There is definitely nothing cute about split ends and damaged hair that flakes off with a stroke of a hair brush. I've been there myself and trust me, it is not fun. Attempting to style your hair makes it that much harder when the hair feels like crap! My hair was so damaged at one point from a harsh chemical service that I had no other option than to cut my hair shorter than I had originally wanted. But hey, that was a big lesson learned! We're here to hunt down the common causes of hair breakage and what you can do so that you won't need a big chop like I did!