It’s 2021 and thankfully, and rightfully, 4C hair no longer has a bad wrap. 4C hair is beautiful and luscious and honestly just a crown of African glory. Despite its beauty, it can be difficult to manage if you don’t understand the texture and what it needs.
4C hair is particularly prone to getting split ends. And the honest truth is that you’ll probably never be free of them. This however, doesn’t mean your hair isn’t healthy or any cause for alarm. You just need to be careful with your hair and make sure you stick to a healthy hair routine.
What are split ends?
Split ends are strands of hair, who as the term suggests, have split in half. If you look at a single strand, at the end, you’ll see that the tip has somehow divided. The ends of your hair are particularly susceptible to splitting because they are the oldest points of your hair, hair, and have reached a certain age. This results in them needing extra care.
What causes spilt ends?
A number of things cause split ends. We’ll name a few. Needless to say, these are some things that you should avoid. For all our tips on preventing split ends for 4c hair, download the digital version of the July 2021 edition of The Cover, here.
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