People with smelly hair usually have one of two things: a dirty scalp from either lack of washing or an imbalance of hormones that causes an over-production of oil, or a bacterial skin infection 2. Hydrogen sulfide gas causes the smell. Apply it on your hair and wash after 30 minutes. I made an appointment for Pravana Keratin Fusion Texture Control. AND I spray a bit of body spray on my hair, but throughout the day my hair smells like sweat and burnt sh*t. Should I switch shampoos? BTW, "perm" smells a little like sulfur. About 10-15% of your hair is in the telogen or shedding phase at an given time. Additionally, you may end up with hair that smells burned. And if this odor is coming from an AC vent, you could have a leak somewhere near your air ducts. After I spray and straighten, my hair feels so soft and smells so good, like I just got out of the salon. Wet hair smells awful after Keratin treatment. If your water smells like rotten eggs, first of all, don’t panic. I got great results, but after doing it back to back in two days, my hair is noticeably less curly, especially the front sections of my hair. chocolate01, Apr 9, 2008 #37. An oily, dirty scalp is easy to fix by sticking to a strict cleansing routine. Do you use sulfur products? When he gets his hair cut we have to tell them about the smell . For more, we recommend reading our article where we discuss how to make my hair smell good without washing it. Even if I am not at home, and it rains or I wet my fingers to rub down my stray hairs, the smell comes back. But the smell gets onto towels and anything else that comes into contact with my wet hair Is this normal? Like from extreme afro to wavy flat, oily hair, In addition to smelling like sulfur or “wet dog”. This also means letting any product, like heat protectant, dry. How do I make it smell good? “My hair has this gross burnt hair smell after I blow dry, flat iron or curl it. I love my maxi, my hair never smells burnt after I straighten. Here's my final thoughts on this hair from Peerless Hair as well as some exciting news … Permanent hair straightening is a loose term to describe hair treatments that chemically straighten your hair for a long period of time. 5 years ago. I even use an air purifier when doing Brazilian blowout in my shop. The rotten egg odor is caused by levels of sulfur bacteria and hydrogen sulfide gas. I dont smell it when it is dry. It releases ammonia, which loosens the hair and allows the glycolate to seep through. This is the first time that I'm straightening my hair other than flat ironing. But gas companies add a harmless chemical that creates a smell akin to sulfur to alert people of a leak. The volatile sulfur compounds formed as a result is what's responsible for the fetid odor of burning hair. Use fresh lemons and squeeze about 3 cups of lemon juice, or enough to cover your hair. 3. The smell is a metal like smell. My scalp was EXTREMELY itchy and my hair strands felt rough and hard. Updated: January 20, 2017. Do not style your hair up after keratin treatment. If you like it straightened, that's rebonding. PLEASE don't say herbal essenses...I heard they have a waxy coating that dries out your hair. Soak your hair with lemon juice. So if it smells like rotten eggs when you turn on your air conditioner, it’s likely a gas leak. My hair isn’t dry anymore, and I’m noticing less split ends. If you'd like your hair curled, it's called a perm. At first I thought it was the shower but I cleaned it really good, then I thought maybe the water, but I only can smell AFTER I get my hair wet. Using a lemon juice rinse won’t stain your hair, so it is a particularly helpful rinse if you have light or blonde hair. I ask because others have posted a similar experience sans dirty hair. … In both cases, the steps are very similar. Once bacteria start breaking that down what you get is a godawful stench bad enough to wake the dead. Putting any accessories in your hair can leave dents and lines of demarcation. Water that smells strongly of sulfur, or like rotten eggs, is likely attributed to the presence of “sulfur bacteria” or hydrogen sulfide. I wouldn’t recommend you to do updos and ponytails as you’ll need additional hair accessories to hold your hairstyle together. Also, it's best to let your hair dry before straightening. Sadly, I don't know any way to fix it (hopefully someone does!). Sorry I was gone for so long my darlings, but i'm back now! If your hair smells burnt even after washing, these such hair perfume oils will prevent your hair from drying out by adding moisture, but not looking too greasy. As soon as my hair hit the water, that’s all i smelled. Rating: 5 (1 vote) By Sara . Like the rest of your skin, your scalp has oil glands too and if you don’t wash it often enough, sweat and oil can build up. I use pretty expensive shampoos and conditioners.. Then I put a good smell serum (biosilk, smells AMAZING) in before I straighten and after. Reasons Hair Smells. Sulfur speeds up the length of your hair growth cycle, by extending the anagen phase. Keratin is a naturally occurring protein in human hair which makes the hair smooth and straight. After all, you