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    Default Thin tips\ends on hairs?

    In S&Ds, I come across those so often, I'm not sure anymore. They looks pretty much like this:

    Not exactly tapered, but suddenly thinning in the very tips, like 2mm from the end of the hair. Is it damage?

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    Well i don't know if this is the case with your hair, but i know that when i come across hairs like that, that it's most likely a remaining hair where the end was lost due to breakage. I hate it!

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    Could it be a split end where half of it broke off?

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    Default Re: Thin tips\ends on hairs?

    Quote Originally Posted by Curlsgirl View Post
    Could it be a split end where half of it broke off?
    This is my thought as well.

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    I'm assuming it doesn't look like the end of a cat's whiskers? If it does, then that is a virgin hair end! But if it is a sudden thinning, not tapered, then it is probably damage.

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    No, it's a sudden thinning thing. I thought about that it might be broken hair, but usually they break with a white dot, and also there are way to many of these thinned ends I started to doubt that it is in fact broken.

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    My guess is that it's half a split end, and the other part broke off, especially if it's only about 2mm long. Virgin growth that hasn't been trimmed is also tapered, but on me, the hair takes about 1cm to get to full thickness.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Anje View Post
    My guess is that it's half a split end, and the other part broke off, especially if it's only about 2mm long. Virgin growth that hasn't been trimmed is also tapered, but on me, the hair takes about 1cm to get to full thickness.
    That's my thought as well. Just half split. It's frustrating, isn't it.


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    Quote Originally Posted by jera View Post
    That's my thought as well. Just half split. It's frustrating, isn't it.
    It bad bad news, I on every split end I find I can spot 5-7 of those.

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