Hair damage can be a result of many factors, including lifestyle, environment, and genetics. Read on for ways to stop damage and breakage to help strengthen your hair.

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Wait—Do Rubber Bands and Hair Ties Actually Damage Hair?

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TikTok’s “Treatment Buns” Are an Easy, Effective Way to Condition Your Hair

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Bleach Baths Can Change Your Hair Color With (Slightly) Less Damage

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Jennifer Aniston Says This Shampoo Is a Game-Changer for Healthier Hair

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10 Ways to Fix Fried Hair According to a Hairstylist

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How to Repair Your Natural Curl Pattern After Damaging Your Hair

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How to Prevent Split Ends, According to Experts

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How to Fix Split Ends on Natural Hair—and Prevent Them in the First Place

How to Try a Hot Oil Treatment for Hair at Home

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How to Fix Hair Breakage

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How to Get Rid of Split Ends—No Haircut Required

12 Ways to Salvage Dry and Frizzy Ends—A Celebrity Stylist Explains

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What Causes Damaged Black Hair and How to Fix It

7 Derm-Approved Ways to Improve Your Hair Health Today

How to Fix Breakage at the Nape Area

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My Hair Broke Off, and Here's What I Did to Fix It

Yes, I’m Natural and I Still Straighten My Hair—Here’s How I Protect it From Heat Damage

Kevin Murphy Repair Me Regimen Review: It Turned My Hair Into Silk

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Protein Filler Treatments Can Help Strengthen Bleached Hair—Here's How

This Is How I Went Blonde Without Damaging My Hair

This Deep-Conditioning Heat Cap Completely Saved My Strands

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4 Things I Did to Salvage My Damaged Hair in Less Than 6 Months

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I Didn't Cut My Hair for 2 Years—This Is What I Learned

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How to Know if Your Hair Is Damaged, According to the Experts

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Hard Water Is Damaging Your Hair—Here's How to Stop It

Here’s How I Repaired My Heat-Damaged Curls At Home

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Thiamine Boosts Hair Health From the Inside Out—Here's How

Heads Up: These Hairstyles Are Secretly Harming Your Hair

The One Mistake That's Ruining Your Thin Hair

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Briogeo's Don't Despair Repair Mask Gave Me Silky-Soft Hair

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This 30-Minute Treatment Gave Me the Softest, Healthiest Hair of My Life

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Recipes: 3 Coconut Milk Masks for Dry Hair
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Is Abyssinian Oil the Secret to Strong Strands?

How to Detangle Bleached or Balayaged Hair Without Any Damage

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What to Do When Your Relaxed Hair Is Overprocessed

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Urgent: You've Definitely Been Detangling Your Hair the Wrong Way

8 Precautions to Take When Coloring Your Hair, From an Expert
8 Precautions to Take When Coloring Your Hair, From an Expert

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How Getting The Big Chop Helped Me Learn to Love My 4B Curls

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The Ultimate Post-Beach Beauty Routine

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Jenny Cho's Collaboration With R+Co Brought My Hair Back To Life

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Herbivore Wants You to Choose Your Moisturizer According to Your Skin's Mood

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