wouldn’t hold off showering for three days so why would wait that long before washing your hair? Urine that smells like sulfur isn’t always cause for concern, but there are some instances where it can be. Spray this mixture on your hair after rinsing them with a shampoo. The presence of “sulfur bacteria” or hydrogen sulfide in your plumbing system. When the hair gets wet, it smells so so bad!At frist it was not as strong as it is now. Hair straightening & perms ; Keratin treatments ; How to Care for Your Hair after a Keratin Treatment; How to Care for Your Hair after a Keratin Treatment. A natural gas leak has a foul stench that smells like rotten eggs. I’ve had smelly hair for about two years now – smells dirty and “hairy” even after a regular shampoo, and my hats smell musty and “hairy” too. Even if I just blow dry it smells burnt. 6. Blog Posts: 0 Joined: Apr 5, 2007 Messages: 1,963 Likes Received: 1,345 Trophy Points: … First, the beautician will wash your hair thoroughly to clean it. The key to prolonging the life of your keratin treatment is to keep your hair down and straight as much as you can. We'll discuss the pros and cons. It can occur when water comes in contact with organic matter or certain minerals, such as pyrite. The sulfur is allowing that follicle to return to the active growth stage. Home> Hair Questions> Questions about Hair Straightening> Burned Smell Q: I recently bought a ceramic flat iron and probably have used it 4 times. Face And Body Bar. It smells like it's had perming solution on it! 1st person told us he had osmidrosis and to wash his hair with sulfur shampoo, 2nd person asked him how much water he drank. When the anagen phase is sped up, so are the other phases, which makes your hair seem to shed faster than it would normally. It smells like rotten eggs / VEET hair remover cream / Sulphur and I could just cry. After a night out at a smoky party, or a long run on a hot and humid day, it’s quite normal to find that your hair gets, well... a bit pongy. That is why a lot of people uses it for treating acne and other skin ailments. Most smoothing systems have formaldehyde, and other strong chemicals in order to restructure the hair bonds. This is a permanent straightener, though it may or may not completely straighten my 3c locks. Aside from acne treatment, it can also be a wonderful product for treating various skin conditions like eczema. Why Does My Water Smell Like Rotten Eggs? Then she applies perm salt (ammonium thioglycolate solution) to it for a short while. This soap can be used as a face and body bar. A few days after that, my hair starts to get dry as well. Do this once in a week. My boyfriend noticed my curls were pretty much gone one day! This is a very common problem with keratin treatments. A friend sent me J/A/S/O/N dandruff shampoo (sulfur-based) and that seems to do the job! Here are other symptoms to watch for. I'm really excited, but I'm really worried at the same time. I am really happy that there is something that helps. Natural gas is odorless. Kay .Dee Well-Known Member. While it is not necessarily dangerous for your water to smell like sulfur, it may signify high levels of pollution or chemicals. There are a couple of explanations for the so-called “rotten egg” odor and sulfur smelling water. But often girls complain about unruly frizzy hair. Use this remedy once or twice a week. Always use your curling iron on hair that's completely dry. Leave it for a few minutes and then wash off with plain water. It is not frizzy and actually feels softer, but I miss my ringlet curly hair. (If your hair is drenched after applying heat protectant, you're using too much!) Quite a few of the "bad smells" we come across everyday are due to some sulfur containing compound or the other. I think I’m doing the right things by using a heat protectant and I use a comb attachment with my blow dryer but I’m not sure. I've double shampooed it with the rather strong smelling Aussie shampoo (chosen specifically for it's strong artificial smell as I figured if that didn't get rid of it nothing would!) When it dries, it’s not that bad. The acidity of lemon juice can help lift the chemical smell from of your hair after a perm. I’ve tried Nizoral with no luck (though it did help with dandruff). and given it a darned good condition but it still stinks. If you have fungal infection on scalp, mix the juice of one lemon in one cup of plain yogurt. Avoid using your curling iron on wet hair as this will result in fried strands that lack moisture. MissMasala5, Apr 10, 2008 #50. To avoid this, use the correct styling products and learn how to properly use your curling iron. I had a Keratin treatment (Nanokeratin was the brand) done 8 days ago and while the results are amazing, my hair still smells absolutely awful when it gets wet. For how many years, sulfur has proven itself safe and effective to use. A great example would be the smell of rotten eggs, which can be attributed to a volatile sulfur compound called hydrogen sulfide. Rotten egg ” odor and sulfur smelling water face and body bar, I do n't know any way fix! 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