Here are valuable tips on how to prevent and redress the wrongs done to your hair. But first, identify those responsible for some damn split ends! The enemies of your hair Different factors can contribute to the deterioration of your hair. Indeed, brittle hair and split ends can be the result of abusive treatment and repeated suffered by your hair. No doubt, permanent coloring, bleaching, highlights, blow dry, straightening and smoothing are trauma to the hair and damage the seasons and years.