Mid shaft split ends are one of the most wicked forms of split ends.They take far more length than the 'normal' split will do.This means that your hair stands have been weakened and damage could be due to too much manipulation,dry hair e.t.c I suggest you do a heavy protein treatment every 6 weeks it will help fill in the weak spots that might eventually turn into splits.Also up your moisturizing treatments and continue with your low manipulation styles.If finger detangling works for you then that will be a good thing to do.Slowly trim an amount of hair per month till you get rid of all the midshaft splits.I hope my suggestion is helpful
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