10 Ways Chemical Treatments Damage Your Hair


6. Split ends

Chemical-induced cuticle damage starts a progression resulting in split ends.  Brittle cuticles tend to split into smaller shafts, producing a brush-like formation at the hair’s end.  Hair suffering this damage will always look frizzy and lusterless, even when it is brushed.  Healthy hair will have a minimum of split ends, but ultimately the only cure is a regular touch-up from the stylist.