First off, the brutal beauty truth: Split ends can't be be made whole again. No matter what products promise you, and whoever swears by it, once your strands start taking different directions at the ends, the only true remedy is to give them a snip-snip
. The secret to maintaining healthy hair — especially
those longer locks
— is nourishment and a little TLC.
Split ends occur because of environment, chemical, and heat damages that your strands experience. They strip away moisture, causing the ends to crack and break. And, while it's true that you can't "de-split" those halved hairs, you can
improve the look and feel of your overall mane. To help you win the battle for healthy tresses, we've rounded up six products that can pamper your hair back to looking healthy — and feeling great, too.