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Apparently, holding a candle up to your hair is the new way to get rid of split ends. Would you do it?

Holding the flame just close enough to burn off the ratty ends, but not too close so your hair catches on fire, would definitely be a challenge.

Sounds a bit scary for sure. And don’t they say heat is what causes split ends in the first place? Not sure if we are ready to try this one at home!

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Watch to see “Today” investigate this technique in action.

It’s called candle cutting — and you might want to leave it to the pros.

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