How to Prevent Split Ends, According to 2 Expert Hairstylists

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Maintaining healthy, strong hair is tough—especially when you don't know where to start. There are a ton of overlooked hairstyling behaviors that are actually doing your ends a major disservice. It's probably the reason you can't grow out your hair like you used to or the culprit for your never-ending tangles. 

We all suffer from split ends, no matter our hair texture, but there are a few things you can do to help. In order to find out the best practices, including ways to cut your hair, products to use, accessories to stay away from, and how to use hot tools in a safe way, we reached out to a few hairstylists who know exactly what works (and what hurts). Below, find their thoughts on how to prevent split ends.