Hair dusting is a process done to snip split ends without losing hair length. The only downside is it takes more time than a usual hair cut/trim and is expensive when done at a salon.It is vital to trim hair every 6 to 8 weeks to prevent split ends and go for hair dusting as and when needed.Here is the video that demonstrates the traditional method of dusting process. There are hair friendly gadgets like Split-Ender pro to trim hair/snip split ends these days.Apart from trimming and dusting here are a few remedies to prevent split ends. Note - One can use any of the following remedies once or twice a week for 3 to 6 months.Drinking enough water everyday helps combat dry hair and split ends. Vanilla hair oil remedy for split ends and headache 20 grams Vanilla beans are made into a paste with 200 ml water and mixed with 100 ml coconut oil.It is then cooked on a slow fire till all the moisture evaporates. It is removed,strained and stored in a glass jar.Alternatively you can use vanilla essence instead of vanilla bean paste.Add essence to the oil,warm it a bit and filter,proportions are 5 grams vanilla essence per 100 ml oil.This aromatic oil is applied regularly to repair split ends and arrest hair fall. Also helps to relieve from headache. Hair pack remedies for split ends To 1 cup curds and a pinch of black pepper powder and wisk well.Apply this to the hair n scalp.Leave for 30 mins and take head bath with a herbal/mild shampoo.This also promotes beautiful hair growth. Peel and de seed a ripe Papaya, cut into pieces and grind into a pulp.Mix equal amount of papaya pulp and curds,whip until you obtain a smooth consistency.One can use ripe banana instead of papaya.Apply this mixture all over the hair.Cover with a shower cap and leave for 45 minutes, then rinse thoroughly. Mix 1 egg,2 tsp pure cold pressed sweet almond oil,1 tsp extra virgin olive oil,1 tsp unrefined pure sesame oil and/or unrefined pure mustard oil,1/2 tsp unrefined castor oil,4-5 drops of rosemary or lavender or peppermint essential oil to get rid of egg odor,1 tsp of pure honey and 1 tbsp of yogurt (optional),1-2 tbsp of henna powder (optional) to make it into a thick hair pack.Apply to scalp and hair,wash hair after 45 mins to 1 hour with a mild shampoo.Repeat twice a week.This also promotes hair growth.