.
Split ends are a problem that can occur if you have damaged your cuticle cells. If you’ve brushed too hard or pulled your hair too much, it can create breakage and expose the scalp. This will result in fewer cuticle cells and less hair bulbs which will ultimately lead to thinning hair.
If your hair is split and reaches the scalp, it will decrease your volume. This can lead to alopecia or baldness
It sounds scary, doesn’t it?
However, relax because split ends reaching the scalp is practically impossible.
Second, you can still make it more impossible if you know the best way to prevent those split ends from overpowering your hair.
So, let’s start at the beginning.
HOW SPLIT ENDS ORIGINATE
Split ends are inevitable in hair because it’s a byproduct of wear and tear from time and external factors.
For example, they could be chemical processes, exposure to the sun’s rays, or the abuse of heat tools.
Washing wool excessively and exposing it to extreme weather can cause the yarn in woolen items and fabric to weaken.
They’ll start to open up into small strands that will increase without the proper care.
A hair strand will undergo the same process.
That’s why you should prevent split ends. Do you want to know how?
I’ll tell you about it below.
HOW TO PREVENT SPLIT ENDS
Split ends can sometimes be more difficult to identify than their origin. Why not ask for some help?
Do your homework and you’ll be able to determine the origin of these unsightly hair growths.
Let’s look at each of them separately.
WHAT HAPPENS IF YOUR SPLIT ENDS REACH YOUR SCALP DUE TO MECHANICAL ISSUES
It’s common for people to use heaters incorrectly, which can result in a number of problems. The most frequent consequence is dry hair that’s brittle & damaged.
So tell me, how do you wash and dry your hair?
No matter how much you try, you won’t make your hair shiny. Instead, it’ll only break.
Using hot water on your hair can actually cause cuticle breakage and lead to split ends.
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WHAT HAPPENS IF YOUR SPLIT ENDS REACH YOUR SCALP DUE TO PHYSIOLOGICAL ISSUES
Your physical appearance starts to take on a new feeling when you take care of it and eat nutritionally.
Your well-being and physical quality will be reflected in the way you look from your toes to the ends of your hair.
The way your diet influences the health of your hair is a given. Lack of physical activity and mood also have a major impact on how healthy your hair looks and feels.
Hair care isn’t something that people just kind of let slide in times of difficulty. It’s important to understand your hair and how it reacts to problems and adversity, including when you’re dealing with major health or work related stress.
Eat fish, lean meats, & fruits at every meal to maintain a healthy diet. This can provide you with the nutrients your body needs.
Make sure to get plenty of vegetables in your diet too! Regular physical activity can also help improve one’s overall health.
WHAT HAPPENS IF YOUR SPLIT ENDS REACH YOUR SCALP DUE TO CHEMICAL ISSUES
Harsh chemicals on your hair, such as chemical-based dyes and straighteners can lead to hair damage.
When combined with other products and treatments, they can cause more harm & damage.
For example, hair dyes require peroxide to open the cuticles for the hair dye pigments to enter. With that said, they’re an aggressive agent
The same goes for bleaching and perming. They’re more aggressive treatments that make the hair softer, making it more prone to breakage and split ends.
You noticed some of the mistakes you’ve been making, but are still reading. Is your hair sticking out on the ends, or are they split?
Let’s find the solution to prevent them from reaching your scalp.
SOLUTIONS FOR SPLIT ENDS BEFORE THEY REACH THE SCALP AND IT’S TOO LATE
- If one of your ends is split, the only option is to trim it. It prevents further splitting and will avoid a lot of problems down the road.
If you can, go to a salon and choose the pair of professional scissors. This way, you avoid further damage to your hair.
- My first recommendation is to reduce the frequency and thermal protectant. Heat treatments before any of these will cause major damage.
These products form an insulating film on the hair’s surface.
- You should always use things like nourishing treatments or moisturizers to help soothe dry and damaged hair, increase moisture, and prevent cutsicle damage.
With split ends in the way, you may notice your hair getting thinner and thinner until it reaches a state of baldness.
You should trim the ends of your hair once a month to avoid thinning areas from reaching all the way to your scalp.